Parkes Community Events
There are regular community events that occur in the town of Parkes in New South Wales, Australia. Some of these events are:
- Elvis Festival - held every January to commemorate Elvis Presley, the festival features events such as the Elvis street parade, Elvis tribute competitions, and live music performances.
- Parkes Picnic Races - held every May, the Parkes Picnic Races is a horse racing event that also includes live music, food stalls, and various entertainment activities.
- Trundle ABBA Festival - held every May in nearby Trundle town, this festival celebrates the music of Swedish group ABBA with tribute concerts, dance performances, and markets selling ABBA-themed merchandise.
- Parkes Show - held every August, the Parkes Show is an agricultural show that includes competitions and displays of livestock, produce, crafts, and other local products.
- Open Gardens Weekend - held every spring, the Open Gardens Weekend allows visitors to explore privately-owned gardens in Parkes, showcasing the town's horticultural diversity.