October 16, 2021

Our guide to the good stuff post lockdown

5 minute read.


Mark your calendars and start your engines for an action-packed, late Spring or Summer road trip to Bathurst because there is so much to look forward to, from national motor racing meets to floral festivals, genuine regional experiences, and quirky village events, let’s celebrate togetherness and community! Here are a few of the top picks coming your way post lockdown.

Bathurst Aqua Park is back on Chifley Dam

Tonnes of inflatable fun starts on 20th November at Chifley Dam. Follow Bathurst Aqua Park’s Facebook page to stay up to date with ticketing and more information.

Find out more.

Cherry Picking

Prime cherry-picking time differs depending on growing conditions from season to season, but usually runs from late November through December.

There are three main farm gates where you can pick-your-own in Bathurst. Don’t miss out on getting your hands on these delicious, juicy staples of every Australian Summer.

Find out more.

The Marmalade Festival Peel Jam

Join the Peel community on 6th November for an afternoon of local live music on the grounds of the Old Peel School House.

It’s the Village’s major annual community fundraiser, with all money raised contributed back to the local Crown Lands Trust for the ongoing protection of the pristine natural spaces throughout Peel.

Find out more.

Rockley Gardens and Art

In the picturesque village of Rockley, avid local artists and gardeners open their homes, studios, and gardens to the public for one weekend. This gives an intimate look behind the people and stories that bring the Rockley Community together.

Funds raised by the event are donated to the restoration of the Rockley School of the Arts Building, built-in 1890.

Find out more.

Repco Supercars Bathurst 1000

Held over 6 huge days from 30 November to 5 December at Mount Panorama/ Wahluu Motor Racing Circuit. The Sunday event culminating in the 2021 Supercars Championship finale.

It is one of the greatest ever events to be staged by Australian motorsport.

Find out more.

As the iconic events of the Bathurst region begin to return, stay up to date on our events page.

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