Tamworth Country Music Festival 2019 – What you need to know

Love cowboys, Akubras and Keith Urban? You need to head to Tamworth this January.

Australia’s largest music festival kicks off on 18 January 2019. Over the 10-day festival, 700 artists will be serenading festival goers at more than 2,800 events!

And if you’re not already convinced, Keith Urban has just announced he’ll be playing at Tamworth Town Hall! *Swoon*

Toyota Park packed out for the 2018 Star Maker Grand Final. Picture: Beth Plint

What: Toyota Country Music Festival 2019

When: 18 – 27 January 2019

Where: Tamworth – Various locations in town. Click here for detailed venue info.

Wondering what’s on for families?

Kids will have plenty of rides to choose from in the Family Zone – Giant Slides, Monster Trucks and a huge Ferris Wheel. Open from 10am-9pm everyday, The Family Zone also has loads of stalls and sideshows to check out.

The Family Zone has plenty of fun activities for families. Picture: Beth Plint

Music lovers will want to pack a picnic blanket to throw out at Toyota Park for the 10 free concerts being held throughout the festival. The Toyota Star Maker Grand Final always draws a huge crowd. This year, it’ll be held on Sunday 20 January and it’s completely free.

Interested in 4WDriving? Last year, we got to drive a real life Tonka Truck at the Toyota 4X4 Drive Track. We can’t wait to check out the toys they’ve got this time around. And rumour has it, the track has been expanded this year with more hills, obstacles, leans and tricks to try.

Get behind the wheel of some of Toyota’s top 4X4 machines! Picture: Beth Plint

Don’t miss the Toyota Hat Promotion. These hats have become a collectors item over the years. A $2 charity donation will score you a legendary Toyota Hat to help you look the part.

It’s worth heading down there for a chance to bump into Keith Urban and to snap a selfie in front of the Big Golden Guitar.

There’s plenty of accommodation in and around Tamworth but it’s best to book soon to avoid missing out.

For more info, check out the official festival guide here.

 

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