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Orange Visitor Information Centre

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The Orange Visitor Information Centre has so much to offer. The friendly and knowledgeable staff have all the local knowledge you need. Get updated on accommodation, dining out and award winning restaurants, local attractions, what's on, over 30 cellar doors and the best local shopping.

The Visitor Information Centre is co-located with the Orange Regional Museum in an award winning new building, close to the Orange Regional Gallery and Orange Library. Groundstone cafe is right next door.

The Orange Visitor Information Centre is also your one-stop-shop for regional produce, unique arts, handmade crafts and souvenirs.

From maps and brochures to itineraries and tours, the staff are here to make sure you have the best possible Orange 360 experience.

The Orange Society of Model Engineers - Miniature Train Rides

Feb 2019 - 09 Jan 2021
Their Society conducts a Public Running day on our miniature railway located in Matthews Park, corner of Anson and Moulder Streets. Rides commence at 1pm. Come and join them and bring the whole family. Rides for both adults and children. Cost AUD2.

Wentworth Main Mine Open Day

07 Dec 2019 - 03 Jan 2021
The Lucknow goldfield was discovered in 1851. Located just nine kilometres from Orange on the eastern side of Lucknow, the Wentworth Main Mine holds its open days on the First Saturday and Sunday of the month. Stroll around this historic mining site and see relics of past mining heritage.

Orange Parkrun

01 Feb 2020 - 02 Jan 2021
Parkrun is for all ages and abilities. From beginners to Olympians. Parkrun is not a race against other runners, but a five kilometre timed run, jog or walk. It can really be whatever you want it to be, whether that's for fun or as part of a training plan.

Orange Farmers Market

08 Feb - 12 Dec 2020
The Orange Region Farmers Market is held on the second Saturday of every month and showcases local produce strictly from the Orange region. Meet the producers and taste their fresh seasonal produce.

Banjo Paterson Australian Poetry Festival

16 - 23 Feb 2020
Banjo Paterson’s Waltzing Matilda is known worldwide; many Australians can recite a string of his poems; and his work has been converted to song and theatre.

Banjo Paterson Australian Poetry Festival - Birthday Twilight Barbecue

17 Feb 2020
Join the Orange and District Historical Society to celebrate Banjo's birthday at the Banjo Paterson Park. New in 2020, join them at twilight for music, poetry, stories about Narrambla Vale and the families that lived there.

Limericks and Yarns

18 Feb 2020
Join them for a fun night of Limericks and Yarns with Master of Ceremonies, Greg North ‘The Master of the Limerick’. Come along and catch this marvellous maestro in action, then step up and have a go yourself.

An Evening with Banjo - his life

19 Feb 2020
As part of the Orange and District History Alive series of talks, there will be An Evening with Banjo- his life slide show at the Orange Senior Citizens Centre. Hear from author W. Benjamin Lindner discussing his book Waltzing Matilda Australia’s Accidental Anthem.

Poa Tree

19 Feb 2020
Join them for a relaxing afternoon celebrating nature in the beautiful surrounds of Duntryleague. Established performers will invite local and visiting poets to join them in reciting works about the natural world.

Annual Blackened Billy Award Ceremony

20 Feb 2020
Entrants and award winners of the 2020 Blackened Billy Verse Competition are invited to join Carol Heuchan as she presents the iconic 29th Blackened Billy Trophy.

Banjo Paterson Australian Poetry Festival - Brekky and Poetry on the Pavers

20 - 22 Feb 2020
Organised and run by the Rotary club of Orange, a barbecue breakfast will be available each day at the Civic Centre Southcourt with entertainment from local schools and an open mic for local and visiting poets.

Poetry Workshop with Carol Heuchan

20 Feb 2020
The Why, What, How and Where – writing and performance guide tailored to suit all interests, beginner ‘closet poets’ to aspiring professionals!

Banjo Paterson Australian Poetry Festival - Night Market

21 Feb 2020
The iconic Night Market with over 30 food and wine stallholders creates an outdoor playground in Robertson Park, and is fun for all the family. Kick back to the sounds of Chloe and Jason Roweth with Bill Browne and poetry in the park! Proudly supported by Harvey Norman.

Banjo Paterson Australian Poetry Festival - Poetry Brawl

21 Feb 2020
An evening of light- hearted, humorous, irreverent prose or rap. Entrants must have written a poem that they can either read or perform which should go for 60 seconds. And enjoy a cold beer or two at the same time!

Writers Workshops

21 Feb 2020
Designed for writers seeking to expand their horizons and broaden exposure of their work. Join Tom McIlveen for an opportunity to speak about competition writing, recording recitations and publishing poetry.

Banjo Paterson Australian Poetry Festival - Poetry competition

22 Feb 2020
Individual performances of original poetry open to students, novices and experienced poets. Beaut family entertainment! Run by the Rotary Club of Orange.

Banjo Paterson Australian Poetry Festival - Rotary Family Market Day

23 Feb 2020
Join them for the Rotary Family Market to enjoy craft and produce market, kids’ activities, local entertainment and open microphone for poetry recitals. Please note new venue for 2020 - Civic Centre Northcourt.

Jam Orange - Christine Collister, Michael Fix and Andy Nelson

23 Feb 2020
Collister and Fix’s combined talents, passion for music and overall love of life are a delight for any audience to witness. Their performances strike a wonderful balance between their unique arrangements of timeless melodies of popular tunes and their own unforgettable compositions.

Orange Apple Ramble

28 Mar 2020
The Orange region is a distinct and unique growing environment for apples. Join the Apple Ramble and enjoy apple based food and ciders as you ramble through the orchards in the scenic Towac Valley. Hosted by local orchardists, the event caters for all ages.

Great Volcanic Mountain Challenge

29 Mar 2020
This is an 11 kilometre run to the top of the beautiful Mt Canobolas in Orange, NSW. Run it, or walk it, just make sure you're part of it.

Rainbow City Festival

22 - 24 May 2020
Come out to the Orange region for their inaugural Rainbow City Festival for a bright and bold program of events over three days in May 2020.

Orange Winter Fire Festival

31 Jul - 02 Aug 2020
Kicking off with a winter night market in historic Millthorpe Village the three day festival will showcase the best of an authentic country winter through a series of bonfire events inspired by the Australian cracker night bonfire tradition.


151 Byng Street
Corner of Peisley Street


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