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20 Ways to Welcome 2020

Monday 30 December

1.  Cape Horn Vineyard – Music in the Vines

Kim Kneebone will be performing live from 1.00pm to 4.00pm.
For courtesy bus bookings (10+ adults) or table reservations contact Cape Horn, 5480 6013

2.  Riverlive - Murray River Paddlesteamers

Experience a new type of Dinner cruise aboard the spacious Pride of the Murray.  Enjoy a 2.5 hour cruise with a fabulous 3 course buffet dinner while sitting back and enjoying live music from Warren Hardiman performing all the pub classics you know and love.  Commencing at 6.00pm, the cruise departs at 6.30pm, returning at 9.00pm.

Bookings: www.murrayriverpaddlesteamers.com.au/

Tuesday 31 December

3.  Echuca Racing Club

The Echuca NYE Family day out has so much offer to everyone.  Live thoroughbred racing, live music, loads of free and fun kids’ activities, face painting, jumping castle, games to name a few and free show bags for the first 200 kids through the gate.  Kelly Sports will be on site as well as Waterslide and Ice creams to keep you cool.  All you need is on course, including public bar, TAB, snack bar, dining room for a sit down meal (no bookings required), ATM and a permanent playground to keep the young entertained.  Packages, catering and beverages are available.  Gates open at 11am and entry is $15 adults with kids under 17 free of charge when accompanied.  Buses will operate from Echuca and Moama.

4.  Cape Horn Vineyard – Music in the Vines

Kim Kneebone will be performing live from 1.00pm to 4.00pm.
For courtesy bus bookings (10+ adults) or table reservations contact Cape Horn, 5480 6013

5.  New Year’s Eve at Radcliffe’s and Port 53

Radcliffe's and Port 53 Restaurant are hosting NYE under the vines! Celebrate with a special New Year’s Eve Buffet AND bottomless drinks until midnight.  Entertainment by Boh Dower performing from til late.  The night was a sell-out last year so make sure you book your table early to avoid missing out.  Get your friends and families together to eat, drink and dance the night away for what is sure to be a fabulous night not to be missed!  Adults $120 including food, beverages & entertainment, Kids prices available on request.  Bookings are Essential. 7pm to 12.30am.  Visit: www.port53.com.au/

6.  Moama RSL – Battle of the Decades New Year’s Eve

Who will come out on top, the 60’s; 70’s; 80’s or 90’s at Moama RSL Battle of the Decades New Year’s Eve.  DJ Kellie J entertains from 7.30pm to 12.30am, with prizes for best dressed and free entry.  For further details, contact: 5482 6677

7.  Echuca Workers – New Year’s Eve

Live entertainment in the lounge and free entry with Three’s a Crowd performing live from 7.30pm to 12.30am.

8.  New Year’s Eve at The Royal

Send out your 2019 at 1895 The Royal! with Mark Peterson playing from 6pm to 9pm and then The Foggerty Brothers playing from 9pm to 1am. Call 5480 7626 to book a table!

9.  New Year’s Eve at the Shammy

The Shammy has teamed up with the crew from Entourage & Brothers to bring in your New Year with one hell of a party!! Bands, DJ's & Karaoke until 3am!  Free Entry!  All minors will need to be out of the Beer Garden by 10.00pm and from the rest of the hotel by 11.00pm.  For details and bookings: 5482 1036

10.  New Year’s Eve at The Border Inn

Celebrate the last hours of 2019 with DJ Marcus from 8.00pm.  Head to Facebook for further details.

Wednesday 1 January

11.  Echuca Moama Parkrun

Join in for a walk, jog or run and start 2020 off with a bang with a New Year’s Day Parkrun 8.00am.  Parkrun is a free weekly timed 5km run suitable for all fitness levels.  Echuca Moama Parkrun takes place every Saturday morning at 8.00am at Lions Park.  Please visit: www.parkrun.com.au/echucamoama/

12.  Cape Horn Vineyard – Music in the Vines

Mark Peterson will be performing live from 1.00pm to 4.00pm.  For courtesy bus bookings (10+ adults) or table reservations contact Cape Horn, 5480 6013

13.  Echuca Harness Racing Club

Night Racing at the Echuca Trots with a great night of family entertainment.  Feature Race the Frank and Carmel Ryan Memorial Pace.  Entertainment from 6.30pm with Mechanical Bucking Bull, Waterslide Jumping Castle, Live Music and Face Painting.  Bar, Dining Room and Takeaway Food, TAB and Bookmakers on course.  Admission is $10 adults, children free at the Frank Ryan Raceway Echuca with gates open from 5.30pm.

10 x double passes are now up for grabs on Echuca Harness Racing Club’s Facebook page.

Thursday 2 January

14.  Kyabram Town Hall Gallery Exhibition

The exhibition ‘Capturing the Decades: 1880 to 2000’ Design, Fabric and Construction – Putting Country Women’s Fashion at the forefront is on at the Kyabram Town Hall Gallery.  Entry to this exhibition is $8 adults, $6 kids. Daily 10am to 4pm (except Sundays).  Also Showing currently is Share if You Agree, new works by Splinter Contemporary Artists.  For further information contact, 5852 1546.

15.  Open Mic Night at 1895 The Royal

Monthly Open Mic Night! Open for beginners trying to get a start, gigging musos, or anyone that wants to come along and play a few.  Zero cost, Free drink on arrival for anyone signing up, a $25 meal voucher up for grabs for the person who impresses Barry the Barman the most. Performers must sign up on the night at 6:30pm.  Basic PA, Mics and leads provided, bring your own instrument, and/or Mic if you have a fav. If you have any special requirements please don't hesitate to message or call in to the pub.

Friday 3 January

16.  MV Mary Ann ~ Sunset Dinner Cruise

There is something magical about the Murray River at sunset.  Choose any option from a delicious a La Carte menu and receive a complimentary 2.5hr Murray River cruise. 

Boarding: 6.00pm
Departs: 7.00pm
Returns: 9.30pm

Bookings essential: www.maryann.com.au/cruises

Saturday 4 January

17.  Perricoota Vines Retreat

Due to a rare cancellation, Perricoota Vines Retreat have a 4 night stay in the following villas up for grabs in this usually sold out summer period:

- 2 Bedroom Lakeside Spa Villa (arrive 4/1 depart 8/1)
- 2 Bedroom Garden Spa Villa (arr 6/1 dep 10/1)
- 1 bedroom lakeside spa villa available from the 4th January 2020 as well!

Book now at www.perricootavines.com for your complimentary bottle of wine on arrival!

Early January

18.  The Regional Picnic ~ 8-12 January

Win a $500 food & drink voucher to The Regional Picnic.  To win, simply head to @theregionalpicnic on Facebook and Instagram and follow the steps to enter.  Winner announced Monday 6 January!

19.  Cinema Pop Up Moama – 9-12 January

Cinema Pop Up is popping up in Moama this Summer, and tickets are FREE for kids when you book online!  Featuring an outdoor movie experience at the Moama Sound Shell, Cinema Pop Up is about providing locals and visitors the opportunity to experience an outdoor cinema and all the entertainment surrounding the event in their local environment.  Cinema Pop up will run for four nights only, from Thursday 9th January up to and including Sunday 12th January and will cater for all featuring the following family movies, chosen by Moama locals:

  • Thursday 9 January – Toy Story 4 (PG);
  • Friday 10 January – Bridesmaids (MA);
  • Saturday 11 January – Aladdin (2019) (PG);
  • Sunday 12 January – Pets 2 (PG);

For further info and bookings: www.cinemapopup.com.au/

20.  Calling all Brides to Be ~ Radcliffe’s 2020 Bridal Fair, 12 January

Radcliffe’s is holding Echuca-Moama’s first bridal fair of 2020.  You’ll get a chance to meet with over 30 hand-picked local wedding suppliers while getting the chance to see their fabulous venue and chat with the team.  For info or lunch bookings contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or head to their Facebook page to find out more.

For further information, accommodation bookings, events and experiences, give our friendly team a call, FREECALL 1800 804 446

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