Join the party in the Great Western Plains
You can also centre your stay around one of the region’s big events, which range from wild rodeos and crooked mountain concerts through to fishing classics and sky-high world championships. Opportunities for fun in the sun are endless and incredibly varied in the Great Western Plains, with all types of travellers guaranteed to find just what they’re looking for in this exhilarating country region.
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Great Western Plains Event Calendar
Join the party in the Great Western Plains. All year round, there is so much to see and do in the Great Western Plains, so be sure to plan your trip around some of these fantastic events! JANUARY Australia Day CelebrationsCoonamble, 26 January 2017 Gilgandra New Years Day Cup CarnivalGilgandra, 1 January, 2017 Pink Pigeon Race FestivitiesNarromine and Trangie, 5th January 2017 Gilgandra SpeedwayGilgandra, 14th January 2017 FEBRUARY Dinner Under the StarsGulargambone, 2017 dates TBC Flix in the StixDubbo, 2017 dates TBC Trangie Gold Cup RacesTrangie, 2017 dates TBC MARCH Coonamble Challenge and CampdraftCoonamble, 18-20 March 2016 Black Dog 1 DayerDubbo, 20 March 2016 The Country ChampionshipsDubbo, 20 March 2016 Coonabarabran ShowCoonabarabran, 10 - 12 March, 2016 Craft AliveDubbo, 18 - 20 March, 2016 Toyota NationalsDubbo, 25 - 27 March 2016 Binnaway ShowBinnaway, 2017 dates TBC Baradine ShowBaradine, 2017 dates TBC Dunedoo ShowDunedoo, 2017 dates TBC Dunedoo Bush Poetry FestivalDunedoo, 2017 dates TBC APRIL Coonamble Agricultural Field DayCoonamble, 2 April, 2016 Titan Macquarie Mud RunDubbo, 2 April, 2016 Warren Community TriathlonWarren, 3 April, 2016 ROAR FestivalDubbo, 9 April 2016 Western Sheep Breeders Race MeetingWarren, 9 April, 2016 Dagger Events & 2WheelBabesDubbo, 9 April 2016 Flavours on the FarmDubbo, 10 April 2016 Orana Mutual Dubbo ShowOrana, 29 April - 1 May 2016 Gilgandra ShowGilgandra, 1 - 2 April, 2016 Tractor Pull and RodeoGilgandra, 2016 dates TBC Tooraweenah Endurance RideGilgandra, 2016 dates TBC ANZAC Day & Coo-ee March CelebrationsGilgandra, 2016 dates TBC Gilgandra SpeedwayGilgandra, 2016 dates TBC Heritage DayCoonamble, 2016 dates TBC Narromine Diggers Cup RacesNarromine, 2016 dates TBC Tomingley Picnic RacesTomingley, 2016 dates TBC Dubbo Country Music FestivalDubbo, 2016 dates TBC Tour de Bungles – CyclingCoonabarabran, 2016 dates TBC Warrumbungle Food FestivalWarrumbungles, 2016 dates TBC MAY Coonamble ShowCoonamble, 3-4 May, 2016 Gulargambone ShowGulargambone, 7 May, 2016 Warren ShowWarren, 14 May, 2016 Michael Egan Memorial Book FairDubbo, 14 May 2016 Dubbo ShowDubbo, 29 April - 1 May, 2016 Narromine RacesNarromine, 2016 dates TBC ArtUnlimited DunedooDunedoo, 20 - 29 May, 2016 Binnaway RacesBinnaway, 2016 dates TBC Boarding Schools ExpoDubbo, 2016 dates TBC Rotary Book FairDubbo, 2016 dates TBC JUNE 55th Annual Herefords Australia National Show and SaleDubbo, 6 - 7 June 2016 Coonamble Rodeo and Camp DraftCoonamble, 11 - 13 June 2016 HD HR National Show and ShineDubbo, 11 - 12 June 2016 Outdoor Pop-Up MarketsDubbo, 12 June 2016 Quambone Polocrosse CarnivalQuambone, 25 - 26 June 2016 North West Equestrian Expo Coonabarabran, 2016 dates TBC City of Dubbo EisteddfodDubbo, 2016 dates TBC JULY Kennel Club ChampionshipsGilgandra, 2016 dates TBC Dubbo Rotaract Antiques and Collectables FairDubbo, 2016 dates TBC AUGUST Dubbo Jazz FestivalDubbo, 2016 dates TBC Vintage Truck and Tractor ShowDubbo, 2016 dates TBC Narromine Agricultural ShowNarromine, 2016 dates TBC Narromine Gold Cup RacesNarromine, 2016 dates TBC Dubbo Bridal and Event ExpoDubbo, 2016 dates TBC Lions Club Swap MeetDubbo, 2016 dates TBC Handmade Art MarketsDubbo, 2016 dates TBC SEPTEMBER Nevertire Family MusterWarren, 24 September 2016 Multicultural FestivalDubbo, 2016 date TBC Dubbo StampedeDubbo, 2016 dates TBC Gulargambone Gold Cup RacesCoonamble, 2016 dates TBC Week of GolfDubbo, 2016 dates TBC Orana Caravan and Camping ShowDubbo, 2016 dates TBC Come-by-Chance Picnic RacesCoonamble, 2016 dates TBC Outback Archies ExhibitionCoonamble, 2016 dates TBC Coonamble Flower Show and Art ExpoCoonamble, 2016 dates TBC Royal Flying Doctor Service - Dubbo Base Open DayDubbo, 25th September 2016 OCTOBER Macquarie Marshes Discovery WeekendMacquarie Marshes (via Quambone), 2-5 October 2016 Strawberry Fair and FeteCoonamble, 8 October 2016 Coonamble Gold Cup RacesCoonamble, 9 October 2016 StarFestCoonabarabran, 30th September - 2nd October Coo-ee FestivalGilgandra, 1 - 3 October 2016 Mungery Picnic RacesMungery, 2nd October 2016 Dye Hard Fun RunDubbo, 15th October 2016 Wambuul Macquarie River FestivalDubbo, 16th October 2016 The Royal Scots Dragoon GuardsDubbo, 18th October 2016 DREAM FestivalDubbo, 22nd October 2016 Narromine Dandy Cup RacesNarromine, 15th October 2016 Tooraweenah ShowGilgandra, 15th October 2016 Coona CupCoonabarabran, 24th October 2016 Geurie RodeoWellington, 1 - 2 October 2016 Black Wattle FairWellington, 2nd October 2016 Strawberry Fete and FairCoonamble, 8th October 2016 NOVEMBER Cotton Cup RacesWarren, 6 November 2016 Warrumbungle Crooked Mountain ConcertCoonabarabran, 5 November 2016Tickets on sale now One Eye Film FestivalDubbo, 11 - 12 November 2016 DECEMBER Twilight RacesWarren, 16 December 2016 NYE Fire WorksDubbo, 31st December 2016 Carols by CandlelightDubbo, 18th December 2016Warren, 18 December 2016 Christmas CarnivaleCoonamble, 15th December 2016 Christmas Street FairCoonabarabran, Coolah, Binnaway and Baradine, 2016 dates TBC