2nd to 5th April 2020. Lock it in. See you at the Nagambie Lakes Regatta Centre

2nd to 5th April 2020. Lock it in. See you at the Nagambie Lakes Regatta Centre

Festival Highlights

With an so much on offer at the GoNagamie Festival, we've picked out some of the daily highlights you don't want to miss.

Man holding Murray Cod

Thursday 24th

The first day of the biggest fishing competition in Aussie history! There will be folks arriving from every corner of the country and once the tents and swags have been setup, there will be plenty to do in the festival hub

  • 11am Festival Venue Opens

    This is the moment we've all been working towards. Festival Entry is free so once you've setup your camp or checked into your accommodation, come down to the Nagambie Lakes Regatta Centre for fun and games with the kids
  • 3pm AFL - ANZAC Day Clash

    Kicking off at 3pm on the big screen will be the famous ANZAC day clash between Collingwood and Essendon. Who will take out the 25th meeting between these two giant clubs?
  • 7:40pm Marngrook Rock N Roll Footy Event

    ‘The Marngrook Rock n Roll Footy Event’ will be bringing Australia’s favourite Footy Show to the Royal Mail Hotel Main Stage at GoFish Nagambie on ANZAC Day.

    The two and half hour live show has everything! Jam packed with comedy, footy talk, AFL panel of former AFL stars and live music, this unique show, which has been wowing audiences across Australia, will be the perfect entertainment to kick start the four day festival.

    Featuring former Indigenous AFL Stars and Marngrook Footy Show regulars in Gilbert Mc Adam, Ronnie Burns and Andrew Krakour who talk all things Footy plus some very special guests thrown in including Max Crowe, Paul Vander Haar, Ron Andrews and Ian (Bluey) Shelton and hosted by Grant Hansen, there is no shortage of AFL talent.

    Kevin Kropinyeri, one of Australia’s leading Comedians, will have you laughing from the get-go with his unique brand of humour.

  • 9pm Grant Hansen’s Big City Combo - Live Music

    Featuring veterans from the Australian music scene: This group of talented musicians will have you dancing in the aisles and singing along to a unique blend of Aussie and International Classics from the 60s and 70s & 80s… those catchy songs that you grew up with but haven’t heard “live” for years.

Man holding Murray Cod


Friday will see the festival hub host hundreds of students from all over Victoria for demonstrations and education on fishing and the environment, before a night of A-grade live music kicks off where fisho's and locals can kick back and share stories of their catches.

  • Schools Program

    Friday 25 | Nautalis Marine Education Stage & Festibal Hub

  • Live Music

    Friday 25 | 7 - 10:30pm

    Grim Fawkner

    An itinerant minstrel, whose acoustic works range from upbeat folk/country, to soulful balladry, with elements of blues, pop & indie thrown in.

    He is a self taught guitarist and vocalist, who has a high intensity and passion for performing live that keeps him in the minds of all who see him play.

    Iain Archibald Band

    Hailing from Melbourne, Ian Archibald Band are fusing Country & Rock into a dynamic package. The band’s sound has been likened to Keith Urban, The Eagles and Foo Fighters.

    They're Pop enough to like on first listen, but without the cheesy Mozzarella dirty feeling you get from listening to the likes of Justin Bieber!

Man holding Redfin


Saturday is the bigone! The whole region will be focused on Nagambie, as we bring you the absolute best of the region to show you what Victoria's Lakes District has to offer.


    Saturday 26 | Nautalis Marine Education Stage

    Move over MasterChef, there is a new cooking competition in town. Sanctioned by the Steak Cookoff Association (SCA), The Lake and Steak Cookoff will take place on Saturday afternoon in the stunning outdoor setting of the outdoor Festival.

    Celebrating one of Australia’s favourite pastimes, which happens to be a hugely popular trend in the food scene, the Lake and Steak Cookoff is a team-based BBQ competition, that brings backyard BBQ cooking skills to a whole new level.

    Each team will compete for cash, across three categories – chicken, prawn and steak. However, the primary focus will be on the delicious 30mm prime scotch fillet steaks, proudly supplied by Avenel Meats, cooked to absolute perfection to conclude the comp.


    9:00pm Saturday 26 | Lake Nagambie Foreshore

    To celebrate an actioned packed Saturday, and to spread the GoFish love far and wide, a fireworks display will be held from the shores of Lake Nagambie.

    The excitement and colour will put a smile on everyone’s face, from the best in the business.

Man holding Carp


Get ready for a relaxing morning and graze through the market before the fisho's finish up and come back to shore for the final presentations.


    10:00am – 2:00pm Sunday 28 | Nagambie Lakes Regatta Centre

    The Nagambie Farmers' Market is usually located at Tahbilk Winery. But to mark this special event, this wonderful country market will be moved to the Nagambie Lakes Regatta Centre for the April market.

    Shop locally from local artisans, makers and real farmers, and taste the difference.

    They’ve sourced the best seasonal produce from the region including fresh fruit and vegetables, mushrooms, nuts, eggs, bread, pork, beef, lamb, fish, chicken, alpaca, wine, beer, olives, olive oil, chocolate, cakes, pies, coffee, jams, preserves and much more.

    The Nagambie Farmers' Market, bringing back fresh, local food!


  • 6:00pm Thursday 25| Incredibles 2

  • 6:00pm Friday 26 | Finding Nemo

  • 6:00pm Saturday 27 | Moana


  • 3:20pm Thursday 25 | ANZAC Day Collingwood vs Essendon

  • 7:50pm Friday 26 | Port Adelaide vs North Melbourne

  • 1:45pm Saturday 26 | Gold Coast vs Brisbane

  • 8:10pm Saturday 26 | Freemantle vs Western Bulldogs

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