Theme: Celebrating music and culture on the banks of the Murray River.

Dates: Takes place in February each year.

Location: Echuca-Moama, Victoria, Australia.


Unique Features: The festival boasts a single stage set under towering river red gums in a natural amphitheatre, alongside the picturesque Murray River. Historic paddle steamers meander past, adding to the unique riverside experience.

Activities: Attendees enjoy first-class musical performances, regional food, and wine offerings. The festival also offers opportunities for dancing and enjoying the natural beauty of the river setting.

Past Events: The Riverboats Music Festival has consistently delivered memorable experiences with its blend of music, nature, and local culture.

Past Artists: Notable artists like Missy Higgins, Xavier Rudd, The Cat Empire, The Waifs, Adam Harvey, and Pete Murray have graced the stage.

Website Address: Riverboats Music Festival Official Website

Facebook Page Address: Riverboats Music Festival Facebook Page

Local Area Tourism Information: Echuca-Moama, known as Australia’s paddle steamer capital, offers a rich river trade route history, river cruises, and the Echuca Port and Discovery Centre. Nearby attractions include heritage buildings, outdoor activities, and regional events like the Southern 80 water ski festival and the Winter Blues Festival.

Murray River Paddlesteamer. Credit Visit Melbourne

๐ŸŒ Sources

  1. Wikipedia – Echuca
  2. Riverboats Music Festival Official Site
  3. Visit Victoria – Echuca Moama, Destinations, The Murray, Victoria, Australia
  4. Riverboats Music Festival Official Site