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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. Batlow CiderFest

    Saturday 19 May 2018 to Saturday 18 May 2019 , Batlow

    Batlow CiderFest is a full-on communal street party celebrating the end of the apple harvest and the best boutique ciders grown and brewed locally. Growers, producers, locals and their visitors enjoy some hard-earned down time after the lo…

    19 May - 18 May
  2. River of Art

    Thursday 17 May 2018 to Saturday 26 May 2018 , Moruya

    This multi-award winning festival returns to the spectacular far South Coast for 10 days in May 2018. Explore live music, visual arts, theatre, film, literature, creative workshops and cultural activities. River of Art's fun-filled pro…

    17 May - 26 May
  3. The Murwillumbah Art Trail 2018

    Friday 18 May 2018 to Sunday 27 May 2018 , Murwillumbah

    Murwillumbah becomes the gallery for art, performance, sculpture, film, projection art, dance and workshops as we celebrate the region's art and artists. Themed 'Moving On', the ten-day event invites artists and the community to examine wh…

    18 May - 27 May
  4. Casino Beef Week

    Saturday 20 May 2017 to Tuesday 29 May 2018 , Casino

    The Casino Beef Week Festival is an energetic and vibrant show of united community. The festival runs for 11 days and has approximately 100 events. It is one of the region's most widely known and popular festivals with around 26,000 peo…

    20 May - 29 May
  5. SeeChange Jervis Bay Arts Festival

    Saturday 26 May 2018 to Monday 11 June 2018 , Huskisson

    SeeChange is a vibrant winter festival celebrating the creativity, culture and cuisine of their beautiful area. Choose from a rich array of arts, cultural and culinary happenings taking place over three weekends and two weeks, each with its…

    26 May - 11 Jun
  6. Gemorama

    Saturday 09 June 2018 to Monday 11 June 2018 , Glen Innes

    A Gem Festival featuring traders and Field Trips to local sites to promote the unique area and enticing tourists to keep coming back for other events. To encourage all age groups to spend time outside and meet friendly people with similar i…

    09 Jun - 11 Jun

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: