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.
It's free to submit your local events. (Use the 'Submit' option under the 'Whats On' menu at the top of the page).
For maps and details of museums, galleries, artist studios, historic sites, Aboriginal experiences and sites, craft shops, handmade retail outlets or public art go to the Culture Maps Central NSW menu.

Canowindra Christmas Shopping Night

Canowindra Canowindra, NSW

Come on down to Canowindra to experience a special Christmas shopping experience from a huge array of shop keepers.


Scouts Hall, Orange 94 Kite Street, Orange, NSW

Colour City Creatives present - CREATIVE CHRISTMAS Exhibition

Moorbel Hall Markets

Moorbel Hall Markets 40 Auxiliary St, moorbel, NSW

The Moorbel Hall markets are a monthly market where people can purchase home cooked cakes and slices, jam and pickles a range of soaps, and hand sewn items for the house.

Twilight Christmas Market

The Foundations of Portland Williwa St, Portland, NSW

Twilight Christmas Market is back! Join us for great food, great music, and all your local handmade gifts for Christmas.


The Blayney Collective PopUp

Blayney Blayney, NSW

The Blayney Collective PopUp shop opens on Thursday the 8th of December at 9am open till late for Twilight shopping!!


Platform Arts Hub: Blayney Railway Station Blayney Railway Station, Blayney, NSW

Christmas is right around the corner and so is the annual Blayney Twilight Shopping! We are seeking local people from in and around the Central West who make beautiful quality, handcrafted goods.

Market Stallholders Wanted!

Orange Ex-Services Club 231-243 Anson St, Orange, NSW

Market stallholders wanted for Handmade Boutique & Expo Central West.



Rockley Showground Rockley

Local and regional producers and artisans will be offering an array of quality products.
Markets will be held on the 2nd Sunday of each month.

The Journey Person Handmade Popup

The Corner Store Gallery, Orange 382 Summer Street, Orange, NSW

The Journey Person is a collective of local artisans and designers based in Central West NSW. Our Handmade Popup is a carefully curated selection of high quality, locally made wares.


September Handicraft Centre Market Day

lachlan street forbes lachlan street, Forbes, NSW

There will be lots of home cooking, preserves, fresh produce and fresh eggs available for sale.
We have a selection of Vintage Collectables now available within store.
Check out the new Garden Art, it's the place to shop for that Special unique Christmas gift.


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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