Katoomba Winter Magic Festival

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Country and Region AustraliaNew South Wales
Type of Festival Dance, Drama, Music
Location of Festival Katoomba, New South Wales, Australia
Festival Contact Information

Katoomba Winter Magic Festival
Email: info@wintermagic.com.au

Festival Description

Winter Magic Fest is an annual event that celebrates the Winter Solstice with a street parade, and loads of stalls, performances and fantastic atmosphere. Sunday is a family fantasy day at Leura Everglades and some Ghawazi troupe members will be improvising, dancing and acting scenes throughout the day to create magic for the childrenKatoomba's main street is given back to the community for the biggest street party in Australia and the inaugural City of the Arts, unleashes the extraordinary talents of the local community. Jugglers, gymnasts, musicians, dancers, choirs, troubadours, buskers, storytellers, poets, churches, children invite you to share the day with them.

Festival Dates June 23, 2012
Festival Links http://www.wintermagic.com.au/

Festival Events:

  • Art Street shop window art exhibition
  • Children’s story-writing competition
  • Street Theatre
  • The Grand Parade
  • Winter Magic Ball


Other Sources:

  • Winter Magic Festival

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    Practical Info:

    Volunteer Opportunities:
    • Carrington Ballroom
    • Carrington Place
    • Hildas Church
    How to get there:
    • By car
      • The most direct approach to the Blue Mountains is via the M4 Motorway, leading you from the outskirts of Sydney to the base of the Mountains at Lapstone, or use the Bells Line of Road via Windsor and Richmond as an alternate route. Distance from Sydney via Great Western Highway to Katoomba 110 km.
    • By train
      • Trains to the Blue Mountains leave Sydney Central Railway Station.


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