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5 family-friendly events to enjoy in NSW this Easter


Entertain the family this Easter long weekend with an exciting array of fun-filled regional events.

Sculpture at Scenic World

Katoomba, April 7 – May 7

Scenic World might best be known for its high-altitude experiences (the Skyway, Cableway and scenic railway are all must-do activities for any first time visitor to the Blue Mountains), but this Easter it will host a world-class sculpture exhibition.

Now in its sixth year, Sculpture at Scenic World sees more than 30 artworks on show in the natural Jurassic rainforest. Not just for the art aficionado of the family, kids big and small are sure to love the spectacular works on display, in an equally stunning environment.

Bathurst Motor Festival

Bathurst, April 14- April 16

Rev heads and adrenaline junkies will want to make a beeline for Bathurst this long weekend, with the annual Bathurst Motor Festival taking place at the legendary Mount Panorama.

The feature event of the festival is the Hi-Tech Oils Bathurst Six Hour race, but there will also be a further five race categories taking place to ensure the high-octane action never ends.

Tilba Easter Festival

Batemans Bay, April 15

A highlight of the Tilba region events calendar, the much-loved annual Easter Festival sees the region come alive with all-ages fun and entertainment.

Easter Saturday is when the festivities all kick off, with the main street completely closed off to traffic. Expect to see live music, roaming street performers, art and craft displays, market stalls, demonstrations and plenty of delicious food.

Nundle Go for Gold Chinese Easter Festival

Tamworth, April 15- April 16

Celebrating Nundle’s rich goldmining history and the role Chinese miners played in building the township from the mid to late 1800s, the Nundle Go for Gold Chinese Easter Festival is the second largest annual festival in northern inland NSW.

Must-see performances include Chinese dance routines by the Sydney-based Australian Yau Kung Mu Association and Multicultural Communities Council of NSW, gold panning for $1,000 worth of genuine Nundle gold and over 100 food, craft, produce and bric-a-brac stalls.

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