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Wallsend Winter Fair

Wallsend Winter Fair

Sunday 13th August 9:00am - 3:00pm

At Nelson Street, Wallsend Nelson Street, Wallsend NSW 2287, Australia

Categories: General Events , Foodie Events , Market


The Wallsend Winter Fair is a free fun filled, family friendly day. It is the longest running and largest one day street event in the Newcastle LGA; attracting up to 30,000 visitors throughout the day.
The day commences at 9am with the Grand Parade. The Parade is always well supported by entrants and the thousands of people that line the Parade route early in the morning to cheer on the many groups and organisations the event supports.
Approximately 50 Parade entrants are led by marching, pipe bands down the full length of the main street of Wallsend (Nelson Street). The day is officially opened at 10am with the winners of the Grand Parade being announced before the day kicks off with a full program of entertainment for the whole family.
Browse through over 150vibrant specialty stalls and local businesses, that will be offering unique arts, crafts, gifts, clothing, jewellery and much more.
Take a break and enjoy the many fresh and tasty international food cuisines on offer in the food precinct and from our local cafes & restaurants. Visitors can also sit back and enjoy Live Bands, School Concerts, Dance School Performances and much more on 3 stages during the day .
Visitors can enjoy the thrill of the latest amusement rides in two separate precincts...and don't forget to check out the latest Showbags!

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