Social Program


  • Arrive early, relax
  • Catch up with friends
  • Book in for a gentle guided walk along the Ovens River to stretch your legs after the drive.
  • Shop for those things you forgot to pack, and find the best coffee
  • Registration opens 3:00pm
  • BBQ (optional) at the Showgrounds from 5:30pm @ $15 head
  • Welcome to Country and Safety Briefing from 7:00pm




Our-after dinner speaker is Adrian Twitt (Warby Range Bushwalkers) and Andy Kimber (Friends of Warby-Ovens National Park) on the Story of the Warby's:  How our 'backyard' went from marginal primary production country to become the first site in Victoria to be admitted to the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas.

Live Music by the "Kat and Rat Trio" provide some laid back country, folk and rock covers for your entertainment

Buffet style -two course meal in comfortable environment, hosted by Magpies Football and Netball club, Wangaratta Showgrounds. Limited numbers $50 per head (book via TryBookings with registration)




Have a safe trip home...

or, extend your stay (and accommodation booking) to make the most of the wide range of visitor attractions in the North East, including wineries, gourmet food trails, extensive cycling trails from Wangaratta to Beechworth, Bright and Harrietville, and much more...

Victoria's High Country official website

Cycling, High Country, Victoria:

Bike Hire, Shuttle and Cycle Tours

Discover the Milawa Gourmet Region of the North East

Or, explore the High Country wines of the King Valley, or visit one of the 18 winemakers in the Rutherglen region.