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

february, 2019

18feballday22alldaySeniors FestivalHave a go(All Day) Neighbourhood Central

20feb5:30 pm8:30 pmProject LaunchAccess at a Glance in Parkes5:30 pm - 8:30 pm Cooke Park Community Centre

21feb9:00 am1:00 pmRural WorkshopA Grease and Oil Change for the Brain and Body9:00 am - 1:00 pm Trundle Golf Club

24feb7:00 pmMovies at TrundleThe King's Speech7:00 pm The Staging Post

24feb8:00 pmHarness Racingwith the Parkes Harness Racing Club8:00 pm Parkes Showground

28feb9:30 am3:00 pmInformation ForumDementia and Wellbeing9:30 am - 3:00 pm Parkes Services Club