Bathurst Winter Festival

26 June – 11 July 2021

Fill your Winter School Holidays with fun family adventures. Celebrate the magic of winter at the annual 16-day Bathurst Winter Festival. Stunning light shows on our iconic heritage buildings, boutique food events with local wines and craft beers, outdoor ice-skating rink, carnival rides, local live music, and more.

Get a taste of what’s on offer below, or visit the official Bathurst Winter Festival website at

Ice Skating

The McDonald's Bathurst Ice Rink is back in 2021 at the Winter Playground in Kings Parade. Tickets available soon.


Our iconic heritage buildings throughout the CBD come to life after dark with amazing sound and light displays.


The Brew & Bite night is the perfect chance to sample some of the great foodie flavours from around the region.

Brighten Up Bathurst

Residents of Bathurst are encouraged to brighten up the town with their own light displays at home

Local Live Music

Catch a local musician doing what they do best with live shows played regularly at several venues during the festival.
Planning to stay a while for your Bathurst Winter Festival adventure?
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