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Winter 2024: Frosty Delights in Amazing Forbes ❄️

As the days grow shorter and the crisp air of Winter settles over Forbes, there’s a certain magic that descends upon our rural landscape.With its frost-kissed landscapes and bonfire gatherings, Winter invites us to slow down and savor the simple pleasures of life . We welcome you to embrace the beauty and charm of the season in our cosy town of Forbes.This Winter, we’re celebrating community and solstice; from vibrant…

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SUMMER 23/24: Summer Full of Fun ☼

As temperatures rise and the days get longer, we’re excited to welcome the warmth of Summer and transcendent sunsets. Forbes has plenty of local spots to keep cool; so grab your favourite cold beverage, find a comfortable spot and let’s dive in to the sizzling content awaiting you! Get ready for a Summer full of fun and community spirit! We’ve lined up events and activities that cater to all ages…

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SPRING 2023: Spring to life in Amazing Forbes! 🌼

Spring has well and truly sprung!Every year, at the changeover of season, Amazing Forbes NSW township experiences a deluge of travelers either heading north for warmth or going south when the temperatures get too hot ‘up there’. Forbes puts on its most magnificent of displays at this change of season – as the earth awakens after its winter slumber. It’s springtime – when a drive to Forbes takes you through a…

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WINTER 2023: We have frost. We have fire… ❄️🔥

We have frost. We have fire. We have Forbes.Winter is a time where we hunker down against the cold, but like the rich agricultural land on which Forbes flourishes, while it may appear little is happening aboveground during these frozen months, beneath the surface things are regenerating, replenishing and preparing for the burst of Spring.It is even more poignant this year as this amazing community, its businesses and its people…

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AUTUMN 2023: March into Autumn 🍂

March into the change of season … or relax and meander along the Lachlan Forget about those oft-published images of a slow country town where nothing moves except the breeze down the main street. Forbes is literally marching into autumn this year, taking full advantage of cooler days and evenings and a resurgence after flooding wreaked havoc throughout the region late last year. With the town’s usual show of strength and…

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SUMMER 22/23: The Heat is On ☼

Spring has had our parks and gardens looking beautiful this year – with all the rain, the flowers have been blooming and bright.However, the warmer weather has taken its time to hit its stride. And the wet weather has really played havoc on our region.There have been a few delightfully sunny days in between sun-showers and storms, but it has been a fairly mild (and even cold), and unfortunately very wet springtime…

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SPRING 2022: It’s time for adventure! 🌻

Spring has SPRUNG into ACTION!We know many of you have been counting down the days for the warmer weather to arrive to get back to doing more of the outdoor activities you’ve put in the “too hard” (…to get out of bed…) basket while things have been a little icy.(Tell us that statement isn’t correct. Don’t worry, us too…)We know we can always count on the changing of the seasons. Whether…

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WINTER 2022: Heat up as temps get low… ❅

Header Image courtesy of Yarrabandai Creek Homestead Winter is a time where we really get to slow down – there isn’t all the hustle and bustle that we’ve come to know at Christmas time. And, unlike summer where we are constantly doing things and going places, and needing to be everywhere all at once, trying to see everyone and do everything; in winter, we can just stop, sit back and…

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AUTUMN 2022: Fall in love with Forbes 🍂

Isn’t autumn just the most beautiful time of the year?In Amazing Forbes, it’s the time when the western summer heat begins to cool down a little and the leaves begin to turn all shades of amazing reds, and orange and yellows… This year autumn will see the Parkes Elvis™ Festival come to town and Amazing Forbes has a few things up its sleeve – read below for all the details…

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Summer 21/22: The coolest attractions in the Central West ☼

We have water – and plenty of it!From the Lachlan River, to our beautiful Lake and even the Forbes Wetlands (aka Gum Swamp Bird Hide)!Water activities and attractions for summer – we’ve got you covered. We are sure that by now you know “we have water”.The magnificent Lachlan River sits on the edge of our beautiful town of Forbes: running from Cowra to the east, to Condobolin to the west.Like…

SPRING 2021: Love Letter in lockdown ♡

As winter has now come to an end, it still feels like there is no end in sight for those of us in lockdown.Amazing Forbes is sending love, and thoughts to everyone affected right now.So although we are still in lockdown, and travel seems like it is still off the cards for a while, the seasons are still changing and spring is finally in the air.It just won’t be the…