To showcase the best of the region, two feature events will be held in Kings Parade on Saturday 7 & Saturday 14 July. These events are a celebration of food, wine, local produce, entertainment and local spirit. Each event to be enjoyed with your nearest and dearest.

Ignite the Night

Saturday 7 July, midday - 9pm

The festival will commence with scents of regionally sourced food and beverages filling the air as Bathurst and surrounding towns showcase their culinary talents. The McDonald's Bathurst Ice Rink, giant ferris wheel, house of mirrors and illuminations will be in full swing and local musicans and artists will be providing entertainment throughout the event. Entry is free into the event

What to experience

  • Plenty of delicious food
  • Wineries with mulled wine
  • Brewers
  • Mulled cider (yes, that's a thing!)
  • Entertainment
  • Ice Rink performers
  • Watch the illuminations for the first time
  • Wander through the Enchanted Forest
  • Kids activities
  • Dessert corner

Brew & Bite

Saturday 14 July, midday - 9pm

If eats, beats and treats are your Saturday flavour, don't miss out on Brew & Bite. A world of food will be on offer from pasta, vietnamese, indian, BBQ plus loads more to be revealed. Experience local varieties of whiskey, gin and mulled wine in the Garden Bar before wandering through the Enchanted Forest. All the regulars will be there including the McDonald's Bathurst Ice Rink, giant ferris wheel, house of mirrors and illuminations. Entry is free into the event

What to experience:

  • Food trucks
  • Whiskey & Gin Bar
  • Silent disco
  • Fire performers
  • Local musicians
  • Dessert corner