10 Events You Should Not Miss In NSW For January 2017

10 Events You Should Not Miss In NSW For January 2017

Choose Premium Coach Hire In NSW To Attend These January Events

With locations ranging from outback towns to pristine beaches and deserts to rainforest, there’s a simple reason why the sprawling New South Wales region makes for an ideal holiday destination. Being the most populous state in Australia, it has a huge diversity, which enables some of the most happening events to be held here throughout the year. If you are looking to attend some of these in January 2017, make sure to choose premium coach hire in NSW for a luxury journey.

New Year’s Recovery Pool Party

After all those fireworks and jubilant celebrations on the eve of New Year, it’s time to relax by the poolside as the Recovery Pool Party in Thredbo invites you for a wonderfully soothing experience on the very first day of the year. The party will kick off 2 pm onwards with a shower in outdoor pool, heated spa, delectable barbecue food, drinks from the Poolside Bar and live music show. The setting of this event is perfect with the colossal Snowy Mountains at the backdrop and vibrant ambiance.

Kosciuszko Craft Beer Festival

Nothing tastes better than a traditionally made craft-beer, with the kind of malt and hops that make for an ideal brewing experience. Kosciuszko Festival due to be held on the 7th of January will celebrate the art and concept behind crafting a beer in a non-merchandised way. The event will take place at the Thredbo Alpine Hotel by the poolside, which will include free beer and cheese tasting, live entertainment, home brew competition, brewing demonstrations and the compulsory beer degustation dinner.

Parkes Elvis Festival

Scheduled to be held from 11th to 15th of January in Parkes, the Parkes Elvis Festival is an annual celebration to recall the life and music of Elvis Presley, the king of rock and roll. Over 150 events will take place in and around the town for five continuous days with the focal theme of Viva Las Vegas. The festival is currently in its 25th year, and has attracted a huge line-up of national and international Elvis tribute artists with over 22000 visitors expected this year. Elvis Presley Enterprises Inc will be endorsing this high gravity event.

Summer Harvest Festival

With an objective to provide the visitors good knowledge about the preparation and consumption of food, the Summer Harvest Festival on the 12th of January in Katoomba will be taking place for the eighth time. The event includes a diverse program of food related workshops, food tastings, famous Chooks Tour and long lunches. Witness how the experts make the best out of the summer harvest and interact with them to know more in details. Taste the eclectic cuisines, and feel free to rate them on your own.

Lady Luck Festival

On the 16th of January, the Carrington Hotel in Katoomba will play host to a festival that was created in 2009 for the vintage and rockabilly enthusiasts displaying ‘culture and customs’ from the marvel 1950’s. Food, fun and fashion will be the course of the day, and you can also have free access to public dance lesson, swing dancing, vintage car and hot rod show and the market day. There’s a dedicated jumping castle for the kids. As the darkness sets in, get yourself ready with an elegant attire to attend the Diner and Dance party, with dance performances and live band shows to keep you entertained.

So Frenchy So Chic In The Park

The Bicentennial Park in Sydney will turn all French on the 21st of January, as you virtually escape to France without moving an inch outside Australia. Experience the best of France in their style with some delectable cuisines, diverse selection of gourmet food stalls, and the pop-up bars. Grab some delicious cheese, salad jardinière or a basket of crispy baguettes. Get yourself a picnic rug and lay back with champagne in hand, and some lovely music running in the background.

Regrowth Tree Planting Music Festival

Over the past 9 years, the Regrowth Tree Planting Music Festival has planted 63,000 native plants showcasing an effort to balance the nature with music. This year, the event will take place from the 20th to 23rd of January presenting ornately themed stages and quality sound systems. It has earned the precious Greener Festival Award for being the highest sustainable festival practices in the world. There will be electronic music and live band shows, and a proportion of energy will be dedicated to plant native vegetation at the site. An environment-friendly music festival as such is a rare sight to watch anywhere else!

Australia Day Gosford

Kibble Park in Gosford will be celebrating the Australia Day on the 25th of January with an extensive line-up of activities on offer.  Kids can enjoy an interactive performance by Little Puppet World, and participate in face painting competition. There will be community displays, Aussie sausage sizzle, food stalls and lots of entertainment. Come along with your friends and family, and soak up the vibrant atmosphere to celebrate a day that belongs to Australia. Don’t forget to witness the spectacular fireworks at the conclusion of the event.

Kiama Show

Taking place at one of the most attractive showgrounds in Australia, the annual Kiama Show is all set to take the centre stage on the 27th of January for the 169th time. This massive event brings together community, agriculture and business under one roof with traditions including an array of more than 2000 pavilion exhibits, cooking demonstrations, woodchopping, showjumping, horses, cattle events, pet show and the famous Kiama Showgirl competition. The event offers some additional entertainment with carnival rides, stunt motor ride events, climbing wall, petite grande circus, street theatre, reptile show and mini-horse trotting.

Kandos Street Machine and Hot Rod Show

Held annually at the end of January, the Kandos Street Machine and Hot Rod Show is an eventful package for a motor enthusiast with lots of action on offer. Some of the competitions include ‘most donuts in 30 seconds’, Top 10 burnout finals, Dyno competition, burnout eliminations and open air show ‘n’ shine. A laid-back atmosphere along with a bar, food stalls and fireworks displays make for an ideal family-friendly event, with some exemplary car displays!


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