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125 Years of Bogan Gate

Sat 11 March - Sun 12 March

Bogan Gate is 125 years old and it’s time to celebrate.

Huge WORKING Display of Vintage Machinery – stationary engines, tractors, headers, including original Bogan Gate tractors and engines. Run by members from Forbes & District Historic Machinery Association Inc.

Free Kids Zone with Bogan Gate Public School P&C – Jumping Castles, Face Painting, Ten Pin Bowling, Lawn Games

Live Music with Joey Tanswell from 10am till 2.
Live Music from 2.30pm to 5.30pm
(Head to Bogan Gate Pub for Live Music from 6pm to 10pm with Three Day Bender)

Vintage Car display from local clubs

Market Stalls – garden Art, Candles, Homewares, Tupperware, Nutrimetics, Jewellery, clothing, olive oils and Jams, handmade, earrings, Aboriginal art, Soft Craft and so much more

Food Vans – Spuddy Buddy, Aunty E’s, OMG Decadent Donuts, Bogan Gate Rural Fire Brigade Sausage Sizzle and B&E Rolls, GDogs, Mr Whippy, Parkes Mobile Coffee Catering.

Proudly funded by the NSW Government’s Reconnecting Regional NSW Community Events Program.


Sat 11 March
Sun 12 March
Event Categories:


Bogan Gate
Vaux St
Bogan Gate, NSW 2794 Australia
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Local government area
Multi-Arts, Heritage, Other


The What’s On calendar covers arts and heritage events happening across the NSW Central West in the local government areas of Bathurst Region, Blayney, Cabonne, Cowra, Forbes, Lachlan, Lithgow, Mid-Western Region, Oberon, Orange, Parkes and Weddin.

Event listings are sourced or supplied from local venues and arts organisations. Many events listed here have been originally shared by the organisers on social media. Whilst all care is taken – and accuracy is our priority – we can take no responsibility for date changes or the content of contributed information. Contact the event organisers listed for more details or to book tickets.

The best way to include your event is to use our SUBMIT HERE form (under the What's On menu at the top of each page). These listings will be manually approved by the Arts OutWest team before publication.  Please allow a couple of days for listings to be published. If you have submitted an event and want to make changes just email us at artsoutwest@csu.edu.au

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