Forbes offers country hospitality and a great range of places to stay. Enjoy the comfort of up to 4-star motel rooms or self-contained cabins, be a special guest at a B&B or relax with a beer at a local pub. A range of holiday parks offers great amenities for RVs, together with a rest area for safe R & R while touring the region.
HOW DO I GET FROM FORBES TO VANFEST?
It super easy! You can walk from town to the showground or you can grab a cab call , cabs are super limited. Check out our getting here page for a map pin.
While you’re there, get into the spirit of Parkes … dress up like an Elvis and visit The Dish!
Parkes was put on the map back in 1969 when “The Dish” was used to televise the first moon landing, it’s still operating and you can go and visit! Check out this and more things to do around Parkes here
It is now the home of the Elvis Festival. People travel from all over the world just to celebrate all things “The King”. Check out more events in Parkes here
Vanfest is quite literally taking over Forbes, which means you may be hard pressed to find somewhere to sleep!
Of course, you can always set up camp on the festival site with our huge range of camping and glamping options below, but if you’re looking for more of a place to call home, why not check out Parkes? It’s only a short 15-20 mins away from Vanfest!
Check out the full range of Parkes accommodation options via the link below!
HOW DO I GET FROM PARKES TO VANFEST?
No one wants to be the designated driver of their group, so to ensure EVERYONE in your circle can have a great time, we will be running shuttle buses between Parkes and VANFEST each day.
You can book your spot online, but they’re limited so get in quick!
Wanna make your own tent city with all your crew? Get yourself single freestyle camping ticket and pick a patch in the paddock. Limited parking available nearby, be quick to get you spot.
Star Gazing Freestyle Camping – $24 per person
Wanna camp with your van? Wanna straighten your hair in the comfort of your own tent? Addicted to your phone and must have it charging next to your head while you sleep? Buy a LIGHTS-ON pass.
There are 2 sizes available
Standard: 4 person
Please be mindful of the power specifications and avoid running multiple items or equipment with high usage requirements.
Wanna camp with your van? Don’t care about blow drying your hair every morning? Already own a torch? Buy a LIGHTS-OFF pass.
There are 2 sizes available
Standard: 4 person:
No idea how to pitch a tent? Just wanna spend your time partying? Wanna fill your suitcase with clothes and not waste space on trivial camping su per personlies? Buy a PRE-PITCHED campsite.
There are a few options sort out your mates and book what suits you best.
Put your requests in the additional information box during checkout.
The full package:
Want the Ultimate VANFEST experience? Want to get out bed on Sunday morning looking like a bohemian ray of sunshine**?
The 4m & 6m diameter Bell Tent’s includes:
*IMPORTANT THINGS TO NOTE FOR ALL CAMPSITES:
**VANFEST cannot guarantee you will ever look like a ray of sunshine
**VANFEST cannot guarantee you or your camping neighbour is classy