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From 6.00am Tuesday 31 December 2019 – 9.00am Wednesday 1 January 2020:

  • Riverside Cark Park
  • St Andrews St Maitland, North of High St (from the corner near The Belmore Hotel)
  • Imperial Lane (next to the Imperial)

From 3.00pm Tuesday 31 December 2019 to 1.00am Wednesday 1 January 2020

  • 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)


There are a range of car parks throughout Central Maitland, please see the below the recommended parks:

  • St Andrews Street Car Park
  • Elgin Street Car Park
  • Albion Street Car Park
  • Sempil Street Car Park


With Maitland Train Station being only a short 8 minute walk from the event site, catching a train into Maitland Aroma 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 Aroma


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


Maitland New Year’s Eve Celebrations are held in the Riverside Car Park, Maitland.

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. 

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.