Welcome to our list of arts and cultural events happening in the NSW Central West gathered from artists, event producers, great local venues and groups across the region. Use the contact or ticketing details listed with each event.

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2023 Orange Wine Festival

Fri 29 September - Sun 29 October

Spring is in the air and the days are getting longer – so what better way to celebrate the stunning season ahead than with a wine festival!

The annual Orange Wine Festival celebrates the thriving wine and food culture and quality cool-climate wines unique to the Orange region.

The month-long festival boasts a program full to the brim with wine experiences that showcase the Orange cool-climate wine region at its best. With over 50 events in the program, there’s something to delight every taste bud – from the seasoned wine aficionados to those just discovering their palate.

View the online program here OWF-O360-Program.pdf (orange360.com.au)

Signature Events:


Fri 29 September
Sun 29 October
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Orange, NSW
Orange, NSW 2800 Australia + Google Map


Local government area


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

Featured events‘ are those submitted directly online by presenters.

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