Avoca Riverside Markets 

9am – 5pm

Avoca Riverflats, Dundas Street, Avoca

Free market 

The Avoca Riverside Markets are located on the banks of the Avoca River providing a tranquil environment to enjoy meandering around 50 stalls. Browse a variety of artisan goods, including crafts, fresh food, soaps, candles, plants, jewellery and more, on your way to the Avoca Wine Festival. 

Avoca Riverside Market

Avoca Wine Festival

11am – 5pm

Avoca Riverflats, Dundas Street, Avoca 

$25pp – Early Bird Tasting Ticket by 16 April ($30pp at gates or after 16 April ) 

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Located along the banks of the Avoca River, the festival will have plenty to drink, eat and do. With a French picnic atmosphere and plenty of entertainment including Live Music, FREE Kids’ Activities, Petanque, a visit from Bendigo’s Chinese Lion Dancers, Games as well as a rare wine auction of in-demand aged Pyrenees wines there is something for all ages.

Your ticket will provide a tasting pass to unearth wines from seventeen local wineries in your own souvenir Pyrenees Unearthed glass. Craft beer and cider will also be on offer. So bring a picnic blanket or deck chair and discover your piece of France in the heart of Victoria.

Avoca Wine Festival
Masterclass – Theme: Pyrenees Shiraz 2013

$60pp, includes Tasting Ticket & 1 hr Masterclass 

Pre-purchase only. Strictly limited numbers apply. 

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Celebrating the region's award-winning reds, winemakers from six renowned Pyrenees wineries will showcase their best shiraz at the Avoca Wine Festival Masterclass. All from the exceptional 2012 and 2013 vintages and all produced in the region, guests can expect to be taken on a journey of the taste buds through the quintessential characters of Pyrenees shiraz whilst exploring the nuances of each winemaker's craft. Wineries include Blue Pyrenees Estate, Dalwhinnie, Sally’s Paddock M.Chapoutier, Dog Rock and Taltarni Vineyards.


Bus Transfers

Return bus travel from Ballarat for the Avoca Wine Festival will be available, as well as shuttle bus services for the Avoca and Moonambel areas.

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Pyrenees Shiraz Masterclass
Pyrenees Pub Night

Start your adventure with a meal at local pub in one of our Pyrenees Villages.

Avoca Art Exhibition & Sale 

Also enjoy Pyrenees Ranges experiences, Open Garden Events and the Taltarni Gala Award Ceremony.

Avoca Wine Festival

The Avoca Art Exhibition continues, then meander through the Avoca Riverside Markets en route to the feature event, the Avoca Wine Festival.

Tour de Pyrenees

Collect your passport at the Avoca Wine Festival and then Tour de Pyrenees with your passport to experience cellar door events. Finish your day around the racecourse Bonfire in front of the Big Screen.

ANZAC Day Races

Commemorate the ANZACs at the dawn service then join us for an action-packed day of country racing.

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