Sapphire Coast Events, Activities and Festivals

What's on in Merimbula

 

Annual Major Events

 

January
 

Tathra Wharf to Waves

The wharf to waves is an annual sporting event that has grown each year since it's inception. Orginally it began as an Ocean Swim from the historic Tathra Wharf to the beach, but now it includes a bike ride and fun run.  There are two swims in the event, a 600 and a 1200 metre. The event will be held over the Australian day long weekend.

For more information visit the Wharf to Waves web site and if you are looking for accommodation click here.


 

February

 

The Bega Cup

The Bega Cup is the South Coast's permier horse racing event.  The event is held in February each year and the races draw some of the best horses and jockeys from around the state. The Bega Cup is hosted at Sapphire Coast Turf Club in Kalaru

For more information visit the Sapphire Coast Turf Club web site. For Merimbula accommodation click here


 

March

 

BERMAGUI SEASIDE FAIR

 

The Bermagui Seaside Fair is a multi-award winning community event located between beautiful Bermagui Harbour and scenic Horseshoe Bay. It is a free, fun-filled day of entertainment for everyone.

The Bermagui Seaside Fair has been held each year on the second weekend in March since 1998 and now attracts up to 10,000 people. It is a celebration covering multiple venues and events. With broad community involvement it celebrates our generation, culture and the unique features of our beautiful region.

 

Visit www.bermaguiseasidefair.com for more information and or you can find accommodation here.

 


 

May
 

Merimbula Fun Run

The Merimbula Fun Run is a organised by the Merimbula Chamber of Commerc and is is aimed at both recreational and professional runners and walkers both locally and from across Australia. The 10km Fun Run and 5km Fun Run|Walk will follow a scenic loop showcasing the magical coastal town of Merimbula (route subject to Council approval) on the Far South Coast of NSW.The event open to all ages and fitness levels.

For more information about the Merimbula Fun Run, visit the Our Merimbula web site. If you are looking for accommodation in Merimbula, you can find it here.

 


 

June

 

Merimbula Jazz Festival

The Merimbula Jazz Festival is an annual event that takes place on the June long weekend every year. It started in 1981 and has been running ever since. The event runs over 3 days and at a number of events around town including the local clubs and pubs, cafes and restaurants and even street corners.

For more information about the Merimbula Jazz Festival, vist their web site. If you are looking to book accommodation in Merimbula for the June Long Weekend Jazz Festival, you need to get in early because the town fills up quickly.

 


  

October

 

Sapphire Coast Week of Golf

The Sapphire Coast Week of Golf in October has been held for more than 30 years and is now an iconic amateur golfing event in Australia. It is widely regarded as one of the best tournaments for golfers. Visitors come from every state of Australia and several overseas countries. The event should be on every golfer's calendar, with approximately 800 golfers playing a variety of competitions in a tremendously friendly, carnival atmosphere.

For more information about the Sapphire Coast Week of Golf, visit the Pambula Merimbula Golf Club web site. If you are looking for accommodation in Merimbula or Pambula click here.


 

November
 

The Merimbula Classic

The Merimbula Classic (formally known as the Mambo Classic) was fiirst run in 1980 and has been run continuosly ever since. The event has grown to become a 4 day fiesta of fun both on and off the water covering Kite surfing, Wave Sailing and Stand Up Paddle (SUP) boarding. This popular event attracts over 280 competitors from around Australia and overseas to Merimbula

For more information on the Merimbula Classic, visit the web site www.merimbulasailboardclub.com.au

If you are looking for accommodation in Merimbula or the Fishpen please contact us.

 

The Eden Whale Festival

 

The Eden Whale Festival is an annual event that celebrates the impact that Whales have had on the town and Port of Eden. The event is usually held in early November each year and is timed to coincide with the annual southern migration of the humpback whales on the Far South Coast of New South Wales

You can watch the spectacular street parade, try great local food and wine, shop at the vibrant markets showcasing and selling the work of local artists, explore the educational marine displays and presentations, There is usually children’s entertainment, and live music for everyone to enjoy.

For more information on the Whale Festival visit the website. www.edenwhalefestival.com.au

If you are looking for Eden Accommodation, contact us.

 


 

December
 

New Years Eve

Each year the Merimbula Chamber of Commerce hosts a family concert and fireworks spectacular at Ford Park in Merimbula. The concert usually starts in the early evening and goes late into the night, with family fireworks at 9pm and then again at midnight to bring in the New Year.

Merimbula is a great place to holiday and bring in the New Year. For more information visit the Our Merimbula web site.

 


 

Upcoming Events

 

EAT Merimbula

EAT Merimbula

2017-03-12 - 2017-03-12 | Map

EAT Merimbula is a premium foodie providore event that is held at Fishpen, overlooking the picturesque Merimbula Lake. The fertile soil and clear waters of the Sapphire Coast have ...more

Merimbula Jazz Festival

Merimbula Jazz Festival

2017-06-09 - 2017-06-09 | Map

The 37th Merimbula Jazz Festival will be held across the June long weekend and is planning to be bigger than ever! The Merimbula Jazz Festival has been held every June long weeken...more

Sapphire Coast Orchid Club Winter Orchid Show

Sapphire Coast Orchid Club Winter Orchid Show

2017-08-18 - 2017-08-18 | Map

The Sapphire Coast Orchid Club's Winter Show is a most spectacular orchid show and will be held at Twyford Hall in the centre of Merimbula on the NSW far South Coast. This annual e...more

Sapphire Coast Orchid Club Australian Native Orchids Show

Sapphire Coast Orchid Club Australian Native Orchids Show

2017-11-03 - 2017-11-03 | Map

The South Coast Orchid Club presents an orchid show principally for Australian Native Sarcanthinae Orchids - although other orchids in flower at the time will also be on show. S...more

Merimbula Kids Fishing Workshop

Merimbula Kids Fishing Workshop

2018-04-13 - 2018-04-13 | Map

*** Latest event details are yet to be confirmed *** NSW Fisheries runs four hour kids fishing workshops for 8-14 year olds. The kids learn how fish responsibly in a safe and fun...more