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.