31st Annual – Wallsend Winter Fair
SUNDAY 14th AUGUST 2016
The Wallsend Winter Fair is a free fun filled, family friendly day. It is one of the largest, if not the largest street event in the Newcastle LGA; attracting up to 30,000 visitors throughout the day.
The Wallsend Winter Fair is an annual event, held on the 2nd Sunday in August each year … 14th August 2016
The Wallsend Winter Fair brings generations together to support local business, market stalls, community groups, charities, schools, sporting groups, local entertainers, talent schools and more.
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 and brass 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 approximately 120 vibrant 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 food cuisines on offer in the food precinct and from our local cafes & restaurants. Visitors can also sit back and enjoy local musicians, school bands, choirs and dance schools perform on our two stages .
Visitors that enjoy the thrill of amusement rides… we have two precincts offering the latest rides for all the family.
You are sure to find something for everyone at this FREE family event!!
The Wallsend Winter Fair is a Wallsend Town Business Association project.
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