Weekends and Weeknights in Moree
Last updated May 8, 2023
Whether you’re an adrenaline junkie or a pleasure seeker, a winner of raffles or conqueror of mountains, or just a lover of the lazy Sunday brunch downtown, Moree will keep you busy. We have listed a few ideas below to kick-start your adventures and help you meet some of our very friendly locals!
The town is known far and wide for its social spirit and jam-packed events calendar, including Moree on a Plate (one of Australia’s premier food and wine festivals), regular long lunches, polocrosse and rugby games, visiting live shows and picnic races… there is always something fabulous happening, either in town or in one of our delightful surrounding villages. Check out the below websites and pop some dates in your diary:
The award winning Moree Visitor Information Centre is the ideal place to discover the town and surrounds with many self-guided brochure options to get you started, including motoring tours, CBD Art Trails and wonderful Heritage and Art Deco Walks highlighting historic sites and examples of Moree’s unique architecture. The friendly staff at the Centre can also book you a spot on a local tour, including:
- Yinarr-ma Bush Tucker Tours – entertaining and informative two-hour walking tour along the Mehi River pathway identifying the many uses of native bush plants for food and medicine.
- O’Dempsey’s Charters and Tours – visit local pecan nut and cotton farms.
The Information Centre is also well stocked with local and regional produce, artworks, and giftware.
67 Alice Street, Moree
Housed in one of the town’s iconic heritage buildings, BAAM is home to Moree’s public art collection plus an ever-changing program of outstanding exhibitions from local artists and travelling shows. It also holds the most significant collection of Aboriginal paintings in regional NSW and hosts regular workshops, art classes and special events.
25 Frome Street, Moree
The Gallery runs in partnership with TAFE NSW, New England Institute, Moree Campus and offers visitors a genuine experience of Aboriginal art that is a reflection of the diverse Australian landscape and incredible local talent. There is also the opportunity to meet the artists and to purchase a wide variety of works.
22 Frome St, Moree
For twenty years, The Moree Gallery has proudly promoted contemporary, affordable art from significant emerging and mid-career Australian artists, holding four exhibitions annually, showcasing talent from across the nation. The gallery store also stocks an eclectic and bespoke range of giftware.
Max Centre, 30 Heber Street, Moree
Yaama Ganu Gallery is a not-for-profit Aboriginal art gallery and home to the popular Café Gali. The Gallery proudly supports and exhibits consigned works from artists of the local Kamilaroi Nation and Aboriginal managed Art Centres from communities around the country.
211 Balo St, Moree
One of NSWs largest collection of Aboriginal family records, plus an extensive array of traditional Kamilaroi artefacts, art and photographs – a wonderful space to learn about Gamilaroi culture.
38 Albert St, Moree
First Sunday of the month
Fresh produce, plants, trash and treasure
Jellico Park, Moree
See a show or join in!
All ages and abilities, newcomers very welcome. Ukes available or BYO. Fortnightly Wed nights.
Monthly international, award-winning and independent Australian films - movie and supper.