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Parkes Elvis Festival

In the second week of January, Parkes' population doubles as visitors flock to celebrate Elvis' birthday. Spend five days whooping it up with impersonators, concerts, busking competitions, a street parade...

Astronomy in Parkes


Every July both professional and amateur astronomers and astrophotographers gather to chat stars, planets and the universe. The conference aspect sounds a bit serious, but at $50 it's a bargain and an opportunity...

Food & Drink in Parkes

Trundle Bush Tucker Day

On the first Saturday every September, the small town of Trundle goes all bush-tucker foodie, with bush-cooking competitions, bush-tucker tasting and an interesting program of country entertainment.