The heart of the Riverina
It’s time to discover what makes rural life so appealing.
If you’re exploring the Riverina region, then you must visit Coolamon Shire for a must-see day trip destination. Just 40km from Wagga Wagga and rich in culture and heritage tourism, Coolamon Shire is jam-packed with museums, natural attractions, gorgeously presented heritage streetscapes, boutique shopping and quaint and quirky cafes. You’ll be pleasantly surprised by the variety of dining options in Coolamon Shire.
A weekend in Coolamon Shire
While you can get a taste of Coolamon Shire in a day, it’s much better to take your time, and immerse yourself into everything Coolamon Shire has to offer. You’ll be surprised at how much you can do in the slow lane!
Events and Festivals
Here’s just a taste of some of the fabulous festivals and events held in the Coolamon Shire:
- Coolamon Up-2-Date Art Exhibition
- Capture Coolamon Shire Photography Competition & Exhibition
- Coolamon NYE Street Party
- Ganmain Agricultural Show
- Ardlethan Picnic Races
- Ardlethan Country Music Festival & Talent Quest
Up To Date Store Cultural and Learning Precinct
Coolamon Shire’s most popular local and tourist destination, the Up-to-Date Cultural and Learning Precinct has recently been renovated so the Coolamon Shire RSL Museum and Up-to-Date Store can be accessed together.
The precinct also includes the Coolamon Shire Library and features different historical displays, including the Lamson Cash System and Mavis Furner Collection, both must-sees while you’re here.