If you are aiming to be in New South Wales during May and June 2017 then here in this blog we highlight the best events and things to do and see in the territory.
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Hunter Valley Wine and Food Festival
May 1st – June 30th
The Hunter Valley Wine and Food festival is back and is bigger and better than ever. This celebration of food and drink of the regions finest produce comes along with themed events throughout the two month period.
The festival provides the perfect opportunity to meet the top winemakers and chefs in New South Wales in a relaxed but celebratory setting. You can try your hand at cooking classes and matching your finished plate with the appropriate wine.
Or if you prefer the more relaxed way of life, simply find a cellar door, a fine chair and sit back sipping a glass of premier Hunter Valley wine and perhaps nibbling from a cheese platter.
If you like street parties then head down to Batlow on the 20th of May to celebrate the harvest of the area’s finest cider apples. Two stages host the best of local talent playing all day and well into the night.
There are over 80 stalls selling the best cider related products, from samples of the best local ciders, gourmet food, all manner of local tasty produce and the best of homemade treats.
The Ciderfest takes place in the main street and the atmosphere is electric, many buskers and street performers add to the party atmosphere, and of course the cider is flowing.
Ultra-Trail Australia – Katoomba
18th May – 21st May
Formerly The North Face 100, the Ultra-Trail Australia is a five day running festival incorporating a 100, 50, and 22 kilometre trail run through the world heritage listed Blue Mountains National Park. The start and finish is at Scenic World, Katoomba.
There is also a kids race, and a stair climb from the base of the iconic Furber steps to the finish. Ultra Trail also incorporates an event expo, athlete forums, a film festival and more.
NCHA Futurity – Tamworth
30th May – June 11th
The NCHA Tamarang Futurity is an annual performance event for three year old horses, with a staggering AUD 700,000 to be won.
On display is the best Cutting Horse action in Australia with competitors from all over Australia and overseas. The whole event takes place in the superb Australian Equine and Livestock Events Centre.
As well as the Cutting Events, there is the Stockman’s Challenge, Aussie Horseman Demonstration, Bull Riding, Rodeo, Professional Farriers all serenaded by the region’s finest country music bands.
These events are just the tip of the iceberg of what is occurring in New South Wales during May and June 2017. If you are arranging transportation for your group to any event then contact Sydney Executive Coach Charter to reserve your booking.