Events & festivals
October. This ultimate adventure festival brings outdoor adventurers together for a weekend of mountain bike riding in the Colquhoun State Forest, trail running in the Mitchell River National Park, paddling on the Gippsland Lakes and a walk or run on the trails around Lakes Entrance. There are also events for kids to participate in. The festival hub hosts music, entertainment, food stalls and a presentation stage.
March. Held at the Forestec building in Kalimna West, Gippsland Lakes Art on Show features works by over 50 local and interstate artists. The event will also showcase art influenced by Aboriginal culture, including paintings, woven baskets, possum skin cloaks and artefacts. The show is organised by the Lakes Entrance Rotary Club in collaboration with the Gunaikurnai Land and Waters Aboriginal Corporation.