Walcha Motorcycle Weekend 2019

Walcha welcomed over 700 motorcycle enthusiasts for the weekend of 15 – 17 November 2019 to soak up our friendly hospitality and beautiful country town. Thank you to the local businesses, community and to all the wonderful riders who made the weekend such a great success.

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20 – 21 November 2020
(Friday & Saturday)

Highlights from the 2019 Walcha Motorcycle Weekend. #walchamotorcycleweekend

Program of weekend activities for 2019

Friday 15th November

Antipodean Tynker  |  9am – 4pm
Gallery of Bespoke Motorcycles  |  Steampunk 

Handmade Engines that Run  |  Moving Sculptures from Found Objects

Guided Tours of historic Langford House  |  $10pp
1pm  |  2pm    
1km south of CBD on Thunderbolts Way 

Pioneer Cottage & Museum Complex  |  10am – 4pm
opposite Showground  |  www.walchadhs.com.au

Streetbike Freestyle Stuntriding Demo  |  5pm  
by The DK Freestyle Show  
Pakington St (South)  |  near Walcha Royal Cafe

Live Music – Mr Scorpion  |  12pm – 3pm
Walcha Caravan Park

Live Music – Boltman  |  8.30pm – 11.30pm
Walcha Caravan Park

Live Music – Zed28  |  4pm – 8pm
Walcha Royal Cafe

Walcha Gallery of Art  |  6pm
Paula Jenkins and Felicity O’Connor
Exhibition Opening

Saturday 16th November

Walcha Farmers’ Market |  8.30am – 12.30pm
McHattan Park
Breakfast BBQ, espresso, pastries & more
walchafarmersmarket.org.au

Antipodean Tynker  |  9am – 4pm
Gallery of Bespoke Motorcycles  |  Steampunk 

Handmade Engines that Run  |  Moving Sculptures from Found Objects

Walcha Billy Cart Derby  |  10am start
South St | McHattan Park

Streetbike Freestyle Stuntriding Demo  |  12pm  
by The DK Freestyle Show  

South St | McHattan Park

Shannon’s Show & Shine  |  10am – 3pm
Walcha Caravan Park

 

Poker Run
Leaving approx. 12noon
from Walcha Royal Cafe

Live Music – Mr Scorpion  |  12pm – 3pm
Walcha Caravan Park

Live Music – Boltman (rock n roll) |  8.30pm – 11.30pm
Walcha Caravan Park

Free Barefoot Bowls  |  11am – 6pm
Walcha Bowling Club

Soft Motorcycle Sports Carnival  |  2pm onwards
Showground  |  organised by Oxley Riders
Slow race, barrel push race & more
Motorcyclists encouraged to participate

Horns, Hooves & Harley’s RODEO  |  2pm – 9pm
Walcha Showground
Team roping, Bull ride, Bare Back Saddle Bronc, Barrell Races, Mini Bulls
Food & Bar, until midnight

Live Music – Zed28 (Rockabilly) 8.30pm-11.30pm
Showground

Live Music  |  4pm onwards
Commercial Hotel
Grimm Bros

Guided Tours of historic Langford House  |  $10pp
10am  |  11am  |  1pm  |  2pm    
1km south of CBD on Thunderbolts Way 

Pioneer Cottage & Museum Complex  |  10am – 4pm
opposite Showground  |  www.walchadhs.com.au

Sunday 17th November

Antipodean Tynker  |  9am – 4pm
Gallery of Bespoke Motorcycles  |  Steampunk 

Handmade Engines that Run  |  Moving Sculptures from Found Objects

Group Maloo Motorcycle Ride  |  9.30am departure
2 hrs duration

Shannon’s Show & Shine  |  11am – 3pm
Peter Fenwick Oval  |  behind Walcha Royal Cafe
Sponsored by Transwest Fuels

Streetbike Freestyle Stuntriding Demo  |  3pm  
by The DK Freestyle Show    
Pakington St (South)  |  near Walcha Royal Cafe

Beer, Wine & Cocktail Tastings  |  3pm
+ Guitarist
Walcha Royal Cafe

Free Barefoot Bowls  |  11am – 6pm
Walcha Bowling Club

Outdoor Cinema  |  8pm
Showground 
TT3D: Closer to the Edge

Guided Tours of historic Langford House  |  $10pp
10am  |  11am    
1km south of CBD on Thunderbolts Way 

Pioneer Cottage & Museum Complex  |  10am – 4pm
opposite Showground  |  www.walchadhs.com.au

What’s happening where …

Walcha Caravan Park

Sausage sizzle, bacon/egg roll, cheese burgers
Friday:
Live Music – Mr Scorpion, 12pm-3pm
Live Music – Boltman (classic rock & roll), 8.30-11.30pm

Saturday:
Show & Shine, 10am – 3pm
Live Music – Mr Scorpian, 12pm-3pm
Live Music – Boltman (classic rock & roll) , 8.30-11.30pm
Raffles (drawn 8pm)

Showground

Exhibitors – Harley Davidson’s The Hog Lounge, Urban Moto Imports, Royal Enfield Aust & NZ, Surfside Motorcycle garage & SuperMoto

Saturday
Oxley Riders – Soft Motorcycle Sports from 2pm
Rodeo 2-9pm
Food & Bar until midnight
$20 entry
Live Music

Camping available

Royal Cafe

Thu – Pasta at Pub night, guitarist 5.30pm
Fri – Live music Zed28, 4-8pm
Sat – Burgers & Beers
Sun – Show & Shine 11am-3pm, BBQ, finger food & nibbles, Pop up Cocktail bar & Beer tasting, guitarist 3pm

Accommodation Options & General Information

LINKS to WEEKEND INFO

PROGRAM of EVENTS

LOCAL SERVICE CLUBS – FOOD @ SHOWGROUND

WALCHA SHUTTLE BUS MAP

WALCHA BUSINESS – OPENING HOURS

SHOWGROUND SITE MAP

EXHIBITORS
Come & check out the following exhibitors at the showground over the weekend. Harley Davidson The Hog Lounge, Urban Moto Imports/Royal Enfield Aust & NZ/Surfside Motorcycle garage, Thomas-Lee Harley Davidson & SuperMoto.

CAMPING
The showground is open for camping. Power is limited. There are adequate showers and toilets. Please remember that we are on Level 4 water restrictions and in severe drought so use water sparingly and take quick, short showers.

Entry to the showground is $20pp and will cover the duration of your stay; this includes the rodeo on Saturday night. This will be applicable to everyone staying at the showground, all these funds will go to the Walcha Rodeo committee.

RENT A TENT will also be available at the showground; bookings can be made directly through Rent a Tent website HERE.

GLAMPING NEW ENGLAND is a local company offering a luxury bell tent option for camping at the showground.  Each tent (2 people) is $380 for the entire weekend (Thursday to Monday) with all inclusions.  For an extra person $30.  For more information or to book visit their website HERE

OTHER AVAILABLE ACCOMMODATION
For available Walcha accommodation click HERE

SHUTTLE BUS
A complimentary shuttle bus will be available to transport you to key venues around Walcha on Friday, Saturday & Sunday from 8am – 9pm.  Download town map with shuttle bus loop & business trading hours HERE.

TAXI
Walcha Taxi Service is available 24 hours, seats up to 9 passengers Ph: 0436 131 008

SECURITY
There will be a security presence at the showground. 

FOOD AT SHOWGROUND
Local service clubs will be providing breakfast, lunch & dinner at the showground. View options HERE. There are also plenty of food options in town.

ALCOHOL  |  **PLEASE support our local businesses. 
Showground CAMPERS / GLAMPERS  |  Every ADULT ticket holder can bring:
ONE unopened slab/box/carton to a maximum of 30 cans of beer (Full, Mid or Light)
OR
ONE unopened slab/box/carton of pre-mix spirits to a maximum of 24 cans
OR
4L of wine into the camping grounds, which will allow you to quench your thirst whilst relaxing at your campsite!
The above allowed allocation is for the entire weekend, not one per day.
NO BYO to the Rodeo event on Saturday – BAR available
NO GLASS ALLOWED, so Cans and Casks

Rides

Oxley Highway – East to Gingers Creek or Long Flat – one of the best rides in Australia
Motorcycle Mecca – Thunderbolts Way – South to Giro or Bretti
**stop at Carson’s Lookout Oxley Highway – West to Bendemeer
Countryside Ride – Loop 75km (Sealed)
Some culverts and narrow roads

North on Thunderbolts Way then West @ Terrible Vale Rd & South @ Kentucky (village), Wollun Rd  then East @ Walcha Road on Oxley Hwy back to Walcha

Moona Plains to Budds Mare (6km unsealed)

Oxley Wild River National Park – Gorges & Waterfalls
Apsley Falls – 20km East on Oxley Hwy  (SEALED Access 1km off Hwy)

Tia Falls – 37km East on Oxley Hwy  (UNSEALED Access 6km off Hwy)

Art

Open Air Gallery
Free Permanent Public Art Exhibition

Self Guided Brochure available – Visitor Information Centre 

Open Air Gallery – Photographic Display
Visitor Information Centre, 29w Fitzroy St, WALCHA

Walcha Gallery of Art
Gallery of fine & contemporary art  – 15n Derby St, WALCHA

Antipodean Tynker
Gallery of bespoke Motorcycles  – Fitzroy St, WALCHA

Hungry?

visit > eat

Shopping

Walcha Handmade (Gift & Handmade)
Walcha Creative Arts
New Birds Boutique
Paperdolls House (Boutique & Gift)
Antique Junque
Savvy on Derby (Gift)
Café Graze (Gift & Artisan)
St Vinnies (Op-Shop)
Op Shop
Pharmacy
IGA & Foodworks Supermarkets
Bottle-o
The Fruit Shop
Moons Bakery

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