Tagged: Tourism

Southern Highlands Welcome Centre wins Gold!

November 29, 2016Posted in: Events


The Southern Highlands Welcome Centre is officially number one in the State! Announced at last week’s annual NSW Tourism Awards, Council’s Southern Highlands Welcome Centre took home top honours in the highly coveted Visitor Information Services category. Speaking after accepting the award was Council’s Manager of Tourism and Events, Steve Rosa. “This is a fantastic...

Council calls for 2017 Tulip Time charity partner

October 7, 2016Posted in: Community, Tourism

Tulip Time 2016

Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking Expressions of Interest from charities wishing to become the official charity partner for next year’s Tulip Time celebrations. Council’s Manager Tourism and Events, Steve Rosa is encouraging all eligible charities to lodge an application. “Tulip Time is our largest annual event bringing in tens of thousands of visitors from across...

Council sponsors 40th anniversary of Highland Gathering

July 28, 2016Posted in: Events


Wingecarribee Shire Council has tonight agreed to support the 2017 Bundanoon Highland Gathering with a $10,000 sponsorship. Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Larry Whipper praised the decision. “Bundanoon is Brigadoon is a fabulous celebration and one of our Shire’s largest annual tourism events,” he said.  “Council is very proud to support their 40th anniversary with this...

Expressions of Interest called for 2016 Art Studio Trail

April 14, 2016Posted in: Events, Tourism

Art trail

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling for Expressions of Interest from studios and artists to participate in the 2016 Southern Highlands Art Studio Trail. The Art Studio Trail is the feature event of the Southern Highlands Arts Festival which runs throughout the month of November. “The Art Studio Trail gives the public a rare opportunity to...

Tulip Time scoops international award

October 28, 2015Posted in: Events

Tulip Time

The 55th Southern Highlands Tulip Time Festival has been awarded the title of Tulip Festival of the Year by the World Tulip Summit Society (WTSS) at their inaugural World Tulip Awards. The World Tulip Summit Society is made up of a committee of representatives from 17 countries of tulip lovers (tulipists) committed to promoting the...