If you are looking for a reason to get together with family and friends, or you’re planning a trip to the city, before making a decision on when this should happen, check out the city’s vibrant events calendar.

Whether your focus is on good food and wine, music, chocolate, coffee, heritage or culture, Maitland offers everything from small community gatherings to large scale festivals.

Central Maitland hosts some of the city’s largest and most popular events including Australia Day, Maitland Taste Festival, Steamfest, Groovin the Moo, Maitland Aroma Festival, Maitland River Run, Riverlights Multicultural Festival and New Year’s Eve.

Other unique and quirky events are the Bitter & Twisted Boutique Beer Festival held at Maitland Gaol, the Morpeth Weird and Wonderful Novelty Teapot Exhixibition and Chapel Jazz at Morpeth.

Find your new favourite event at maitlandevents.com.au

Bitter & Twisted Boutique Beer Festival is held at Maitland Gaol in November each year.
Bitter & Twisted Boutique Beer Festival is held at Maitland Gaol in November each year.
Maitland's Aroma Coffee and Chocolate Festival is held in August each year.
Maitland's Aroma Coffee and Chocolate Festival is held in August each year.
Maitland Riverlights Multicultural Festival is held in October each year.
Maitland Riverlights Multicultural Festival is held in October each year.
Hunter Valley Steamfest is held in April each year.
Hunter Valley Steamfest is held in April each year.