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Bathurst Winter Festival 2024 – Bathurst

July 6 @ 9:00 am - July 21 @ 9:00 pm

The Bathurst Winter Festival is an annual celebration that takes place in the heart of Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia. This family-friendly event showcases the best of the region during the winter season, offering a wide range of activities and attractions for visitors of all ages. The festival typically runs for 2-3 weeks in July, with the main events and activities held in the Bathurst city center and various venues participating throughout the town.

During the festival, the city comes alive with stunning light displays and illuminations, creating a magical winter wonderland. Visitors can enjoy an outdoor ice skating rink, live music performances from local and regional artists, and delicious winter-themed food and drink from local stalls and vendors. Children will be delighted by the winter-themed playground, various workshops offering engaging activities, and the thrill of carnival rides such as the Ferris wheel. The Bathurst Winter Festival offers a fantastic experience for the whole family to celebrate the winter season together.

Featured key event dates

    • Opening Night (July 6): Kicks off the festival with an opening ceremony, food, drinks, and entertainment, featuring the Bowman Dental All Schools Stage.
    • Kids Day (July 10 & 17): Wednesdays dedicated to kids with activities and special events tailored for children.
    • Accessibility Day (July 11): Focuses on ensuring accessibility for all, providing inclusive activities and events.
    • Charles Sturt University Brew & Bite (July 12 & 13): The festival’s biggest event featuring regional food, wine, beer, live entertainment, and twilight markets.
    • Pet Parade (July 21): Showcases local pets in costumes, adding a fun and adorable element to the festival.

Our Dessert Dealer truck will be serving up a range of hot winter desserts everyday from 12th of July onwards!


July 6 @ 9:00 am
July 21 @ 9:00 pm
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Bathurst Court House
160 Russell Street
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