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Burton Automotive Hunter Valley Steamfest

Overview

Celebrating its 35th anniversary, Maitland will welcome visitors from far and wide to experience all things steam, at the Burton Automotive Hunter Valley Steamfest – one of Australia’s premier festivals of steam.

Steamfest features a diverse program of family friendly entertainment. Enjoy live music, roving performance, historic heritage walks, market stalls, gourmet food stalls and more.

The heart and soul of Steamfest is its impressive assembly of steam trains. Grab your tickets and be part of the annual Great Train Race or take a ride on one of the many unique train trips visiting various Hunter destinations.

See how things were done in days gone by at the interactive Rally Ground display, featuring a vast array of antique machinery from all over Australia including traction and portable engines.

The annual Show ‘n’ Shine is an impressive showcase of motoring history, bringing Maitland Park to life with over 500 classic cars, food stalls, live rock ‘n’ roll entertainment and fun for the whole family.

On top of all that don’t miss the vintage diesel rides, steampunkers, market stalls, road steam, mini steam train rides, face painting, live and roving entertainment and kid’s activities.


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We acknowledge the Wonnarua People as the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the land within the Maitland Local Government Area. We pay respect to all Aboriginal Elders, past, present and future with a spiritual connection to these lands.