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

november, 2018

23nov6:00 pmParkes Pottersfrom Dust ... An Exhibition6:00 pm The Coventry Room

25novalldayalldayBush WalkingWith National Park Assoc NSW(All Day: sunday)

26nov11:00 amMarch In SupportWhite Ribbon March11:00 am

29nov10:00 amFraud ForumLearn how to protect yourself10:00 am Parkes Bowling and Sports Club

30nov3:00 pmMovie and MarketsChristmas in the Park3:00 pm Cooke Park

30nov6:00 pmStreet ParadeChristmas in Parkes6:00 pm Parkes

30nov6:00 pm7:00 pmPonies in the ParkPhotos with the Christmas Ponies6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Cooke Park