The Snowy Ride is a motorcycle event run annually in the Alpine Region of NSW and the ride is now in its fourteenth year and has raised in excess of $5 million dollars for the Steven Walter Children’s Cancer Foundation (SWCCF).The aim of the Snowy Ride was to involve the motorcycle riders of Australia in raising money for research into childhood cancer and its side effects and to give the local volunteer organisations of the Snowy Mountains area the chance to raise money for their own communities. Riders make their way to Thredbo from near and far to meet at the final checkpoint in Thredbo by 4pm on the Saturday afternoon. The Village transforms into a temporary home for thousands of motorbikes on display, and the atmosphere is charged with sounds of plenty of live music to watch in the square and other indoor venues.
Blues Festival- January16-18
Blues lovers everywhere, mark this date on your calendar, Clear and crisp mountain air, beautiful alpine surrounds, electric village vibes and soul soothing blues tunes make the Thredbo Blues Festival one of the top events to attend every summer. With performances across both public venues and intimate dining environments, the festival fills Thredbo Village with the sounds of a diverse range of Australian Blues acts including a mix of Roadhouse, Chicago, R&B, Soul, Funk and Delta Blues
Country Music Festival- March 20-22
With an impressive line-up of talent, the Snowy Mountains Country Music Festival provides an amazing opportunity to come and enjoy some of the best country music while experiencing the Snowy Mountains in summer. Set over three days, the festival includes the main stage concert at Friday Flat. Set in a natural amphitheater with stunning surrounds it promises to be a spectacular celebration of country music. The festival not only celebrates the best of the best, but also recognizes and celebrates great new talent.
Jazz Festival- May 2-4
The Thredbo Jazz Festival is a 3-day celebration of Jazz music, great food and wine set in picturesque Thredbo. On offer are some of Australia’s finest Jazz musicians, including special overseas guests. The Jazz Festival program features a variety of performers taking the Jazz lover on a musical journey around Thredbo.