What's on in Parkes NSW


The popular vacation and tourist centre of Parkes is located in the Central West Region of New South Wales, close to Forbes about 290 km west from Canberra and 340 km south west of Sydney. Parkes was first settled in the 1850's as a gold mining town during the Gold Rush era. Parkes has many attractions, great amenities and fabulous facilities for vacationers and for travellers seeking a weekend away. The Bogan and Lachlan Rivers provide wonderful fishing for Murray cod Freshwater Catfish and Golden Perch. Tourists has a fabulous array of attractions to choose from including the local historical museum and car museum, several beautiful National Parks. One famous attraction is the giant CSIRO radio telescope dish that was used during the NSAS Apollo Moon Missions, and was the centre piece for the famous movie `The Dish`. Parkes is a friendly heritage town with a thriving community and a comprehensive commercial centre that services a rich rural district and local mines. On the second week in January every year, Parkes hosts hundreds of Elvis Presley Impersonators who gather for a 5 day Festival Program that includes more than 100 individual events. Some of other many attractions, activities and events in Parkes are: Peak Hill Gold Mine, Goobang National Park, Bushmans Hill, the site of the first gold mine in Parkes, Pioneer park Memorial Museum, The famous Motor Museum and Craft Corner and the Henry Parkes Museum.


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....Parkes and Forbes

Parkes Services Club Bistro
Parkes Golf
Parkes Bowling Club
Parkes Leagues Club Co-Op
Coachman Hotel Motel, Parkes
The Railway Hotel, Parkes
Cargo Inn
Trundle Hotel
Vandenberg Hotel, Forbes
Bogan Gate Railway Hotel
The Royal Hotel, Canowindra
Post Office Hotel Forbes
Commercial Hotel Forbes
Broadway Hotel Parkes

....Parkes, Bathurst, Forbes Region

Jack Duggans Irish Pub
Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre
Bathurst Observatory Research Facility
Orange Ex-Services Club
Quality Hotel Bathurst
Panthers Bathurst
Hydro Majestic Hotel
Zig Zag Railway Co-Op
The Knickerbocker Hotel
Oxford Hotel
The Family Hotel
Imperial Hotel Mount Victoria
Citigate Mount Panorama Bathurst
Australia Cinema 4
Lithgow Workmen's Club
Jenolan Caves Resort
Ashcroft's Licensed Restaurant
Eagle View Escape
Wolgan Valley Resort and Spa
Lolli Redini Restaurant
Kubba Roonga Guest House
Quality Inn St. Mounts
Gardners Inn Hotel
Comfort Inn Governor Macquarie
The Hill End Lodge Motel
Bathurst R.S.L. Club
Jack Duggans Irish Pub
Bathurst City Panthers Bowling Club
Orange Ex-Services Club
Panthers Bathurst
GT Angus Bar and Grill
Gardners Inn Hotel
The Knickerbocker Hotel
Orange Jazz Club Inc.
Ophir Tavern
Kelly's Rugby Hotel, Orange
Muzz Music, Orange
Gladstone Hotel, Orange
Occidental Hotel, Orange Dining
Central Hotel, Ungarie Dining
The Bushmans Tavern, Parkes
West Wyalong S & C Sports Club
Town & Country Tavern, Ungarie
Club House Hotel, Wellington
Exchange Hotel, Grenfell
Commercial Hotel, Parkes
Top Town Tavern, West Wyalong
Cowra Services Club
Cowra Bowling & Recreation Club
Cowra Golf Club
Cowra Hotel
Cowra Service Club
Imperial Hotel
Lachlan Hotel
Railway Hotel, Cowra
Court House Hotel, Mudgee
Federal Hotel, Mudgee
Lawson Park Hotel, Mudgee
Mudgee Bowling Club
Mudgee Golf Club
Paragon Hotel, Mudgee
Woolpack Hotel, Mudgee
Broadway Hotel, Parkes
Cambridge Hotel, Parkes
Coachman Hotel-Motel, Parkes
Commercial Hotel, Parkes
Grand Hotel Parkes
Parkes Bowling Club
Parkes Hotel
Royal Hotel, Parkes
Star Hotel, Parkes
The Bushmans Tavern, Parkes


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