steamfest back on track
celebrating 35 years of burton automotive
hunter valley steamfest
30 and 31 july 2022
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. Take a ride on one of the many unique train trips on the ARTC Rail Program 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 on Sunday 31 July 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.
Why not make it a long weekend and check out the Maitland Gaol, or the historic township of Morpeth.