26 June - 11 July 

image of two storey carousel

The Winter Playground is open daily from 9am- 9pm, sits in the centre of downtown Bathurst and is home to the McDonald's Bathurst Ice Rink, the two storey carousel, giant ferris wheel and all the wonder that the Bathurst Winter Festival has to offer. 

Tickets to the carousel and ferris wheel and other carnival rides ($5 per person per ride) can be purchased in the Winter Playground at the main ticket stall during the festival.

Brew & Bite on Friday 2 July and Saturday 3 July will be hosted in the Winter Playground. 

Where: Bathurst town centre - Church Lane to Russell Street between William St and George St, including King's Parade
When: 26 June - 11 July 
Cost: Free to enter. Carnival ride tickets sold onsite during festival. Ice skating tickets go onsale online soon.