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Markets & Events


The Payneville Farmers Market - 4th Saturday of the Month on the Esplanade 8:30am - 12:30pm

The Paynesville Lions Market - 2nd SUnday of the Month @ Gilsenan Reserve 8:30 - 1pm

Live Music

The Paynesville Wine Bar & The Paynesville Hotel offer live music every weekend

New Years Eve Fireworks

Enjoy the magical fireworks dispay every New Years Eve at 9pm & midnight. Whether you expereince it from the boat or from the shore you will be impressed with this little village's fireworks display 

Paynesville Music Festival

Enjoy the annual Music Festival on the shores of McMillan Straits on the last weekend of February. Jazz, rock, swing & country music brings the streets & venues of Paynesville alive. 

The Paynesville Classic Boat Rally

This fabulous boat festival is held every 2 years with the next one set for 29th February 2020. It is a celebration of rich boating history with boats from all over the country participating. 

Marlay Point Overnight Yacht Race

Running since for over 50 years, the Marlay Point overnight Yach Race is the only overnight yacht race for trailer sailors in Australia. Held on the March long weekend

The Paynesville Gold Cup

Enjoy this spectacular power boat racing event from the shores of Lake King in March each year.

The Food Van Festival

Yummo! We love the Food Van Festival on the Esplanade held every Easter Saturday

The East Gippsland Beer, Food & Wine Festival

Experience all that Gippsland has to offer with the best food & wine from the region all in one place. 6th April 2019

Sale to Sea Disability Challenge

Disability Kayak Challenge from Loch Sport to Lakes Entrance over 3 days. Held every 2 years

The Twin Rivers Bream Classic

14 - 15 July 2018

Bairnsdale Racing Club

Enjoy the charm & fun of country racing. Major events include the Bairnsdale Cup - October 7th 2018 & Melbourne Cup Race Day

Captains Cove are proud supporters of these East Gippsland events






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