Showtime is set to make a return in early 2021 with the NSW Government recently announcing COVID safe guidelines that will allow locals and visitors to once again attend country shows.
Lithgow Show Society plan to have meetings and discuss with Council, their options to return in 2021, according to show secretary and organiser Vanetta Renshaw.
She wanted to make sure it was safe to return.
"We want more than ever to have our show return in 2021 and we will continue to have discussions and come up with a solution," she said.
"The Show Society are investigating our options for having a show next year."
Member for Bathurst Paul Toole said local shows have a proud local tradition that the community looks forward to every year and the green light to bring this cherished event back was great news.
"Much of our region is in drought recovery for the first time in years so by holding the show once again our farmers will have the opportunity to showcase everything from the amazing food and produce they grow to their prize winning bulls or family jam recipes," Mr Toole said.
He said shows were one of the most important social events on the calendar.
"[The show] draws crowds from across the region, giving local businesses exposure and keeping money flowing through our towns," he said.
Mr Toole said the NSW Government would be working closely with organisers and industry associations to ensure COVID-safe measures were in place for each show.
Deputy Premier John Barilaro said shows can go ahead from January 2021 with up to 5,000 people able to attend at any given time.
"Country shows are the beating heart of regional communities and visiting a show is one of the highlights of living in the bush," he said.
"Shows boost business and community spirit and it is important that people can enjoy these events safely and responsibly."
"We've done the hard work and deserve to enjoy ourselves, however I must stress that it will be essential for both organisers, and attendees to follow guidelines as the last thing we want is outbreaks in regional towns."
Organisers will have to complete a COVIDSafe Event Plan, and ensure social distancing at venues.
The NSW Government is also working with the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW to explore options for the 2021 Sydney Royal Easter Show.
Guidelines and checklists for country shows will be availble online at www.nsw.gov.au/COVID-19