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WELCOME TO MAITLAND EVENTS

Maitland Events is the section of Maitland City Council responsible for the delivery of 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.

WHAT'S ON

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AROMA COFFEE & CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL

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.

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MAITLAND RIVERLIGHTS

Maitland Riverlights celebrates diversity through food, music, dance and interactive experiences. See Central Maitland transformed into a global village.

8 – 12 October 2024

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BITTER & TWISTED BOUTIQUE BEER FESTIVAL

You can enjoy ice cold brews, delicious food and great tunes. 

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NEW YEAR'S EVE

With free amusements, face painting, food trucks and 9.00pm fireworks to end the year with a bang with the family!

31 December 2024

5.00pm – 9.00pm 

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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 2025

 

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HUNTER VALLEY STEAMFEST

Steamfest features a diverse program of family friendly entertainment. Come along and enjoy the fun.

12 – 13 April 2025

Maitland Taste

MAITLAND TASTE
FESTIVAL

Maitland has a growing reputation for its food scene including local produce, restaurants and chefs.