Toyota Country Music Cavalcade

2020 Cavalcade was held on Saturday 25 January 2020!

Get Involved

The Toyota Country Music Cavalcade is an iconic Festival event and a fantastic opportunity to expose your business, products or services and become actively involved in the festival. The Cavalcade is designed to be a colourful and exciting event which features many country music stars and attracts thousands of festival fans along Peel Street, Tamworth.

Cavalcade route

The 2020 Toyota Country Music Cavalcade started from the corner of Peel and Hill Streets and traveled north along Peel Street, at walking pace, to the intersection of Peel and O’Connell Streets. The dispersal area was in Peel Street between O’Connell and Bligh Streets.

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The theme for 2020 was 'A Cavalcade of Colour' - Stay tuned for 2022 theme!

Participants were encouraged to plan their float designs around this theme, including what they believe reflects and symbolises the Tamworth Country Music Festival. Participants were encouraged to have fun with their designs and ideas. The float designs were amazing!

Risk management

The 2020 Toyota Country Music Cavalcade operated under strict guidelines and control measures for float entrants. Tamworth Regional Council undertook a comprehensive risk assessment for this event. On event day, emergency vehicles were able to access all intersections to Peel Street except for, Fitzroy Street between Kable Avenue and Marius Street.

Judging and prizes

The 2020 Toyota Country Music Cavalcade was judged by a panel of 3 community judges. Judges awarded each float a score out of 50 points:

  • 30 points for float construction, activity and overall presentation based on the set theme
  • 20 points for the entertainment component – live country music, country music artist/s and float participation costume/dress

2020 Winners were 


1st – Northcott
2nd – Tamworth Pride
3rd – Kirinari Community Services  (equal)  3rd – Aruma

Commendation – TRC Don’t Waste Tamworth


1st – Tamworth City Dance Academy
2nd – LBS Music Group
3rd – Reg Lindsay


1st – Fire and Rescue NSW Pipe Band
2nd – Tamworth Highland Pipe Band
3rd – Australian Air League.


Email: trc[at]tamworth[dot]nsw[dot]gov[dot]au  

Phone: 6767 5555