A huge program of wonderful things to do ensures that this year's Festival offers even more for everyone.
Come join us in friendly, beautiful Myrtleford, as we celebrate everything that's great about living here.
Myrtleford Festival News
2013 MYRTLEFORD FESTIVAL QUEEN
The Festival Princesses went through final stages of judging, including making public presentations in front of a large crowd at the Festival Opening Ceremony in Thursday evening. After difficult deliberations, the judges announced that the 2013 Festival Queen is Emma Botter. Congratulations from the Festival committee to all the Princesses. We also wish Emma all the best in the year ahead, as she performs the duties of her title.
Many thanks to outgoing Queen Breanna Rouse, who filled her role with style and energy.
Sunday 10 March Pioneer Cemetery Walk start time is now 6pm (was 7pm).
Sunday 10 March Dog Obedience Demo with King Valley Kennel Club is CANCELLED
Monday 11 March Historical Walk of Myrtleford CBD start time is now 10am (was 6pm).
ART PRIZE WINNERS ANNOUNCED
The winners of the 2013 Art Prize & the David Draper Landscape Prize were announced at the Art Prize opening party, on Thursday 7 March. The opening was very well attended, and was an excellent showcase for this high quality exhibition of talented painters. Read more.
ALPINE SHIRE CONTINUES SUPPORT
The Alpine Shire is a strong supporter of the Festival, providing a range of resources that make the long weekend possible. Read more.
ENTERTAINMENT BOOKINGS CLOSED
If you'd like to perform at next year's Festival, email our Entertainment Gurus!
For ticket sales & bookings,
the Ball Organisers.
The Festival for everyone
Enjoy the cruisy outdoor Mountain H20 Street Party, or the excitement of live sports events. Take in the Art Prize and Photographic exhibitions, then shop at our markets. How about a cooked breakfast in the heart of town, followed by a family bike ride or a guided historical tour? The official Program has up-to-date info about all events. To read it, click HERE.
Get on the Bus - special Festival Tours
Fancy a guided tour of some of the Alpine Valleys' boutique wineries, or a fascinating look at the key sights of Myrtleford, in the comfort of a coach, with expert commentary? Then you'll love the The Myrtleford & Rosewhite Winery Tour, and the Myrtleford Discovery Tour! Run by the Myrtleford Visitor Information Centre, these tours offer a fascinating insight into our town and some of its nearby wine producers.
The Winery Tour runs on Saturday & Sunday from 1-4pm, with the Myrtleford Discovery Tour on Sunday only (11am-12.30pm).
Interested? Call the Myrtleford Visitor Info Centre on (03) 5755 0514. Or drop into the Centre, beside the Post Office on Clyde Street.
come on - VOLUNTEER!!
The Festival runs on people power, and there are many little jobs we need help with. If you've ever thought about doing some volunteering, NOW IS THE TIME! We'd love to have you join us, for an hour, half a day, or the whole Festival weekend if you'd like to.
To get involved, just email our friendly Events Organiser.
the Mountain H20 Street Party will rock
Mountain H20 returns as the major sponsor of the 2013 Saturday Street Party. Their support ensures the Street Party is free for everyone. Yay! There will be plenty of refreshing Mountain H20 spring water at the Party, so you can enjoy the entire day - and night! For details of the Mountain H20 Street Party, read on
Supporting White Ribbon
The Myrtleford Festival proudly supports White Ribbon, Australia's campaign to stop violence against women in all communities.
See the White Ribbon website for more details.
Coles Supermarkets - Super Supporters
We're extremely grateful for Coles Supermarkets' major support of the Festival and Cotters Markets. The yummy gourmet produce enjoyed at Cotters Market sausage sizzles was provided by Coles, on top of their major financial sponsorship of this year's Festival. Thank you Coles! Read more
Myrtleford? Where is it?
If you haven't visited Victoria's northeastern High Country, you've missed something special! Myrtleford is in the lush Ovens Valley, at the base of the state's highest mountains. We're an hour from Albury-Wodonga, three hours from Melbourne, and a world away from your worries. Read more
What are you waiting for?!
OK - enough talking. Have a look at our website to learn all about Myrtleford and our magnificent Festival. Then come join us in March, for the time of your life!