Spring in Bathurst

Motor sports, fun runs and floral festivals aren’t typically talked about in the same sentence but that’s the beauty of Bathurst. The only thing here you should expect is the unexpected, especially when it comes to what is on offer during the months of September through November. And it goes without saying that Spring is a glorious time to see the region with its many open spaces, parks and gardens as life returns with all its vigour and beauty.

The biggest names in motor racing descend on the town for the world-famous Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 on Mount Panorama to be held on Sunday 18 October. So too are signature flower events such as the Bathurst Spring Spectacular Plant and Garden Expo and the Mayfield Garden Spring Festival, where you’ll have the chance to see the region awash in a spectacular see of colour.

If you’re looking for something else you can brag about to your friends and also test your running prowess, sign up for the Panorama Punish. Not your average fun run, this is a gruelling, 6.2km hot lap style of running event that will have you hanging for a pit stop.

2020 has been a crazy year, and the restrictions imposed by the COVID-19 outbreak mean that plans for some events in the Spring of 2020 are still uncertain at this time. Please make sure you stay up to date with our Events calendar, and subscribe to our Newsletter to always get the latest from the Bathurst region.