Festivals & Markets

From local produce at the farmers markets and regular monthly markets, to classical and folk music festivals, there is something to suit everyone.

Arts in the Valley

Arts in the Valley holds a biennial arts festival in Kangaroo Valley. The next festival is in May 2021. In addition Arts in the Valley presents music concerts and visual arts events throughout the year.

Since 2007, Arts in the Valley has brought some of the finest musicians, artists and writers in Australia to Kangaroo Valley for our concerts, exhibitions and festivals.

Kangaroo Valley Show

Kangaroo Valley Show

The Kangaroo Valley show includes traditional competitions such as the Dairy and Beef judging; Show Jumping, the Horse Class Judging , the Poultry Pavilion, the Wood Chopping, the Champion Dog Show and of course The Grand Parade. There are the favourites such as the Children’s Bicycle races, Pet show, Dog Races, Tug o’ War, Talent Quest and for the willing, the Iron Person event. For the young at heart we again have rides, carnival games, showbags, a variety of cuisine and other stalls to choose from.

The Kangaroo Valley Craft Beer & BBQ Festival

Held in the grounds of the region’s leading hotel The Friendly Inn, the KVBBQ Festival 2021 features dozens of craft beer breweries, top of the line barbecue caterers, live music, and a host of all-ages activities from piglet racing to helicopter rides.

The ever-popular piglet races take place on both days allowing all festival goers to place their bets on the cute little critters which will be wearing their different coloured vests in any of the seven heats per day.

Kangaroo Valley Farmers Market

Kangaroo Valley Farmers Market

Positively supporting Kangaroo Valley, The Shoalhaven and the Southern Highlands agriculture, healthier communities and more sustainable food choices direct from the growers. Meat, fruit, vegetables, herbs, eggs, jams, pickles, pastries, cakes, local honey, biscuits, olive oil, and lots more! Free local live music!