Maldon in Winter
Wednesday 1st June - Wednesday 27th July 2016
Maldon In Winter Festival 2016 - Its always tempting to stay at home and hibernate during the cold weather, but you really should grab a warm coat and hit the road for Maldon and its famous Winter Festival. Running during June and July, there's a wonderful range of events during Maldon In Winter to enjoy with family and friends.
Go for a day or stay for a weekend. There’s always a warm welcome in this beautiful old goldrush town. The strong Christmas tradition runs through the town with the local eateries putting on slap-up Christmas dinners with mulled wine. And from the beginning of the school holidays on Friday 24 June, the shops on High Street and Main Street will be lit up with Maldon's famous Christmas windows.
For the kids, there’s stamp printing & readings, the children’s library, the regular steam train, with the Steam Train for Kids on 2nd, 3rd July. For family fun, check out the Maldon Market, the Maldon Art Show, the Vintage Machinery and Battery open days and Carman’s Tunnel Tours.
To keep yourself warm, fires will be lit at the Grand Bookroom for Outlander Knitting and Reading sessions. There will be a Winter Solstice bonfire and celebration at the Kangaroo on Sat 18th June and a town-wide bonfire on Sat 2nd July with marshmallows and hot chocolate.
For music lovers, there is a blues event and for dancers, an old time dance at Newstead. Add historic walks, talks, a quiz night, a film night, there is something in the 2016 Maldon in Winter event to please everyone.
You can pick up the program in shops around town or at the Maldon Visitor Information Centre on 03 5475 2569.