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 The Sax Summit, Dylan Hartas and the Blues Martyrs, Jeff Gibson, and David Wei and Eva Timms.

Visit Nundle attractions including Nundle Woollen Mill, Volcania Art Glass Gallery, Jenkins Street Antiques and Fine China, Nundle Country Traders, Mount Misery Gold Mine, Odgers and McClelland Exchange Stores, Nundle Craft Inc, Ciboleros Bison Head Belts, and Old Church Boutique.

New to the 2015 festival, traditional Chinese dance by the Multicultural Communities Council of NSW: Beautiful Skirt, Willow in June, Peach Blossom and Xinjiang.

Interpreting Chinese influence on early settlement in Australia, Nundle Museum is lending the festival 17 panels from Sydney Living Museums' 2014 Celestial Cities exhibition, which will be displayed in Nundle shop windows and businesses.

Nundle Go For Gold Festival

Location: Nundle, NSW

In 2016 the Nundle Go For Gold Chinese Easter Festival will be held on Easter Saturday and Sunday, March 26-27. 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 Mu Association, traditional Chinese dance by the Multicultural Communities Council of NSW, panning for Nundle gold worth $1000, including four nuggets, live music, nearly 100 food, produce, craft and bric-a-brac market stalls, antique toy display, magician, Library on the Lawn and Chinese-themed craft, Woolomin Public School P&C animal nursery, jumping castle and face painting.

The 2016 Nundle Go For Gold Chinese Easter Festival Program will 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 Centre year-round.


How to find us

Where: Nundle 
Phone: Nundle Visitor Information Centre 
(02) 6769 3026 (9:00am-4pm seven days)
Market stall bookings: Colin Cummins 
0428 061 061
Media contact/Acting Secretary: Megan Trousdale 0427 693 310