Winter in Bathurst

Cold weather doesn’t put a freeze on fun in the Bathurst region.

Cooler temperatures see the region come alive with a host of events and activities showcasing the rich history and vibrant culture of Bathurst. 

If snuggling up in front of a roaring fire with a local cool climate vino in hand is your thing, there’s plenty of that on offer too – you’ll find wonderful wine tours, accommodation options that suit a romantic or family winter escape to a tee.

Bathurst Arts Trail

6 - 7 August

Tour the home studios of the Tablelands Artists Cooperative Gallery.

Miss Traill's Open Days

7, 14, 21 & 28 August

The National Trust listed home and garden of Miss Ida Traill, open to the public.

Artisans Night Market

26 August

Pick out some lovely gift ware from local artists and designers.

Bathurst Remembers

12 - 15 August

An intimate WWII exhibition marking V-J Day and 75th anniversary of the end of WWII at Bathurst Showground.

Bathurst Farmers' Markets

4th Saturday of each month

Purchase the freshest and most delicious local and regional produce. Held at the Bathurst Showground from 8 am until 12 pm.

Rockley Artisan Market

Second Sunday of each month

The Village of Rockley hosts 40 local artisans with a large selection of products that supports the local community.

Bathurst Thoroughbred Racing

22 August

An action packed day of race meetings bringing acclaimed horses, trainers and owners to race at Tyers Park.

Bathurst Tours

13 August

Grapes, Barrels, Mash and Stills by Bathurst Tours. Enjoy a scenic drive stopping at the best wineries of the Bathurst region.

Luke Sciberras: Side of the Sky

11 June - 7 August

Bathurst Regional Art Gallery presents this survey exhibition of acclaimed artist Luke Sciberras, focusing on his extensive travels and highlighting his connection to Wedderburn, Hill End and the Central West region.

Discover Bathurst Tours

5, 12, 19 & 26 August

A great introduction to all Bathurst's main attractions and the historic CBD in 3 hours by Bathurst Tours.
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