Below are a selection of upcoming events in and around the Denhams Beach area.
The Classic & Vintage Motor Club of Eurobodalla’s Show and Shine
Moruya Bowling Club, River Street, Moruya
The Annual Classic And Vintage Motor Club of Eurobodalla (CVMCE) Show & Shine event is on with for members displaying cars and motorbikes of 30 years or more. Last year’s event saw more than 100 cars and 30 motor bikes, so we’re expecting a fantastic turn out this year.
While many of the vehicles will be entered for judging, members will also display other vehicles, and we are inviting other clubs to participate as well. So expect a great display.
The public are invited to come to the event between 10:00 am and 2:30 pm. Enjoy all vehicles on display and to take part in People’s Choice Award for best car and bike in judging.
This show has grown, so this year the area of displaying vehicles has been expanded into reserve beside Bowling Club.
28 October 2018 10:00am-2:30pm
Moruya Melbourne Cup Day
Moruya Jockey Club, Donnelly Drive, North Head
Cost: $10 Adult, $5 Concession, Kids (Under 18) Free
Gates open 11am, first race approx 1pm.
Enjoy a fantastic day out at the Moruya Races! The racecourse is a picturesque country field with plenty of grassed areas for picnics and allowances for small marquees to be set up for groups.
The club runs a full bar and food is available on course.
6 November 2018 11:00am
Jetblack Wild Wombat Mountain Bike Challenge
Join like minded bikers and immerse yourself in the natural beauty of tall forests, rivers and beaches in this unspoilt coastal wilderness.
Eurobodalla Regional Botanic Garden
Deep Creek Dam Dr, Batemans Bay
Celebrate your love of nature at the inaugural Jetblack Wild Wombat MTB Challenge! Join like-minded mountain bikers and immerse yourself in the natural beauty of tall forests, rivers and beaches in the unspoilt coastal wilderness of Eurobodalla Shire.
You can race solo or in relay-teams of up to six riders in the racing time of 12 hours. An additional ‘Wild Solo Challenge’ allows all solo riders to chase their personal goal of how many kilometres they want to achieve during the racing time – so, don’t worry too much about lap times or category results – just race at your own pace. Great also for groups of friends or couples to chase that kilometre goal together all day and into the night!
Bring the family and stay for the weekend – kids activities and free junior races and lots to see and do in and around the event centre!
After hour: 0403090952
Eurobodalla Regional Botanic Gardens- Batemans Bay.
1 December 2018 10:00am-10:00pm
The Combined Churches Bay Carols
Hanging Rock Sports Ground, Hanging Rock Place, Batemans Bay
Join us for the Bay Carols, a friendly and relaxing event for all the community and visitors. Sing along with the local bands as they perform favourite Christmas Carols.
It is for all ages with food stalls, face painting, glow sticks and a jumping castle. And the grand finale will be the fireworks display.
We’re asking families to bring along deck chairs and picnic blankets, and enjoy the evening.
Battery operated candles will be on sale. Proudly brought to you by the Combined Churches of Batemans Bay.
9th Dec 2018 5:00pm-9:00pm
Carols at Long Beach
Sandy Place Reserve, Long Beach
Join us for a wonderful evening, with live music by local bands singing favourite Christmas Carols and Santa making an appearance.
A variety of food will be available along with entertainment for the kids. You’ll find:
Carols, sing-a-long, music, children’s activities, pizza, pasta, a BBQ, coffee, soft drinks, ice cream much more.
So bring your deck chairs, tables, drinks and snacks.
This night is for all ages, to bring the community and surrounds together for a fun and relaxing evening and is not to be missed.
15th Dec 2018 6:00pm-9:30pm
Batemans Bay Carnival
Corrigans Beach Reserve, Beach Road, Batehaven
Cost: $25 Armbands available for unlimited rides. (Excludes No Limit, Surf Side mega slide, Bungee trampolines and water walking balls). Single tickets available for all rides.
Come one, come all!
Bells Super Family Carnival has been visiting Batemans Bay for over 20 years – providing endless enjoyment to young and old alike.
This summer holidays the carnival beside the seaside at Corrigans Beach is a ritual for many enjoying the fireworks on New Years Eve and Australia Day. Treat yourself and the kids to Dagwood dogs and fairy floss, lots of fun rides for all ages with the giant slide and of course the big one – the Ferris wheel!
Open daily from 7pm to 10pm (weather permitting). Special family tickets available at the show.
21st Dec 2018 7:00pm – 27th Jan 2019 10:00pm
Broulee Sand Modelling Competition
The perfect way to spend a summers day with friends and family North Broulee Beach, Coronation Drive Broulee
Cost: $5 per entry, Spectators free.
Come and try your hand at sand modelling, it is a great way to enjoy the beach with family and friends.
Categories include open and junior (primary school) in sculpture or sandcastle building. .
- Maximum 5 per entry except family or junior teams can have additional members under 5 years of age.
- No assistance from non-team members, except advice.
- No interference with other teams or their works.
- No walking on another team’s patch.
- No use of tools other than plastic ice-cream containers and water spray bottles, and normal beach toys such as toy plastic bucket, toy small plastic spade, toy small plastic rake – organisers might approve of other odd items that are safe and don’t give an unfair advantage.
- No workings before the start whistle.
- No workings after the full time whistle
- Most important EVERYBODY HAS TO HAVE FUN!!
NOTE: In the event of extreme temperatures being predicted, the competition will be set back to later in the day.
31 December 2018 11:00am-3:00pm
Moruya New Year’s Rodeo
Moruya Showground, Albert Street Moruya
Cost: Adults $20, 12-18 yrs $10, Under 12 yrs Free
Start the New Year with a Bang, celebrating at the Moruya Rodeo, with fun for the whole family. The day will include a range of rodeo events and attractions with side shows, food stalls and refreshments running through the day.
Gates are open from 12pm to midnight.
Rodeo events start at 4pm and finish at 10pm.
DJ will be playing great country music from 10pm until midnight.
Plenty of fun for the whole family at the Moruya Rodeo, events and attractions include:
- Bull Ride
- Saddle Ride
- Open Roping
- Novice Saddle Ride
- Breakaway Roping
- Steer Wrestling
- Bareback Ride
- Team Roping
- Poddy Calf Ride
- Steer Undercoating
- Ladies Barrel Race
1st Jan 2019 12:00pm-11:59pm
Tollgate Island Classic Tournament Batemans Bay
One of the premier events on the NSW Gamefishing Tournament calender, The Tollgate Island Clasic, is on again, hosted by the Batemans Bay Game Fishing Club. With a host of events, entertainment and prizes on offer for competitors.
Registration will start at 5pm on Thursday 17 January, with fishing starting at 6am on Friday 18 January. Fishing will continue on Saturday, finishing on the afternoon of Sunday 20 January.
2019 Registration forms and event details including prizes, times and rules will be available on the Batemans Bay Game Fishing Club website.
18-20 January 2019.
Tri Series Competition Broulee
Broulee Bowl, 15-17 Health Street, Broulee
Young people who skateboard, BMX or scoot are invited to the Broulee skate park to learn new tricks and compete for prizes.
The 2018 Tri-Series is a chance for you and your friends to kick, flip and carve up the pavement with some pro riders as your guide. This is a safe and welcoming environment for young people of all ages and abilities.
The day will be jam packed with music, food and good vibes. Please bring your helmet, safety gear and your skateboard, scooter or bike.
Other venues will also be offering this.
19 January 2019 10:30am-2:30pm
Batemans Bay Australia Day breakfast and Ceremo
Corrigans Beach Reserve, Beach Road, Batemans Bay
Cost: Free to attend. $5 for breakfast.
We welcome the community and visitors to our celebration of Australia Day. Join us for a flag-raising ceremony and a speech from the mayor. A choir and live band will be providing entertainment.
A delicious breakfast will be available along with a host of children’s games.
26 January 2019 8:00am-12:00pm
The Red Hot Summer Tour 2019 with a line Up to ImpressMackay Park, Batemans Bay
The Red Hot Summer Tour is back for 2019, with a line up that is sure to impress!
The tour will be headlined by the legendary John Farnham, with special guests Daryl Braithwaite, Jon Stevens, Vanessa Amorosi, Thirsty Merc and Dragon.
Revered as one of the best male vocalists by both fans and fellow musicians, John Farnham had an incredibly versatile career. Everyone will be singing along to his hit single You’re The Voice, as well as Have A Little Faith, Chain Reaction and A Touch Of Paradise.
Daryl Braithwaite has had a string of hits since embarking on his solo career after Sherbert. These include One Summer, As The Days Go By and The Horses.
A concert experience with Jon Stevens is up there with the very best. From his Noiseworks days and hits such as Touch and Hot Chilli Woman, he has made an indeniable impact.
Vanessa Amorosi is considered one of Australia’s most iconic female voices, with hits such as Absolutely Everybody, Mr Mysterious and Shine.
It has been 15 years since Thirsty Merc smashed onto the scene with hits such as Someday Someday and In The Summertime, they will not dissapoint.
Bands don’t get much bigger than Dragon. Songs like April Sun in Cuba, Are You Old Enough and Rain are ingrained in the Australian psyche.
So come and join us for a fantastic day in Batemans Bay, these shows are what music memories are made of!
Tickets on sale at the Batemans Bay Visitor Centre, Corner of Princes Highway and Beach Rd.
23rd Mar 2019 1:30pm-10:00pm
Narooma Oyster Festival
Quota Park, Riverside Drive, Narooma
Join us on Saturday, May 4th for the 2019 Oyster Festival. It always delivers something special for everyone – from foodies to families, combining a cosmopolitan quality food experience with excellent music & family entertainment.
Enjoy it all from the festival’s stunning location at Forster’s Bay, Narooma – one of the most beautiful locations on the NSW South Coast.
Live music, local art & culture, fresh produce, and the world’s best oysters!
Our festival has won three tourism awards. Come and see what it’s all about!
Full program will be available closer to the date.
4 May 2019 10:00am-6:00pm