March 11 to 13, 2022, Scone – The Scone Literary Festival exists for the “love of words” and to create stimulating, informal and intimate events that spark great conversations.
Date TBA December 2020, Scone – Celebrate all things Christmas, Market stalls, food and refreshments, ham raffles, 100 club, activities for the children, live entertainment and fireworks.
26 January, 2020 – Celebrate Australia day across the Upper Hunter. Locations and times TBA.
March 18 to 20, 2022, Muswellbrook – The Bengalla Upper Hunter Show will be packed with entertainment, exciting rides and sideshow alley action for the entire family.
April 23, 2022 – On a misty Autumn morning in April, Sandy Hollow will be awoken to the sounds of hoofbeats as riders from near and far converge on the village of Sandy Hollow to experience one of the great charity bush horse rides of Australia.
May 5 to May 15, 2021, Scone – The Scone Horse Festival is a unique event and is celebrating its 40th Anniversary this year. It takes place in beautiful Scone and the surrounding Upper Hunter Valley each year in May. More than 60 experiences over 10 days culminating with a spectacular fireworks display at the picturesque Lake Glenbawn.
1st May 2021, Scone – One of Australia’s Premier Rodeo events. Cowboys & Cowgirls from all over Australia, competing on Rodeo Stock sourced from Major Contractors. Market Stalls, Side Shows, Food Stalls, Licenced Bar and Live Band at the conclusion of the Rodeo Competition.
April 23, 2022, Merriwa – The feature event of the Merriwa Racing Calendar is the running of the Merriwa Cup, held annually in April.
September 23 to 25, Murrurundi – A full program of festival events and entertainment offering something for all the family from Friday through to Sunday.
March 25, 2022, Muswellbrook – One of the Upper Hunter’s ‘must attend’ social events in Autumn is incorporated into a progressive and exciting festival in Muswellbrook in late March.