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The Foundry Arts Space is on Murray Esplanade, Echuca, and open six days a week in winter and seven days a week in summer. The entire gallery is accessible on the ground level.

Step back in time to the days of Echuca’s bustling steam trade and cruise the Murray River with Echuca Paddlesteamers. Echuca Paddlesteamers cruise daily with tickets available at the Port of Echuca Discovery Centre or by calling 5481 2832.

From gigging musos to amateurs taking their act from the backyard to the stage, 1895 The Royal will be holding open mic nights on the first Thursday of every month for musicians of all stripes. 1895 The Royal is at 183 Hare St, Echuca, phone 5480 7626.


Fall in love with the works of legendary children’s author Roald Dahl in the revolutionary live theatre performance Roald Dahl and the Imagination Seekers, coming to Echuca Paramount Theatre on June 2.

From exclusive wine tastings to gourmet food, Heathcote On Show is a weekend to splash out and enjoy yourself. On the Queen’s Birthday weekend from June 12 to 14, you will be surrounded by winemakers, chefs, brewers and musicians and get to the heart of what Heathcote has to offer.

Circling Time is at Riverlinks WestSide, Echuca Rd, Mooroopna, on Thursday, June 16 at 7.30pm. This mesmerising performance is by renowned Indigenous autobiographical singer/songwriter and proud Mutti Mutti, Yorta Yorta and Nari Nari man, Kutcha Edwards.

Celtic Illusion Reimagined will hit the stage in Echuca on Friday, June 24. The Irish dance group, Celtic Illusion, will perform at Echuca Paramount, returning for an Australian tour after cancelling last year.


The Tocumwal annual Swap Meet Show ‘n’ Shine is returning for a 10th year on Sunday, July 3. The event sees automotive lovers converge on Tocumwal to see the region’s best classic cars, trucks, and motorbikes.

The National NAIDOC Committee has announced NAIDOC Week celebrations will be held from July 3 to 10. This year’s NAIDOC Week will celebrate the theme: Get up! Stand up! Show up!

The Yarrawonga Mulwala Kids Festival is back for 2022, with a fun-filled program providing children and parents with plenty to do during the winter school holidays. The festival will run from Saturday, July 2 to Saturday, July 9.

Directed by Lesley Robins and Tricia Deakin, and written by Mark C. Bourne, the Echuca-Moama Theatre Company presents the play A Better You. The show will be held at Radcliffe’s Function Centre in cabaret style with five performances in total, running from July 21 to 24, including an afternoon matinee.

After years of uncertainty, lockdowns and cancellations, the Echuca Moama Winter Blues Festival is finally back for 2022. The three-day festival starts on Thursday, July 28.

Moama will welcome visitors for the return of Moama Lights, with a new and improved show for 2022. Held from July 31 to August 21, the immersive sound and light trail is the first of its kind in a natural bush setting, with the festival celebrating local stories of Echuca-Moama through cutting-edge light installations and projection technology.


Moama Bowling Club will take centre stage in the first week of August as darts players from across the world descend on the venue for the Australian Darts Open. It will be held from August 2 to 6 as part of a 12-day darts extravaganza in Echuca-Moama, with the Pacific Masters Tournament hitting Rich River Golf Club from August 7 to 13.

Ballet lovers can see some of the country’s best dancers when the Australian Ballet performs at the Ulumbarra Theatre in Bendigo. The company will perform three shows on August 5 and 6.

From August 6 to August 12, the Black Dog Ride motorbike riders are riding from Echuca to Alice Springs to start a national conversation about depression and suicide prevention. The journey starts from Hopwood Place, Echuca on Saturday, August 6.

It’s time to get a little bit cowboy at this year’s True Grit Classic. The Australian Extreme Cowboy Racers will bring their True Grit Classic to Elmore from August 19 to 23, with world-class cowboys showcasing their incredible horsemanship.

Red Horse is bringing his performance to Rich River Golf Club on Saturday, August 20 from 3pm to 5pm. Descendant of the Mescalero Apache Nation, Red Horse will captivate with his beautiful cultural dance, singing and drumming, storytelling and speaking of historic events of his people and traditions.