We’re looking forward to seeing you this Saturday, folks!

Below you’ll find answers to some of the questions you probably have at this point. If there’s something not covered, get in touch and email info@winterbites.com.au with any other questions.


Transport to and from the event is by bus. There is no space for parking at Courabyra Wines for private vehicles, so we ask that you either arrange to be dropped off and picked up or jump on one of the free buses.

Buses will be departing from:

  • Tumbarumba, 11:40am (from the car park behind the pub, near the car wash)
  • Wagga Wagga, 10:30am (from the Visitor Information Centre car park)
  • Adelong, Tumut and Batlow:
    • Tumut, 10.30am (from Tumut Countrylink stop)
    • Beauford House Adelong, 10.50am (from Beauford House)
    • Batlow, 11.10am (from Batlow Countrylink stop)

If you haven’t done so already, please complete this online form about your travel preferences for the event.

Free buses will also run between Tumbarumba and the event at Courabyra Wines throughout the afternoon.


Please bring your Winter Bites Festival ticket either on your phone or printed so it can be scanned by our team on entry. You’ll also need to check in using the Service NSW app to facilitate contact tracing if needed.

All attendees will receive a complimentary wine tumbler on arrival to use throughout the day.


Winter Bites is a Pet Free Event – no pets will be allowed on the grounds (support animals are permitted).

You’ll find chairs and tables spread around the event site, but feel free to bring a picnic blanket along if you like.


We’re keeping a close eye on the situation in Victoria. Please follow the latest health advice by maintaining physical distancing, practicing good hygiene and staying home if unwell.

For the latest information about restrictions and health advice specific to NSW, please refer to NSW.gov.au/COVID-19. If you live in or have recently visited a Covid-19 hotspot area, please do not travel to the Snowy Valleys. 


  • 12:10pm Welcome to Country
  • 12:30pm Rory Phillips
  • 1:30pm Corey Legge Band
  • 2:30pm Babitha
  • 3:30pm Emily Wurramara
  • 4:45pm Busby Marou


There’ll be all kinds of local and regional goodies including:

  • Munday’s Catering
  • Courabyra Wines
  • Tumut River Brewing Co
  • Crafty Cider
  • Riverina Gin
  • Junee Licorice & Chocolate
  • Local at Learmonts

You can buy food and drinks for consumption at the event, or take some home for later (there’ll be a collection point at the exit). Cash and EFTPOS facilities will be available at the stalls.

No food and drinks may be brought into the venue.


Don’t limit your visit to just the festival, there’s a whole lot more to explore in the Snowy Valleys, plus some incredible fringe events lined up throughout the weekend. You can check these out here: https://winterbites.com.au/festival/tumbarumba/


You’ll be among the first to get your hands on our exclusive Winter Bites stubby holders and blankets. They’ll be available for purchase at the event.


Please remember to wear (or bring) warm clothes and feel free reach out if you have other requirements that are not covered above or questions about accessibility

P.S. Don’t forget to share with #WinterBites or tag us @winterbitesfestival on social media – we’d love to see you enjoying the festival!