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

april, 2019

04apr(apr 4)10:00 am26(apr 26)5:00 pmWaste To ArtAn exhibition that reuses, recycles and upcycles10:00 am - 5:00 pm (26) Parkes Shire Library

25apr5:30 amANZAC DayANZAC Day in the Parkes Shire5:30 am

25apr12:00 pm5:00 pmTwo Up at ServicesFundraising for Legacy12:00 pm - 5:00 pm Parkes Services Club

26apr(apr 26)9:00 am02may(may 2)4:00 pmArt ExhibitionParkes Painting Group9:00 am - (may 2) 4:00 pm Parkes Services Club

27apralldayDaytime Star GazingTelescopes on the lawn at The Dish(All Day: saturday)

27aprallday28alldayKookaburra 8's CarnivalFast, Fun & Flexible Hockey(All Day) Parkes Hockey Complex

27apr9:00 amBush WalkingWith National Parks Assoc NSW9:00 am

28apr10:00 am1:00 pmParkes Open BuildingsOpen the doors to three unique buildings10:00 am - 1:00 pm

28apr7:00 pmMovies at TrundleThe Kite Runner7:00 pm The Staging Post