Parkes hosts Van Nationals' biggest event yet

The 45th annual Van Nationals was held at the Parkes Showground on the Easter long weekend.

A massive 179 vans were on show, with the visitors here until Monday.

Organisers said having close to 200 vans almost never happens.

The event was supposed to take place in Parkes last year but coronavirus unfortunately put a stop to that as it did with all events last year.

But organisers were keen to have the event go ahead in the town in 2021, and that it did at Easter.

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There was plenty to see for locals and visitors alike, with an array of panel vans in bright colours, and with impressive detailed artwork and quirky features.

The event also featured show judging for participants and Hot Wheels van and egg carton racing.


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