Greater Shepparton with its enviable central location, ease of access, welcoming community and great facilities plays host to many great regional, state, national and international major events each year.

Excitement fills the air throughout the year with the amazing events that are hosted throughout the Greater Shepparton region. The thrill of a live performance, the taste and aromas of regional food and wine, you can discover and experience the soul of our towns through their events.

Australian National Piano Awards

Held biennially in September
Riverlinks Eastbank
70 Welsford Street, Shepparton

The Australian National Piano Award is a world-class competition, like no other - where the hottest pianists in Australia make beautiful classical music over a week, striving to win up to $68,000 in cash and prizes.

Challenge Shepparton Triathlon

Annual event - 10th & 11th November
Victoria Park Lake Precinct,
Wyndham Street, Shepparton

Challenge Shepparton is a major event on the National Triathlon Calendar with Shepparton providing an ideal premier regional location for long course triathlon, as well as renowned for delivering the expectations of a world-class event but with country hospitality.

Converge on the Goulburn

Annual event - March
Victoria Park Lake, Shepparton

A huge annual celebration of Greater Shepparton’s inidigenous and multicultural communities, featuring music and dance, authentic cultural and culinary delights and interactive kids activities with the stunning backdrop of Shepparton’s Victoria Park Lake.

International Dairy Week

Annual event - January
9 Hastie Street, Tatura

Australia’s premier dairy event and leading dairy expo, a week full of activities for the dairy industry including over 1000 head of first class dairy cattle and 180 breeders vying for prestigious awards.


Annual event - September School holidays
SPC Kidstown
7287 Midland Hwy, Mooroopna

Kidsfest is one of Victoria’ largest annual Childrens’ festivals, held each September at Australia’s largest adventure playground, SPC Kidstown, featuring a wide range of entertainment and educational activities aimed at families with children up to 12 years of age.

Shepparton Festival

Annual event - March, Shepparton

“Unique events in unusual places”. First staged in 1997, the Shepparton Festival has grown to deliver an exciting array of arts and cultural activites each March that celebrate the peoples and places of Greater Shepparton.

The Federation Internationale De Volleyball World Tour

February 2018
Victoria Park Lake, Shepparton

Victoria Park Lake in Shepparton will come alive in February 2018, when teams from Australia and around the World hit our shores for the Beach Volleyball World Tour as athletes prepare for the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast.

For more information on events in the region please contact the Greater Shepparton Visitor Centre.

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Greater Shepparton Visitor Centre

The Visitor Centre, located at 33 Nixon Street, Shepparton, is your first stop for information on things to see and do and where to stay while in Greater Shepparton. Providing quality information and brochures on accommodation, attractions, events and activities, the friendly staff and volunteers have the expert knowledge to make your stay in the region a memorable one.

Open: 9.00am to 5.00pm everyday except Christmas Day.
Telephone Enquiries: 1800 808 839 (Toll-free within Australia) or +61-3-5832 9330 (outside Australia)

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