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Annual Hay Show

Everyone loves a country show and Hay has it all on the second weekend in September every year.  The pavilion is filled with wonderful homemade goods and cooking competitions, children’s artwork and CWA scones and a cuppa. take a stroll along the grassed area, smell the BBQ steaks and watch the dog jump and children’s pets. Side…

Carrathool Races

Carrathool, Hay, NSW

The Carrathool Races are seen as an iconic bush race meet. Located in the village of Carrathool, where the population goes from 99 locals to over 1000 racegoers for the day in early March. Fashions on the field are a feature for ladies and gentlemen, and there is nothing better to watch than the Jackaroo and…

Hay Races

And they’re off! The races are the biggest day on the Hay social calendar as the town swells with racegoers. The Fashions on the Field is the largest in country NSW and the Hay Gold Cup attracts horses from across the State. Racegoers can choose from a variety of hospitality packages from umbrella packages right…

June Long Weekend

Hay is a hive of activity during the June Long Weekend. Come and see the Australian Hay Mini Nationals, commencing with a street parade, show and shine and Motorkhana. Moppett St Markets growing every year held Saturday Morning of the weekend.  

Rainbow on the Plains

The Rainbow on the Plains Festival is back!  The Hay Mardi Gras Inc. is extremely excited to announce the Rainbow on the Plains Festival will be held on the weekend of November 25-27.  This year’s Festival will be bigger and better with 3 full days of events including concerts, street parade, Fair Day and dance…

Smiles of Hay

We need your contributions to make Hay Smile We are calling on people of all ages to take part in Haylumminate 2022 by answering one question. What makes you smile? Your contributions will form the basis of the light projection installation that will be projected onto the Hay Shire Council building on the evenings of…