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Maitland, Hunter Valley is the home to many exciting events. Feasts of grandeur, movement, music and festivals of frivolity please visitors of all ages and provide many highlights throughout Maitland’s calendar.

To list your event on the Maitland Hunter Valley website, download and complete the Event Advice Form and return via email to Please call 02 4931 2800 for more information.

  1. Newcastle Whale Watch Cruises

    Nova Whales

    Date: Wed, Sat and Sun (late May - early Nov) and every day during school holidays

    Location: Newcastle

    Join the experienced and professional crew on board Nova Cruises for an unforgettable 2.5 - 3 hours ocean voyage and witness the amazing migration of over 20,000 Humpback whales passing Newcastle's scenic coastline.

  2. Snow Time in the Garden

    Snow time HVG 2015

    Date: 20 June - 12 July 2015

    Location: Pokolbin

    Snow Time in the Garden is on again these School Holidays at Hunter Valley Gardens. Bring along the whole family and enjoy a number of fabulous icy experiences!

  3. Holiday Fun: June/July - Multi Sensory Chill Out Zone


    Date: 27 June - 11 July 2015

    Location: East Maitland

    Check out the awesome chill out zone at East Maitland Library these school holidays.

  4. School Holiday Fun @ The Hunter Wetlands with Bush Skills Adventure

    Date: 1 and 9 July 2015

    Location: Shortland

    School holiday fun at The Hunter Wetlands, lots of different activities to choose from!

  5. Singleton Festival 2015


    Date: 3 - 26 July 2015

    Location: Singleton

    Singleton Festival 2015 is under way! A rich and varied program of the arts, food and wine is being offered for the enjoyment of the people of Singleton, the Hunter and beyond.

  6. Richmond Vale Railway Museum - July

    Date: 5, 12 & 19 July 2015

    Location: Richmond Vale

    The Richmond Vale Railway Museum is a volunteer non profit organization, formed in 1979 with the aim of preserving the Railway and Mining Heritage of J&A Brown and the Hunter Valley.

  7. Holiday Fun: June/July - Chill Out Art


    Date: 8 July 2015

    Location: Maitland

    What is art? Come to Maitland Library and explore our collection of art books and electronic resources while you discover what type of art you like.

  8. Holiday Fun: June/July - Let It Snow


    Date: 8 July 2015

    Location: Thornton

    Learn about the four seasons and where and when it snows in countries across the world. Bring snow to Maitland by making your own snow globe.

  9. Holiday Fun: June/July - Dance Moves


    Date: 9 July 2015

    Location: Rutherford

    Everyone can move to the beat! Come along to Rutherford Library for a fun and fresh take on a dance class.

  10. Holiday Fun: June/July - Banish Bad Days!


    Date: 10 July 2015

    Location: East Maitland

    Have you ever had a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day? Alexander would have benefited from some relaxation and you can too, with 5 minute chill out tips and the opportunity to make a calming glitter jar.