Winter Events in the Wimmera Mallee
Embrace the winter wonders of the Wimmera Mallee region as it comes alive with an exciting lineup of events that will warm your heart and ignite your spirit. From comedy shows to BnS balls, you won’t want to miss out. With something for everyone, this winter is packed with unforgettable experiences that will leave you with cherished memories. So mark your calendars and immerse yourself in the vibrant tapestry of events unfolding in the Wimmera Mallee region this season.
Day on the Course
Sunday 2 July
Rev your engines and join the Good Ole Boys Car and Bike Club for an adrenaline-fueled Day on the Course on Sunday, July 2, at the Edenhope Showgrounds. Experience a showcase of captivating cars and bikes, with a special spotlight on Patina/Unrestored vehicles this year. From the moment the gates open at 9.30am, prepare for a day filled with engines, fascinating automotive treasures, and the camaraderie of fellow enthusiasts. With just a gold coin entry fee, you’ll have access to a world of excitement, delicious takeaway food, and hot/cold drinks available on-site.
Rainbow Gallery Opening and Exhibition
Friday 7 July
Turbo Art Gallery, 58 Federal Street, Rainbow
Join us for the highly anticipated Official Opening of the captivating ‘Brush with Nature’ exhibition by renowned artist Shirly Newton. Be among the first to witness the extraordinary fusion of art and the natural world in this stunning collection. The exhibition will continue to mesmerise art enthusiasts and nature lovers alike from 7th July to 30th July.
A Dickensian Christmas in July
Saturday 8 July
5PM – 8PM
Dimboola Tower Park
Celebrate Christmas in July and experience the enchantment of A Dickensian-inspired event in Dimboola! Step into a festive world where top-hats and merriment abound. Enjoy a charming night market, a snow machine, mulled wine, delicious BBQ, late-night shopping, and cozy up by the fire pit. Don’t miss this magical opportunity to embrace the holiday spirit in the winter months.
Birchip Golf Tournament
Saturday 8 July
Birchip Golf Club
Calling all golf enthusiasts and competitors to join us for an unforgettable day of swinging clubs and friendly competition. Take on the challenging fairways and pristine greens of the picturesque Birchip Golf Course as you showcase your skills and aim for that perfect shot. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or a beginner, this tournament promises a day filled with excitement, camaraderie, and the chance to test your golfing prowess.
Rainbow Innovation Centre Bingo
Sunday 16 July
1PM – 3PM
Oasis Rainbow, 30 Bow Street, Rainbow
Join us for a night of laughter, excitement, and giving back at the Rainbow Innovation Centre Fundraiser Bingo Night! We are rallying the community together to support this incredible centre, which tirelessly works to uplift those who feel isolated or excluded. As they rely on fundraising and grants to continue their vital work, your presence at this event is crucial.
Get ready for an evening filled with entertainment and the thrill of winning as we indulge in the classic game of Bingo. With fantastic prizes up for grabs and an enticing jackpot waiting to be won, the stakes are high, and the excitement is palpable. Bring your family, friends, and neighbours for a fun-filled night of numbers, cheers, and camaraderie.
Yamaha Australian Off-Road Championship
Saturday 22 – Sunday 23 July
Possum Park, Casterton-Edenhope Rd, Chetwynd VIC 3312
Get ready for the exhilarating showdown at the 2023 Yamaha Australian Off-Road Championship, set to ignite the trails of Edenhope! As the heartland of off-road racing, this picturesque location in Australia will play host to the nation’s most skilled and fearless riders as they navigate treacherous terrains, conquer challenging obstacles, and push their limits to the extreme. Spectators will be treated to adrenaline-pumping action as competitors showcase their mastery of speed, agility, and endurance on cutting-edge motorcycles. Join us for a thrilling weekend of fierce competition, breathtaking landscapes, and the unwavering spirit of off-road racing as the Yamaha Australian Off-Road Championship takes centre stage in Edenhope.
The Best of Arj Barker; Power Hour
Friday 11 August
8PM – 10PM
Horsham Town Hall
Get ready to laugh until your sides hurt as the hilarious Arj Barker takes the stage for a side-splitting comedy show in Horsham! Known for his sharp wit, clever observations, and unique comedic style, Arj Barker is set to deliver an evening of pure comedy gold. Get ready for an unforgettable night filled with laughter, as Arj’s hilarious anecdotes and relatable humour will leave you in stitches.
Friday 19 August
Blue Ribbon Raceway, Kalkee
This legendary event is about to crank up the excitement to a whole new level with mind-blowing performances by Jay Seeney and No Mistake.
As the music fills the air and the beers flow freely, the Longerenong BnS Ball will transform into a wild, unapologetic celebration of all things country. Dust off your bow-tie, throw on your boots, and bring your mates for a night of unforgettable shenanigans. Get ready to party hard, dance like there’s no tomorrow, and create memories that will be talked about for years to come.