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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
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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.
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Parkes Special Offers

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

Upcoming Events

january, 2019

02jan(jan 2)11:00 am30(jan 30)11:00 amAstronomy TalksAt the DISH11:00 am - 11:00 am (30) CSIRO Parkes Radio Telescope

23jan10:00 amBike Safety Program in Peak HillBe safe on your bike and skateboard 10:00 am Lindner Oval Peak Hill

25jan7:00 pmOpening Night'Australiana' Art Exhibition7:00 pm The Coventry Room

26janalldayalldayAustralia Day Parkes(All Day: saturday) Parkes

26jan7:00 amKite FestivalFlying High on Australia Day7:00 am Northparkes Oval

26jan7:30 amAustralia Day Peak Hill7:30 am Peak Hill

26jan7:30 amAustralia Day Trundle7:30 am Trundle

26jan8:00 amAustralia Day Tullamore8:00 am Tullamore

26jan8:00 amAustralia Day Bogan Gate8:00 am Bogan Gate

26jan12:00 pm5:00 pmAustralia Day Race MeetingBe entertained this Australia Day12:00 pm - 5:00 pm Parkes Racecourse

26jan4:30 pm9:30 pmHarness Australia Daywith Parkes Harness Racing Club4:30 pm - 9:30 pm Parkes Showground

26jan5:00 pmThe Golden YabbyAs the sun sets on Australia Day5:00 pm Parkes Showground

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