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Travel guide Parkes

NSW TrainLink Parkes Elvis Festival
By ATDW Database

Contact: tourism@parkes.nsw.gov.au
Venue: Various locations around Parkes, Parkes New South Wales
Date(s): From Wed 08 Jan 14 To Sun 12 Jan 14
It is 36 years since Elvis left the building, yet more than 18,000 Elvis fans gathered in the Central New South Wales town of Parkes to celebrate Elvis Presley's birthday during the 2013 Festival. A five-day program of events featuring favourites including free main stage entertainment, look-a-like contests, Tribute to Elvis Competition, The Elvis Street Parade, opportunity to renew your wedding vows, displays of Elvis memorabilia (including Greg Page's: The Kings Castle), Elvis Gospel Service, Cars of the Era Car Show and more than 150 unique Elvis-style events. NSW TrainLink provide a unique opportunity to arrive in style travelling on the NSW TrainLink 'Elvis Express'. REX airlines offers regular flights into Parkes, or you may choose to drive, allowing you a greater opportunity to expl... Read more

Parkes Agricultural Show
By ATDW Database

Contact: 6862 2580 or parkesshow@bigpond.com
Venue: Parkes Showground, Victoria Street Parkes New South Wales
Date(s): From Tue 26 Aug 14 To Thu 28 Aug 14
*** Latest event details are yet to be confirmed ***

The Parkes Show is one of the largest agricultural shows west of the Blue Mountains.

The Parkes Show is held each August running over three days and two nights with plenty of entertainment, side shows and trade stands along with a spectacular fireworks display that can be seen from miles around.

The event also features four days of horse events as well as exhibits of sheep, cattle, birds and poultry. Competitions of Junio... Read more

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