Parkes Elvis Festival

Wednesday 10th January to Sunday 15th January 2018

Elvis Logo

The Parkes Elvis Festival is held every January in Parkes, in central west New South Wales. The event is held on the second weekend in January, coinciding with Elvis Presley's birthday

Showground Management

The Parkes Pastoral Agricultural & Horticultural Association Inc (Parkes Show Committee) manages the Showground camping during the Elvis Festival.  Our goal is to support the Elvis Festival Committee by making the resources of the Showground available as a camping area for visitors to the Festival.


Showground facilities include:

Showers & Toilets

4 toilet blocks (disabled toilet western end of the grandstand)

2 shower blocks are located at the western end of the grounds,

1 relocatable shower block is located at the eastern end of grounds

Dump Point- located at amenities block near the Currajong’s, behind the stable area

Water- is available throughout the grounds, please share with other campers.

Showground Cool Room located at the entrance gate on Victoria St.

Open 7.30am – 7.30pm    Ice, available

Breakfast & Papers: Available at the Secretary’s Office / Canteen (near grandstand) 7.00am to 900am provided by the Rural Fire Service.

Showground Entertainment 

Parkes Harness Racing    Harness Race meeting on Wednesday night commences at 6.30pm, tab facilities

Johnny Gray:  performing each night in the area near the canteen.  Bring a chair to sit on and gold coin donation.


Ancillary Services

Taxi’s approximate fare to town $10 Phone 6862 2222 from the main entry gate and the brick gates

Bus service: Wednesday to Sunday hourly-Pick up at the entrance gate on Victoria Street and the Brick Gates.


For the 2018 Elvis Festival Parkes Showground
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Visit the Parkes Elvis Festival Website


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