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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

september, 2018

19sepalldayalldayBush WalkingWith National Park Assoc NSW(All Day: wednesday)

22sepalldayalldayReunionBogan Gate Cricket Club(All Day: saturday) Bogan Gate

22sep9:00 amSpring Market DayFun for everyone9:00 am St George's Anglican Church Grounds

22sep9:00 am3:00 pmParkes Fun PalaceBelieving in the genius in everyone9:00 am - 3:00 pm Parkes Shire Library

22sep1:00 pmFlannos at the CambridgeFundraising for Farmers1:00 pm Cambridge Hotel

23sep7:00 am3:00 pmMountain Bike RacingAt Back Yamma7:00 am - 3:00 pm Back Yamma State Forest

24sep9:00 amWorkshopWinning With Weaners9:00 am Parkes Showground

24sep9:00 am4:00 pmSmoke Rust & Noise DayHistorical machinery9:00 am - 4:00 pm Henry Parkes Museum

24sep9:00 am3:00 pmVeteran Vehicle RallyOver 130 cars9:00 am - 3:00 pm Henry Parkes Centre

26sep6:00 pmCaptains ColourFor Cancer Fundraiser6:00 pm Parkes High School Hall

29sep01octMotorcycle RallyHeritage and modern machines9:00 am - (october 1) 7:30 am Henry Parkes Centre

29sep(sep 29)10:00 amOpen GardenFundraising to support farmers10:00 am 'Avarest'