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.
Maitland has a population of 75,000 and is the fastest growing inland city in Australia.
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.
NEW YEAR'S EVE
This family friendly event has a lot to offer, with free amusements, face painting, activities and more.
31 December 2022
MAITLAND RIVER REGATTA
What better way to spend a summer’s day than floating down the river? Join us at Maitland River Regatta this Australia Day!
26 January 2023
MAKE IT MAITAND 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 2023
HUNTER VALLEY STEAMFEST
Steamfest features a diverse program of family friendly entertainment. Come along and enjoy the fun.
29 and 30 April 2023
Maitland has a growing reputation for its food scene including local produce, restaurants and chefs.
19, 20, 21 May 2023
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.
12 and 13 August 2023
Maitland Riverlights celebrates diversity through food, music, dance and interactive experiences.
3-7 October 2023
BITTER & TWISTED BOUTIQUE BEER FESTIVAL
Hosted at Maitland Gaol, where else in Australia can you enjoy ice cold brews and tunes in a former maximum security prison?!
4 and 5 November 2023