Bathurst Winter Festival

2 – 17 July 2022
The Bathurst Winter Festival is back and set to be the best year yet!

Fill your winter getaway with wonderous 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.

Local businesses are exclusively partnering with the Bathurst Winter Festival to offer special deals and packages.
 Read on to find a great deal when visiting Bathurst for the Winter Festival.

Opening Night

The official opening of the festival with Smoking Ceremony, music, street performers, food and wine markets.


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

Brew & Bite

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

Ice Skating

The McDonald's Bathurst Ice Rink is back in 2022 at the Winter Playground in Kings Parade. Tickets available now.

Accessibility Day

On Thursday 7th May, people with a disability are welcomed to enjoy the Bathurst Winter Festival in a safe, inclusive environment.

Pets' Day

Even your fur babies can be a part of the festivities with dress up competitions, pet parades on Pets' Day.

Kids' Day

Dress up as your favourite superhero or book character and rule the Winter Playground for the day.

Groove & Grill

A huge program of local musicians will be performing at various venues throughout the Festival.
Special offers from local businesses

Allogio Bathurst

Receive a complimentary bottle of wine as part of your booking when staying during the Bathurst Winter Festival.

Bathurst Self Contained Accommodation

Book 2 or more nights in any of our unique properties during the Bathurst Winter Festival and receive a 'Winter Warmer' package with our compliments including wine, hot chocolate making goodies and chocolate biscuits.

Littomore Suites

Receive 10% off when booking direct with Littomore Suites during the Bathurst Winter Festival. Use code BWF10.
Want more itinerary ideas for your Bathurst Winter Festival adventure?
Partner with Bathurst Winter Festival

Are you a local business who would love to get involved with the Bathurst Winter Festival with a special product offering or deal?
Perhaps you’re a stall vendor who is interested in participating in the markets?
Find out how to get involved by following the link below.

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