TAMWORTH will become one big party on Sunday, as country music festival revellers celebrate Australia Day.
By lunchtime, every pub and club will be full and Peel Street will be packed for the last day of the festival.
If you want to get some tucker before a big day of celebrating, there is a free bush breakfast at the Tamworth Community Centre on the corner of Peel and Darling streets from 8.30am.
At 10am, dozens of new Australian citizens will be welcomed with open arms at the Community Centre, while the local Australia Day Awards will also be presented.
The Best of the Buskers concert will send the festival off in a bang at Bicentennial Park. The free gig starts at 7pm.
There is plenty to do outside of city - Barraba is hosting its own party at the town's showground.
At 6pm, the Barraba Recovery Drought Relief Concert will kick off, featuring big-name country acts such as Amber Lawrence, Andrew Farris and Drew McAlister.
The Bendemeer Hotel will host its iconic thong-throwing competition.
All morning the pub will have Australia Day activities and entertainment, including volleyball, cricket, cooee calling and a pool competition.
Manilla will celebrate Australia Day in one of the most Australian ways possible - swimming in the sun at the local pool.
At 9.30am, there will be a sausage sizzle, morning tea, entertainment and a golden flipper relay. At 10am, the formal ceremony will commence with the presentation of the Australia Day awards, then it's back to more swimming.
Kootingal residents will pack into Memory Park from 8am for a gold-coin breakfast, accompanied by games such as thong flinging, pumpkin bowling, gumboot tossing and the best decorated gumboot.
Between 8.30am and 10.30am at Nundle Public School there will be a barbecue breakfast, official ceremony and youth address.
Afterwards, there will be a hand-operated shearing demonstration and a trivia competition.