WELCOME TO MAITLAND EVENTS
Maitland Events is the section of Maitland City Council responsible for the delivery of seven flagship events for the City each year.
The events are considered to be an integral part of Maitland’s cultural identity and are helping the city to become widely recognised as a home of unique, exciting and extremely successful festivals.
These flagship events are a key attraction for the city, popular with both residents and visitors, attracting over 130,000 people and annually injecting $20 million into the local economy.
MAKE IT MAITLAND
CHRISTMAS MOVIE NIGHT
Join in the Christmas spirit with our Make it Maitland Christmas Movie Night at Maitland Regional Sportsground.
16 December 2023
NEW YEAR'S EVE
PRESENTED BY VALLEY ESTATE AGENTS
With free amusements, face painting, food trucks and 9.00pm fireworks to end the year with a bang with the family!
31 December 2023
MAKE IT MAITLAND THIS SUMMER
There is something for everyone to Make it Maitland this summer with a whole lot of activities for just about anyone.
December to February 2024
Enjoy a free evening of live music at Queens Wharf, Morpeth on Saturday 13 January as Make it Maitland this Summer presents Soundswell.
13 January 2024
AUSTRALIA DAY IN MAITLAND
Head on down to Maitland Park this Australia Day to take part in a range of family friendly games, activities, performances and more.
26 January 2024
DIVE IN CINEMA
Join us this Australia Day at Dive in Cinema at Maitland Aquatics Centre for the crowd favourite ‘Dive in Cinema’.
26 January 2024
HUNTER VALLEY STEAMFEST
Steamfest features a diverse program of family friendly entertainment. Come along and enjoy the fun.
13 and 14 April 2024
Maitland has a growing reputation for its food scene including local produce, restaurants and chefs.
17, 18, 19 May 2024
The warm aroma of freshly ground coffee beans, rich melted chocolate and decadent dishes will see chocolate lovers head in to Central Maitland for Aroma.
10 and 11 August 2024
Maitland Riverlights celebrates diversity through food, music, dance and interactive experiences.
8 – 12 October 2024
BITTER & TWISTED BOUTIQUE BEER FESTIVAL
Hosted at Maitland Gaol, where else in Australia can you enjoy ice cold brews, delicious food and the best tunes in a former maximum security prison?!