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Top Annual Events

From music and heritage events to arts festivals and agricultural shows, the Bathurst region offers a selection of events year-round. Here's our pick of some of the not-to-be-missed events that have put this central NSW region on the map.

Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour

The Bathurst 12 Hour on Mt Panorama is internationally recognised as one of the most significant races for GT vehicles.

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Summer Festival

12 January to 27 January 2019 - SUMMER FESTIVAL Family fun for the Summer Holidays. Enjoy rowing boats on Mayfield Lake around the Chinese Pagoda. Find access to rowboats and lifejackets on the far side of Mayfield Lake near the Sphere sculpture (free access with garden entry).Play interactive garden games like croquet, bocce, and giant chess which can be found in the garden. There is also a Ping-Pong table in the Woodfire Garden. Find beautiful glass sculptures by Talisman Gallery interspersed with plants in our Nursery. Enjoy delicious Mayfield lemonade on weekends - all proceeds from the Mayfield Lemonade Stand goes to a local charity. You'll see the Summer's featured plants, hydrangeas, as you enter Mayfield Garden (Scavenger Hunt Hint). See the water lilies and listen out for our resident Eastern Banjo Frogs (Pobblebonks). And, it wouldn't be a seasonal festival unless the Hawkins' Family Garden was open. Wander beyond Mayfield Garden all the way to the Hawkins' Family Amphitheatre. See the stunning Croquet Court and Rose Garden and explore the Sunken Garden Rooms.12 January to 27 January 2019 9am - 4:30pmLast entry at 3pm

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Bathurst Heritage Trades Trail

Rediscover all the rare and lost trades and crafts over one weekend on the Bathurst Heritage Trade Trail.

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Bathurst Gold Crown Carnival 2019

The Bathurst Harness Racing Club once again proudly presents one of the great celebrations of harnes...

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Bathurst Arts Trail

The Bathurst Arts Trail showcases the talents of local artists in their galleries and studios.

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Inland Sea of Sound

The region's hottest two-day music festival featuring emerging homegrown talent and top Australian performers mixing great tunes with great vibes, local food and drink stalls, and a spectacular view of Bathurst from Mount Panorama-Wahluu. Prepare yourself for a mountain of summer fun.

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Summer Fiesta

Summer Fiesta - Come to Mayfield every weekend in January, for cool vibes, local musicians, woodfire pizzas, and summer cocktails Saturday and Sundays

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Bathurst Miniature Railway

Bathurst miniature railway - great fun for the whole family.

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Tarana Community Farmers' Markets

Enjoy local produce and support your local farmers and producers. Connect with your food and its gro...

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Bathurst Cycling Classic

The Bathurst Cycling Classic is the premier cycling event in regional NSW.

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Bathurst Regional Art Gallery Exhibitions

Bathurst Regional Art Gallery

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Bathurst Half Marathon & 10KM

There's no better way to explore Bathurst than on your own two feet, so lace up and take on the Bathurst Half Marathon & 10KM. Don't miss the famous free sausage sizzle at the end!

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Bathurst Winter Festival

Bathurst lights up for two weeks of winter fun with illuminations projected onto the heritage venues around the city that rival Sydney's Vivid. Enjoy plenty of food and beverages from local producers such as smoked meats, sweet treats and warm up your mitts with a glass of mulled wine. Take a lap on the ice skating rink or cosy up on the giant Ferris wheel.

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Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000

Supercars is Australia's premiere motorsport category and one of the most exciting sporting championships in the world. The legendary Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000, 4-7 October 2018, is the pinnacle Supercars event and sees thousands of race fans making their way to Mount Panorama each year.

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