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

2024 dates to be announced

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

Every Saturday & Sunday

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

2024 dates to be announced

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

4th Saturday of each month

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

2024 dates to be announced

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.
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