Upper Hunter Country

Events - Upper Hunter Country
When: 30 November 2017 11.30am Where: Scone Race Club, Scone The last day of spring racing! Gates open 11.30am Free entry - 8 TAB races Scone Race Club - Located in the horse capital of Australia - Since 1944 434 Bunnan Road Scone NSW 2337 Leg of the Apprentice Jockeys Race Series Please contact the race club to secure your luncheon booking in our Function Centre (02) 6545 1607.
When: 30 November 2017 3.00pm - 9.00pm Where: Scone Grammar School, Scone Gourmet Dinner Boxes from Grammar Grind Cafe, markets stalls including seasonal local produce and handcrafted wares, perfect time to stock up for Christmas gifts, plus entertainment.
When: 1 December 2017 4.00pm - 10.00pm Where: Victoria Park, Cook St, Muswellbrook Join us on Friday 1st December 2017 from 4pm for a fun filled afternoon of family entertainment, including Screen on the Green Outdoor Cinema, Market Stalls, Delicious Food, Live Music & so much more! As part of the event there will be a large variety of local Sporting, Community & Hobby Groups showcasing what they have to offer, whilst giving you the opportunity to HAVE A GO for FREE! Bring along your chairs & blankets and grab a feed from one of the delicious food options on…
When: 02 December 2017 8:00am - 12:00pm Where: Lions Park, Denman The Denman Farmers & Artisans Market is a predominantly producers only market in the Upper Hunter Valley, NSW Australia. Fresh fruit & vegetables, nuts, oils and olives, meat, cheese & dairy, seafood, preserves, cakes & pre-packaged foods and wine. Lots of locally grown plants, seeds and seedlings as well as locally grown cut flowers. Local art and craft with the maker/producer at the stall.
When: 2 December 2017 5.00pm - 9.30pm Where: White Park, Scone The Scone Neighbourhood Centre's annual Christmas in the Park event is back for 2017! With market stalls, amusement rides, live music, face painting, ham raffles, Santa and to finish off the evening......FIREWORKS. I f you would like a market stall application please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
When: 8 December 2017 12.00pm Where: Muswellbrook Race Club, Muswellbrook The Upper Hunter's 'must attend' social event in Summer is incorporated into a progressive and exciting festival in Muswellbrook in early December for 2017. With the change in date in 2016 (away from Melbourne Cup Day) a huge success, the transformation of Muswellbrook Cup Day will continue to grow and invigorate the town providing an unforgettable experience at one of the best country racing tracks in Australia. Muswellbrook Cup Day is a gazetted half-day public holiday for residents in the Muswellbrook Shire area and provides the best of quality country…
When: 3 February 2018, 9.00am Where: Cassilis Showground, Cassilis
When: 22 to 25 February 2018 9.30am Where: Murrurundi Showground, Murrurundi The King of the Ranges Stockman's Challenge & Bush Festival is held over the last weekend in February each year at Murrurundi NSW.
When: 16 to 17 March 2018 9.30am Where: Muswellbrook Showground, Muswellbrook The 2018 Bengalla Upper Hunter Show will be packed with exciting rides and sideshow ally action for the entire family. Horse ring events, polocrosse, showtime FMX, live music, fireworks, bulls broncs and barrels, tug-o-war, showgirl, young farmer challenge, wife carrying competition, tentpegging, whip cracking and demolition derby to name a few. See the full program at
When: 18 March 2018, 10.00am - 3.00pm Where: Little St, Murrurundi The Bobadil House Autumn Market will take place on the site of the former Horse Paddock, of Bobadil House (1842). The overriding theme for the Bobadil House Autumn Market will be quality, quality, quality; handmade; localish goods and produce. 
When: 25 March 2018 9.00am Where: Scone Airport, Scone The return of Warbirds Over Scone Airshow. A celebration of classic and vintage aircraft. More info to come.
When: 21 April 2018 11.00am Where: Merriwa Race Course, Merriwa The feature event of the Merriwa Racing Calendar is the running of the Merriwa Cup, held annually in April. Merriwa Race Club provides a range of entertainment scheduled for race day, such as fashions on the field. 
When: 4 to 13 May 2018, 9.00am Where: Various locations around Scone Scone Horse Festival celebrates the Horse Capital of Australia. Come along and enjoy the festivities with events such as the Horse Parade, Yarns Night, Official Calcutta, Charity Rodeo and the prestigious Scone Cup. Share our love of everything equine and join us for the 38th annual Scone Horse Festival, 4-13 May, 2018 in Scone, New South Wales.
When: 5 May 2018, 9.00am Where: Ogilvie St, Denman Wine and Food lovers unite Held each year on the 1st Saturday in May, Ogilvie Street transforms into a Wine and Food gourmet feast extravaganza. An incredible collection of street food, gourmet take home foods, craft beer and the unique flavours of world renowned Upper Hunter Wines and Local Cider. Join us for the Hunter's Best Street Party!
When: 19 to 20 May 2018, 9.00am Where: St Heliers Correctional Centre, Muswellbrook St Heliers Heavy Horse Field Days was formed in 1996 and is a great weekend for people with an interest in breeds like Clydesdales, Shires, Percherons and Draught horses.
When: 8 to 10 June 2018, 9.00am Where: Bettington St, Merriwa Lots of variety stalls, Children entertainment, shearing demonstrations, Team Penning, State Championship Sheep Yard Dog Trials, Whip Cracking, My Pet Dinosaur, Sparkles the Clown, Big Dog, and Fireworks. Watch over 150 sheep wearing red socks in the Rosto Running of the Sheep.
When: 7 July 2018, 9.00am Where: Jefferson Park, Aberdeen The Games begin with a spectacular parade of bands, clan representatives and others that leads into the Massed Band Salute and Chieftain's Address that officially opens the day. The event offers fun for all the whole family, including Highland and country dancing and music, Pipe Band displays, Strong man events with the Tartan Warriors, as well as tug-of-war, egg tosses, three-legged races, and the famed Kilted Dash.