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What’s on in the Grampians this summer

17 Dec 2021

Visiting the Grampians this summer? Whether you’re a wine taster, outdoor explorer or food finder, the Grampians region has an adventure waiting. Here’s a list of events, deals and offers to experience on your Grampians getaway.

Cultural activities at Brambuk, The National Park and Cultural Centre

Brambuk is hosting a range of cultural activities on selected Saturdays during December and January. These activities include small and intimate live music performances by Dave Arden, Brett Clarke, and Amos Roach among others. A series of interactive workshops will feature traditional dance, songs in language, tool making and storytelling.

Where: 277 Grampians Road, Halls Gap

When: Saturday, 18 December 2021

Time: Workshops 10am-12pm, and 1pm-3pm. Live music 1pm-2pm, and 3pm-4pm

Tickets: Free. Bookings essential, see here

New Year’s Eve by the River

Ring in the new year along the gentle lapping shores of the Wimmera River in Horsham. There will be live music and light installations when darkness falls. Kids can take part in activities such as human soccer, face painting and water activities while adults can enjoy the Stockman’s Beer Garden and food trucks.

Where: 22 McBryde Street, Horsham Showgrounds, Horsham

When: Saturday, 31 December 2021

Time: From 6pm

Tickets: More information here.

Best’s Wines Museum Wine Night

Best’s is bringing back Museum Wine Night with a slightly new format where guests can sample three wines before deciding on a favourite and settling in with a glass. Enjoy platters of local produce and live music.

Where: Best's Wines Cellar Door, 111 Bests Road, Great Western

When: Saturday, 15 January 2022

Time: 5.30pm – 8.30pm

Tickets: $30 includes 3 tastings. Purchase food and wine on the night, book here.

The Dressmaker Costume Exhibition, Horsham Regional Art Gallery

The Dressmaker Costume Exhibition highlights iconic costumes from the film, which was filmed in the region, complete with accessories and millinery. It also takes visitors 'behind the seams' to discover the world of art finishing, production and how the whole spectrum of looks from the film was achieved.

Where: Horsham Town Hall & Regional Art Gallery, 71 Pynsent Street, Horsham

When: Now until 16 January 2022

Time: Open daily 1pm – 4pm

Tickets: Free entry

Ross Wilson’s Cool World show at Pomonal Estate

Enjoy an afternoon at Pomonal Estate with live music from Ross Wilson & The Peaceniks + more. There will be wine, beers, cider and locally produced plates set among a picturesque setting.

Where: Pomonal Estate, 2079 Pomonal Rd, Pomonal

When: Saturday, 22 January 2022

Time: Open daily 12pm – 6pm

Tickets: Book here

150km Feast

Following the success of the 2021 inaugural feast, the 150km Feast annual harvest festival returns in 2022 celebrating good food, wine, and people. Experience some of the Wimmera and Grampians' finest seasonal produce with an exclusive selection of ingredients sourced from within 150km of Horsham.

Where: 22 McBryde Street, Horsham Showgrounds, Horsham

When: Saturday, 19 February 2022

Time: 6pm – 11pm

Tickets: $150 for Horsham Ag Society members and $175 for non-members. Book here

Picnic at Langi

Spend the day enjoying sensational wine, magnificent views and local produce under the chestnut trees with a picnic feast and your favourite wine at Mount Langi Ghiran.

Where: Mount Langi Ghiran Vineyard, 80 Vine Rd, Bayindeen

When: Friday, Saturday and Sundays

Time: 10am – 3pm

Tickets: Walk-ins available, for bookings call (03) 8566 9056.

Halls Gap Walking Tours

Immerse yourself in Halls Gap's spectacular natural environment and fascinating history with a 2-hour walking tour by Grampians Walking Tours.

Where: Halls Gap Information Centre

When: Selected days

Time: 9am – 11am, duration 90-120 minutes (1 - 2hrs)

Tickets: $25, book here

Lake Fyans Holiday Park Twilight Movies

Lake Fyans Holiday Park has installed an outdoor screen which will run twilight family movies over the summer for guests.

Book now and take advantage of their current deal available from 10 January for unpowered sites only of STAY7PAY5 or STAY4PAY3.

Halls Gap Zoo reptile encounters

Halls Gap Zoo reptile encounters are finally back! Take the unique opportunity to get close to these beautiful creatures. Keep an eye out on the Zoo’s website to book this experience.

Deluxe Wine Weekend Package

Miners Ridge Wines has partnered with Concongella Country Wine Tours to offer visitors a Deluxe Wine Weekend Package. Enjoy 2 nights of accommodation at Miners Ridge and a wine tour through Great Western before returning for a private tasting and option to purchase a sunset wine experience. Prices start from $550, more information here

Mountainside Wines Summer Specials

Purchase a Summer Sangria Kit and Summer Spritzer Kit which includes everything you need to make your own Sangria or Red Wine Spritzer to enjoy on a warm summer day.

Save the date:

Peaks + Sounds Festival

Halls Gap Hotel will be bringing a huge day of live music and entertainment on 19 March, 2022. Keep an eye out for the line-up with ticket sales set to go live before Christmas.

The Little Vic Bike Ride

Are you a keen cyclist? Register for the Little Vic Bike Ride happening from 31 March to 3 April and enjoy the comradery while you pedal through four days of stunning vistas and the towering rocky peaks of the Grampians (Gariwerd) National Park. The route will take cyclists from Halls Gap to Dunkeld via Pomonal and finish up at Great Western. Places are limited so make plans during the festive season with friends and family.