Bathurst 1000: What's on during race week 2015

What's happening around Bathurst and at Mount Panorama during race week 2014.

V8 Supercar Transporter Parade

When: Wednesday, October 7 from 11:30am 

Where: Lower William Street to Kings Parade 

Each year the V8 Supercars are welcomed to Bathurst by the impressive B-Double Transporter Parade along William Street. See the giant semi-trailers as they roar into town; always a race week favourite with local families.

V8 Supercars driver signing session

When: Wednesday, October 7 from 12:00pm - 1:45pm

Where: Kings Parade (Russell Street)

Meet the stars of the V8 Supercars Championship at the off-track drivers autograph signing session.

With displays, free face painting for the kids, two jumping castles and a sausage sizzle there is plenty to see and do for the young and the young at heart.

Saturday Street Fair

When: Saturday, October 10 between 12pm - 8pm

Location: Kings Parade (Russell Street)

The annual Great Race Festival Saturday Street Fair is bigger than ever, with something for everyone. Wander through the food and market stalls and listen to great local entertainment. There are plenty of activities for the kids like the climbing wall, laser tag, jumping castles, face painting, and our unforgettable $2 rides. There’s no better way to spend your Saturday then being part of this fun-filled fair.

Live entertainment from:

  • 2015 Toyota Star Maker Winner Mickey Pye
  • Lueth Ajak
  • 2015 Voice competitor Cath Adams
  • Matt Boylan-Smith

Illuminate Bathurst

When: Saturday, October 10 - Sunday, October 18. 

The Bathurst 200 celebrations are an opportunity to pause and look back with pride at what our city and our residents have achieved, and to look to the future of our vibrant and prosperous city.

A key feature of the Bathurst Bicentenary calendar, Illuminate Bathurst sees a series of digital projections transform the city, lighting up buildings and creating a new canvas for storytelling. At sunset be amazed by a series of motor racing themed projections on prominent city buildings including the Court House, Carillon, TAFE Building, Ribbon Gang Lane and Pedrottas Lane.

Airforce FA 18 Hornet flyover

When: Saturday and Sunday

Where: Flying over Mount Panorama

It is not just the Mount that roads to life during the Bathurst 1000. The RAAF FA-18 Hornets flyover ensures the roar of engines graces the Bathurst skies as well. 

RAAF Roulettes

When: Thursday, Saturday and Sunday 

Where: Flying over Mount Panorama

Each your the roulettes perform breath-taking displays as they flyover Mount Panorama during race weekend. 

V8 Supercars Driver's Parade Lap

When: Sunday

Where: Mount Panorama

The V8 Supercar Drivers will make a lap around the circuit before the race starts on Sunday. 

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