WINGHAM AKOOSTIK FESTIVAL
Winner of the North Coast and The Legendary Pacific Coast Tourism Awards in 2016, Festivals and Events, The Wingham Akoostik Festival features local and national artists each October. The event attracts visitors and locals to listen during a packed full weekend of fun with a laid back feel.
The 2017 event is supported by the Chamber of Commerce and being held on 13 to 15 October at the Wingham Showground.
For more information visit www.akoostik.com.au
THE BONNIE SCOTTISH FESTIVAL
A tradition to Wingham, the Bonnie Scottish Festival is supported by the Chamber of Commerce and run each year in May by a dedicated group of volunteers through the Manning Valley Historical Society. Bagpipes, shortbread, tartan, haggis and whiskey all feature in this festival!
For details about the 2017 event from 28 May to 4 June visit www.manninghistorical.org
Wingham Beef Week
Wingham Beef Week is a week-long event based on all facets of the beef industry giving students, juniors and producers a rare opportunity to participate in live assessment, carcase assessment and evaluation, meat judging, beef appreciation workshops, parading and judging competitions.
The event aims to educate at ground level the next generation of our future junior beef enthusiasts in a hands-on environment to increase their knowledge/exposure to the Australian Beef industry through education and competition.
A Day in the Country
The heart of Killabakh’s close-knit community is its heritage hall. It is here the valley comes alive with the annual ‘Day in the Country’. Killabakh is in the hinterland of the Manning Valley, on the NSW Mid North Coast, and just a 4 hour drive north of Sydney. Set against the backdrop of Mt Goonook and the Comboyne Plateau this outstanding event helps raise funds to look after the hall and its beautiful surrounds.
Mount George BillyCart Derby
Mount George Public School’s annual Billycart Derby is held in conjunction with the Back to Mount George Festival.
Design it , build it and race it, the event encourages kids to get creative. There’s markets, fun activities and live music – a great day out for the whole family.
Back to Comboyne Village Fair
The Comboyne Village Fair is a festival of food, entertainment and activities. Held in September the fair consists of a flower show, great food and coffee, art exhibition, markets,
Clydesdale Horse demonstration, raffles, plus fun activities and games for the kids.
When in wingham
When in Wingham, we do hope you will visit the many shops, dine in our cafes, and visit our clubs and pub, while you do business in one of the most friendly towns in the region. Don’t go home too soon though, there is much to see in this township, with its historical significance, environmental icons, and those flying foxes that we love to embrace. You can park all day in our town with no parking limits. So stay a while!