Weeknights and Weekends
Last updated August 11, 2022
Armidale really has something for everyone – whether you are an adrenaline junkie or a pleasure seeker, a winner of trivia or conquer of mountains, or just a lover of the lazy Sunday brunch at the markets… we have you covered!
Check out the below websites for a calendar of local events - there is always something fabulous happening, either in the city or in one of our delightful surrounding towns. We have gathered some ideas to kick-start your adventures - why not meet up with your fellow registrars and get to know some of our very friendly locals!
Beautifully crafted and creatively edited audio stories focusing on Armidale and surrounds (plus locations throughout NSW and QLD).
Download the free app via Google Play and the App Store or at Soundtrails
Heritage Bus Tour
An entertaining 2.5hr guided tour of Armidale’s rich history. There is also a self-guided heritage walk brochure available from the Armidale Visitors Information Centre.
Monday – Saturday, 10am Visitor Information Centre 82 Marsh St, Armidale. Bookings: 02 6770 3888
Helicopter and Warbird Flights
Enjoy a breathtaking birds-eye view of this spectacular region!
New England Regional Art Museum
The New England Regional Art Museum is home to one of the most significant collections outside a metropolitan area. The gallery features historical, modern, and contemporary Australian art, artist’s studio, regular exhibitions, workshops and live music, gift shop and café. 106 Kentucky Street, Armidale.
Aboriginal Cultural Centre and Keeping Place
A community-based centre highlighting the diversity of Australian Indigenous arts and culture - includes gallery, café, plus regular exhibitions, and workshops.
96-104 Kentucky St (next to NERAM), Armidale
Armidale Art Gallery
Permanent and changing exhibitions including sculpture, pottery, textiles, and jewellery. 168 Beardy St Mall, Armidale.
University of New England Museum of Antiquities + Natural History Museum
Two fantastic museums with significant, diverse, and fascinating collections. University of New England Elm Ave, Armidale.
New England Collective
Local and regionally made clothing, homewares, and gifts. 172 Beardy St Mall, Armidale.
Armidale Community Markets
Sample produce fresh from local growers.
First and third Sunday of every month, 8am - 1pm Curtis Park, Armidale.
Armidale Farmers’ Market
Seasonal produce from around the New England and Coffs Coast regions, plus breakfast, lunch, and live music. Held in the grounds of the beautiful National Trust listed, Edwardian Saumarez Homestead (next to the Armidale Regional Airport).
Second Sunday of every month (except for July and August), 9am – 2pm, 230 Saumarez Road, Armidale.
Markets in the Mall
Quality handmade and handcrafted items.
Last Sunday of every month, 8am – 1pm. Beardy St Mall, Armidale.
New England Conservatorium of Music
Home to both classical and contemporary soloists, groups, and students, with a full calendar of events for the great enjoyment of the community.
Cnr Mossman and Faulkner St, Armidale
Historic little theatre, home to a calendar of live performances by the Armidale Drama and Musical Society and other groups in the region.
309 Beardy St, Armidale.
Belgrave Twin Cinema
145 Dumaresq St, Armidale.
Great Hops Brewery Co.
Taphouse and Beer Garden.
33 Old Inverell Rd, Armidale.
The Welder’s Dog
Craft Beer Bar
120 Marsh St, Armidale.
White Bull Hotel
Trivia: Tuesdays 7pm Raffles: Fridays and Saturdays 7pm Live music/DJ
117 Marsh Street, Armidale.
The Railway Hotel
Trivia: Wednesdays 7pm Raffles: Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays 7pm Live music/DJ
22 Rusden St, Armidale.
Raffles: Fridays 7pm
107 Beardy St, Armidale
New England Hotel
Pool comp + live music/DJ
196 Beardy St, Armidale.
Raffles: Saturday 7pm Live music/DJ.
Cnr Marsh and Dumaresq St, Armidale.
Peterson’s Cool Climate Winery and Cellar Door
Award-winning guesthouse and cellar door set in beautifully restored heritage-listed stables and lovely gardens.
345 Dangarsleigh Rd, Armidale.