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Applications for the 2018 Toyota Country Music Cavalcade now open

30 October 2017

Applications for the 2018 Toyota Country Music Cavalcade now open

30 October 2017

Applications for the annual Toyota Country Music Cavalcade open today with Festival organisers expecting it to be one of the biggest yet. 

Barry Harley, Toyota Country Music Festival Manager says, “the Cavalcade is one of the most popular and highly anticipated events of the Festival, and we are looking forward to another great year, with hundreds of floats, community groups and artists parading down Peel Street.”

The theme for the 2018 Cavalcade is – ‘Australian Country Music Icons’ which provides participants the opportunity to design their float with their favourite country music icon in mind be it a person, a symbol or even a place.

“The Cavalcade is a fantastic opportunity for local and regional groups to be a part of one of the biggest events in the Festival program and with a cash prize of $3,000, it’s a great way to be rewarded for participating,” said Mr Harley.

The Toyota Country Music Cavalcade is set for Saturday, 27 January 2018 and will start at 9 am from the corner of Peel and Hill Streets, Tamworth.  Entry forms can be completed online via the official Toyota Country Music Festival website or by contacting the Tamworth Regional Council on 02 6767 5555.

The 46th Toyota Country Music Festival, Tamworth will be held from Friday, 19 to Sunday, 28 January 2018 with the 46th Toyota Golden Guitar Awards on Saturday 27 January 2018 at the Tamworth Regional Entertainment and Conference Centre.

For all Toyota Country Music Festival information, tickets and registrations head to

The Toyota Country Music Festival, Tamworth is proudly supported by the NSW Government through its tourism and major events agency Destination NSW.  

Tamworth Regional Council acknowledges the Gamilaroi/Kamilaroi people, who are the Traditional Custodians of this land. We would like to pay respect to Elders past and present, and extend that respect to other Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples living in and visiting our region.