january, 2019

26janAll DayAustralia Day Parkes(All Day: saturday) Parkes

Event Info

 

Celebrate Australia Day!

 

Australia Day in Parkes

It will be a full day again as the Parkes community joins together to celebrate and share the stories that come from our diverse backgrounds and experiences. Each story forms a part of our great Shire.

 

What’s happening

7am – Begin with a community walk starting at 7am at Cooke Park, followed by a free breakfast back at the Park.

 

8am-11am – Over the hill, kites of all sizes and shapes including a giant whale will be flying high at Northparkes Oval.

 

10am – All Australian Car Display at Cooke Park.

 

10.30am – Live entertainment by the Parkes Shire Band at Cooke Park.

 

11am – Official ceremony at Cooke Park, including presentation of the community awards and Citizen of the Year, address by our Australia Day Ambassador.

 

2pm-6pm – Make a splash at the Parkes Aquatic Centre with free entry as part of Parkes Shire Council’s drought support.

 

7pm – Enjoy the setting sun with harness racing and the infamous annual Golden Yabby Race!

 

Time

All Day (Saturday)

Location

Parkes