Location: Nundle, NSW

In 2022 the Nundle Go For Gold Chinese Easter Festival will be held on Easter Saturday and Sunday, April 16-17. Be part of the second largest annual festival in northern inland NSW attracting 16,000 people over two days. The annual festival honours the significant role of Chinese and European miners and storekeepers in the development of the Nundle and Hanging Rock townships.

The Festival includes striking lion and dragon dances twice daily by the Australian Yau Kung Mun Association, panning for Nundle gold worth $1000, including four nuggets, nearly 100 food, produce, craft and bric-a-brac market stalls, Multicultural Tamworth demonstrating calligraphy and cooking Chinese food, new educational snake display, magician, Woolomin Public School P&C animal nursery (Saturday only), jumping castle, and face painting.

Live music acts daily to be confirmed closer to the event.

If you would like to know more about Nundle’s Chinese heritage please click here. The souvenir, ‘A Goldfields Chronicle’, is available for sale at Nundle Visitor Information Outlet year-round.


  • Interested in having a market stall? The 2020 application form can be found on the Destination Tamworth Website
  • Download our Nundle Go For Gold Festival brochure here.
How to find us

Where: Nundle
Phone: Nundle Visitor Information Outlet
(02) 6769 3026 (9:00am-4pm seven days)
Market stall bookings: For all enquiries please email

See twice daily colourful Chinese Lion and Dragon dance performances by the Australian Yau Kung Mu Association, fresh from Chinese New Year in Sydney.

Pan for genuine Nundle gold, valued at $1000, including four nuggets.


Browse nearly 100 market stalls selling Chinese and Australian food, vegetables, plants, jewellery, clothing, toys and bric-a-brac


Listen to live music acts daily by  Brendan Nawrocki, Nundle, Logan Hoswell, Tamworth, Tony Kennelly, Woolbrook, and David Wei and Eva Timmers, Sydney, as well as performances by the Australian YAU KUNG MUN ASSOCIATION  and emerging talented buskers.


Tamworth 92.9FM Breakfast Announcers JB & Jack will broadcast live on Saturday from 9am-12 noon.


Take the children to the new educational snake display, The Magic of Lindsay Gardener, and Woolomin Parents and Citizens Association’s animal nursery (Saturday only).