Whats On

What's On

WHAT'S ON IN THE BLUE MOUNTAINS

display.image (2)The Blue Mountains is a colourful place for an entire palette of seasons. Every season brings with it a change of hues in nature as well as a range of unique festivals and events designed to reflect the beauty of the months.

There's Yulefest and Winter Magic in Winter, Leura Gardens Festival in Spring, Wild about Waratahs and the Rhodo Festival (as it is affectionately known) in Summer to list just a few of the colourful events.

Things to do for Kids

Visit to do kids for specialised children's activities currently available in the region and Discovery Rangers also have school holiday special children's events program. National Parks 'Bush Trackers' program, in conjunction with local schools, have produced the Blue Mountains bushwalks for kids by kids to encourage kids to share their experience through words, poems, drawings and photos that are available at the Visitor Information Centres or www.bushtrackers.com.au

Our Visitor Information Centres have updated events notice boards, electronic information and iPad touch screens to offer instant access to current events, festivals and activities of interest.

Our accommodating team at the Visitor Information Centres will be happy to assist if your interests are not displayed. They will search information sources to try and track down any special requests.

Thursday night Trivia
Thu 1st Jun 2017 to Thu 29th Jun 2017
Come along to unwind and give your brain a workout at the same time. Trivia from 6:30pm. Restaurant is open from 6-8pm. They have lots of fun, so don't miss out. Please book on the number provided. ...
206-220 Blaxland Road, Wentworth Falls, NSW, 2782
Mountain Explorers
Thu 1st Jun 2017 to Fri 30th Jun 2017
Follow the map to find the five trail stops and enjoy fun hands-on activities to learn about some weird and amazing plants. Answer the quiz questions to solve the puzzle and win a prize! ...
Bells Line of Road, Mount Tomah, NSW, 2758
Kurt Sorensen: Solitude is Desolation
Thu 1st Jun 2017 to Fri 30th Jun 2017
Drawing upon the historical newspaper account of the disappearance of David and Emily Jane Joel near Wentworth Falls in 1918, Kurt Sorensen combines experimental analogue photography, video and sound works to explore the often uneasy relationship of colonial European settlers with the Blue Mountains environment. Sorensen s current work is created through researching historical colonial texts such as newspapers, state archives or journals and looking for specific instances of misadventure in ...
30 Parke Street, Katoomba, NSW, 2780
Blue Mountains Radio Players
Thu 1st Jun 2017 to Fri 30th Jun 2017
Come along and enjoy Radio Plays with the Blue Mountains Radio Players. Performances are before a live audience, using mainly scripts transcribed from original performances of the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s. The repertoire includes plays from such long-running drama series as Suspense, Escape and Quiet Please!; episodes from the comedy series Easy Aces, Baby Snooks and Daddy and Life of Riley; and crimes solved by Sherlock Holmes, Boston Blackie and ...
The Mountain Heritage Hotel and Spa Retreat, Katoomba, NSW, 2780
Friday Night Live Music: Wentworth Falls Country Club
Fri 2nd Jun 2017 to Fri 30th Jun 2017
Come and unwind from your week with them at WFCC while enjoying some live music. Music starts from 7pm. Restaurant has delicious food and is open from 6-8pm. They suggest booking a table on the number provided. Please note that Karaoke replaces live music on the first Friday of each month. ...
206-220 Blaxland Road, Wentworth Falls, NSW, 2782
Karaoke: Wentworth Falls Country Club
Fri 2nd Jun 2017
Come along to the Wentworth Falls Country Club for Karaoke on the first Friday night of each month. This is a great fun night. Restaurant is open from 6-8pm - come and try their delicious food! They suggest booking on the number provided. ...
206-220 Blaxland Road, Wentworth Falls, NSW, 2782
The Tablelands Way Oberon Farmers Markets
Sat 3rd Jun 2017
Sample a smorgasbord of local produce at The Tablelands Way Oberon Farmers Markets. Each month the lovely quaint grounds at St Barnabas Church become a flurry of activity complete with some truly delightful smells which lure passers by to come for a look, and end up leaving with an armload of locally produced goodies. Around 30 stalls gather under the canopy of trees in the charming grounds all year around, ...
Ross Street, Oberon, NSW, 2787
Wentworth Falls Country Club: Wednesday half price meals
Wed 7th Jun 2017 to Wed 28th Jun 2017
Don't feel like cooking or cleaning but don't want to spend too much money eating out? Join them for delicious Wednesday night dinners at half price! Restaurant is open from 6-8pm. Please book on the number provided. ...
206-220 Blaxland Road, Wentworth Falls, NSW, 2782
Wunderkammer
Sat 10th Jun 2017 to Fri 30th Jun 2017
Everglades Historic House and Gardens will provoke and challenge environmental change by opening its closet to a secret stash of exotic animals. The Wunderkammer (meaning "closet of secrets'') exhibition of ethically-sourced taxidermied animals by artist Rod McRae consists of 15 portals into what was, what is and what could be. Each work explores an animal "issue using real preserved animal bodies (taxidermy) to tell their stories including trophy hunting, displacement ...
37 Everglades Avenue, Leura, NSW, 2780
Art from the Birds: Nests and Bowers
Sat 10th Jun 2017 to Fri 30th Jun 2017
Birds are artists and architects. With just beaks and feet, they build cosy nests that are both functional and beautiful. The clever bowerbird family even creates love arbours thoughtfully decorated with precious items to impress. Take advantage of Fiona Lumsden s 40 years experience in the field, observing and painting birds, to delve into the world of birds and their creations as inspiration for your own art. ...
Bells Line of Road, Mount Tomah, NSW, 2758
Blackheath Growers Market
Sun 11th Jun 2017
Smell, buy and taste wonderful regional food at the Blackheath Growers Market. Meet the growers and producers of a fantastic array of foods. It is run between the hours of 8am and 12noon on the second Sunday of each month from February to December. (Closed January) ...
Blackheath Community Centre, Blackheath, NSW, 2785
Works on Paper from East to West - Michiyo Miwa
Thu 29th Jun 2017 to Fri 30th Jun 2017
Japanese inkwash painting (Sumi-e or Suiboku-ga) originated from China. Sumi-e is the expression of the essence of the object in the very moment by using Sumi (ink) in black and shades of grey on white paper. Living in the Blue Mountains, Michiyo Miwa is mesmerised by the rugged beauty of the landscape and what nature presents: stark contrast of light and shadow in one moment, subtle shades of grey in ...
104 Macquarie Road, Springwood, NSW, 2777
Dinah Johanson Earth
Thu 29th Jun 2017 to Fri 30th Jun 2017
Earth features oil paintings by artist Dinah Johanson, based on field studies made in the Blue Mountains, Lanzarote (Canary Islands) and the Himalayas. Johanson s art is about rocks: volcanoes, chasms, cliffs, lava tubes and scattered tuff are all external markers of the underlying geological forces that have shaped, and continue to shape the earth. It is evolution from a mineral perspective. Previously Johanson s art practice depicted erosion and ...
104 Macquarie Road, Springwood, NSW, 2777
Luba Bosch - Do Not Touch
Thu 29th Jun 2017 to Fri 30th Jun 2017
Fragments of fragile and fluid beauty collide with the harsh and angular in this bristling installation. The works in this exhibition are a result of an exploration of the exquisite beauty of the natural world and the form and function of cacti. These works are metaphors for themes of otherness, exotic invaders, survival in a harsh environment, ugliness and beauty and challenging, preconceived visual perceptions. Recycled materials are cleaned, sliced, crushed, ...
104 Macquarie Road, Springwood, NSW, 2777