Whats On in January

Whether you prefer taking it easy in our award-winning restaurants, cafes and pubs; or, have something more adventurous in mind, there’s a holiday in Albury Wodonga to suit every pace of life.

Wander through the galleries and the gardens, browse the markets and boutiques, sample the fresh regional produce, catch up with friends against a background of live music or get back to nature this January.

This month we welcome to our cities the players, coaches, families, friends and organisers of  the 2020 Australian Speedway Championships, Margaret Court Cup Tennis, Australian Eight Ball Junior Nationals and the Australian Junior Country Basketball Cup.

No matter your reason for visiting our beautiful cities, we’ll help you experience life as a local and make sure you don’t miss a thing.

 

Restore your balance

 

  For the Family

As the summer school holidays stretch on, there’s always something to do with the family when you visit Albury Wodonga. You’ll find a range of pop-up activities at Myer Centrepoint Albury and Wodonga Plaza throughout the holidays.

Kids Magic Show | Various dates and times at the Magic Parlour in Albury

Belvoir Park Wood-Fired Oven | Sunday, 12 January

School Holiday Art Camps at MAMA | Monday, 13 to Monday, 20 January

Softies Workshop with Bethany Thornber at MAMA | Friday, 17 January

Drawing for Teens Workshop at MAMA | Friday, 17 January

Super Rugby Trial Melbourne Rebels v ACT Brumbies | Thursday, 23 January

 

 

  Adrenaline’s calling

Join in the excitement, tick off your bucket list or simply float away during January with our seasonal six or join us for:

January Race Day | Friday, 3 January; or,

Australian Speedway Championships | Monday, 6 January

 

 

  Markets

With the sun making an early appearance in these summer months, it’s the perfect time to get up early and make the most of the day. Meet the makers, shop a unique range of hand-made designs or snap up fresh local produce for a sumptuous summer meal.

Albury Wodonga Farmers Market |Every Saturday throughout the month

Kiewa St Market |Every Sunday throughout the month

On the Border Community Market |Sunday, 5 January

Made by Me Market |Sunday, 15 January

Wodonga Car Boot Market |Sunday, 22 January

 

Farm fresh produce direct to your plate

 

  Music and Concerts

Live music is on the agenda throughout January with popular venues like Albury Brewhouse, SS&A Albury, The Boatshed Lake Hume, Commercial Club Albury and the Blazing Stump Hotel featuring local and national talents. Grab your mates for a meal, drink – or both – and relax to the sounds of summer.

A Day on the Green – Elton John | Wednesday, 29 January (Sold Out)

 

  Exhibitions

It’s cooler indoors and the perfect opportunity to explore our museum and gallery scene. Keep an eye out for pop-up activities throughout Wodonga or head to MAMA (Murray Art Museum Albury) or the Albury Library Museum.

Pets

Summer Place

Turning the Sod – The Construction of the Hume Dam

Consequences – Exploring the impact of the First World War

Bethany Thornber – Parks and Wreck

Dutch Connections – Albury’s Dutch connections focusing on the Uiver

 

Find out what Summer Place is all about | Image credit: Wmedia

 

  Dates for the Diary

 

Hume Bank City2City Runwalk | Sunday, 16 February

Compete in a 15-kilometre, 10-kilometre or 7.5-kilometre fun run, or enjoy the 7.5-kilometre walk and talk event at a more leisurely pace. All courses start in Albury and finish in Wodonga and take in picturesque parks in both citiesas it crosses the state border. Musical entertainment along the course creates a festive atmosphere for which the event has become famous.

Lake Hume Cycle Challenge | Saturday, 22 February

The 2020 Drummond Real Estate Lake Hume Cycle Challenge features beautiful North East Victorian scenery around Lake Hume and post-ride entertainment. The event consists of four rides catering for all fitness levels and abilities starting from 5kms. Or challenge yourself with the iconic 126-kilometre Granya Grind. Organised each February by local Rotary Clubs, this is a great value event with country hospitality guaranteed. Proceeds going to the Albury Wodonga Regional Cancer Centre.

Upstream | Friday, 6  March – Monday, 9 March

The inaugural Upstream festival is putting a spotlight on the unique, the unusual and the unexpected. It is about experiences people can share across generations and leave with a sense of wonder. Upstream gives everyone a chance to experience it all across four days, two cities and one amazing festival. Be ready to immerse yourself in Upstream.

Red Hot Summer Tour | Saturday, 21 March 2020

In an incredible coup for music fans, ARIA Hall of Fame inductees Hunters & Collectors are reuniting to headline the 2020 tour, bringing with them special guests James Reyne, The Living End, The Angels, Baby Animals, Killing Heidi and Boom Crash Opera.

 

Now you know what you’ll be doing, you’ll need somewhere to stay.

Book online or contact one of our local experts for your perfect stay.

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