The South Coast hosts MAJOR EVENTS across its calendar year.
In addition to these events are the smaller week to week markets, exhibitions and performances.

For All that is On in the way of Exhibitions, Music and Smaller events visit The Beagle What's On Guide

 

MAJOR EVENTS in the Eurobodalla area

Sun 29th Dec 2019 til Sat 4th Jan 2020

The George Bass Marathon is 42 years old this year, a phenomenal feat in today’s high pressure sporting environment. It is the longest and toughest surfboat marathon in the world. Covering 188 kilometres of the most spectacular piece of Australia coastline from Batemans Bay to Eden.

The NelliJam music events have become a household name on the south coast since 2012. Presenting live, original, family-friendly events for FREE.

In January of each year is the Tollgate Islands Classic. This is one of the biggest tournaments on the NSW South Coast and are well represented by boats from all over the state and interstate.

Fri 17th Jan 2020 til Sun 19th Jan 2020

The Eurobodalla Agricultural Shows are held at the Moruya Showground in Moruya.

Next Sat 25th Jan 2020 til Sun 26th Jan 2020

Saturday – Gates opens at 9.00 am till 9.30 pm and Sunday – Gates opens at 9.00 am till 5.00 pm

JANUARY: Batemans Bay Kids Fishing Workshop

Tue 14th Jan 2020 til Tue 14th Apr 2020 - NSW Fisheries runs four hour kids fishing workshops for eight-14 year olds. The kids learn how fish responsibly in a safe and fun environment.

 

Wharf Road, Batemans Bay 0438 245 190 OR EMAIL stephen.thurstan@dpi.nsw.gov.au

JANUARY: Art on the Path January

Sun 5th Jan 2020 , 8am - 12pm
 

Art on the Path features stalls from sustainable artists and local environmental groups, and aims to help residents become more sustainable in their everyday life.

You might like to find out how to keep bees and produce your own honey, or get some beeswax wraps to use at home so you can say goodbye to plastic cling wrap for good.

You will be amazed by the diversity and ingenuity of our local artists, and be inspired by their passions for protecting our natural environment by reducing your carbon footprint.

FEBRUARY: Batemans Bay Seaside Carnivale

The Seaside Carnivale is a family fun day with a huge variety of events and activities for all ages - even adults!
Sat 29th Feb 2020

Tri Bateman’s Bay in it’s new home at Tomakin is designed for speed. From the wind protected swim in the Tomaga River, the fast straights of George Bass Drive to the pancake flat run through Tomakin these races will be fast!

March 28th, 2020

Broulee Bay to Breakers Annual Swim is a 1.4 kilometre ocean swim from Shark Bay on Broulee Island out to the ocean and around the headland to the Broulee Surf Beach. Cash prizes for Open Division and prizes for all other Divisions. Next scheduled for Sun 8th Mar 2020 - 09:00am.

​The tournament is a catch and release tournament and is restricted to the first 250 entrants held annually in March on the Canberra Day long weekend in Tuross Head.

The tournament is held over two days finishing on Sunday to give visitors time to get back home.

March 6th to 8th 2020

Sculpture Bermagui gathers sculptural works from established, renowned artists alongside those of emerging talent for the enjoyment of our community and the many visitors it attracts. Next 6 - 15 March 2020.

The Tilba Easter Festival is a unique town festival that has live music from four stages, roaming street performers, hilarious street games, rides, markets, delicious food, an art show plus so much more. A must see.
Every Easter Saturday

1 FEBRUARY 2020
A weekend of paddle races and activities on the waters of the Clyde River with events for serious competitors, casual paddlers and families, this exciting new event is sure to challenge and inspire. Races • Open Marathon Race (26km), • Open Masters Marathon Race for 50+ (26km), • Open Half Marathon Race (13km), • Youth Race (8km) (watch a great video HERE)

Hanging Rock, Batemans Bay. The home of the largest community inclusive fishing competition, fishing/outdoors EXPO and festival rolled into one. The Hook In Eurobodalla!  17th - 19th April 2020

The Narooma Oyster Festival delivers  something special for everyone – from foodies to families, combining a cosmopolitan quality food experience with excellent music & family entertainment. Enjoy it all at Forster’s Bay, Narooma. Live music, local culture, fresh produce, and the world’s best oysters 

Fri 1st May 2020 til Sat 2nd May 2020

ANBC Narooma Busking Championships
Saturday 30th May 2020 9am-4pm
Come and join us in Narooma for a feast of fabulous music with performers from all over, playing all styles.
A free family and community event. Vote for your favourite busker with Busker Dollars.
Find out more at busking.naroomarotary.org.au
Free concert from 4pm at Narooma Golf Club.

River of Art is a 10 day festival of live music, theatre, film, visual arts, literature, creative workshops and cultural experiences held along the picturesque NSW far south coast. River of Art celebrates the abundance of creative practitioners living in and complementing the beautiful environment of the Eurobodalla.

Sat 16th May 2020 til Mon 25th May 2020

Organised by the Narooma Woodies this annual  exhibition showcases the exceptional work of fine wood crafters from north of Batemans Bay to south of Eden, with hundreds of exquisitely handcrafted items on display and for sale, and demonstrations throughout the June Long Weekend. 

Mon 1st Jun 2020 til Tue 30th Jun 2020

Mon 29th Jun 2020
Come and enjoy the forests of the Eurobodalla Shire and see why this event is regarded one of the best for roads on the South Coast.

This Antiques and Collectibles Fair is a must. Be seduced by the variety of antiques and collectibles from a large number of Australia's dealers. Enjoy delicious meals and refreshments while you buy, sell or trade.

Held at the Batemans Bay Basketball Stadium, Hanging Rock Place, Batemans Bay

Mon 6th Jul 2020 til Tue 7th Jul 2020

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Batemans Bay is transformed in the last week of August when sculptors from all around Australia set up their large artworks at nearby internationally acclaimed Wallinga Park. Smaller works are displayed throughout the town with the primary focus around the exhibition rooms on Clyde Street. Click on the link for details of the next event.
 

Come to beautiful Moruya to enjoy an exciting Over 35's Tennis Tournament.

Program
 

Moruya Bowling &  Recreational Club Seniors Tennis Tournament

All events will be round-robin format so, win or lose, everyone will get plenty of tennis.

The largest family friendly fishing competition on the South Coast. Great prizes, countless adult and junior categories to compete in.  The competition starts at 12:01am on a Friday  and ends at 12 noon on the Sunday - click on the link for details of the next event

NelliJam Country is a great way to kick into Spring with a great line-up of country music from all over the nation.
Click on the link for details of the next event.

The fun run is 8km from Riverside Park in Moruya to the Moruya Surf Club at South Head.  Mainly on concrete foot paths with a few manageable challenges offset by beautiful river scenery with an emphasis on participation and fun. Click on the link for details of the next event.

Narooma Boats Afloat Festival sails into Narooma each year, bringing traditional boats in all their varied forms - from clinkers and putt-putts to launches, cruisers and yachts that celebrate with a much loved "Grand Parade" sail-by.

Fri 15th Nov 2019 til Sun 17th Nov 2019
Where: Narooma Wagonga Inlet near the boatsheds

Narooma Renewable Energy Expo Saturday 2nd November 2019 10am-4pm 

The Expo is open to everyone and highlights:

·        how to achieve greater energy efficiency ·        residential, business and off grid solar suppliers

·        bulk solar buy ·        battery storage ·        solar for caravaners and campers ·        electric bikes and scooters ·        power tools

At Narooma Sport & Leisure Centre.

NOVEMBER: Mirrabooka Show Jumping

Fri 11th Oct 2019 til Sun 13th Oct 2019
 

The 2019 Mirrabooka Show Jumping Cup is a Show Jumping Cup being presented by the Mirrabooka Riding Club at the Moruya Showground. This event is a two day competition across two rings, including a 1.4 metre Grandprix and Roger Whyte Memorial Speed Derby.

The ReVive Art Prize is a biennial art competition open to all creative people living in Eurobodalla, Bega Valley and the Snowy Monaro Council areas. This is a competition that awards being resourceful, inventive and imaginative. Only artworks made primarily from recycled or reclaimed materials from the waste stream are eligble for entry, encouraging artists to create by upcycling. 
ReVive Art Prize 2019 2019 Finalists @ The Bas, Corner of Vulcan Street and Campbell Street Moruya
Sat 2 November – Sun 24 November 2019

Join like minded mountain bikers and immerse yourself in the natural beauty of tall forests, rivers and beaches in this unspoilt coastal wilderness at the Jetblack Wild Wombat
 

Jetblack Wild Wombat event on the weekend of 30 November – 1 December 2019 Where:  Eurobodalla Regional Botanic Garden, Deep Creek Dam Dr, Batemans Bay

You can race solo or in relay-teams of up to six riders in the racing time of 12 hours. An additional 'Wild Solo Challenge' allows all solo riders to chase their personal goal of how many kilometres they want to achieve during the racing time – so, don't worry too much about lap times or category results - just race at your own pace. Great also for groups of friends or couples to chase that kilometre goal together all day and into the night!

At Hanging Rock, Batemans Bay running from December 6th, 7th and 8th of December. 

DECEMBER: Art on the Path December

Sunday 15 December 2019, 8am - 12pm
 

Art on the Path features stalls from sustainable artists and local environmental groups, and aims to help residents become more sustainable in their everyday life.

You might like to find out how to keep bees and produce your own honey, or get some beeswax wraps to use at home so you can say goodbye to plastic cling wrap for good.

You will be amazed by the diversity and ingenuity of our local artists, and be inspired by their passions for protecting our natural environment by reducing your carbon footprint.

Watch Broulee Beach get transformed into a sand model haven on New Years Eve!  A chance to win heaps of prizes. To fit in with the tide, it’s earlier than usual with registration starting at 9.30am and the competition going from 11.30am-12.30pm. There’ll be the usual three categories of juniors, open sandcastles and open sculptures. Entry fee is $10 per team (up to five in a team). New Years Eve @  North Broulee Beach, Coronation Drive, Broulee

It is the longest and toughest surfboat marathon in the world. Covering 188 kms from Batemans Bay to Eden. The Marathon commenced in 1975, with skis added to the event in the 1990’s. A truly unique experience for competitors, support crews and organizers. Held every second year the 2018 George Bass was the 20th event commencing on December 31, 2017 - Next is planned for 2019/2020

DECEMBER/JAN: Bells Carnival

Bells Family Carnival Thu 19th Dec 2019 til Sun 26th Jan 2020
Corrigans Beach Reserve, Batehaven 1800 802 528

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