Australia Day - January
Celebrate all things Australian at a different location throughout Greater Hume each year. Bring the family for a day of fun and entertainment and celebrate the many individuals, events and community groups who make our region a great place to live.
Holbrook Agricultural Show - March
With more than 130 annual shows under its belt, Holbrook knows how it’s done. The pavilion displays will include art, photography, needlework, cooking, cut flowers and school work from local schools. The show provides an opportunity for young rural citizens, with junior judging and handling of cattle, as well as show girl and show boy competitions. With horses, cattle, food, arts and crafts, there is sure to be something for all members of the family to enjoy.
Holbrook Lions Club Triathlon - March
Started back in 1993 and now part of the Riverina Triathlon Series, Holbrook Triathlon is one of the longest running community triathlons in NSW. Three races are held: a kids ‘Mini Tri’ (2km bike, 66m swim and 750m run), the ‘Enticer Race’ (500m run, 8 km bike, 200m swim and 2km run) and ‘Sprint Race’ (500m run, 15km bike, 200m swim and 3.5km run). So get training, challenge yourself, form a team or go individual and have some fun.
Commander Holbrook Cup Race Meeting, Holbrook - April
Come and enjoy a day of country racing at its best at Holbrook Turf Club. A range of family-friendly entertainment, great racing, betting facilities and plentiful food and drinks makes for a memorable country racing experience.
Holbrook Easter Fly-in - April
Holbrook Ultralight Club has staged this popular Fly-in annually since 2006, held on the Saturday and Sunday of the Easter holiday weekend. Saturday afternoon is a great opportunity to catch up with fellow aviators and talk ultralight aviation. Refreshments are available and a licensed bar will be in operation. The Fly-in Dinner 'amongst the aircraft' will be served in the hangar on Saturday with light entertainment. Recreational and sport pilots and their aircraft from all over Australia are welcome.
Holbrook Sheep and Wool Fair - April
Each year Holbrook Sheep and Wool Fair attracts stud sheep breeders and more than 150 secondary school students from throughout the Riverina, southern NSW and Victoria. The first day of the fair is Schools' Day, with educational workshops and inter-school sheep competition.
Thursday is the Open Sheep Competitions between the different breeds and the judging of fleeces. The fair concludes on the Friday morning with the Open Sheep Interbreed classes and the presentation of various trophies. Various judging competitions are also conducted throughout the event.
Holbrook Town Garage Sale - September
The township of Holbrook will come alive at the annual Community Garage Sale where there are sure to be treasures galore. Pick up a map in town, enjoy a sausage off the barbecue, and keep your eye out for a bargain. Follow the yellow balloons to visit the houses participating in this fun event.
Hume Football and Netball League Finals - September
Spectators can expect a blockbuster as the best teams in the Hume District battle it out for the premiership title. With crowds of up to 7000, it’s a great day of country football and netball.
Holbrook Art & Gardens - October
A week-long gala event the Holbrook Art & Gardens incorporates art, photography, leather work, sculpture, garden art, natural landscapes and beautiful gardens. A special market is also held on the Saturday
Garage Sale Trail - November
It's a big weekend encouraging us to put secondhand first and minimise our impact on the planet. Every garage sale has a unique style and gets a sale page that provides clues to who's involved, what's on offer and anything else that's going down. It's like a treasure map to second hand greatness. Likewise, shoppers can search for sales, items of interest and make your own Trail of favourite sales to checkout. Check www.garagesaletrail.com.au for all the details.
Holbrook Miniature Railway
Enjoy the picturesque gardens aboard the Holbrook Miniature Railway as it winds along Ten Mile Creek and through the gardens on the second and fourth Sunday of the month, Sundays during school holidays and by arrangement for parties, school groups and tourist coaches etc, contact 02 6036 2253.
Holbrook Markets by the Sub
A family-friendly monthly market set in the parklands near the B11 Submarine, featuring stalls by local vendors, artists, craft makers and farmers. New stallholders welcome.