Visit a hive of cultural activity
Every year the town of Merimbula and its surrounds come alive with many exciting events.
Race Days At Sapphire Coast Turf Club
The Sapphire Coast Turf Club, located in the Bega Valley, hosts several race days throughout the year. Get dressed up in the latest fashions on the field, meet friends at the bar and enjoy a day of racing action.
Various events throughout the year
Summer Sounds | A World of Music at Four Winds
Set in Bermagui, on the stunning south coast of NSW, Four Winds brings world-class musicians, performers and audiences together for a day of musical magic.
Get set for a day of family-friendly entertainment. Pambula Show is your typical country affair with horse events and woodchopping, as well as sideshows and carnival rides.
Calling all foodies! EAT Merimbula is an event you won’t want to miss. Delight in the diverse culinary offerings, all from the perfect vantage point at Fishpen, overlooking the picturesque Merimbula Lake.
Rock ‘n’ Rodder’s Festival
Club Sapphire is home to this annual 50s and 60s dance festival. Get in quick – tickets sell fast.
Bermagui Seaside Fair
Thousands of people flock to Bermagui each March to immerse themselves in this multi-award-winning community and tourism event. There’s art, a street parade, sandcastle competition, live entertainment, market stalls and so much more.
Head out to Dickinson Point Headland in March to experience Sculpture Bermagui! There’s a winning combination in the beauty of Bermagui’s natural landscape and the carefully-crafted sculptural pieces that decorate the area during this exhibition.
Bermagui Bike Show
All money raised as a result of the annual Bermagui Bike Show goes to support cancer research and support. There’s a hot rod exhibition, trade stalls, auctions, live music and food – all for a good cause.
Sapphire Coast Orchid Club Seasonal Orchid Show
The Sapphire Coast Orchid Club holds spectacular seasonal orchid shows in August, September and November. This event is a highly anticipated item in the grower’s calendar!
August, September and November
Get your motors running along to this family-friendly, not-for-profit event at Pambula Sporting Complex. There will be a swap meet, trucks, cars, boats, trailers, market stalls, trade displays and a huge kid’s zone.
Sapphire Coast Week of Golf
If golf is your thing, you’ll love this week-long festival. This annual event is held at the Pambula-Merimbula Golf Club.
Eden Whale Festival
Join the migration! Get up close and personal with the impressive humpback and other whales at this annual event held in Eden.
Australian Bowls Championship
After a 12-year hiatus, it’s back! Merimbula’s Club Sapphire will be the stage for this competition in 2017, 2018 and 2019.
November to December