Embrace the chill of the season with an abundant celebration of art, wine, craft beer, local produce and live music.

Be welcomed by friendly locals and creative communities for a series of collaborative events across three and a half weeks to discover the treasures of East Gippsland. The festival salutes winter’s long nights with pop-up events, lavish winter feasts, art installations, lantern parades, tours, workshops and more.

Tinamba Hotel Fine Dining Experience Hosted at La Riva

For the first time, join high acclaimed Hatted restaurant Tinamba Hotel in East Gippsland for an exclusive 6 course dinner or lunch with selected wines at La Riva, a luxury homestead perched on the riverbank of the Mitchell River in Eagle Point.


ON FOOT - will curate four Sundays of morning walks to the Entrance. Pick up your map at Iceworks Studio then head across the Lakes Entrance Footbridge. Enjoy our ON FOOT morning walk, made by locals, embedded with local artists and nature lovers. Guided or DIY.

Jul 8 - Jul 10

Sailors Grave Brewing ‘Deep in the Weeds’ Festival

Join Sailors Grave for the return of ‘Deep in the Weeds Festival’ and 3 big days of weird & wonderful beers, live music and good food in Orbost alongside the famous Snowy River, with their mates from Bodriggy Brewing.

Jul 9

Todd Cook & The Rufous Whistler EP launch

Todd Cook, with his new band the Rufous Whistlers, will be launching their new E.P. at the Bruthen Mechanics Hall Saturday July 9th. With special guests Harry Hookey, and The Alley Cats Community Choir. This should be a night to remember.

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