Weeknights and Weekends in Inverell
Last updated April 12, 2023
Every night in Inverell our welcoming pubs, tavern, bowling and RSL clubs and bars host raffles, trivia, live music, DJs and regular social events– the perfect chance to meet some of our very friendly locals!
On the weekend there’s always something fabulous happening, either in town or in one of our delightful surrounding villages - check out the below websites and pop some dates in your diary. We have listed a few ideas below to kick-start your adventures…
Things to do in and around Inverell
Local fossicking sites
There are many spots in the area to try your luck at finding a world-famous Inverell sapphire! The outstanding Inverell Visitor Information Centre (which also has great coffee) has fossicking maps with local sites and equipment for hire. There are also shops in town that will cut and polish the treasure you find!
At Billabong Blue Sapphire Fossicking Park you can pay a small fee for equipment and tips to perfect your technique. Toilets, camp kitchen, picnic tables, camping sites.
2479 Kings Plains Rd, Inverell. 02 6721 0500
13 Campbell St, Inverell
Self-Guided Heritage Street Walk
Features the unique architecture and fascinating history of 30 sites all within an easy walking distance of the CBD - brochure with map available from the Inverell Visitor Information Centre.
Sapphire City Markets
7am, first and third Sunday of the month (except Dec and Jan)
Campbell Park (behind Coles), Inverell
Community gallery exhibiting and selling local art and craft, regular exhibitions plus well-equipped classrooms and pottery studio hosting a variety of classes and workshops.
5 Evans St, Inverell
Arts hub and gallery in the heart of town offering art classes and talks, workshops and demonstrations.
56 Otho St, Inverell
A leading regional contemporary gallery exhibiting established and emerging Australian artists.
27 Otho St, Inverell
168 Byron St, Inverell
Community theatre group holding regular productions – newcomers very welcome.
Non-auditioned, very welcoming community choir with weekly evening rehearsals.
Authentic historic buildings, dating from 1840, collected from Inverell and surrounding districts to create a fascinating, immersive experience of pioneer life and spirit. Tranquil grounds, village store, fossicking area, picnic tables and toilets.
64 Tingha Rd, Inverell
Over 120 vintage, veteran and classic vehicles and motorcycles on display including a 1906 Dayton, believed to be the only one left in the world.
69 Rifle Range Rd, Inverell
See a Master Woodturner at work while he creates a wide variety of works, including authentic Australian didgeridoos and unique Oddgeridoos. Workshop, showroom, gallery, and sculpture garden.
29 Ponds Rd, Gilgai
Mcllveen Park Lookout
Enjoy glorious views across town, the ranges and wind turbines in the distance.
Mcllveen Park Road, Inverell