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.

Ana-Lia Washington: Seeking Solace in the Sea and Sky
Sun 18th Jun 2017 to Sat 24th Jun 2017
The modern world is full of complexity, complications and distractions. There is so much constant noise in people's heads, and stress inside of them. In your most troubled times you should seek to find the calmer, quieter part of yourselves you should stop, and breathe and spend long hours contemplating the sea and the sky, and the horizon in-between. It is there that you find understanding, acceptance and ...
104 Macquarie Road, Springwood, NSW, 2777
Kurt Sorensen: Solitude is Desolation
Sun 18th Jun 2017 to Sat 24th 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
Mountain Explorers
Sun 18th Jun 2017 to Sat 24th 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
Wunderkammer
Sun 18th Jun 2017 to Sat 24th 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
Dan Johnston Skateparks: Trace and Culture
Sun 18th Jun 2017 to Sat 24th Jun 2017
Skateparks: Trace and Culture is an exhibition of photographs that showcases practice based research conducted for Dan Johnston s Doctorate of Creative Arts degree at Western Sydney University. Johnston s photographs reveal the complex relationships that occur both with, and within skateparks, and demonstrate the important role that the skatepark plays in youth culture. These images reveal that skateboarding is much more than an aggressive, tribal subculture, full of swagger ...
104 Macquarie Road, Springwood, NSW, 2777
Art from the Birds: Nests and Bowers
Sun 18th Jun 2017 to Sat 24th 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
Blue Mountains Radio Players
Sun 18th Jun 2017 to Sat 24th 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
Wentworth Falls Country Club: Wednesday half price meals
Wed 21st 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
Australian Poetry Slam - Blue Mountains Slam Heats
Thu 22nd Jun 2017
Get ready for another big night of Mountains poetry where poets battle it out with words to see who will go forward to the Slam s State heats later in the year. They need poets who are prepared to perform, to sing, shout or scream their own original work (two minutes maximum) and they need an audience that is prepared to get involved, help with the judging and soak ...
30 Parke Street, Katoomba, NSW, 2780
Thursday night Trivia
Thu 22nd 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
Friday Night Live Music: Wentworth Falls Country Club
Fri 23rd 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
Faux Fur Luncheon at Everglades Historic House and Gardens
Sat 24th Jun 2017 to Sat 24th Jun 2017
Fashion and art will be on the menu when Everglades Historic House and Garden holds a Faux Fur Luncheon to celebrate their winter exhibition, Wunderkammer. Wunderkammer is an exhibition showcasing the ethically-sourced taxidermied works of artist Rod McRae at the Leura landmark from June 10 to August 27. Each work explores an animal issue using real preserved animal bodies to tell their stories including trophy hunting, displacement, poisoning. ...
37 Everglades Avenue, Leura, NSW, 2780
Winter Magic Festival
Sat 24th Jun 2017
The Winter Magic Festival in Katoomba, Blue Mountains is when one of Australia's most famous towns is taken over by local artists, musicians, dancers, drummers, choirs, stalls and community. The Winter Magic Festival is a chance for everyone to participate and have fun! The main street of Katoomba is closed to motor traffic and open to pedestrians. This allows the whole town to become a performance space. Streets are lined with ...
Katoomba Town Centre, Katoomba, NSW, 2780
New Moon Communication Night
Sat 24th Jun 2017
Join them if you dare for a night of paranormal experiments where you will attempt to communicate with your deceased loved ones at one of the best times for contact with the hereafter - new moon. Several different types of spirit communication techniques will be used on the night including old school Victorian and new age, enhanced by spiritual and scientific gadgets. The experience will be guided by paranormal expert and local ...
Great Western Highway, Hartley, NSW, 2790