Griffith is a festive city with much to celebrate! The calendar is dotted with festivals and events that showcase the cultural richness and abundance of local produce the region is famous for. During our festivals and events, the city is at its vibrant and bustling best so be sure to book your accommodation in advance. Use the booking service at the Visitor Information Centre 1800 681 141 or online. LIKE the VisitGriffith facebook page to hear about upcoming events, news and activities. Listed below are our annual festivals, to see what else is happening in our City, visit the events calendar.

    October 2017

    Taste Riverina Food Festival

    Taste is a month long celebration of locally grown, made and crafted food, wine, juice and beer across the Riverina. Perfect for the foodie craving new experiences and taste sensations!

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    unWINEd -  2017 date to be determined

    We invite you to explore the premium wineries of Griffith and villages over one action packed weekend! unWINEd celebrates the very best that Griffith has to offer - gorgeous wines, delicious local food and lively entertainment. Relax with friends amongst the vines with a glass of crisp white and plate of tasty tucker while perhaps listening to acoustic guitar and vocals. Each winery has something different to showcase and offer...you'd need the three days to really unwind.  'unWINEd - one of the best wine and food festivals in NSW' - Body & Soul Magazine.

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    8-21 October 2017

    Real Juice Company Citrus Sculptures

    The Citrus Sculptures are a unique event in Australia and are based on the famous lemon sculptures in Menton, France. Now in their 22nd year the sculptures have grown from just a few in 1995 to 70 sculptures lining Banna Avenue, Griffith’s main street in 2016! With ten fabulous new sculptures added to the exhibitoin in 2016 the Festival continues to grow and grow!

    The Citrus Sculptures have become a major visitor attraction bringing thousands of people to Griffith every year. Read more...


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    13-16 October 2017

    Griffith Festival of Gardens

    The third weekend in October each year celebrates spring and open gardens. Eight gardens are open each year to the public ranging from small cottage style gardens to large country estates. Several gardens offer catering, morning tea, afternoon tea and or lunch to ensure you have a relaxing and enjoyable garden experience. A Garden Bus Tour is offered each day from the Visitor Centre and is a great way to see the gardens and meet like minded people Read more...

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    • Griffith Visitor Information Centre 1800 681 141
    • 2016 Garden Festival Page
    • Brochure
    • We wish to acknowledge our Sponsors: Real Juice Company, DNSW, De Bortoli Wines, Griffith Retirement Estate, Bendigo Bank, Griffith Bricks & Pavers, McWilliam's Family Winemakers, Doug & Julie McWilliam, Exies, Roy Spagnolo & Assoc, Bunnings, Veritech, REX, The Area News, WIN, 2RG & StarFM.
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    14 October 2017

    Multicultural Festival

    A celebration of Griffith's multicultural community through dance, song, food and other festivities.

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  • April 2017

    Griffith Easter Party,  14-17 April 2017

    Four days of fabulous events, music, food, wine and fun. A family favourite is Action Day at Pioneer Park Museum with a fabulous lineup including such things as: antique gun display, sheep dog trials and old fashioned games. Other Easter activities include Bacchus on the Lake Fun Run, Childrens Easter Brunch on Banna, Griffith Business Chamber Side Walk Sale and music in the street and parks, Jet Boat action and winery tours. The wineries have pulled together a relaxing Easter Sunday with music, food and wine. The Griffith Easter Party offers something for everyone. Please check the Griffith Easter Party page for updates and details.

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    27 August 2017 - Date TBC

    Festa della Salsicce (Festival of the Sausage)

    Festa della Salsicce celebrates the Italian tradition of salami making. Griffith is well known as the centre of home-made salami's with 60% of people in Griffith claiming Italian heritage and many of these proudly upholding old traditions. In fact the salami-making culture in Griffith is booming with the next generation taking the reigns. Read more...


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