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Events

Locals sure don't put the beauty and location of these towns to waste. Blues music, food trucks by the water, vintage cars and watersport competitions delight crowds each year. The calendar continues to expand with new and exciting events. Stay tuned for the below events and more in the Echuca-Moama. 

 

Riverboats Music Festival (16-18 Feb 2018)

How does a festival of some of the best contemporary Australian music along the Murray sound? Boogie and sway this summer under the charm of fairylights by the river. Get your fill from the food trucks, then dance the night away with your friends. 

Echuca Steam Horse and Vintage Rally (queen's birthday weekend)

Going for more than half a century, this steam rally is a staple of Echuca. Retro cars, steam-powered engines and paddle steamers give attendees a glimpse into life of yesteryear. An important event for the community, the money raised is donated to local charities and causes. 

Cure your heart with some blues. Featuring the cream of the crop of Australia's roots and soul musicians, warm yourself up with a cup of good tunes. See all corners of the city as the performances are hosted in an assortment of venues across Echuca. 

Southern 80 Ski Race (9-11 feb 2018)

River rats will have a blast at this spectacular event. Starting in the 1960s, this water ski race has been attracting participants and spectactors far & wide for decades. Watch the experts fly by on their skis and enjoy a weekend of fun with the family. 

Massive Murray Paddle (20-24 nov 2017)

A five day race that stretches along the river and an opportunity to raise funds for non-profit organisations in the community. Over 400km to cover, competitors train for months before the big paddle.