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Tulips Time to expand after dark

March 31, 2022Posted in: Tourism
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Wingecarribee Shire’s 2022 Tulip Time celebrations are set to shine after dark when the festivities return in September this year. The announcement of an extended evening program for Tulip Time follows an injection of $74,595 in funding secured by Wingecarribee Shire Council from the NSW Government’s Regional Events Acceleration Fund. Council’s Director Corporate Strategy and...

Hampers sharing a taste of the Highlands

September 16, 2021Posted in: Other, Tourism
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Hampers being packed into boot by man in hi vis vest

Council’s Destination Southern Highlands team have been working with local businesses to prepare hampers for our neighbours in nearby Campbelltown. The Campbelltown local government area is classified as a local government area (LGA) of concern and its residents are under stricter stay at home orders. Wingecarribee Shire Council’s General Manager, Lisa Miscamble, said the benefits...

Tulip Time 2021 goes virtual!

August 26, 2021Posted in: Tourism
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The Southern Highlands annual Tulip Time festival in Corbett Gardens is to be transformed into an online virtual tour following uncertainty around public health orders relating to physical distancing and public gatherings. Council’s General Manager Lisa Miscamble explained the decision. “After much deliberation Council has decided to re-focus this year’s celebrations,” she said. “We considered...

Sharing the Love with the Southern Highlands

February 12, 2020Posted in: Tourism
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Steve Rosa and Leo Sayer outdoors with campaign material

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Destination Southern Highlands team is set to launch a new tourism and economic recovery campaign aimed at enticing visitors back to the Highlands. Council’s Group Manager of Tourism and Economic Development, Steve Rosa said the campaign would show that the Shire was back open for business. “We’ve called the campaign Share the...