Winter in Bathurst

Cold weather doesn’t put a freeze on fun in the Bathurst region.

Cooler temperatures see the region come alive with a host of events and activities showcasing the rich history and vibrant culture of Bathurst. 

If snuggling up in front of a roaring fire with a local cool climate vino in hand is your thing, there’s plenty of that on offer too – you’ll find wonderful accommodation options that suit a romantic or family winter escape to a tee.

Bathurst Farmers' Markets

4th Saturday of each month

Purchase the freshest and most delicious local and regional produce. Held at the Bathurst Showground from 8 am until 12 pm.

Bathurst Winter Festival

2 - 17 July 2022

Celebrate the magic of winter in Bathurst with night markets, illuminations, carnival rides and the pop-up ice skating rink.

Bathurst Steam Weekend

11 - 13 June 2022

The Beyer-Garrat 6029 locomotive returns to Bathurst over the long weekend. Board at Bathurst Station for the ride of a lifetime.

Rockley Artisan Market

Second Sunday of each month

The Village of Rockley hosts 40 local artisans with a large selection of products that supports the local community.

Mid-Winter Ceilidh

25 June

Pronounced "kay-lee", celebrate the Winter Solstice with pipes and drums, kilts and log fires at historic Abercrombie House.

Luke Sciberras: Side of the Sky

11 jun - 7 August 2022

Bathurst Regional Art Gallery presents this survey exhibition of acclaimed artist Luke Sciberras, focusing on his extensive travels and highlighting his connection to Wedderburn, Hill End and the Central West region.

Anh Do - The Happiest Refugee Live

22 June 2022

Anh Do presents the stage show to his best selling book, The Happiest Refugee at Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre.
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