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Visit The Dish

It's one of Australia's most prominent landmarks

Shop & Eat

Enjoy boutique stores, cafes & restaurants with enticing menus.

Parkes Elvis Festival

Held annually in the second week of January

Stay & Play

Explore our picturesque parks before settling in at quality accommodation

Be out there.. it all adds up for fun in Parkes

Be out there in the Parkes region where it all adds up for fun and quirky experiences along with a bucket list of iconic attractions and events that will provide memories to last a lifetime.

The townships of Parkes, Bogan Gate, Peak Hill, Trundle and Tullamore each contribute their unique personality, attractions and events to create the undeniable appeal of the Parkes region as a wonderful place to live and visit.

On behalf of the people of Parkes Shire, I welcome you to our region and wish you a safe, adventurous and enjoyable visit.

Destination Guide

For information on how to plan your visit to Parkes, a destination guide can be downloaded below.

Parkes Special Offers

Take advantage of our special offers at local attractions and hospitality outlets when you are visiting the Parkes region.

Upcoming Events

august, 2018

17augallday18alldayCelebrate 150 YearsParkes Public School(All Day) Parkes Public School

18aug10:45 amCommemorateVietnam Veterans Day and The Battle of Long Tan10:45 am Vietnam War Memorial

21augallday22alldayPeak Hill Dog Show(All Day) Peak Hill Showground

21augallday22alldayPeak Hill ShowAgricultural Show and Fair(All Day) Peak Hill Showground

21aug7:00 pmTrivia NightParkes Day View Club7:00 pm Parkes Bowling and Sports Club

22augalldayalldayDrop-in SessionsInland Rail's P2N Project(All Day: wednesday) Peak Hill Showground

24aug7:00 pmMovies at TrundleIsle of Dogs7:00 pm The Staging Post

25aug12:00 amRace DaySupporting the NSW Rural Fire Service12:00 am Parkes Racecourse

26aug2:00 pmPop-up 'Cellar Door'Oakridge Yarra Valley comes to the Hart Bar2:00 pm Hart Bar

27augallday29alldayParkes ShowAgricultural Show and Fair(All Day) Parkes Showground

28augallday29alldayDrop-in SessionsInland Rail's P2N Project(All Day) Parkes Showground

31aug6:00 pmCommunity TalkRethink Clothing Culture6:00 pm Parkes Shire Library