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Australia Day in Yass Valley

Celebrate Australia Day in Yass Valley with a range of fun-filled community events.

Australia Day Ceremony & Markets

Start your morning off celebrating our national day by enjoying the Community BBQ Breakfast at Coronation Park (from 8:30am), followed by the Citizenship Ceremony and Australia Day Awards! There will also be market stalls and live music by Steve Carter. With Coronation park, there is plenty to keep the kids entertained! Bring a chair, or picnic blanket and come down to enjoy the morning festivities!

Yabby Races at Hotel Binalong

Join Hotel Binalong for the annual Australia Day Yabby Races! The kid’s Yabby Races will kick off at 2:30 pm in the beer garden and after this, will be the more serious yabby races! The bistro will be open from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm so why not head down for lunch before the yabby races commence? A great day out for the whole family!

Beat the Heat

Beat the heat with a dip in one of our local pools at either Yass or Binalong Pool. With free admission to both, you wont want to miss this opportunity! Or cool down with a scenic day by the water at BurrinjuckGood Hope, or Wee Jasper. Pack a picnic and the cricket set and settle in for the day.

Yass Golf Club 3 Stick Event

Come celebrate Australia Day at the Yass Golf Club for a special 3 Stick Event! For members – enjoy golf, a burger and a drink for just $35! Visitors can also take advantage of this special offer by adding an extra $20 to your golf. Now is the time to start thinking of which clubs you will play with, remember 1 must be a putter!

Mollie’s Australian Day Party

Join Murrumbateman winery for Mollie’s Australian Day Party! Celebrate Australia Day with a doggone good party. There will be hotdogs and pupcakes, lamingtons and lovely local wines. Get your Aussie spirit on with the fun of a frolic in the vines with your best mates.

If you are still looking for suggestions on how you can spend Australia Day, please don’t hesitate to contact the Yass Valley Information Centre on (02) 6226 2557 or by visiting us at 259 Comur Street (open from 10:00am to 4:00pm)