Winter in Bathurst
Cold weather doesn’t put a freeze on fun in the Bathurst region.
Cooler temperatures see the region come alive with a host of events and activities showcasing the rich history and vibrant culture of Bathurst.
If snuggling up in front of a roaring fire with a local cool climate vino in hand is your thing, there’s plenty of that on offer too – you’ll find wonderful wineries and distilleries, and cozy accommodation options that suit a romantic or family winter escape to a tee.
RedGround Truffle Hunt
Bookings essential. Hunt for black diamond truffles with specially trained dogs Genie, Gypsy and Sarge. Relax by the fire to enioy a tasting experience and cooking demonstration.
Bald Hill Tourist Mine Tours
Meet at Northey's Store, Hill End to take an underground tour of an 80m gold mining tunnel. A fascinating piece of gold rush history.
Rebellion on the Turon
A quirky and fun event showcasing the history and community spirit of our amazing Sofala. Be there to witness the live re-enactment of a gold-rush era rebellion.
Bathurst Farmers' Markets
Purchase the freshest and most delicious local and regional produce, plus other hand made goodies. Held at the Bathurst Showground from 8 am until 12 pm.
Millthorpe Fire Fair
Rug up and head to historic Millthorpe for the annual Fire Fair, with night market stalls, great local food and drink, a fireworks display and more.