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Leeton

Designed in 1914 by renowned urban planner and architect Walter Burley Griffin, Leeton owes its existence to the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area. Leeton has 102 hectares of public parks and reserves and many impressive, well preserved examples of art deco architecture. Walk around town to view the 21 buildings listed in the register of the Art Deco Society of New South Wales.

Leeton is also one of Australia's richest food producing areas. Make sure you visit a local winery or call in to the Leeton Visitors Information Centre to take part in their "Tastes of Leeton" demonstration.

Leeton

Leeton: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Roxy Theatre Leeton


The Roxy in Leeton is an art deco building and was opened in 1930 as a cinema and a stage was added in 1933. The Roxy film screen is one of the largest roll-up mechanised screens in Australia measuring approximately 16 metres wide by 8 metres high.

The Roxy is one of a small number of two level cinemas in New South Wales, and has been classified by the National Trust. In its present role, is a multi-function centre combining concert, live theatre, films and community events with a capacity in excess of 800 seats. Films are screened on Friday and Saturday nights, with matinees during school holidays.

Tours of the Art Deco Theatre are available on request.




114-118 Pine Avenue
Leeton, NSW, 2705

Located 0.1K from Leeton

Tastes of Leeton


Tastes of Leeton presentation is held 11.30am daily at the Leeton Visitors Information Centre. Visitors will learn about some of the local industries here in Leeton such as citrus, walnuts, and rice. You will get to taste some of the products and also take away a few samples. The presentation takes about 20 minutes and would be of interest to families, travellers, and students. Group bookings are more than welcome.




10 Yanco Avenue
Leeton, NSW, 2705

Located 0.7K from Leeton

Leeton: Events

Leeton Sunrice Festival


The Leeton Sunrice Festival is held biennially at Easter during the rice harvest. The
festival celebrates the importance of the rice industry to the community.

The five day event provides entertainment and family activities. Events include Leeton's Longest Lunch, the street parade, Festival on Mountford, Balloon Glow, skate championships, busking and street performers.


Event Dates
2017
      31st Mar


23-25 Chelmsford Place
Leeton, NSW, 2705

Located 0.1K from Leeton

Leeton Eisteddfod


Leeton Eisteddfod is recognised as one of the most outstanding cultural events in western New South Wales. This event is a showcase of talent in music, ballet, speech and drama, literary, highland and line dancing. Programs are available from Leeton Trophy and Gift Centre, as well as the town's two newsagencies. A wonderful event for the family!


Event Dates
2017
      1st Aug


114 Pine Avenue
Leeton, NSW, 2705

Located 0.1K from Leeton

Leeton Chill and Grill


Combining local farm-fresh produce with local eateries in a "Pop-Up" market food event at beautiful Mountford Park. Celebrity Chef, Paul West, from River Cottage Australia will be cooking with local produce. Chill with local food and bands.


Event Dates
2016
      15th Oct


Corner of Wade Avenue and Jarrah Streets
Leeton, NSW, 2705

Located 0.3K from Leeton

Light Up Leeton


Light Up Leeton is a Christmas carnival and community concert which sees local homes and businesses join together to celebrate the festive season. Following the festivities in the park, locals and visitors alike are invited to take a drive to see 200 or more homes lit up in celebration of the season.

Join the fun at Mountford Park to celebrate!


Event Dates
2016
      4th Dec


Church Street,
Mountford Park
Leeton, NSW, 2705

Located 0.4K from Leeton

Leeton Town Band Outback Band Spectacular


For two days Leeton is host to concerts and performances from some of the best concert and brass bands in the country.

We have previously welcomed the following outstanding bands to the stage: Canberra City Band, Griffith City Band, Riverina Concert Band, City of Wollongong Band, West Wyalong Town Band, Junee Town Band, Yanco Agricultural High School Drum Corps, Liverpool Brass Band, Cootamundra Concert Band Ensemble, Leeton Town Band, Hillston Band, Tumut and District Concert Band, PremiAir V8s, Mostly Blues, Metro Band, Dom and Chrissie, Hoffmann Winds and numerous entertaining street performers and sub-groups.

The festivals host town of Leeton has great shopping, coffee shops, award winning wineries, award winning pies, excellent golf course, dining, art deco heritage builds, churches, museum, art gallery, an enthusiastic Town Band, affordable accommodation.... and lots more.


Event Dates
2016
      4th Nov
      5th Nov
      6th Nov


Pine Avenue
Leeton, NSW, 2705

Located 0.4K from Leeton

Leeton Farmers Market


The Leeton Farmers Market is an authentic farmers market designed by Leeton Shire Council in conjunction with the Rotary Club of Leeton, held on the first Saturday of the month. With a focus on paddock to plate production, the Leeton Farmers Market is all about providing the opportunity for customers to purchase fresh high-quality produce directly from the growers and producers.

Leeton, in the heart of Australia's food bowl is at the centre of the most productive region in the country. It is estimated that each Murrumbidgee Irrigation farmer feeds approximately 600 people annually. You name it they grow it! From rice, fruit, vegetables and wine, to meat, nuts, horticultural and organic produce, Leeton has seriously earned its reputation as a food destination.



Event Dates
2016
      1st Oct
      5th Nov
      3rd Dec


Racecourse Road
Leeton, NSW, 2705

Located 1.0K from Leeton

Leeton Harley and Bike Muster


The Leeton Harley and Bike Muster will once again be held in October. The event will comprise of a bike gymkhana, tire pull, activities for the kids, a bike and Harley Show and Shine and lots of live entertainment, with free entry for under 16's. Gates open at 4pm.

Full bar facilities and food stalls available. Camping facilities on site. No glass at this event.

No colours.


Event Dates
2016
      22nd Oct


Racecourse Road,
Leeton Showground
Leeton, NSW, 2705

Located 1.7K from Leeton

Leeton Country Round-up


Since first running in 2005 the Leeton Country Music Round-up has grown to attract in excess of 500 participants with most of these coming from throughout the region and the country.
Starting with a concert on the Friday night, the music continues throughout the weekend. Meals and snacks are available as is a dance floor and full bar service.
This years event will see performances from Kiara Rodrigues, Errol Gray, Reg Poole, Bec Hance, Cameron Mason and Amos Morris. John Battle will be performing and Hosting the Open Mic Talent Night and the Smoko with Talent Show. Col Driscoll, wonderful Bush Poet, will also be our Compare for the Saturday Main Concert.


Event Dates
2016
      27th Oct
      28th Oct
      29th Oct
      30th Oct
      31st Oct


Racecourse Road
Leeton, NSW, 2705

Located 1.7K from Leeton

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