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November 30, 2022
The festive season is upon us once again and it's a wonderful time to visit Glen Innes Highlands and share in our Christmas spirit that shines so brightly. From seasonal gifting to magical lighting installations, Christmas trees, and regional events, there's plenty to see and do. And given it's the holiday season, why not take a break and stay a while? Read on for ideas to inspire your next visit. And check out our website to find local accommodation and more information about our region. Banner image by Glen Innes From Above
It's that time of year again - a time for giving. This festive season, be sure to check out the many retail stores and galleries in our beautiful town, take a drive to discover hidden gems in our region's villages, and attend a weekend market to discover all things handmade, homemade, homegrown, vintage, collectable and more!
Glen Innes Highlands has an outstanding reputation for its population of Murray Cod and December marks the start of the season, drawing keen fishermen from near and far. Other species, such as Rainbow and Brown Trout, Yellowbelly, Silver Perch, Redfin and Catfish also abound.
With an abundance of national parks, nature reserves, and parklands, Glen Innes Highlands is a place of dreams when it comes to both adventure and relaxation in the great outdoors.
The highlands have ways of making you forget about the outside world. Around Glen Innes you can find great stays where you can reconnect with family and friends, or go solo and let yourself be nurtured by nature.
Until 13 Jan Every evening Various locations, Glen Innes Discover the magic of six separate lighting installations around our town centre and parklands, each with a different theme. Learn more. This initiative from Mr & Mrs Hill Lighting is proudly funded by the NSW Government and supported by Glen Innes Severn Council.
Daily until Sat 3 Dec Mon-Fri 9.00am to 5.00pm; Thurs 9.00am til late; Weekends 9.30am to 2.00pm Town Hall, Grey St, Glen Innes Vote for your favourite entry & raise money for a great cause. $2 entry; free entry for kids aged 12 years & under; $1 for each vote.
Sat 3 Dec 10.00am to 6.00pm The Makers Shed, 123 Grey St, Glen Innes & Glen Innes Highlands Hub, 167 Grey St, Glen Innes 'Tis the season for summer reads, writing your story & authors in conversation. Book now.
Fri 2 to Sun 4 Dec Waterloo Station, 67 Waterloo Rd, Matheson Designed for writers at any stage of their writing development to experience a brief but dedicated writing and authorial experience in the company of other writers. Book now.
Every Sat in Dec, incl. Christmas eve 7.00am to 12.30pm Lions Park, Cnr East Ave & Ferguson St, Glen Innes Fresh produce, plants, craft, gifts, food, coffee & so much more.
Sat 10 Dec From 9.00am to 1.00pm 357 Grey Street, Glen Innes (behind Coles) Come along to this great community market and meet local stallholders who grow, make, create, and bake.
Wed 21 Dec Watsons Drive, Glen Innes Come along to celebrate the annual passing of the solar noon shadow, marking the longest number of daylight hours. Learn more.
Mon 5 to Fri 16 Dec 10.00am to 4.00pm Mon to Fri; 10.00am to 1.00pm Sat Glen Innes Art Gallery, 71 Grey St The Glen Innes Art Gallery proudly represents local artists, hosting exhibitions that reflect our wonderful region and helping artists connect with their audience. Learn more.
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Glen Innes Highlands acknowledges and pays respect to the Ngoorabul people as the traditional custodians of this land, their elders past, present and emerging, and to Torres Strait Islander people and all First Nations people.
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