Seymour is a ripper spot to visit all year round BUT if there was one time of year that slightly nudges in front, Spring would be it. Visitors and locals alike, adore the wide-open spaces, meandering river, liveability, country hospitality and generosity, not to mention the locality and proximity to Melbourne.
Check out our Seymour in Spring guide for some of the best food, drink and activities in the area.
There are over 200 events to enjoy as the town celebrates 175 years. Join in the celebration. With a frequent and regular train service you can reach Seymour in under 1.5 hours with plenty to see and do every day, find out more about each event at www.seymouris.com.au
Enjoy delicious local produce at one of these events.
Spring Fling at Bank St Pizza - A mid-week garden party with live music and a three-course dinner that’s not pizza! 16 October and 14 November.
Tallarook Farmers Market - An authentic farmers market showcasing a wonderful array of food from the local area. First Sunday of each month.
200 Steps to Lunch - Vegetate with Farmer Chloe from Somerset Heritage Produce & Chef Sam from the Winery Kitchen for an herbaceous luncheon between the garden and the restaurant.25 November, 1 Emily St, Seymour
Fabulous wine country and boutique beers on offer. Meet the makers at one of these amazing events.
Tastes of the Goulburn - Seymour’s premier annual wine and food festival on 20 October, Station St, Seymour
Octoberfest at Tooborac Hotel and Brewery and the Brewers Table on 27 October.
Brave Goose Open Day - Join Brave Goose for a day of live music, wine tasting, and cheese platters at their annual open day! 24 November
Enjoy the great outdoors and all the natural assets Seymour has to offer. There is something for everyone from history, art, skills sharing to theatre.
The Great Seymour Show Off - A country show like no other and celebrating 160 years. Enjoy carnival rides direct from the Royal Melbourne Show, animal pavilions, horse show, entertainment, live music, the amazing Show Bag Trail, traditional country competitions, cooking demonstrations, community stalls, the best of Seymour. 6 October 9am to 4pm, Kings Park.
Art Beyond the Divide - an opportunity for everyone to enjoy and celebrate arts. 20 October at Wine X Sam.
Vic Fish Kids Seymour - They're fun and free, and everything is provided so youngsters can cast a line and try fishing in a safe and supportive environment.
No pre-booking required - registrations will be taken on the day. Vic Fish Kids Ambassador Rex Hunt will be on hand with expert tips
- 200 rod and reel outfits given away throughout the day
- Two fishing clinics (10am and midday)
- Free fishing tuition from Fishcare Victoria and angling club volunteers
- Learn how to cast, tie knots and what to do with a fish when you catch one
- Free photo booth to immortalise that fish of a lifetime
- All fishing gear and bait provided
Try out the new fishing platform and be part of the excitement of 28 October at Goulburn Park.
Seymour 175 Anniversary - Celebrate with Seymour their 175th anniversary. 10 November, Kings Park