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Events Calendar

Upcoming events:

December 2014

1-24 December 2014

Hotham's Christmas countdown & prize giveaway

Join Hotham and get excited because the holidays are nearly here, it's snowing in the northern hemisphere and it's getting closer to Hotham's 2015 Winter season... but also because December is here which means Christmas and a time to celebrate with family and friends!

We're giving away a cool prize-a-day in the lead up to Christmas, so participate and play games with us for your chance to win every day in December up to Christmas.

Info how to get involved will be posted on our Facebook page each day starting Monday 1 December - so jump onto our page, like us and play for your chance to win!

Please see the terms and conditions for Hotham's Christmas countdown promotion

January 2015

24th - 26th January 2015

Adventure Kids Festival Mount Hotham

The Adventure Kids Festival offers children, and their parents, the opportunity to experience outdoor adventure activities in a controlled environment, close to traditional community services (such as transport, amenities, etc), in a very easy family-friendly way. The experience will be memorable and hopefully ignite a desire in them to further explore what our many outdoor and wilderness areas have to offer.  


Camping, Trail Running, Mountain Biking, Orienteering, Fly Fishing, Obstacle Courses, Bush Walking, Abseiling, Bush Art, Damper Cooking, Rock Climbing and much much more!!!


Stand by for more information to come on how to register for this exciting event. 

February 2015

30 January - 1 February 2015

Cool Summer Festival 2015

The Cool Summer Festival is back for another three days of music and camping at Hotham.

Be entertained by a whole bunch of talented Australian musicians over two stages, camping options and BYO during the day.

Support independent local music and purchase your ticket early.

Tickets available from

March 2015

7th & 8th March 2015

Melbourne Food & Wine Festival

Smoke, Bones & Butter

Hotel High Plains

Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th March 2015

12:00pm - 10:00pm


Chef Ben Bound teams up with friends – a baker, whisky master and woodchopper – to present mountain food prepared by mountain men, demonstrating primal cut breakdown, smoking, breadmaking and more.

Ben Bound, executive chef at Hotel High Plains (formerly Vue de monde) will be joined by brothers Nick and Tom of High Spirits beverages to provide whisky know-how, and Melbourne and Milawa star baker Clinton to showcase artisan bread baking.

Highlights include:

Chef to demonstrate primal cut break down (Denver leg and front leg venison)
Smoking meat using local snow gum over open flames
Braising meat in the woodfired oven
Smoking the bone marrow
Churning butter
Breadmaking demonstration

Then sit back to devour the fruits of your labour.


Saturday 7th March 2015 Includes demonstration, whisky and mezcal tasting and venison feast $120.00 Purchase Tickets here
Sunday 8th March 2015 Includes demonstration, whisky and mezcal tasting and venison feast $120.00 Purchase Tickets here


8 March 2015

Audax Hotham Challenge

This new cycling event will put participants through a series of challenging mountain rides on the Victorian Labour Day long weekend.

At 6:45am the first ride of 200km from Dinner Plain to Mount Buffalo kicks off and will keep many riders in the saddle for whole day with two long climbs up Mount Buffalo and Mount Hotham.

At 7:00am the second ride of 135km ride will set off from Dinner Plain, with a climb of 1220 metres over 30km it is not for the faint hearted.

The third ride starts at 9:00am from Bright Football Ground. From here it's a short ride to Porepunkah where riders will turn left to tackle the climb to Mount Buffalo.

To find out more or to register visit Audax Hotham Challenge

14th - 21st March 2015

Beyond Hotham 4WD Adventure 2015

Heading in to its eighth year, the event will be held at Mount Hotham Alpine Resort for March 14th and 15th as a weekend of day tours in the local area followed by a 6 day 4WD adventure encompassing North East Victoria and southern NSW Snowy Mountains. This tour will run from Monday 16th to Saturday 21st March and numbers are limited so visit for more information and to download the 2015 Registration Form and Program Outline.

14 March 2015

Razorback Run 22km, 40km or 64km

This classic Alpine run offers 4 challenging distances in some of the most spectacular country in Victoria’s Alpine National Park. The 64km Razorback Ridge run which builds on the 58km course but takes in the entire length of the Razorback to offer some of the most spectacular running and scenery in the Australian Alps, the 40km Razorback Circuit and the 22km short course Razorback Ridge – a delightful day out up to the Summit of Mt Feathertop and back along the Razorback.

Set in the heart of Victoria’s high country the Razorback Run is one of the most amazing high altitude runs that Australia has to offer.

Read more on Razorback Run

June 2015

6 June 2015

2015 Winter Opening Weekend!

The official opening weekend for Winter 2015 kicks off, with lots of events and activities to get involved in at Hotham.

Stay tuned as we announce what's on and first lifts turning for the season!

July 2015

25-26 July 2015

Victorian Biathlon Championships

Two-day Victorian Championships held at Whiskey Flat, Mt Hotham. 

More information at

August 2015

15-16 August 2015

Australian Biathlon Championships

The Biathlon Australian Championships will be at Whiskey Flat, Mt Hotham.

For more information visit