Join in the party in the Outback
Experience the best of the Outback by getting along to one of the region's many, MANY, festivals and events. Head out to a local race day, immerse yourself in the history of the region at cultural event, soak up the extensive arts scene at an artists festival, and so much more.
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Outback Event Calendar
Experience a world of surprises in Outback NSW. If there's one thing you can know to be true in the Outback, it's that the locals sure know how to throw a good party. Whatever your interests or tastes, there's certain to be an event to appeal to you in NSW's Outback. MARCH St Patrick's Day RacesBroken Hill, 19 March 2016 Lightning Ridge Easter FestivalLightning Ridge, 25-27 March MAY White Cliffs Music FestivalWhite Cliffs, 20 - 22 May 2016 Resources Investment SymposiumBroken Hill, 24 - 27 May 2016 Brewarrina RacesBrewarrina, 30 May 2016 JUNE Outback ShowBourke, 1 June - 30 September Bre Big FishBrewarrina, 3 - 5 June 2016 Brewarrina Field DayBrewarrina, 27 June 2016 Duck Creek Picnic RacesNyngan, 27 June 2016 JULY Milparinka GymkhanaMilparinka, 9 July 2016 Lightning Ridge Opal and Gem FestivalLightning Ridge, 30 July - 02 August 2016 AUGUST AGL Nyngan Ag ExpoNyngan, 1 August 2016 Louth RacesLouth, 8 August 2016 Broken Hill EisteddofBroken Hill, 22 - 29 August 2016 SEPTEMBER Broken Heel FestivalBroken Hill, 11 - 13 September 2016 The Broken Hill Silver City ShowBroken Hill, 17 - 19 September 2016 Come-by-Chance Picnic RacesWalgett, 19 September 2016 Outback ChallengeBroken Hill, 25 September - 2 October 2016 OCTOBER Silvercity 750 Desert RaceBroken Hill, 15 - 16 October 2016 ARTtoberLightning Ridge, 2016 dates TBC Cobar Festival of the Miner's GhostCobar, 23 - 25 October 2016 Silver City CupBroken Hill, 24 October 2016