Parkes Events - What's on in Parkes

  1. Slattery's Auctions Condo 750

    Friday 30 March 2018 to Sunday 01 April 2018 , Condobolin

    The Slattery Auctions Condo 750 consists of 750 kilometres of off road cross country navigational rally. This event caters for Motorbikes, Quads, sidecars, Cars and Buggies and is held annually. The event attracts competitors, crews and en…

    30 Mar - 01 Apr
  2. Tullibigeal Picnic Races

    Saturday 31 March 2018 , Condobolin

    The annual Picnic Race Meet features a six race program and on-course betting. There are great prizes available for the best dressed racegoers in the 'Fashions on the Field' Competition. There will be a jumping castle, laser tag, sand art…

    31 Mar
  3. Parkes Aero Spectacular

    Saturday 14 April 2018 , Parkes

    The RAAF Roulettes will be there in Parkes, for their 70th anniversary public airshow and celebration. Bring the family, watch rip-roaring aerobatics, tour the Parkes Aviation Museum, inspect historic (HARS) aircraft, antique cars and more…

    14 Apr
  4. Trundle ABBA Festival

    Friday 04 May 2018 to Saturday 05 May 2018 , Parkes

    Held in the rural township of Trundle, in Central Western NSW, the Trundle ABBA Festival is Australia’s only and original ABBA festival. Held on the first Saturday in May each year. Trundle ABBA Festival provides a day packed full of family…

    04 May - 05 May
  5. Parkes Picnic Races

    Saturday 09 June 2018 , Parkes

    Come along and be a part of the fashions, fun and festivities that make the June long weekend in Parkes the social highlight of the year! At the Parkes Picnic Races there will be loads of entertainment with a great day of racing, live mus…

    09 Jun
  6. Peak Hill Arts and Craft Exhibition

    Saturday 09 June 2018 to Sunday 10 June 2018 , Peak Hill

    This annual June Long Weekend event caters for all craft enthusiasts at the Peak Hill Arts and Craft Exhibition. See patchwork, cake decorating, art, folk art, pottery, spinning, tatting, candle wicking, precious metal clay and silver s…

    09 Jun - 10 Jun
  7. Lake Cargelligo Museum Open Weekend

    Saturday 09 June 2018 to Monday 11 June 2018 , Condobolin

    The Lake Cargelligo Museum Open Weekend is on the June Long Weekend every year, and displays a museum full of local history, tractors and engines, as well as a unique 'must see' live exhibition of draught horses demonstrating how farming wa…

    09 Jun - 11 Jun
  8. Lake Cargelligo Arts and Crafts Exhibition

    Saturday 09 June 2018 to Monday 11 June 2018 , Condobolin

    Lake Cargelligo's Arts and Crafts Society hosts the annual Blue Waters Arts and Crafts Exhibition in Lake Cargelligo on the June Long Weekend. The exhibition includes paintings, sewing, patchwork quilts, glass work, wood work, cross stitch…

    09 Jun - 11 Jun
  9. Condo Cook Up

    Sunday 10 June 2018 , Condobolin

    The Condo Cook Up will introduce the community and tourists to quality meat smoking. It will include local producers of beer, wine and cider together with demonstrations from local butchers and bakers. There will also be musical entertain…

    10 Jun
  10. Yellow Mountain Cross Country Motor Bike Race

    Saturday 04 August 2018 to Sunday 05 August 2018 , Condobolin

    The Yellow Mountain Cross Country is a two day event consisting of approximately 220 kilometres each day. It is run the first weekend of August each year. Racing between the townships of Condobolin and Tottenham in western NSW, it is run …

    04 Aug - 05 Aug
  11. Trundle Agricultural Show

    Tuesday 14 August 2018 to Wednesday 15 August 2018 , Parkes

    The Trundle Agricultural Show offers two days of ring events with horse and cattle events and judging, pavilion exhibits, presentation of Miss Showgirl, the side show alley and more. Come and enjoy a day out and have a true country experi…

    14 Aug - 15 Aug
  12. Peak Hill Agricultural Show

    Tuesday 21 August 2018 to Wednesday 22 August 2018 , Peak Hill

    The Peak Hill Agricultural Show offers two days of ring events, cattle and horse events and judging, side show alley, dog show, spectacular fireworks display and pavilion exhibits, presentation of the Showgirl competition plus much more. …

    21 Aug - 22 Aug
  13. Condobolin Annual Show

    Friday 24 August 2018 to Saturday 25 August 2018 , Condobolin

    The Show Society conducts the annual Condobolin Show in late August, hosting competitive classes for horses (six rings including Showjumping and ASHS), Merino sheep and fleeces, cattle, poultry, agricultural produce, fruit and vegetables, c…

    24 Aug - 25 Aug
  14. Parkes Agricultural Show

    Tuesday 28 August 2018 to Wednesday 29 August 2018 , Parkes

    The Parkes Show is one of the largest agricultural shows west of the Blue Mountains. The Parkes Show is held each August running over three days and two nights with plenty of entertainment, side shows and trade stands along with a spectacu…

    28 Aug - 29 Aug
  15. Lake Cargelligo Show

    Saturday 01 September 2018 , Condobolin

    Lake Cargelligo Show provides exhibits to display livestock, produce, art and manufacture from the local district in a welcoming and encouraging atmosphere. All members of the community and visitors to the area are welcome and encouraged …

    01 Sep
  16. Kalari Lachlan River Arts Festival

    Event dates to be confirmed: September 2018 , Forbes

    The Kalari-Lachlan River Arts Festival is a biennial community celebration of country creativity and resilience based in the river town of Forbes, in Central Western NSW. We see it as a regional festival for the entire Kalari-Lachlan Rive…

    01 Sep - 30 Sep
  17. Grazing Down the Lachlan

    Saturday 22 September 2018 , Forbes

    Following the runaway success of 2017, Grazing Down the Lachlan will return to the banks of the Lachlan River near Forbes. Beneath breathtaking river gums, alongside a tranquil river within a stock route that is synonymous with Wiradjuri S…

    22 Sep
  18. Parkes Country Music Awards

    Event dates to be confirmed: September 2018 , Parkes

    Enjoy the excellent line up of professional and guest artists whilst enjoying the jam-packed festival program including street busking and competitions, Family Muster, Gospel Service, free entertainment, Music Awards, Australian Country …

    29 Sep - 01 Oct
  19. Central West Car Club Charity Show and Shine

    Event dates to be confirmed: October 2018 , Parkes

    Central West Car Club Charity Show and Shine is a magnificent car and bike display event from clubs across the Central West including a Vintage Machinery display. Enjoy a wide selection of market stalls and much more. A great event for t…

    14 Oct
  20. Vanfest Music and Arts Festival

    Saturday 01 December 2018 to Sunday 02 December 2018 , Forbes

    The NSW regional music festival, Vanfest, will continue this year with another stellar line up from multi-award winning, local and international artists. With two day camping options available, market stalls, inflatable water slide, beach …

    01 Dec - 02 Dec
  21. Parkes Elvis Festival

    Wednesday 09 January 2019 to Sunday 13 January 2019 , Parkes

    The iconic Parkes Elvis Festival is a celebration of the life and music of Elvis Presley held annually in Parkes, NSW, in the second week of January to coincide with the January 8 birthday of The King. From Wednesday to Sunday more than …

    09 Jan - 13 Jan