WHAT'S ON IN THE BLUE MOUNTAINS
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.
Please click here to find out our events
Sun 1st Oct 2017 to Tue 31st Oct 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
Sun 8th Oct 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
Sat 21st Oct 2017
Grace is fascinated by lost places: the physical processes and politics by which one landscape succeeds another over time; the way we can read markers of earlier, phases in later landscapes; and the impacts these vast changes have on people. Her talk will present and discuss four elemental stories from her forthcoming book People of the River (Allen and Unwin), a history of Aboriginal and settler peoples on the ...
Corner Leichhardt Street and the Great Western Highway, Blackheath, NSW, 2785
Sun 22nd Oct 2017
Named by Timber and Steel as Janis Joplin and Ben Harper s love-child , Cass Eager s mix of raw blues, husky soul and light-hearted ditties are all punctuated with her unique whisky-soaked vocals. In 2015/2016 Cass supported Michael Franti and Spearhead, G Love and Special Sauce and JJ Grey and Mofro, performing with Kristy Lee and Irish Mythen on their Bluesfest shows/sideshows. A finalist for Best Group and ...
Gang Gang Street, Katoomba, NSW, 2780
Sat 28th Oct 2017 to Tue 31st Oct 2017
Take part in this pop up exhibition, marking the 110th anniversary of one of their most popular walks. The exhibition is open for a limited time only, and captures the unique heritage of Grand Canyon walking track. Learn how traditional track building techniques have been used by NPWS in their 10-year renovation of this iconic walk. The exhibition is also available for show at other venues. Contact Blue Mountains Heritage ...
Govetts Leap Road, Blackheath, NSW, 2785
Sun 29th Oct 2017
Back to Hartley is a community event to promote their heritage and raising funds for local charities/not for profit groups. It will also celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the National Parks and Wildlife Service. Entry is AUD5 per car, all monies raised will be donated the Lithgow Highland Band. Back to Hartley is a day of family fun and entertainment with something for every age member of the family ...
Old Great Western Highway, Hartley, NSW, 2790