Naturally an icy windscreen and frosty breath would encourage anyone to stay indoors, as the gloomy weather creeps in Barlens have devised a winter bucket list to keep you out and about on the social scene.
So, polish those dancing shoes and whip out your warmest coats as this winter is set to be a big one, both in the capital and along the border.
Canberra will host a variety of events, urging everyone to embrace the capitals glorious winter. From watching the GWS Giants take on the Richmond Tigers at Manuka Oval, to an array of wine and truffle festivals that will leave every foodie drooling.
Canberra Bucket List
o Cheer on the Canberra Raiders at GIO Stadium
o Skate into the Winter Festival at Garema Place
o Digg for truffles at the 2016 Truffle festival
o Toboggan down the alpine slide of Corin Forest
The Albury region is not to be underestimated, from witnessing the Irish charisma of Foster and Allen to a wide selection of farmers markets, your calendar will be cluttered with must see events.
Albury Bucket List
o Laugh until it hurts at the Long Room Comedy Lockdown, hosted by Albion Hotel
o Experience the fresh flavours and aromas of the Gateway Markets
o Soak in the sunset with nibbles and good company at Lake Moodemere Estate
o Take the plunge into the icy waters of Rocky Valley Dam to celebrate the first day of winter
For more information on how to make the most of the Albury winter visit: www.visitalburywodonga.com
Or, alternatively you could throw your own winter whopper, celebrating with a backyard bash or girls night in. Whatever you decide it is important to celebrate winter in all of its glory.