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Whether you’re part of a community group, school, local business, dance school, or any special interest group, you’re invited to be a part of this amazing event.

Entries closed Wednesday, 24th January at 4pm. 

Entrants will be expected to be in the marshalling area between 7.30am and 8am for a 9am start.

 

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Country music parade

The 2024 Tamworth Country Music Parade is set to make its grand return in a brand-new format, offering fans a unique opportunity to rub shoulders with their favorite country music stars in person.

The parade will replicate the ever-popular cavalcade event, celebrating the very best of Australian country music. Festival attendees will witness the excitement of a traditional street parade, where they can catch glimpses of their beloved stars up close and personal.

Get ready for an unforgettable day of music, excitement, and camaraderie. The 2024 Tamworth Country Music Parade is your chance to be a part of country music history. Bring your passion for music, creativity, and enthusiasm, and join us as we celebrate the heart and soul of Australian country music. We can’t wait to see you there!


Parade Winners & Placegetters

Best Dancing or Entertainment Group

  1. Tamworth City Dance Academy
  2. Whip It
  3. Jurassic Wheels P/L & Phoenix Square Dance Club Tamworth (equal third)

Best Commercial Organisation or Business

  1. PCYC Tamworth
  2. Coastal Hire & Sales
  3. Country Kickback

Best Community Group

  1. Tamworth Pride Inc
  2. Lifeline New England North West
  3. Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service – Tamworth Volunteer Support Group

Best Marching Band

  1. Australian Air League
  2. Tamworth RSL Brass Band
  3. Tamworth and District Highland Society Pipe Band

Best Sporting Group of Equine Entry

  1. Kids Foundation
  2. Fit for It Taekwondo Academy

 


When?

The 2024 Tamworth Country Music Parade will take place on Saturday, 27th January at 9am. The parade route will start with artists and local community groups marching north along Peel St, then turning into Fitzroy St and finally left onto Kable Ave, concluding at the intersection of Kable Ave and Hill St.

View route for the parade

Theme

Australian + Country + Music

This year, the parade will embrace the theme of “Australian + Country + Music.” Participants are encouraged to get creative and showcase their love for the country music scene. Cash prizes will be awarded to the best entries (details below), adding an extra incentive for groups to participate and bring their A-game.

Get involved now!

The best part is, the 2024 Tamworth Country Music Parade is absolutely free to enter and open to everyone. Whether you’re part of a community group, school, local business, dance school, or any special interest group, you’re invited to be a part of this amazing event.

All you need to do is walk the 1.2km route and enjoy the experience with fellow music enthusiasts.

All entries must have at least one country music artist walking/travelling as part of their entry, a live music performance or pre-recorded music playing.

Entrants will be expected to be in the marshalling area between 7.30am and 8am for a 9am start.

View route for the parade

Prizes

 1st Prize2nd Prize3rd Prize
 $500$250$100

Categories

  • Best marching band, dancing/entertainment group
  • Best commercial organisation or business
  • Best community group
  • Best social, hobby, special interest or school group
  • Best sporting group or equine entry

Goodluck to all our entrants! 

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