The Running of the Sheep at the Boorowa Community Bank Irish Woolfest has been likened to the Running of the Bulls in Pamplona and just as exciting! This annual festival is held in October – for additional information visit: www.irishwoolfest.com.au
There are many orchards and “pick your own” cherries in Young – the Cherry Capital of Australia! The drive from Canberra to Young is less than 2 hours and 4 hours from Sydney. Young celebrates the annual National Cherry Festival on the first weekend in December and this 3 day celebration includes the Street Parade, Christmas Street Market, cherry pie eating championships, cherry pip spitting competition, live music, drum and pipe bands and more.
Well maintained country showground. Good trotting track.
Dubbo City Council
The 2011 Blue Mountains Film Festival (formerly the Katoomba Short Film Festival) is now in its fourth year, and will be held at Scenic World, Katoomba on October 13, 14 and 15, set against the stunning backdrop of the Three Sisters and the Jameison Valley. Screenings will be held in the Scenic Cinema, wrapping up with an awards presentation on the final evening in the Skyway Restaurant. The festival is now open for submissions.