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Maitland Station Precinct

The Bloomfield Group Rally Ground

ALTAPAC Show 'n' Shine

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

The heart and soul of Steamfest is its impressive assembly of steam trains. Be part of the annual ARTC 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 Rally Ground, featuring a vast array of antique machinery from all over Australia including traction and portable engines. 

The Show ‘n’ Shine is an impressive showcase of motoring history, bringing Maitland Park to life with over 500 classic cars, food stalls, live 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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Altapac Show ‘n’ Shine

An annual feature of Steamfest, held in Maitland Park on the Sunday, the Altapac Show ‘n’ Shine is a spectacular display of motoring history. Featuring over 500 cars of all…

The Bloomfield Group Rally Ground

The Bloomfield Group Rally Ground is a steam enthusiast’s dream, a bustling hive of activity, showcasing engineering ingenuity across a range of machinery from the era of steam. With specialty…