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Griffith is the heart of the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area and is one of the largest wine and vegetable production areas in Australia. Walter Burley Griffin, a landscape architect from Chicago, designed the town of Griffith and was later responsible for the urban development of Canberra. Griffith is renowned for its Italian heritage, fine wineries and orchards.

Visit the famous wineries of the region including De Bortoli Wines, McWilliam's Hanwood Estate, Melange Wines, Westend Estate Wines and Berton Vineyards. Griffith is also home of the Casella Yellowtail range of wines.

The Pioneer Park Museum features restored buildings from the early 20th century. Walk the Two Foot Tour of town and see its historic buildings or explore the new City Park. For outdoor enthusiasts Lake Wyangan offers camping, sailing and fishing. The annual festival, La Festa, is held every Easter and celebrates food, wine and cultural diversity.

Griffith: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Griffith Regional Art Gallery

The Griffith Regional Art Gallery is part of the refurbished, Griffith Soldiers Memorial Hall Complex, which was built in the 1930s in the art deco style to the design of a local architect Mr A. B. Long.

One of Australia's leading regional cultural institutions, holding significant collections of Australian art, the gallery also presents around twelve exhibitions annually ranging from touring exhibitions, acquisitions and works by our very own local artists. The exhibition calendar is available form February on the Gallery website each year

The major collection is Australian Contemporary Jewellery from 1960; also the Griffith Collection featuring regional artists and artists who have exhibited in the gallery.

167 - 185 Banna Avenue
Griffith, NSW, 2680

Located 0.5K from Griffith

City Park

City Park should be close to the top of the must do list in Griffith. The park has been listed in the top 10 playgrounds in NSW with the tallest climbing frame in the Southern Hemisphere, a splash pad area and a flying fox.

Surrounding the park is a variety of outdoor exercise equipment which is free for all to use. The precinct also offers a beautiful barbecue area and lush garden surrounds.

21 Kookora Street
Griffith, NSW, 2680

Located 0.7K from Griffith

Griffith: Events

Griffith Multicultural Festival

For the past seven years, this one-day festival of food, dance and music has been celebrating the multicultural heritage of Griffith in the Riverina. In 2016, it's back with more great food, arts and crafts stalls, face-painting, henna painting, a spaghetti-eating competition, a jumping castle, balloons and more. On stage in Memorial Park, there'll be dance and music performances to keep everyone entertained for a fun day of community celebrations.

Griffith is home to around 20 different cultural groups and many of them are involved in this community event - Fijians, Samoans, Maoris, Chinese, Chileans, Italians, Aboriginal groups and more. You'll have the chance to eat locally-made ice cream and coffee, pizza and pasta and maybe a glass of local wine.

Watch out for a few extra surprises this year! Last year it was bagpipes.

Event Dates
      15th Oct

Memorial Park,
Banna Avenue
Griffith, NSW, 2680

Located 0.2K from Griffith

unWINEd in the Riverina

unWINEd in the Riverina is an annual event held by the wineries of the Riverina, focusing on wine accompanied by regional food.

The event is held in Griffith every June long weekend, with local wineries offering a range of activities to tempt all palates, including, tutored tastings, flights of wine, winery tours, cooking demonstrations by celebrity chefs, music, fabulous food and entertainment for the whole family.

Take a leisurely tour around the premium Riverina wineries of Griffith and Leeton and unWINEd.

For further information and program details please visit the web site.

Event Dates
      30th Sep
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Various wineries
Griffith, NSW, 2680

Located 0.3K from Griffith

La Festa

La Festa is a community event, held on Easter Saturday in, Griffith.

La Festa is a popular event on Griffith's calender, showcasing the city's rich cultural diversity, wine industry, local music and arts.

In 2016 the event will taking a break and will return in 2017 bigger and better, celebrating everything the region and it's people have to offer. There will be activities for the kids and a wealth of musical performances. along with loads of other attractions. Festival patrons will be able to enjoy local foods, and local wine.

For further event information visit the La Festa web site, or find them on Facebook and Twitter.

Event Dates
      15th Apr

To be confirmed
Griffith, NSW, 2680

Located 0.6K from Griffith

Griffith Citrus Sculptures

Griffith comes alive with an amazing display of more than 60, larger than life, three dimensional Citrus Sculptures. The Citrus Sculptures line the main street of Griffith, creating a spectacular gateway to the city and are on display for two weeks. The Sculptures are wacky and creative and include a grand piano, a giant guitar, a chicken, and a Cinderella horse and carriage.

The Sculptures are unique to Australia, and are based on the famous lemon sculptures of Menton, France. They are created using 100,000 oranges and rubber bands, and an army of 700 volunteers. Sculptures are created by schools, service clubs, community groups and multi-national companies - it is a fabulous community event.

The Sculptures are celebrated during the Griffith Festival of Gardens in October.

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Banna Avenue
Griffith, NSW, 2680

Located 0.7K from Griffith

Griffith Festival of Gardens

Visit Griffith during Spring and celebrate the 25th annual Festival of Gardens.

Ten private gardens will open to the public, ranging from pretty cottage gardens to lovely country estates. The gardens reflect the passion of the owners and offer a tranquil and colourful environment to relax and explore. Most of the gardens offer catering and additional attractions to further enhance your garden experience.

Costa Georgiadis of ABC Gardening Australia is the 2015 gardening ambassador. Meet Costa at the festival launch and street party, Paella by The Sculptures on Friday 16 October. Or join a walk and talk with Costa or a gardening workshop at one of the open gardens.

The Long Italian Table showcases Griffith's Italian heritage, a fabulous night of feasting with friends under the stars, bookings essential.

Join the daily Garden Tour Bus for a memorable day out with like-minded people and knowledgeable local driver.

Event Dates
      14th Oct
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Jondaryan Avenue
Griffith, NSW, 2680

Located 0.8K from Griffith

City to Lake Fun Run

Starting at the site of the proposed private hospital site on Animoo Avenue, the annual City to Lake run will conclude at Lake Wyangan Picnic Ground.

Run, walk or ride the scenic route from Griffith city site of Community Private Hospital in Animoo Avenue to the picturesque Lake Wyanga Picnic ground, a distance of 10 kilometres. This is the major annual fundraiser for the Community Private Hospital. There will be trophies for runners and riders in age categories as well as lucky number prizes. Entertainment and catering available at the finish line

Animoo Avenue
Griffith, NSW, 2680

Located 0.9K from Griffith

Griffith: Travel Tips

Griffith Visitor Information Centre

The Griffith Visitor Information Centre has all the information you need to make your stay in the city enjoyable. Whether it is attractions, accommodation or advice on Griffith's dining experiences or wineries, just ask the friendly staff. View the free seven minute DVD which depicts the lifestyle of Griffith and local industry. When you have finished they invite you to wander through the interpretive display telling the story of Griffith from the development of the irrigation scheme through to the wonderful region's produce.

A wide range of local and Australiana souvenirs are available for you to purchase.

A kaleidoscope of colour, the Stained Glass Window located at the Visitor Information Centre depicts the view from Griffith's lookout showing the fields of produce, water wheel and mountain ranges.

Banna Avenue,
Corner of Jondaryan Avenue
Griffith, NSW, 2680

Located 0.7K from Griffith

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