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Welcome to the Tamworth Barbeque Festival

Get ready for an exhilarating weekend of sizzling barbeque, roaring bikes, refreshing brews, delectable food, and thrilling entertainment for the entire family at the Tamworth Barbeque Festival. Who doesn’t love a good barbeque!?!

Here’s a glimpse of what attendees can expect:

Australian Barbeque Alliance Competition

40 teams of four competing for cash prizes and barbeque glory over two days. With more than $19,000 worth of cash and trophies up for grabs there will be plenty of excitement for participants and on-lookers.


A huge range of food trucks serving up mouth-watering barbeque delights along with hand selected trade sites selling anything and everything barbeque, brew and bike related.


Over 20 hours of live music across the three days to keep the atmosphere buzzing throughout the event.

National Thunder Motorcycle Rally

The National Thunder Motorcycle Rally will be held as part of the Tamworth Barbeque Festival. The rally was first held in 2022 and saw 1700 biking enthusiasts head to Tamworth to explore the region and celebrate the motorcycle lifestyle. Rally activities will include a show & shine and motorbike games, where riders compete in a series of novelty events showing off their riding skills, which all barbeque festival can enjoy.

Rise Up Imaginate Family Day

Sunday 29 September will offer a family focused day at the barbeque festival. More information to come on the kid friendly activities to be offered.


Tickets are now on sale. Single day tickets and three-day passes are available. Children under 16 years of age are free.


The Tamworth Barbeque Festival will be held in Tamworth, NSW at the Riverside Sporting Fields, Corner of Carter and Plain Streets close to the Tamworth CBD.

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Riverside Sporting Fields
Carter Street
New South Wales Australia 2340

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Tamworth Regional Council
6767 5555

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