Blayney & Villages Winter Wonderland - What's On


23 June - 30 July

Once again Winter Wonderland activities are planned across Blayney and Villages kicking off from Saturday 23 June with the Winter Solstice Festival on Gladstone Green, Newbridge hosted by the Newbridge Progress Association.
Now in its 4th year, local businesses, producers, tourism providers, local services, community and school groups are invited to come together as a community to promote your business, local produce and services by decorating your premises, providing special customer offers, hosting a special event, offering promotions by joining Winter Wonderland festivities this winter in your own special way.

The aim of the Winter Wonderland event is to encourage people to buy local, attract visitors to the area and bring locals together to socialise, embrace the season and discover what Blayney Shire has on offer.

Blayney Shire Mayor, Scott Ferguson said the aim of the Winter Wonderland event is to work with community groups and businesses to encourage people to buy local, attract visitors to the area and bring locals together to socialise, embrace the season and discover what Blayney Shire has on offer.

“Winter can be a magical time in the Blayney Shire. The weather may be a little cooler and we often get a dusting of snow but the warm welcome from our community hosting local events and activities shines through,” Councillor Ferguson said.




What's On Events Listing

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Newbridge Winter Solstice Festival
Saturday, 23 June from 12 noon

This festival brings the community together for day of medieval fun, magic, food and music.

Family-friendly event with something for everyone including street markets, musicians, viking sword fights and Morris dancers to entertain the crowds.

A community bonfire kicks off from 5pm on Gladstone Green at the Newbridge Hotel for the burning of the wicker man. It is tradition to throw a small wicker doll into the fire to cleanse the bad energy and start anew.

Everyone welcome to come along in medieval dress-up and join in the fun this winter.

Hosted by: Newbridge Progress Association
Contact: President, Wayne Moore on Phone: 6368 1074

Carcoar Bright Lights Dinners
30 June, 14 July, 28 July

The Royal Hotel Carcoar is hosting
3 x special Bright Lights Dinners

Featuring 3 different set menus, each with 3 courses
Special price $35 per person

Group Special - one bottle of wine for a table of six or more

 Get a group together and come out in the Courtesy Bus from Blayney.
To reserve your table and to reserve your spot, Phone: 6367 3009 for bookings.

Millthorpe Teen Social Night
Saturday, 30 June 2018

Calling all teens! Put on some tunes, play board games and toast marshmallows by the fire at the Millthorpe School of Arts on Saturday 30 June.
All welcome!

Date: Saturday, 30 June
Time: 7:00 – 10 pm
Venue: Millthorpe School of arts
Hosted by: Millthorpe Youth Club
                        (MY Club)
Ages: High School Age
  • Social Teen night
  • Board Games
  • Music
  • Fire and Marshmallows
  • Snacks and Drinks provided including hot chocolate
Cost: Free
Other info: Alcohol free event.

Join @MillthorpeYouthClub on Facebook
Post to our page to let us know you are coming! 

Felix Albert and the Gentlemanly Two
Saturday 7 July

Proudly presented by Hobbys Yards Community Hall

Get on your dancing shoes and get ready for family night out with rockabilly music and entertainment at the Hobbys Yards Hall

Date: Saturday, 7 July
Time: from 7:30pm
Venue: Hobbys Yards Hall, Hobbys Yards Road.
Hosted by: Hobbys Yards Hall Committee
Cost: $10 per person

All ages welcome - Light supper provided

Contact: Mobile: 0407 108 159


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ArtsOutWest proudly presents The First Central West Choral Festival Concert Sunday 22 July from 2pm Blayney Shire Community Centre Free entry with gold coin donation. 

Blayney Golf Club - Christmas in July Dinner Dance
Saturday, 28 July 2018

Come and join in with the winter festivities at a special Christmas dinner and dance evening. All welcome!

Venue: Blayney Golf Club - 4262 Mid Western Highway, Blayney
Cost: $40 per person, includes a Christmas dinner feast and sweets.
Time: 6pm start.
Contact: Wayne for bookings on Mobile: 0400 682 160 or Phone: 6368 2160 


CentrePoint Sport & Leisure Centre
79 Osman Street, Blayney

Bring a mate and join Free lunchtime fitness classes in July!
Keep active this winter by trying a free fitness class at CentrePoint throughout July!

Timetable includes:
Tuesday 12 noon – Yoga – 45 mins
Wednesday 12 noon – Beginner’s Bootcamp – 45 mins
Thursday 12:30pm – Yoga – 45 mins
Friday 11am – Fusion Fitness – 30 mins


Call the CentrePoint team on Phone: 6368 2455 for more details.
No need to book a spot, simply come along!

Jump Inflatables at CentrePoint

Come jump into ultimate indoor family fun!
  10:30am – 3:30pm every Saturday and additional days on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday in the July school holidays

Contact: or
Mobile: 0406 220 099 

2 hours of play    1-4 years - $9      4-12 years - $13       13-Adult - $6     Spectators free



Hill & Crofts Farm Suppliers  – 96-98 Adelaide Street
Promo Offer – Mention this ad to receive 10% OFF
Redback work boots and BOGS gumboots this July



Best Blayney Beanie – Facebook Photo Competition

Due to popular demand, The Blayney Beanie is making a comeback this winter! With the cooler weather, the Blayney Shire community is bringing back the Blayney Beanie! Beanies are a must-have accessory for all ages around Blayney and in our historic villages to warm up this winter.

Look out for a new range of limited edition colours that will be available as a fundraiser at local Winter Wonderland community events and at the Blayney Shire Visitor Information Centre.

As part of Winter Wonderland activities, Blayney Shire Council is hosting a Facebook Photo competition to discover the Best Blayney Beanie. Cute, crazy or cosy, beanies are back and we want to see yours!

Simply post a photo of you wearing your Best Blayney Beanie to @BlayneyShireCouncil Facebook page and add #WinterWonderland #warmwelcome #BestBlayneyBeanie.

Enter before 30 July for your chance to win a local business gift certificate.
Prizes proudly provided by:
Jasmine Remedial Thai Massage, 115 Adelaide Street Blayney
Blayney Newsagency, 130 Adelaide Street Blayney
Ashleigh’s Hairdressing, 129 Adelaide Street, Blayney
Sew N More, 117 Adelaide Street, Blayney
The Magic Comb, 72 Adelaide Street, Blayney
Olde Bridge Gallery, Newbridge
Newmans Fuel Services, Adelaide Street, Blayney
Fringe the Art of Hair, 83 Adelaide Street, Blayney
Dapper Chocolates, 74 Adelaide Street, Blayney
Blayney Post Office, 60 Adelaide Street, Blayney
Aquarium Universe, 66 Adelaide Street, Blayney
Blayney Pharmacy, 112 Adelaide Street, Blayney
Vintage 42, 102 Adelaide Street, Blayney
Gladstone Hotel, Newbridge
Ironbark Cafe, 97 Adelaide Street, Blayney

See Blayney Shire Council’s website for Terms & Conditions.

Encourage locals and visitors to chill out in Blayney & Villages this winter. A fabulous way to beat the winter blues with the amazing activities planned.
Join the buzz & share your plans on Facebook & Twitter #WinterWonderland #Warmwelcome

For further information, please contact, Melanie Monico, Tourism and Communications Manager on 0420 870 387

Last modified: 03 Jul 2018

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PO Box 62, Blayney NSW 2799
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