The Central Highlands is a hub of activities all year round which contributes to the charm of the area, as there is something about an event that brings a community together to enjoy a good time.
Restaurants, coffee shops and clubs will feed the body while our art galleries (Blackwater, Emerald and Springsure), picture theatres and regular visiting arts and theatre events will satisfy the soul.
Try your luck with some bets on the horses at several of the Race Days in the region. Or to truly appreciate what horsemen and bull riders put their bodies through, check out Australia’s top talents at Rodeos and Camp Drafts competitions on show in various towns throughout the year.
Come marvel at the gems on display and purchase a beautifully crafted piece of jewelry with sapphires and gold that have been locally mined.
From Ag-Grow, the biggest agricultural field days in the region through to the Central Highlands Multicultural Festival, showcasing the diversity of the local community to famous visiting musicians the Central Highlands has a range of events sure to satisfy your desires. The Gemfest Festival Of Gems features an amazing combination of activities, exhibitions, entertainment, prizes and demonstrations to keep you busy.
There is so much more to see and do so check out the events calendar to plan your social calendar while in the Central Highlands.