Save the date: 19 – 28 JANUARY 2024

Other Festival Activities

Other Festival Activities

Helicopter Flights

See the festival from the sky with a scenic helicopter flight around the Tamworth area. A brilliant way to see the sheer scale of the festival.

Taking off from the Gipps Street Playing fields, it's a view from the top!

ENAEX Strong Man / Woman competition

See competitors from near and far compete in the Strong Man / Woman competition at the Toyota Country Music Festival on the 20 and 21 January.

With a Truck Pull, a Flintstone Deadlift, Log Pressing, Loading Races and Barrel Stones, it will be great to watch.             

Platform Sessions

Each day of the festival you can see one of the top 10 Star Maker finalists playing at the Tamworth train station as the train rolls in of the afternoon!


Toyota Tailgate Sessions          

Toyota Tailgate sessions will run at various times throught each day of the festival. Expect to see many different artists jumping up on the back of Toyota ute - located in Toyota Zone                        

Hands of Fame Induction

 This ceremony honours individuals who have made a significant and ongoing contribution to Australian country music. The imprinting is held annually on the second Saturday morning of the festival, at the hands of fame park and sees selected artists imprint their hands into the concrete.

Galaxy of the Stars Ceremony

Each year stars are recognised with star shaped plaques set into the forecourt of the Tamworth Regional Entertainment and Conference Centre to celebrate their place in country music.


2024 ABCRA National Finals Rodeo

With top honours up for grabs, the nation's best cowgirls and cowboys will throw everything on the line in a battle of speed, agility and determination across all junior and senior rodeo events including saddle bronc, bull ride, bareback, steer wrestling, barrel race, rope and tie, breakaway roping, steer undecorating and team roping.

See all the action from Wednesday 24 - Sunday 27 January 2024.





To see a list of events taking placing in Tamworth throughout the Toyota country Music Festival, visit the Destination Tamworth website.


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.