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New South Wales hosts a spectacular array of music and cultural festivals, high adrenalin sports and exciting family entertainment.
New South Wales is a major global cultural hub and is the most visited state in the country. The state is proudly home to Sydney, Australia’s largest cosmopolitan city. Sydney is undoubtedly the premier city for events and is filled with a variety of exciting festivals and celebrations all year round such as the annual Vivid Sydney. There is never a shortage of things to explore, from city lights to stunning natural landscapes, immerse yourself in the region’s beautiful World Heritage Reserves like the Blue Mountains which hosts annual events such as the Winter Magic Festival.
Whether it's winter or summer, New South Wales features fantastic year round activities and events to attend. Celebrate the snow season by skiing in the Snowy Mountains and attending premier events such as the Perisher Peak Festival and Snowtunes featuring live concerts in the snowfield. The region is also home to some of Australia’s best wines and gourmet food at the Hunter Valley, which hosts an annual Wine and Food month. Visit the highly-anticipated event and join in an interactive cooking class, dine at award-winning restaurants and indulge in fine wine at the cellar doors and wineries.
The North Coast boasts a relaxed seaside lifestyle and hosts a number of events every year celebrating local farming community and businesses. Renowned for its unspoiled natural environment, the South Coast region attracts a large number of visitors every year for a wide range of annual festivities celebrating good food, music and fun filled events.
With its vast agricultural lands, Country NSW hosts a number of outdoor activities every year such as the Bathurst 1000, a legendary V8 supercar event. The region is also home to Tamworth, Australia’s country music capital, which hosts the huge Tamworth Country Music Festival every year. Outback NSW has its own charm with its quirky towns and rich indigenous history, making it a great destination for a variety of cultural exhibitions and festivals.
Whether you love the busy rush of the city or the tranquility out in the country, New South Wales is the place to be.