Events at Rydal

Daffodils at Rydal

Daffodils at Rydal takes place on the 2nd and 3rd weekend of September.

10/11 September and 17/18 September 2022

Gardens Opened 10am to 4pm

Rydal is named after Rydal England once the home of William Wordsworth the Poet Laureate of the day. He wrote the famous poem about Daffodils.

Rydal NSW is the home of thousands of daffodils. $10 entry tickets and programs available from the Rydal Showground. Children under 16 free. This gives admission to all the gardens, music, heritage buildings, sculpture exhibition and art show. The program will have a list of addresses of gardens and times and places of music.

Cash only. No signal for eftpos. There is ample free parking at the Rydal showground. A free hop-on, hop-off bus will take you around all the village gardens.

FOOD available all day including tea, coffee, cakes and slices. There are no shops in Rydal. There are many picnic spots in the village especially in Pioneers Park.

TRANSPORT Drive to Rydal, get the train to Rydal, book with NSW Train link or take the caravan to Rydal which must be prebooked with Colin 0474 957 864 or

Download the brochure here

The festival celebrates the arrival of spring. Thousands of daffodils have been planted in the parks and gardens of Rydal.

Art Competition Sculpture Competition Daffodils at Rydal

Entries welcome for the Daffodils at Rydal Art and Sculpture Competition
When:10/11 September and 17/18 September 2022
Where: Rydal Village- Pioneers Park and Rydal Showground Hall
Art Competition $250 People’s Choice Award donated by Rydal Village Association. Entry fee : $10.00 . Entries can be available for sale and must be delivered by 27/8/22
Contact Fiona for more information 0425 231830

Sculpture Competition:

Prizes: $1000 donated by Energy Australia
$250 donated by Rydal Village Association
Entries can be available for sale with 5% commission on sales to the Rydal Village Association and must be delivered before 6 September 2022
Contact Leann for more information 0499 099970
Email for any enquiries.

Anzac Day

April 25th: A commemorative service is held at 2.30pm. The village has two war memorials, one for the First World War at the Rydal Railway Station and one for the Second World War at the Rydal Showground. The ceremony rotates each year.

Rydal Horticultural and Agricultural Show

Held on the first weekend of February at the Rydal Show Ground. Regular exhibitions and events are cattle, sheep, and wool. Horses, yard dog trials, wood chopping, show dogs, horticulture, crafts and cooking.

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