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

Take me home to Tamworth

Tamworth Regional Gallery 466 Peel Street, Tamworth, NSW

Tamworth Country Music Festival is 50 years old in 2022. As a celebration of this milestone, Tamworth Regional Gallery is presenting an exhibition, Take me home to Tamworth, that interprets […]

Free

Manilla XC Week 2022 Paragliding Competition

The Paragliding Cross Country (XC) flying event is where pilots try and fly as far as possible for each of the 8 day event using rising currents of warm air […]

Recurring

2022 Nutrien Classic Campdraft and Sale

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

The biggest performance horse sale in the southern hemisphere, the 2022 Nutrien Classic Campdraft and Sale, returns to AELEC from Thursday, 27 January to Sunday, 6 February. The event kicks […]

Free Entry

Neon NetFit

Neon NETFIT is the perfect way to bring the energy and spark back to your netball court in 2022. Coming to Tamworth on Tuesday 8th February, the event will comprise […]

$50

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 […]

The Wharf Revue: A Can Of Worms

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

A Soft Tread production Created and written by Jonathan Biggins, Drew Forsythe and Phillip Scott Performed by Jonathan Biggins, Mandy Bishop, Drew Forsythe and Phillip Scott SET SEA ON A […]

LEAVING JACKSON – THE JOHNNY CASH & JUNE CARTER STORY

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

Take a step back in time to when country music told a true story of life, love and heartache. From the famous Walk The Line and Folsom Prison Blues to […]

$2 – $59.00

Newcastle Permanent’s Cinema Under the Stars – Tamworth

Bicentennial Park Kable Avenue, Tamworth, NSW

Newcastle Permanent's Cinema Under the Stars is Australia's largest free outdoor cinema program and it’s returning to Tamworth! The event kicks off at 5.30pm at Bicentennial Park with a fantastic […]

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 […]

CHEERS TO THAT! LUKE KIDGELL

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

Australia's most loved comedian* Luke Kidgell, is back on tour with his brand new show Cheers To That. (*not a fact, just a personal opinion of Luke's). With four national […]

$2.50 – $45.00

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 […]