Events & Festivals
Wingham Akoostik Music Festival
Held in October each year the Akoostik Festival provides two days of non-stop entertainment at the Wingham Showgrounds. The Akoostik music festival has fast become a significant event to the area and drawing many big names together with local respected and new up and coming talent. www.winghamakoostikfestival.com.au.
Old Bar Beach Festival
An annual community event that attracts over 17,000 people each year. Held over the long weekend every October, the Kombi/Transporter swap meet Australian record attempt is one of the major highlights of the festival each year. The number of Kombis that arrive at the festival has steadily increased over the last five years due to the support of many Kombi owners who have now made the festival an annual pilgrimage. www.oldbarbeachfestival.com.au
Killabakh Day in the Country
Enjoy a day in this most beautiful part of the Manning Valley. Killabakh is located just 16 kms north of Wingham on the Comboyne Road. This very popular annual event showcases quality art works, traditionally fashioned wares, crafts, imaginative creations, local produce, fantastic food and kids activities. 10 am to 3 pm.
Wingham's Annual Christmas Street Carnival
(Bent & Isabella Street, Wingham)
This is a fun afternoon and evening for the whole family to enjoy. There are market stalls, food stalls, street dancers and entertainers and carnival rides. The famous ham wheel will be back again and you can try your luck at winning a ham for Christmas
Troy Bayliss Classic
The inaugural Troy Bayliss Classic was a huge success in 2016. The Old Bar Bike Track was the home track of three times World Superbike Champion Troy Bayliss and following on from the success this year the weekend event will again be held in 2016 so mark the date in your calender.
The Summertime Rough Riding Rodeo
Held in January has prize money in excess of $8000. Enjoy saddle bronc, bareback, bull riding, steer wrestling, roping events, barrel racing, Ladies events, junior steer riding and barrel racing. Australian title holders competing.
Bonnie Wingham Scottish Festival
The Bonnie Scottish Heritage Festival is held annually in Wingham and celebrates the rich Scottish heritage of the Wingham area. Festival highlights include; Welcome to the Festival Chieftains, Braveheart Poets Breakfast, Country Women’s Association shortbread baking competition, judging of shop window displays, bowls and golf competitions and single malt whisky tasting night.