Meals & Food
Meals and Food


CWA Ladies will be serving morning tea

Art Festival Ladies will be serving breakfast and lunch

Friday night you can eat at the Outback General Store

Saturday night dinner at the White Cliffs Hotel with entertainment

Sunday night dinner at the White Cliffs Sporting Club


White Cliffs Gem Fest and Car Boot Sale

White Cliffs there’s no better place to celebrate the “Opal Stone”, its appeal and sheer beauty. The bi-ennial “White Cliffs Gem Fest and Car Boot Sale” is recognised as one of the most popular celebrations of Opal and gems in Australia. Crowds converge on White Cliffs North West New South Wales for this festival, next held on 17 & 18 August 2019.

The “White Cliffs Gem Fest and Car Boot Sale” has been running since 2011 and this year, the 7th festival promises to be bigger than ever with an amazing combination of traders & merchants, activities, exhibitions, demonstrations and much, much more.

This year the “White Cliffs Art House” will be holding a local Art competition with the winner being judged by the public/people’s choice. Enjoy browsing the Art House which has local art, crafts, books and Op Shop items all for sale.

Don’t miss a visit to Doug’s Place where you can see and buy figures made by Doug from railway spikes.

While local Opal is undoubtedly the gem of choice at the Festival, diamonds, pearls, zircons and other gemstones will also be amongst the sparkling array, along with, fossils, minerals and a display by Ed Harris. White Cliffs offers a weekend celebration filled with an exciting array of fun for the whole family.

Displays and exhibitions, children’s entertainment area, Opal and jewellery on sale, with lapidary and equipment supplies for the gem enthusiasts,

The Festival truly has something for everyone. And while you’re here in White Cliffs, it’s the perfect opportunity to try your luck and experience Opal fossicking in search of that precious stone at Australia’s oldest Opal field.

Visitors come from far and wide to share the excitement, enjoy the Opal fields and marvel at the Opal on display. It’s hard not to get caught up in the White Cliffs excitement, with many visitors making the bi-ennial trip to the Festival, often staying for weeks in White Cliffs.

Stay at the White Cliffs Caravan Park, famous White Cliffs Hotel Motel or the White Cliffs Underground Motel.

Dine at the White Cliffs General Store or the White Cliffs Underground Motel Friday or Saturday nights, the White Cliffs Hotel Motel on Saturday night and Sunday dine with locals at the White Cliffs Sporting Club, the place to be seen in White Cliffs.

In the area outside the Gem Festival hall you can pickup a bargain at the “Car Boot Sale” run by locals and visiting traders buy food and drinks it's all part of the fun and part of the White Cliffs Gem Festival and Car Boot Sale”

There’s no wonder why so many people come back time and time again; “White Cliffs Gem Festival and Car Boot Sale” is truly a celebration that you need to experience for yourself! Join us 17 and 18 August 2019 9am to 5pm at the Community Hall for the most amazing Festival of Gems!