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Bright is a small sized town, located in Victoria - 319 metres above sea level and in North Eastern Victoria at the southeastern end of the Ovens Valley. Bright offers truly magnificent, distinct seasonal attributes, stunning Autumn colours, warm Summers by the Alpine fed rivers. Mother nature comes alive in Spring and Winter provides a base for Alpine Resorts, Falls Creek, Mount Hotham and Mount Buffalo.
The main industry of the town at the beginning of the 21st century is tourism, with much focus on the autumnal colours of the European trees planted in the area. A major cultural event is the Bright Autumn Festival. Due to the number of paragliding and hang glider launch sites close to Bright, the town has been a centre of activity for paragliding festivals and competitions.
Bright is a major gateway to majestic alpine scenery and has a variety of native birds and animals. Morses Creek and the Ovens River have adjoining tracks which are ideal for short or long walks.
Bright is close to the Victorian Alps, and various alpine national parks including the Mount Buffalo National Park. Within literally 350 metres of the town centre, just a few minutes walk, can be seen platypus, fish, yabbies and amphibians in their natural environment.
Local attractions include farms, wineries, historic sites, fruit orchards, restaurants, the beautiful natural landscape, surrounding mountains and more.
There are many events held in the Bright township and surrounding areas. In Spring, Bright holds regular Markets, as well as the Bright Spring Festival, Bright 6 Hour Mountain Bike Event, Bright High Country Horse Endurance Ride, Art Exhibitions, Bright Grand Fireworks Spectacular and Concert, Bright Alpine Four Peaks Mountain Climb.