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North East Rivers Festival

The events for 2019 are listed below. Details are currently being updated so please check back later for further information.
About Us

The North East Rivers Festival based in Derby in N.E. Tasmania grew on the back of the iconic Derby River Derby. The Festival now offers several different events over 2 BIG weekends in October each year. The Committee has packaged up fun family orientated events in varied parts of our Municipality. You can spectate or participate.

Calendar of Events for 2019


Friday 18th October

Moorina Golf Challenge

Venue: Moorina Golf Club


Junior Twilight Fishing

Venue: Bowen’s Dam, Springfield 4:00pm


Sunday 20th October

River of Life Celebration

Venue: Bridport Primary School Hall




Wednesday 23rd October

The Feast in the North East

Venue: The Bridport Bunker Club


Friday 25th October

Official Opening and School Fair

Venue: Winnaleah District High School


Sunday 27th October

Bridport Fun Run

Venue: Bridport Walking Track (starting at Village Green)

Time: 10:00am

Also U12 Junior 2km Event along the foreshore track

Note: no fee/no prizes

Registration for both events from 8:00am


Legerwood Hill Climb

Venue: Legerwood Lane via Tasman Highway