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Riverboats Music Festival 2017 Lineup Announced

Monday, October 10, 2016

The lineup for the 2017 Riverboats Music Festival, 17, 18 & 19 February, has just been announced.


TICKET PRICES - RIVERBOATS 2017

Children 12 & under free

FESTIVAL TICKET
Entry to all three days of Riverboats 2017
Adult | $145.00
Child (13 - 17 years)* | $70.00
Family (x2 Adults & x2 Children) | $360.00


FRIDAY TICKET
Friday Feb 17 - Gates open 5.30pm
Adult | $50.00
Child (13 - 17 years)* | $25.00
Family (x2 Adults & x2 Children) | $125.00

SATURDAY TICKET
Saturday Feb 18 - Gates open 1.00pm
Adult | $80.00
Child (13 - 17 years)* | $40.00
Family (x2 Adults & x2 Children) | $200.00

SUNDAY TICKET
Sunday Feb 19 - Gates open 10.30am
Adult | $70.00
Child (13 - 17 years)* | $35.00
Family (x2 Adults & x2 Children) | $175.00

HOW TO PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS

IN TOWN
Tickets can also be purchased over the counter at the Echuca Moama Visitor Information Centre – 2 Heygarth St, Echuca
The Echuca Moama Visitor Information Centre is open from 9am – 5pm, 7 days a week.

OVER THE PHONE
Tickets can be purchased over the phone by calling the Echuca Moama Visitor Information Centre on 1800 804 446
The Echuca-Moama Visitor Information Centre is open from 9am – 5pm, 7 days a week. Please note phone sales incur a $3 transaction fee per booking

AT THE GATE
Subject to availability, limited tickets may be available at the gate over the Festival weekend, however we strongly encourage you to pre-book online.

ONLINE
The fastest way to purchase tickets is securely online via the TryBooking website
Booking tickets online ensures you receive instant confirmation of your purchase and allows you to print your tickets at home. 

For more information visit www.riverboatsmusic.com.au





Mathoura Big Day Out - Saturday 29 October

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Billabong Ranch Brumby Run

Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Billabong Ranch Brumby Run
29th of October
30+ obstacles.
Run Walk or Scramble!!!

Billabong Ranch Brumby Run is a 12km, 8km or 6km mud and obstacle course designed to drag you out of your comfort zone by testing your physical strength, stamina, and mental grit. It doesn't matter how you get there as long as you have a go!! Are you up for the Challenge? Register online now - www.billabongranch.com.au/billabong-ranch-brumby-run

Billabong Ranch Brumby Run
www.billabongranch.com.au/billabong-ranch-brumby-run
info@billabongranch.com.au
Crn Glanville & Tehan Rds Echuca 3564
(03) 5483 5122



Carter & Carter, Jayne Denham, Travis Sinclair & Anthony Taylor

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

SAVE THE DATE!

Put four multi-award winners together in one big concert, and you’ve got a Taste of Tamworth at its best.

Golden Guitar Winners – Carter & Carter and Travis Sinclair team up with the Jayne Denham and Anthony Taylor to give you your biggest ‘Taste Of Tamworth’ yet.

PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A FREE EVENT
7 October at 21:00 to 8 October at 23:30
Moama RSL
Merool Lane, Moama 2731


PS Adelaide 150th Birthday - Port of Echuca Heritage Day

Wednesday, September 14, 2016



Join in fun for the whole family while we celebrate PS Adelaide's 150th Birthday.

When:  Saturday 24 September 
Time: 10am-7pm
Where: Port of Echuca and Hopwood Gardens

What's On:
Free entry into the Port of Echuca Discovery Centre 
L'il Me Markets
Live Entertainment
Steam Displays & Vintage Cars
Steam Train Rides (see below)
Paddle steamer sail past with commentary
Magnificent fireworks display

For more information visit http://portofechuca.org.au


PS Adelaide

Built at Echuca, PS Adelaide is the oldest wooden hulled paddle steamer still operating in the world!



Built in 1866 the Adelaide was originally fitted out to accommodate passengers on the run from Echuca to Albury. In 1873 she was refitted as logging steamers and her semi circular paddle boxes were replaced by square ones. Owned by Murray River Sawmills, she towed barges to the Barmah Forest where they were loaded and drifted back downstream to Echuca. She left town briefly during the 1950's but later was brought back to Echuca as a community effort in 1960. 1964 saw her lifted from the water and put to rest in Echuca's Hopwood Gardens, where she lay for 20 years. However, in 1980 restoration commenced and she was recommissioned in 1985.

View our webcam situated on the Echuca Wharf overlooking the Murray River and check out the paddlesteamer action now! Take control of the camera and look down to your left, the Adelaide is



Sweat vs Steam Echuca Moama

Tuesday, September 06, 2016


Sweat vs Steam Echuca Moama


Race against Echuca's oldest Paddlesteamer in operation today in this fun running event, while also taking in a scenic view of the Murray River. The 2016 Sweat vs Steam event has been scheduled for Sunday, October 9th .

When: Sunday, October 9th
Where: Echuca/Moama
Time: 8am (starts at Hopwood Gardens)
What: 5km run/walk and a 12.5km run

Participant Costs (applies for the 5km and 12.5km event)
Open $35.00
Masters (35-54) $35.00
Veteran (55+)
Team $100
People with a disability $18.00
Primary School Participant (P-6) $18.00
Secondary School Participant (7-12) $18.00

Registering:

HOW?
You will need to register and pay online

WHEN?
Registrations are open until midnight Thursday October 6th
We do not accept registrations on the day of the event

Make sure you follow Sweat vs Steam on Facebook as we will post regular updates in the lead up to the event www.facebook.com/SweatVsSteam

Echuca Steamrail Extravaganza

Monday, September 05, 2016


Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th September will see Steamrail Victoria operate a series of steam train rides from Echuca railway station across the Murray River to Barnes NSW and return.

Trains will depart at the following times -
Saturday - 9.45am, 11am, 12.15pm, 1.30pm, 2.45pm and 3.50pm
Sunday - 9.45am, 11am, 12.15pm, 1.30pm and 2.45pm

Prices -
Adults (at concession/seniors prices) $25
Children $10
Family (2 adults and 2 children) $60

2016 Echuca Moama Winter Blues Festival - This Weekend

Thursday, July 28, 2016

It's finally here, the Echuca Moama Winter Blues Festival 2016 July 28 - 31.... Recognised as one of Australia's best Blues music events. The free event is based around Echuca's historic Port Precinct and throughout the twin town's prestigious restaurants and function centres.

Relax and enjoy the ambience of Echuca Moama with their restaurants, cafés, pubs, cellar door outlets, attractions and sensational specialty shops while listening to great blues music. You can wander over the three day program choosing any of the 40+ blues artists performing in over 30 venues.

The Echuca Moama Winter Blues Festival is the perfect event for any music lover of any age and families are well catered for with our Kids activities.

 

2016 Echuca Moama Winter Blues Festival Shuttle Bus
We will be servicing Echuca Moama over the weekend with buses operating within the twin town limits:
Cut $5 per person / per trip

Festival pick up and drop off point: High Street outside the Bridge Hotel.

For more details on the Echuca Moama Winter Blues Festival including the Band performance times and locations and the shuttle bus service, please click here

 

 

Echuca Moama Country Music Festival 5-7 August

Friday, July 08, 2016

5 reasons why you should be attending the 2016 Winter Blues Festival

Monday, June 06, 2016


1. 43 acts, 24 stages, 3 days!

The Echuca Moama Winter Blues Festival will be held from July 28th – 31st 2016 and is recognised as one of Australia's best Blues music events!


2. It’s FREE
Yes, the festival is completely FREE – no ticket required, just rock up and enjoy the weekend! How good is that!

3. It’s in Echuca Moama
One Australia’s favourite tourist destinations, the twin towns of Echuca Moama are located on the banks of the mighty Murray River an easy 2½ drive north of Melbourne. Outstanding accommodation options, from boutique B&B’s to international 4½ star motels and resorts – Echuca Moama has it all.

4. The Food and Wine
Echuca Moama has some amazing eateries and wineries that are sure to tantalise your tastebuds!
While you’re in Echuca Moama for the festival be sure to check out the amazing café culture, the range of pubs, our world class clubs, quality restaurants or maybe one of our Murray River cruising restaurants and you won’t miss the aromas of street food as you wander from venue to venue!

5. The Vibe
‘Relaxed, friendly, inviting, fun and happiness are 5 words I’d use to describe the Winter Blues festival’ - Tom Smith Echuca Moama Tourism CEO.

Wander from venue to venue with family and friends over the three days, taking in the atmosphere of Echuca Moama whilst listening to some world class Blues. 

It truly is the perfect event for all music lovers, of any age and families are well catered for with Kids activities.

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