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What's on in NSW

Enjoy a spectacular array of events, from the iconic Tamworth Country Music Festival to tasty festivals in the wine regions. There are wonderful art exhibitions and fabulous concerts, bustling farmers markets and traditional agricultural shows, as well as thrilling sports and much more.

  1. Moruya's Granite Town Music Festival

    Saturday 06 October 2018 , Moruya

    Moruya’s Granite Town Music Festival breaks the mould as a community-driven, all ages music festival offering a lazy day of quality rock solid Australian artists alongside the best musicians from the South Coast of NSW. Featuring The Bamb…

    06 Oct
  2. Warbirds Downunder Airshow

    Friday 12 October 2018 to Saturday 13 October 2018 , Temora

    Warbirds Downunder 2018 will encompass both an evening airshow on Friday October 12 and a full airshow program on Saturday October 13. Warbirds Downunder 2015 saw the largest gathering of Warbird Aircraft Australia has ever seen, and the 2…

    12 Oct - 13 Oct
  3. Riverlights Multicultural Festival

    Saturday 13 October 2018 , Maitland

    Riverlights Multicultural Festival will return to Central Maitland this October for what is becoming the most exciting community event in the Hunter Valley. Celebrating diversity through food, music, dance and interactive experiences, Rive…

    13 Oct
  4. Dream Festival: Music and Markets

    Saturday 27 October 2018 , Dubbo

    The premiere event of the Festival program. Music and Markets will have you listening to some of the region's best artists on the main stage, whilst wandering Victoria Park amongst the market stalls of gourmet foods, beautiful handmade jew…

    27 Oct
  5. Wingham Akoostik Music Festival

    Friday 19 October 2018 to Sunday 21 October 2018 , Wingham

    The Wingham Akoostik Festival is three brilliant days of music showcasing local artists as well as some of Australia's best loved musicians. If you are looking for a relaxed spacious festival experience add this one to your calendar. Frida…

    19 Oct - 21 Oct
  6. Grafton Jacaranda Festival

    Saturday 27 October 2018 to Sunday 04 November 2018 , Grafton

    From the last weekend in October to the first weekend of November every year the longest running floral festival in Australia, the Grafton Jacaranda Festival, is held under canopies of purple blossoms. The festival commences regally with t…

    27 Oct - 04 Nov

More about New South Wales

The most visited state in the nation is home to Sydney, Australia’s most beautiful capital city. There are transport options from Sydney to the marvellous destinations and fun adventures in the regions. There are trains and coaches, as well as flights from Sydney Airport to many regional airports.

What about getting to an island paradise? The UNESCO World Heritage-listed Lord Howe Island is only a short plane trip from the mainland. A top destination all year, the island is home to the world’s most southerly coral reefs, as well as lovely beaches and great fishing, snorkelling and diving.

Wondering where to stay in NSW? Then search the accommodation on the website. There are options to suit various budgets, including camping and caravanning, B&Bs, classic pubs, motels, heritage guesthouses and farm stays, as well as eco-retreats, luxury hotels and spa resorts.

The following pages will also help you plan your holidays, short breaks and weekend escapes: