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Forbes Attractions, Activities
Central West NSW
Forbes Attractions, Activities
Things to do and see in Forbes - attractions, activities, art, art galleries, heritage, Ben Hall, sanctuaries & National Parks, Forbes entertainment and events.
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Friendly ~ Historic ~ Inviting....that's Forbes.
Forbes brief history.
Abundant in history, Forbes has long been known for its historic buildings
Ben Hall Festival Forbes, Central West NSW
FORBES MOTORSHOW
October Long Weekend
Ben Hall - notorious bushranger -history and photos.
Forbes Camel Races - an annual event on Good Fridays.
FORBES
CAMEL RACES
Anually Good Friday
A great day out each year.
Lake Forbes - parklands, cycleway, walkway, De Havilland Vampire Jet - Forbes Central West NSW
Attractions - Things to See & Do
Forbes Events - Not to MISS
Gum Swamp and Bird Hide - Sanctuary..
Gooloogong, a Lachlan River town.
Central West Livestock Exchange (CWLE), Forbes NSW
Bedgerabong Central West NSW - Bedgerabong Picnic Races, Bedgerabong Annual Show.
FISHING:
There are a number of areas for fishing around Forbes - best spots include Fitzgerald's Bridge, Jemalong Weir, Cottons WeirLake Forbes - a natural lagoon, Lake Forbes Aquatic Centre, Bundaburrah Creek,  Fishing licenses are required.
Explore the multiple State Forests & National Parks in & around the Forbes region
Visitor Information Centre
Jemalong Weir and Cottons Weir - fishing, swimming, picnics, BBQ's... -
Motor Museum - located on the Newell Hwy at Forbes is a vast collection of Veterans, vintage, classic and Street Machines.
Country Markets
Featuring local and regional products including gourmet foods, produce, fresh baked treats and handicrafts.
Held at the Forbes Showgrounds
The first Sunday of each second month, from 9am.
JANUARY

26th January
Australia Day Celebrations
Go to Forbes Event Details
FEBRUARY
February
Bedgerabong Picnic Races  - Bedgerabong Racecourse
MARCH
APRIL
Good Friday
Camel Races - Easter Weekend - Forbes Racecourse

Easter Bowls Carnival

Anzac Day Commemorations
Diggers Harness Race Meeting
MAY
Forbes Annual Heritage Festival
JULY
AUGUST
Forbes Cup - Annual Race Meeting - Forbes Racecourse

Bedgerabong Annual Show  - Bedgerabong Showground

NSW Small Winemakers Annual Wine Show  - Forbes Youth & Community Centre - www.nswwineshow.com.au/
SEPTEMBER

Kalari-Lachlan River Arts Festival - Lake Forbes foreshore, between Bates Bridge and Bundaburra Crossing.  Music, Theatre, Dance, Poetry, Busking, Exhibitions, Food Stalls, Markets, All things creative.

Forbes Annual Show -  Forbes Showground

Bedgerabong Country Music Camp Out  - Bedgerabong Showground
OCTOBER
October Long Weekend
Forbes Motor Show - Lakes Side Forbes, South Circle

TBA - Annual Recycled Fabric Quilt Show
DECEMBER
Carols by Candlelight
JUNE
NOVEMBER
Forbes Annual Events
Begerabong Picnic Races - Feb, Annual Show - Aug, Country Music Campout - October 2010
Forbes regional local produce.
Forbes Transport Services
View Forbes Area Map
Hot Air Ballooning with Aussie BalloonTrek, Canowindra & Orange and Central West NSW
Aussie BalloonTrek
Hot Air Balloon Flights - excitement, thrills, romance and new experiences.
Visit Eugowra and Escort Rock of Ben Hall fame..
EUGOWRA
The only large gold escort robbery in New South Wales took place at Escort Rock near Eugowra.
Forbes Motor Show
Kalari-Lachlan River Arts Festival - Lake Forbes foreshore,
Orange NSW Accommodation
Accommodation in Orange, Central West NSW Australia
Bathurst NSW Accommodation
Accommodation in Bathurst, Central West NSW Australia
Parkes NSW Accommodation
Accommodation Parkes area -  Central West NSW Australia
Dubbo NSW Accommodation
Accommodation Dubbo area -  Central West NSW Australia
Inspired by the residents of Cumnock in Central West NSW, Animals on Bikes is a series of 45 creative sculptures created by local farmers, farmers wives, Men's sheds, busdrivers, Preschool kids, Playgroup mums - and anyone with an artistic flair!
Animals on Bikes
A 120 kilometre self-drive tourist route of Paddock Art sculptures between Molong and the Dubbo Taronga Western Plains zoo, via Cumnock and Yeoval in Central West NSW.
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