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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. Sail Port Stephens

    Monday 09 April 2018 to Sunday 15 April 2018 , Nelson Bay

    Sail Port Stephens is an annual yachting regatta held in the gorgeous waterways of the Port Stephens Marine Park, with the regatta centre hosted at d'Albora Marina, Nelson Bay. The regatta offers great sailing for all classes of boats plu…

    09 Apr - 15 Apr
  2. Canowindra International Balloon Challenge

    Saturday 21 April 2018 to Sunday 29 April 2018 , Canowindra

    See the magic and spectacle as over 20 hot air balloons take to the skies each morning and late afternoon in Canowindra every April, over a seven day period at the Canowindra International Balloon Challenge. The highlight is the Balloon Gl…

    21 Apr - 29 Apr
  3. Boggabri Drovers Campfire

    Friday 27 April 2018 to Sunday 29 April 2018 , Narrabri

    If you own a caravan, motorhome, camper, four-wheel drive, ute, tent or swag, come along to a fabulous fun filled weekend with lots of terrific activities for the whole family. Events at the Boggabri Drovers Campfire Weekend include big c…

    27 Apr - 29 Apr
  4. Orange F.O.O.D Week

    Friday 06 April 2018 to Sunday 15 April 2018 , Orange

    The shires of Orange, Cabonne and Blayney are known as 'The Food Basket' of NSW. Each year F.O.O.D. Week (Food Of Orange District) supports local produce and 'fine food' with an annual event held over 10 days in April, showcasing the produc…

    06 Apr - 15 Apr
  5. Taste Tamworth Festival

    Friday 06 April 2018 to Sunday 15 April 2018 , Tamworth

    The Taste Tamworth Festival is the premier annual food event on the region's calendar, highlighting growers, makers, chefs and diners in 10 days of events that include Taste Pop-up Bar, Taste in the Park, Dinner in White, and Farm Gate Trai…

    06 Apr - 15 Apr
  6. Sculpture at Scenic World

    Friday 13 April 2018 to Sunday 13 May 2018 , Katoomba

    Set in the heart of the World Heritage Listed Blue Mountains, Sculpture at Scenic World transforms the ancient rainforest into an outdoor canvas showcasing over 35 artworks from local, national and international artists. Perfect for art l…

    13 Apr - 13 May

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: