Forbes has developed a range of modern venues and facilities for small to medium sized conferences, meetings and events. These facilities packaged with a great range of accommodation, dining, attractions and services make Forbes a popular pit stop for both corporate and private events ranging from car rallies to weddings.

GET TOGETHER IN FORBES

Forbes offers the best in function facilities including a range of spaces, catering and equipment hire options and personal and professional service. 

Find rooms accommodating up to 500 people at the Forbes Services Memorial Club, Forbes Services Golf Club, Forbes Inn and Forbes Town Hall, or select from a wide range of smaller function spaces.

Forbes is a popular wedding destination with many couples selecting local venues and Churches; some dating back to Forbes' gold rush past, or the backdrop of historic buildings and Lake Forbes for their special day.

Forbes Shire Council can also offer support for special events with planning assistance and incentives available. For more information please call (02) 6850 2300 or visit www.forbes.nsw.gov.au.  

Calendar of Events

JANUARY

Forbes Flatlands Hang Gliding World Championships, Australia Day Celebrations

FEBRUARY

Bedgerabong Picnic Races

MARCH

Seniors Week Celebrations, Camel Races, Youth Week Celebrations

APRIL

Easter Bowls Carnival, Greyhound Meeting, Anzac Day Commemorations, Diggers Harness Race Meet 

MAY

Heritage Week, Billy Cart Derby, Ben Hall Fesival   

JUNE

Forbes Eisteddfod

JULY

Forbes Eisteddfod Dance Program

AUGUST

Forbes Cup Race Meeting, Bedgerabong Show, NSW Small Winemakers Show

SEPTEMBER

Bedgerabong Country Music Camp Out, Fatherhood Festival, Forbes Show, Wirinya Family Picnic Day, Forbes Motor Show, Boutique Forbes Girls Day Out

OCTOBER

Race Meeting, Jemalong Retirement Village Fair, Kalari Lachlan River Arts Festival, National BBQ Championships

NOVEMBER

Lions Convention

DECEMBER

Carols by Candlelight

Also, keep a look out for regular Rotary markets held throughout the year, which offer a wide range of fresh fruit and vegetables, local produce and handmade goods!

For more suggestions on things to do, download our Find it in Forbes brochure (PDF - 1331.58KB).