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

december, 2018

30nov(nov 30)7:00 pm26dec(dec 26)11:00 pmSPARKLES Lights UpParkes Illuminates for the festive season(november 30) 7:00 pm - (december 26) 11:00 pm

15dec(dec 15)10:30 am31(dec 31)4:00 pmExhibitionArt forged in miscellany10:30 am - 4:00 pm (31) Parkes Shire Library

19dec6:00 pm7:30 pmChristmas PageantA Very Messy One Indeed6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

21dec6:00 pmChristmas PartyHosted by Central West NSW Dance Sports Academy6:00 pm Parkes Leagues Club

31dec4:30 pm9:30 pmHarness New Year's Evewith Parkes Harness Racing Club4:30 pm - 9:30 pm Parkes Showground

31dec6:30 pmNew Years EveTullamore Community Celebration6:30 pm Tullamore Memorial Hall