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

march, 2019

21mar6:00 pmScience TalkA window into the universe with Dr Jane Kaczmarek6:00 pm Parkes Shire Library

23mar2:00 pmFashion & High TeaBe entertained2:00 pm St George's Anglican Church Hall

24mar8:45 amBush WalkingWith National Parks Assoc NSW8:45 am

24mar9:30 am4:30 pmWho or What is 'Maggie'?Fundraising for the End Polio Campaign9:30 am - 4:30 pm

24mar3:00 pm5:00 pmChamber MusicReflection with Macquarie Philharmonia Orchestra3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Parkes Uniting Church

24mar7:00 pmMovies at TrundleThe Book Thief7:00 pm The Staging Post

26mar5:00 pm6:30 pmP2N Community ForumParkes to Narromine: Parkes 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Inland Rail Shopfront Parkes

27mar9:00 am4:00 pmWorkshopSuicide Prevention Training9:00 am - 4:00 pm Parkes Services Club

27mar5:00 pm6:30 pmP2N Community ForumParkes to Narromine: Peak Hill 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Peak Hill Ex-Services Club

28marallday30alldayCar RallyBlack Stump Tour of the Central West(All Day)

28mar6:00 pm7:30 pmBalance for BetterInternational Women's Day6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Hart Bar

30mar(mar 30)8:00 am31(mar 31)1:00 pmBack in TimeTrundle Vintage Rally & Tractor Pull8:00 am - 1:00 pm (31) Trundle Showground