What's on in Bathurst

Bathurst is a vibrant regional city, full if life and fun, located just a couple of hours drive west of Sydney. Locals, tourists and visitors all alike enjoy the best country life has to offer with all the best conveniences and excellent facilities for modern living in Burthurst and the surrounding district. Bathurst has it all really - excellent accommodation, fabulous restaurants, intriguing wineries and fresh food outlets, wonderful business shopping centres and a world class entertainment centre that hosts a wide variety of events. Bathurst has a wonderful heritage steeped in history from the gold rush days. Bathurst is also Australia's oldest inland city and has retained many of its heritage buildings. Bathurst is located on the banks of the Macquarie River and was proclaimed as a city in 1815. The discovery of gold in the surrounding areas gave the town a major boost and it experienced rapid growth in the 1850s and '60s. Today Bathurst is one of fastest-growing modern regional cities in Australia. Enjoying a wonderful natural environment Bathurst has for distinct seasons with cool crisp winters, warm summers, frosts and occasional snowfalls and spectacular spring and autumn colours. Bathurst offers a fabulous range of attractions, activities, events and facilities. The famous Mount Panorama motor racing circuit the arts and crafts community and thriving wine industry all help to making Bathurst a fabulous holiday destination and a grest place for a day trip of weekend away. Bathurst supports a variety of industries from education and agriculture to manufacturing and food processing. The Charles Sturt University adds to the entertainment and cultural opportunities provided by it art galleries, antique and craft stores and various museums. The hub of entertainment is the Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre that offers a flexible multi-purpose City Hall venue for large meetings, wedding receptions, small and large performances, family reunions functions. It includes modern licensed bars for events, a theatre for small and large performances that seats up to 642 people in its two tiers. It also includes Conference Facilities with four conference rooms that can be opened up to create larger conference and exhibition areas. Adjoining City Hall, is a large commercial kitchen and a professional Ticketek ticketing outlet is available. Other sporting clubs and venus include: Bathurst Squash Centre, Bathurst Tenpin Bowling Centre, Mid West Ski and Skate, Bathurst Tennis Centre. The major pubs,clubs and entertainment centres are listed below.

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