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Chillfest 2024

Fri 21 June at 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Gear up for an enchanting family evening at ChillFest, the perfect kickoff to Forbes’ Frost and FireGlide and twirl on our synthetic ice-skating rink beneath the stars, indulge in delightful treats from food stalls, and join us for a cosy family movie night in the Youth and Community Centre. 

But that’s not all! ChillFest brings extra delights with a snowcone machine, an inflatable snow globe to capture those picture-perfect moments, and a DJ to keep the good vibes flowing. 

Be sure to catch the ChillFest movie night – a snug experience in the Youth and Community Centre, complete with a snowcone in hand, creating cherished memories for families and friends alike. 

Make sure to secure your tickets now for ChillFest and Frost and Fire at CHILLFEST Tickets – 123 Tix – your passport to an extraordinary weekend of winter wonder in Forbes! 


Fri 21 June
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Forbes Youth & Community Centre
Battye Street
Forbes, NSW 2871 Australia
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02 6851 1288
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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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