Forgot that Monday is a public holiday? If you haven’t made plans for the June long weekend, aka the Queens Birthday Long Weekend, in NSW then you’re in luck because we have found plenty of fun things to do across the Mudgee region.
Henry Lawson Heritage Festival
Friday 8 – Monday 11 June
Head to Gulgong this weekend to experience a plethora of fun events to celebrate the historic literary figure, Henry Lawson. There will be poetry, markets, food and wine, a grand parade, live music, vintage displays and much much more.
To view the full program of events and activities visit www.gulgonghenrylawsonheritagefestival.com.
Mudgee Maker’s Market
Saturday 9 June
If you’re on the hunt for the best producers of food, wine and art in the region then look no further than the Maker’s Market, held on the corner of Church and Market Streets. The markets are held just 4 times a year and are a great place to discover unique and quality goods.
Find out more about the markets at mudgeefinefoods.com.au.
Cooyal Gold Rush Festival
Saturday 9 June
Back for its second year, the Cooyal Gold Rush Festival will be celebrating the Gold Rush in Australia’s original Gold Rush area. There will be a range of fun activities including talks on prospecting with both detectors and panning, treasure hunts, gold panning competitions, market stalls, food, and the best coffee in Australia.
More information about the event can be found on the Facebook event page.
June Long Weekend at Logan Wines
Saturday 9 – Sunday 10 June
Visit Logan Wines over the June Long Weekend to enjoy their exquisite wine in their architecturally designed Tasting Room that takes in the stunning views of Apple Tree Flat. For the weekend they will be serving up locally sourced grazing plates and live music from 12pm.
Visit loganwines.com.au to find out more.
June Long Weekend Fireworks
Sunday 10 June
Fireworks will light up the night sky at Mudgee Wines on Sunday from 8pm. Food and hot drinks will be available to purchase from 5pm and the event will be fully licensed with beer, wine and spirits available. Bring along the whole family and enjoy a night under the stars.
Bus transport will be available to and from the winery for $5 per head return. The bus will run continuously to and from Mudgee Wines for 3 hours from 5pm onwards, stopping at the following locations: Ingenia Holidays Mudgee Caravan Park, Lyons Drive; Cudgegong Valley Public School, Madeira Road; St Matthew’s Catholic School, Lewis Street; and Ingenia Holidays Mudgee Valley Caravan Park, Bell Street.
Visit www.mudgeewines.com.au for more details.