Valley Estate Agents

Valley Estate Agents proudly sponsors the Maitland City Council’s New Year’s Eve fireworks celebration, a cherished tradition uniting our community.

As a local real estate agency, we’re deeply committed to excellence in our services. We seamlessly guide clients through residential sales, matching dream homes with their rightful owners.

Our property management division is dedicated to preserving property values and fostering strong landlord-tenant relationships.

Beyond residential services, we excel in commercial sales and leasing with a client-cantered approach, underpinned by our profound understanding of the local market.

Our sponsorship exemplifies our dedication to Maitland, actively contributing to the community’s vitality. Valley Estate Agents is more than a real estate agency; we’re an integral part of the community’s fabric, fostering connections and enriching lives.

Getting Here

Maitland Railway Station is only a 800m or eight minute walk from the event.

Please visit for full timetable information.

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

With Maitland Railway 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 New Year’s Eve. 

  • Sempil Street Car Park
  • Elgin Street Car Park
  • Riverside Plaza Car Park (extended hours until 10.00pm – access via Bulwer Street) 
  • St Andrews Street

Each of the car parks listed have accessible parking available.

Please refer to the map below for parking locations.

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

Taxi services will be available throughout the event weekend.

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 Drive 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. 

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

Road Closures will be submitted closer to the event. 

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 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, RH Taylor Reserve, Lorn and Maitland Riverbank.

Maitland New Year’s Eve runs from 5.00pm – 9.00pm.

Maitland New Year’s Eve is a free event for all to attend. 

Dogs are permitted on site at Maitland New Year’s, 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 at Maitland New Year’s. Don’t miss it!

There will be a range of activities available for event attendees.

Please visit our Activities and Entertainment page for more information. 

There will be a number of food stalls at the event.

Please visit our Food and Drink 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.

Sempill Street Carpark

Elgin Street Car Park

Riverside Plaza Car Park

St Andrew Street Carpark

Pre School Lane Car Park

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 02 4931 2801. 

NYE Activities

As we want to make sure you celebrate the end of the year with a bang, we have put together a whole range of activities for the whole family to enjoy.

The Riverside Carpark will turn into bustling hive of activity with a range of activities, amusements and yard games.



Head into 2024 with a bang at Maitland New Year’s Eve celebrations.

Watch the sky light up with a spectacular display of fireworks sponsored by Valley Estate Agents at 9.00pm.

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The Lairs and Hamilton Alley are set to entertain crowds on the Riverside Stage at Maitland New Year’s Eve Celebrations.

Be sure to head down and check them out!

5.00pm – 6.30pm: The Lairs

7.00pm – 9.00pm: Hamilton Alley 

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There will be a range of arts and craft activities to keep the little ones entertained from 5.00pm – 9.00pm.

Come along and colouring in and decorate your very own party hats and more!



We know how much the kids love face painting, so we have made sure to get some talented face painters to decorate the kids.

Face painters will be located at Lorn, Riverside Car Park and near the Bourke Street link.

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Head over to Lorn this New Year’s Eve.

There will be a range of lawn games for the whole family to enjoy!

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There will be free amusements for the kids to enjoy at Maitland New Years Eve.

At the Riverside Car Park there will be Teacups, Auto Racer, and Rocking Tug.

At the Lorn there will be Fibreglass Mega Slide.

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Enjoy New Years Eve Celebration with the complimentary delight of free popcorn.

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Boogey your way into 2024 with the hottest hits from the year that was 2023.

Enjoy a live family friendly DJ from 5.00pm to 8.45pm located near NAB laneway.

There will be a range of tasty food and drinks at Maitland New Years Eve.

Please click here to see what vendors will be at the event.

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Be sure to capture New Years Eve fun by using the Photo wall located in the Riverside Car Park created by Flor Foral Design. 

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There will be a DJ located in the Riverside Car Park from 5.00pm – 9.00pm. 

Paul Johns is local to the Maitland area, passionate about supporting the community, and breaking down barriers and stereotypes of living with a disability. 

Along with being a family man and support worker, Paul has a passion for music and making people dance and is excited to bring in 2024 with the local community.


Jen Denzin has created an interactive installation of 6 cone-shaped tree-forms 2 metres high with solar lights and shiny silver tinsel-flowers.

The cones will be arranged as a kind of tunnel for people to walk through at Maitland New Years Eve.

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There will be a roving performer throughout Maitland New Years.

Eddie Spaghetti family friendly antics are all about fun interaction and tons of audience participation as kids become on the spot magicians!

Come and join Eddie with his magic tricks, silly jokes, playful banter and just plain silliness!

Valley Estate Agents proudly sponsors the Maitland City Council’s New Year’s Eve fireworks celebration.

A cherished tradition uniting our community.

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Food & Drink

With thousands due to flock to Maitland for the new year, we have made sure that we have plenty of food and drink on offer for the whole family to enjoy. See below some of our stallholders attending our New Year’s Eve Celebrations, proudly presented by Valley Estate Agents.

Maitland New Year’s Eve proudly presented by Valley Estate Agents

A huge thanks to 15,000 people who joined us for the Maitland New Year’s Eve Celebrations, presented by Valley Estate Agents
Our biggest NYE crowd ever. Check out the New Year’s Eve 2023 gallery. 
Wishing everyone a safe and happy New Year and welcome to 2024!

A big thank you to our major sponsor, Valley Estate Agents for their support of Maitland New Year’s Eve for 2023.


Head to Maitland Riverbank, Riverside Car Park and RH Taylor Reserve, Lorn, and join us for New Year’s Eve proudly presented by Valley Estate Agents to end the year with a bang!

From 5.00pm, this family friendly event has a lot to offer, with free amusements, face painting, live music, activities and a disco playing all the top hits from 2023.

There will be loads of food, beverage and dessert stalls available to tantalise the taste buds of all attendees.

Celebrations will conclude with a spectacular fireworks display that will light up the night sky at 9.00pm.

You don’t want to miss it!


There are loads of free family friendly activities on offer for everyone to enjoy at Maitland New Year's Eve Celebrations.


We are please to announce out major sponsors for the event Valley Estate at Maitland New Year's Eve Celebrations.


There will be plenty of food and drinks on offer to tantalise the taste buds of all attendees this New Year.


All the best tips and tricks on how to get to the event, where to park, additional service and more this New Year.