Griffith Rotary Markets
Bidgee Classic Fishing Competition
The annual Bidgee Classic Fishing Competition is held on the murrumbidgee River at Gogeldrie Weir Park. The competition attracts hundreds of anglers and encourages the catch and release of native species such as Murray Cod and Golden Perch. There are thousands of dollars worth of prizes in many different categories.
Proceeds from the event are used to restock the Murrumbidgee River system with native fingerlings. There are thousands of dollars worth of prizes in many different categories as well as live entertainment, activities for the kids, raffles and much more.
Whether you consider yourself an expert angler or a novice, the Bidgee Classic will ensure a great family weekend. Gogeldrie Weir Park is 26 kilometres from Leeton and an ideal picnic area for families with fantastic barbecue facilities, toilets, showers and a kiosk. Camping and on-site cabins also available.
City to Lake Fun Run
The City2Lake team aims to raise much needed funds for Can Assist Griffith.
For more information go to: www.city2lake.org
Griffith Easter Party 2019
Festivities and fun in Griffith over the Easter weekend for the whole family.
Good Friday - participate in the Bacchus Family Fun Run, at the picturesque Lake Wyangan early Friday morning.
Then step back in time at the old style fair at Pioneer Park Museum, and experience life in Griffith as a pioneer.
There's also a Children's Brunch, Sidewalk Sale, Buskers and activities in the main street on Easter Saturday. Plus the Vintage Festival - discover the wonderful wines of the region, listen to live music and fabulous food truck fare a wonderfully relaxing Easter Saturday afternoon.
Amble around the multi-roomed garden at Careri's Rosewood Park on Stokes - plenty of room for children to run while parents relax with a cup of tea.
Easter Sunday - Visit winery cellar doors, taste new releases, enjoy acoustic music and tasty dishes whilst relaxing in the gardens by the cellar doors.
For more information: http://www.griffitheasterparty.com.au
Leeton Sunrice Festival
The Leeton Sunrice Festival is held biennially at Easter during the rice harvest. The festival celebrates the importance of the rice industry to the community.
The five day event provides entertainment and family-focused activities. Events include Leeton's Longest Lunch, the nostalgic street parade, Festival on Mountford, Balloon Glow, skate championships, busking and streets performers.
Immerse yourself in Leeton's hospitality while enjoying its heritage, natural beauty, outstanding restaurants, cafes, boutique shopping, wine and endless abundance of local produce!
Riverina Field Days
The Riverina Field Days is an annual ag field day, showcasing quality machinery and agricultural exhibitors as well as family and kids attractions, entertainment, food, unique demonstrations. The Riverina Field Days showcase the best farming practices and technology from across a wide range of industries.
Griffith Shaheedi Tournament
Every June long weekend the Sikh community hold a two day event at Ted Scobie Oval against the backdrop of Scenic Hill in Griffith. Enjoy traditional Indian cuisine throughout the day as well as soccer, tug-o-war, kabbadi: a wrestling sport originating from very early Indian civilisation, and athletic events for the kids.
This is a popular cultural event which attracts thousands of people to Griffith from around Australia and overseas, to compete in and watch the games and to enjoy the celebrations.
Festa delle Salcisse (Festival of the Sausage)
Experience the jovial atmosphere where locals and visitors from far and wide join together to eat, drink, chat and enjoy traditional folk music over a long lunch to celebrate the end of the salami making season.
Enjoy a traditional homemade Italian cuisine, local wines, entertainment and lots of salami!
The festival is held at Griffith Pioneer Park Museum. Prior bookings are essential. Entry by ticket only.
For more information: http://www.visitgriffith.com.au
Griffith's Biggest Lap
Griffith’s Biggest Lap is a moving car show, with 500 vehicles travelling down Griffith’s main street, Banna Avenue. GBL encourages participants with vehicles shapes and sizes to enter their car into the lap. Or bring your fold up chair, pick a spot along Banna Avenue and enjoy watching the unique rolling car show and barbecue.
Everyone welcome, free for spectators!
Information Avaliable at: https://griffithsbiggestlap.com.au/
The 98th Annual Griffith Show will bring all the fun of the fair to Griffith! There will be something for everyone including entertainment, Horse Ring events and Show jumping, Wood Chopping, Tractor Pull, Demolition Derby, Showgirls, Dog Show, Reptile Show, Animal Nursery, baking and art displays, Rides and Sideshows, live music, fireworks and more.