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Forbes Magic Festival

Sat 7 October at 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Do You Believe In Magic?

Come on down to Lions Park on Saturday 7 October for the Forbes Magic Festival, the first of it’s kind !! Don’t miss this magical experience.

Bring your chairs and rugs to Lake Forbes for sunset for a magical evening being bedazzled and mystified by our roving magicians. There will be a cocktail bar and food vans with roving entertainment from 5pm-7pm and a stage spectacular from 7pm-8pm to leave you spellbound.

Gates open at 4:30pm.

Forbes Magic Festival Tickets (123tix.com.au)


Sat 7 October
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Event contact details (phone/ email)
6850 2300


Lions Park, Forbes
Forbes, NSW + Google Map


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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