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Wherever possible guests are being encouraged to use public transport to get to and from the Festival.

Maitland Railway Station is only a 500 metre or five-minute walk from The Levee.

Please visit for full timetable information.

There are a range of transport options including bustrain and taxi.

The official taxi ranks will not be affected by the road closures or the event.

They are located at:

  • Elgin Street opposite ANZ
  • Ken Tubman Dr opposite cinemas
  • Temporary Bus Zones be installed on Ken Tubman Drive between High Street Maitland and Allan Walsh Drive; and, Ken Tubman Drive east of Church Street.
  • Temporary resident only parking Denman Street Maitland. Hotel.

With Maitland Train Station being only a short 8 minute walk from the event site, catching a train into Maitland NYE is one of the easiest ways to get into the event.

Visit Transport NSW for the latest timetables and to plan your trip to and from Maitland NYE

There are a range of car parks available around Central Maitland if you choose to drive to Maitland Taste Deconstructed. 

  • Sempil Street Car Park
  • Elgin Street Car Park
  • Riverside Plaza Car Park
  • Pre School Lane Car Park

Each of the car parks listed has accessible parking available.

With the amount of people attending the event, parking can become an issue for some.

Taxi Services will be available throughout the event weekend.

To organise your journey to and from the event, contact Maitland Taxis on 02 4933 7333, 131 008 or

 From 6.00am Friday 31 December 2021 – 12.00pm Saturday 1 January 2021:

  • Riverside Cark Park
  • St Andrews St Maitland, North of High St (from the corner near The Belmore Hotel)
  • Stillsbury Lane (next to Imperial)
  • Drill Hall Lane north of High Street Preschool Lane including 
  • Preschool Lane Carpark 
  • Cathedral Street 

 From 3.00pm Friday 31 December 2021 to 1.00am Saturday 1 January 2021: 

  • High Street Maitland, eastbound lane from Belmore Road to just west of Church St
  • High Street, westbound lane from just west of Church Street to Little Hunter Street (egress to Belmore Rd will be maintained via Little Hunter Street)

Maitland Events is committed to making our events a safe, inclusive and enjoyable event for all.

For people with a disability or those with accessibility requirements coming along to our events who would like further information on the site specifics or require alternative arrangement assistance prior to the event, please feel free to check out our accessibility page or contact the Maitland Events Team on 4931 2801 or email [email protected]

Make it a weekend and book a country farm stay, cosy cottage getaway, eco retreat or funky guesthouse. Find out more here.


Maitland New Year’s Eve Celebrations are held in the Riverside Car Park, Maitland, Lorn Riverbank, Cathedral Street Car Park

The event runs from 5.00pm – 9.00pm.

The event is free to attend. 

Dogs are permitted on site, however they must be on a leash and with their owner at all times.

We ask that dog owners respect the event site as well as other event attendees by picking up after your dog.

We expect crowds of around 8,000 – 10,000 people so we ask that you don’t bring any dogs with an aggressive nature to the event.

We also ask that you keep in mind that there will be a fireworks display. For more information on how to care for your animals during fireworks, please visit 

The fireworks display will commence at 9.00pm.

There will be a range of activities available for event attendees. Please visit our Entertainment and Activities page for more information. 

There will be a number of food stalls at the event. Please see our exhibitors page for further details closer to the event.

The alcohol free zone is lifted from 3.00pm – 9.30pm. During this time, patrons can bring and consume small quantities of alcohol within the event site.

There will be no alcohol sales within the event.

Sempill Street Carpark

Elgin Street Car Park

Riverside Plaza Car Park

St Andrew Street Carpark

If you have any questions or concerns about Maitland New Year’s Eve, we are happy to help.

Please contact the events team at [email protected] or call 4931 2801.