Events & Festivals

The Tamworth region is a great place to visit at any time of year…

…but if you need a tangible excuse to get a trip booked, the region’s robust calendar of festivals and events is sure to get you over the line.

The region hosts an impressive line-up: an internationally-renowned country music festival, outdoor and sporting events, cultural and community events, a motorcycle rally, a food festival, agricultural shows, family-friendly celebrations, workshops and classes, live entertainment and theatre… for once, it’s not an understatement to say that the list goes on!

Check out What’s On for a complete and up-to-date listing of what’s coming up, or keep scrolling to learn more about some of the region’s flagship events.

Upcoming Events

2021 Tamworth Community Lighting of the Christmas Tree

Fitzroy Plaza Fitzroy Street, Tamworth, NSW

Join us to officially kick-start the festive season with the lighting of the Tamworth region Christmas tree in Fitzroy Plaza. It will be a fun, family event with free entry […]

Free

The Nutcracker 2021

Capitol Theatre Tamworth Level 1 Centrepoint Shopping Centre Peel Street, Tamworth, NSW

A family Christmas tradition Presented by The Studio - Classical & Performing Arts TWO PERFORMANCES FEATURING LOCAL BALLET STUDENTS FROM TAMWORTH & BARRABA This annual production of The Nutcracker, directed by […]

Pastorale – Tamworth City Dance Academy

Tamworth Regional Entertainment and Conference Centre (TRECC) Greg Norman Drive, Hillvue, NSW

Presented by Tamworth City Dance Academy OUR HOME, OUR STORIES Simply uttering the words "Rural Australia" instantly evokes sounds, smells and colours that are indelibly etched into our collective minds.  […]

Nundle Twilight Christmas Market

Nundle Woollen Mill Grounds Oakenville Street, Nundle, NSW

Experience a real feel for a European Christmas-style market complete with Christmas lights, Christmas music, Food and entertainment for children including Santa Claus. Showcasing unique, quality-handcrafted products in the beautiful […]

Mark Vincent – The Impossible Dream

Capitol Theatre Tamworth Level 1 Centrepoint Shopping Centre Peel Street, Tamworth, NSW

Singing from the age of 15, Mark Vincent has gone on to become one of Australia’s most beloved tenors, having released nine consecutive #1 ARIA Classical Crossover Albums, earning accolades […]

Toyota Country Music Festival

All roads lead to Tamworth this January for the biggest music festival in the southern hemisphere… which is turning 50! The Toyota Country Music Festival, Tamworth features hundreds of performers […]

Recurring

Xtreme Bulls

Australian Equine and Livestock Events Centre (AELEC) 503 Goonoo Goonoo Road, Tamworth, NSW

Best of the Best in Elite Xtreme Bull Riding featuring Australia's best bull riders, along with Australia's Top 12 Saddle Bronc Riders! This will be the biggest Roughstock Rodeo show […]

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Xtreme Bulls

Australian Equine and Livestock Events Centre (AELEC) 503 Goonoo Goonoo Road, Tamworth, NSW

Best of the Best in Elite Xtreme Bull Riding featuring Australia's best bull riders, along with Australia's Top 12 Saddle Bronc Riders! This will be the biggest Roughstock Rodeo show […]

CELTIC ILLUSION

Capitol Theatre Tamworth Level 1 Centrepoint Shopping Centre Peel Street, Tamworth, NSW

​​The much-anticipated family event of 2018, Celtic Illusion is the biggest dance and magical illusion sensation that has been taking Australian audiences by storm. The show for ALL ages cleverly fuses awe-inspiring […]

Rhonda Burchmore Is Glamazonia

Capitol Theatre Tamworth Level 1 Centrepoint Shopping Centre Peel Street, Tamworth, NSW

AUSTRALIA’S FAVOURITE SHOWGIRL CELEBRATES 40 YEARS FROM STAGE TO JUNGLE WITH HER DAZZLING NEW SHOW GLAMAZONIA. After winning Australia’s hearts on I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here!, Rhonda takes centre […]

The Great Wiggly Road Trip Tour

Capitol Theatre Tamworth Level 1 Centrepoint Shopping Centre Peel Street, Tamworth, NSW

CELEBRATING 30 YEARS OF WIGGLY FUN PERFORMANCE TIMES:  10:00AM, 12:30PM & 2:30PM It's time for The Great Wiggly Road Trip Tour! The world's most popular children's entertainment band, The Wiggles are travelling across regional […]

THE COUNTRY SUPERSTARS TRIBUTE SHOW

Capitol Theatre Tamworth Level 1 Centrepoint Shopping Centre Peel Street, Tamworth, NSW

A SHOW FULL OF TIMELESS COUNTRY CLASSICS The first half of the show is retro, with the hit songs from Johnny Cash, Dolly Parton, Willie Nelson & Glen Campbell. The second […]