What’s on inArmidale?

Events in Armidale

No matter what time of year you visit, chances are there will be an event or festival in or around Armidale.

Events not to be missed include the Autumn Festival, Big Chill Festival, The Bach Festival, The New England Garden Festival, Armidale International Film Festival and Guyra Lamb and Potato Festival. Other great annual events include New England Sings, The Armidale Cup, Guyra Trout Festival, Armidale Youth Orchestra Garden Party, Vintage Truck, Machinery and Heavy Horse Show and the NEGS Equestrian events. The calendar is full with premier sport events including the TAS Rugby Carnivals, Tour de Rocks and the 12hr Mountain Bike Enduro.

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Event Series Armidale Eisteddfod 2024

Armidale Eisteddfod 2024

New England Conservatorium of Music Armidale Teachers' College, Cnr Mossman and Faulkner Streets, ARMIDALE, NSW, Australia

Armidale’s Eisteddfod is an important cultural event in the New England calendar that continues a wonderful cultural tradition established in Wales over 900 years ago. Welsh Eisteddfods were festivals celebrating the performance of literature and music, and this concept holds true to this day. Down the centuries, Eisteddfods have evolved to reflect changing societies but they remain an enduring part of Australia’s cultural heritage as important training grounds for emerging entertainers – our musicians, dancers and actors. Venues: OTC (Old […]

$3 – $80
Event Series Khanacross

Khanacross

Skidpan, Traffic Education Centre Mann Street East, ARMIDALE, NSW, Australia

An autotest (essential skills of car control and judgement) under controlled conditions - quickest times whilst navigating courses. Snacks and drinks available at the canteen for purchase. Spectators welcome.

Event Series Rotary Book Fair

Rotary Book Fair

Armidale Jockey Club Barney Street, ARMIDALE, NSW, Australia

Attention All Book Lovers! Thousands of quality used books will be on sale from as little as $2 to $3. The books reflect all genres from fiction, children's, cookery, history, reference, arts and crafts, military and photography. There is also a range of rare and collectable items at very attractive prices. Come one, come all ... and bring your money with you! EFTPOS welcomed and encouraged.

Your Soul Expo

Armidale Ex-services Memorial Club 137 Dumaresq Street, ARMIDALE, NSW, Australia

Your Soul Expo is a special heart project of Avalon by Nature, created to bring together a community of soul-inspired and heart-centred individuals and businesses focused on providing services and products that assist, support and enhance the journey of those who attend, and including each other.

$5
Event Series The Big Chill Festival

The Big Chill Festival

Armidale Sportsground 58 Dumaresq Street (cnr Douglas Street), ARMIDALE, NSW, Australia

The Big Chill is back and bigger than ever. Get ready for big vibes and good times in 2024. The stages showcase a kaleidoscope of musical genres. From indie, country and folk to electronic sounds, there will be something for everyone. Beyond the beats, the festival grounds come alive. Indulge in gourmet delights from local and regional cuisines, award-winning craft beer or explore local distilleries and wineries. The event is open to all ages. Entertain the entire family with a […]

Australian Haydn Ensemble

The Armidale Playhouse 309 Beardy Street (cnr Ohio Street), ARMIDALE, NSW, Australia

The Australian Haydn Ensemble, Australia's bravura Classical-era specialists, perform Mozart Quartets and Haydn’s London Symphony in an intimate display of historically-informed performance. An opportunity to hear this marvellous music played on period instruments - bringing, as close as possible, the sound-world the composers knew when these works were written. Progamme: Mozart - Flute Quartet in D major; Mozart - String Quartet in D minor; Haydn - Symphony No 104 in D major London (arr Salomon)

$50.50

“Favourite Shorts” – Week 2

The Lodge Theatre 119A Barney Street, ARMIDALE, NSW, Australia

A festival of rehearsed short play readings from original scripts (produced by Margaret Sims and Benjamin Thorn) with a different program each week. The scripts are mostly original and from local authors and there will be Audience Choice Awards. Favourite Shorts is a community event with all actors/readers who express an interest, guaranteed a part. 2024 is the biggest year yet with 44 actors/readers participating. Ticket also available at door.

$10 – $25
Event Series Rotary Book Fair

Rotary Book Fair

Armidale Jockey Club Barney Street, ARMIDALE, NSW, Australia

Attention All Book Lovers! Thousands of quality used books will be on sale from as little as $2 to $3. The books reflect all genres from fiction, children's, cookery, history, reference, arts and crafts, military and photography. There is also a range of rare and collectable items at very attractive prices. Come one, come all ... and bring your money with you! EFTPOS welcomed and encouraged.

Event Series Rotary Book Fair

Rotary Book Fair

Armidale Jockey Club Barney Street, ARMIDALE, NSW, Australia

Attention All Book Lovers! Thousands of quality used books will be on sale from as little as $2 to $3. The books reflect all genres from fiction, children's, cookery, history, reference, arts and crafts, military and photography. There is also a range of rare and collectable items at very attractive prices. Come one, come all ... and bring your money with you! EFTPOS welcomed and encouraged.

Event Series Rotary Book Fair

Rotary Book Fair

Armidale Jockey Club Barney Street, ARMIDALE, NSW, Australia

Attention All Book Lovers! Thousands of quality used books will be on sale from as little as $2 to $3. The books reflect all genres from fiction, children's, cookery, history, reference, arts and crafts, military and photography. There is also a range of rare and collectable items at very attractive prices. Come one, come all ... and bring your money with you! EFTPOS welcomed and encouraged.

Event Series Rotary Book Fair

Rotary Book Fair

Armidale Jockey Club Barney Street, ARMIDALE, NSW, Australia

Attention All Book Lovers! Thousands of quality used books will be on sale from as little as $2 to $3. The books reflect all genres from fiction, children's, cookery, history, reference, arts and crafts, military and photography. There is also a range of rare and collectable items at very attractive prices. Come one, come all ... and bring your money with you! EFTPOS welcomed and encouraged.

New England Yard Dog Championships

Armidale Showground 5 Dumaresq Street, ARMIDALE, NSW, Australia

Sheep kindly donated The Clayton Family Annaleey; cattle kindly donated by Lynoch Pty Ltd. Friday, 24 May - 2.00pm: Open Cattle Dog Trial; Novice Yard Trial; may start Feature Maiden Yard Trial depending on entries Saturday, 25 May - 7.00am: continue Novice Yard and Feature Maiden Yard; continue Open Cattle Dog Trials; Encourage Yard Dog Trial (commence Saturday lunch); Open Championship Yard (will follow the Feature Maiden) and the Improver Yard Trial (will follow the Novice); Victor Moar Feature Maiden and Novice Cattle trial (could […]

Free
Event Series Rotary Book Fair

Rotary Book Fair

Armidale Jockey Club Barney Street, ARMIDALE, NSW, Australia

Attention All Book Lovers! Thousands of quality used books will be on sale from as little as $2 to $3. The books reflect all genres from fiction, children's, cookery, history, reference, arts and crafts, military and photography. There is also a range of rare and collectable items at very attractive prices. Come one, come all ... and bring your money with you! EFTPOS welcomed and encouraged.

Friday Night Raffles @ the Royal

Royal Hotel 107 Beardy Street, ARMIDALE, NSW, Australia

Come along and support the Children’s Ward at Armidale Hospital. Raffle tickets: $2 (single ticket) or $3 (for five) or $7 (for 10) – ticket sales from 6.00pm, drawn 7.00pm. Five meat trays, donated by Pete’s Mountview Butchery, to be raffled. Happy hour from 4.00-7.00m, drink specials and delicious meals available.

Free

Studio8 Australian Album Tour

Armidale City Bowling Club 92-96 Dumaresq Street, ARMIDALE, NSW, Australia

Into the New Studio8 is country songwriting duo, Luke Johnson and Michelle Morgan, with Luke on guitar and vocals and Michelle on keyboard and backing vocals. They perform regularly at venues in the Southern Highlands and at festivals including Tamworth Country Music Festival, Parkes Elvis Festival and Hats Off to Country (Tamworth).

Free