Bathurst Winter Festival
Saturday 01 July 2023 to Sunday 16 July 2023
Get ready to embrace the chill and ignite your spirit at the Bathurst Winter Festival - a celebration of all things winter, bringing locals and visitors together to revel in the icy cool vibes of the season.
With Bathurst's historic buildings and charming streets as a backdrop, the festival boasts an epic array of activities and attractions that are sure to give you chills in all the right ways. From sipping hot cocoa and jamming to live music in the Winter Playground, to carving up the McDonalds Bathurst Ice Rink or browsing the bustling markets, this gathering is a winter wonderland like no other.
As darkness falls, the festival transforms into a surreal wonderland of light displays and interactive installations. Prepare to be transported to a world of pure enchantment and delight.
Unmissable moments include the McDonald's Bathurst Ice Rink, giant Ferris wheel, spectacular building illuminations, the mind bending Kaleidoscope mirror maze, Asteroids multi-player illumination game, and more. There are also feature events including foodie events, movie afternoons, days packed with kids entertainment, Accessibility Day, and even a day for fur babies.
So, layer up, round up your squad and head to the Bathurst Winter Festival for an unforgettable two-week adventure in the heart of winter's embrace this July!
Access and Inclusion Statement
Allows a person's carer free entry into participating venues and events
Actively welcomes people with access needs.
Caters for people who are deaf or have hearing loss
Caters for people who use a wheelchair.
Caters for people with high support needs who travel with a support person
Caters for people with sufficient mobility to climb a few steps but who would benefit from fixtures to aid balance. (This includes people using walking frames and mobility aids)
Employ people with disability
Have a doorbell or intercom at an accessible height and display a contact number (accessible height is 900mm-1100 mm)
Have a step free main entrance to the building and/or reception area (includes ramps or slopes with a maximum gradient of 1:14, otherwise are too steep for wheelchairs)
Have accessibility information and photos, including of a bathroom, room and/or floor plan on your website (can be emailed on request)
Have an accessible public toilet which is unlocked
Have at least one wheelchair accessible parking space with wheelchair accessible signage clearly displayed (International standards are 3200mm wide x 2500 mm high)
Have step free outdoor pathways (includes picnic areas, barbecues and shelters)
Offer a range of contact methods for receiving complaints
Offer multiple options for booking - web, email, phone
Provide seating in common areas including reception area
Train your staff in disability awareness
Use Plain English / easy read signage and information (includes menus and emergency information)
Welcomes and assists people who have challenges with learning, communication, understanding and behaviour. (includes people with autism, intellectual disability, Down syndrome, acquired brain injury (ABI), dyslexia and dementia)