father and son watching fireworks at paterson festival


Watch the fantastic New Year’s Eve fireworks from Tucker Park in Paterson. This year there will be only one main fireworks display at 9 pm and lasting a full dazzling ten minutes. And we promise it will be spectacular!

outback hippies at paterson festival

Live music

Outback Hippies are here again to help us celebrate from 6pm. For the kids, there’s dancing, singing, games and prizes to win from 7 to 9pm. The band will also entertain us with their special blend of rock and blues till 10.30.

boy on slippery slide at paterson festival


The kids can enjoy good old fashioned fun at the Paterson Festival! Bounce and slide on the jumping castle and slippery slide. Go for a spin on the chair-o-plane ride. Try your luck at the laughing clowns. Get your face painted with a creative design.

Celebrate New Year's Eve at Tucker Park

Entry Fee: $15 family, $5 adult

food available at paterson festival

Food & drinks

Choose from steak sandwiches, hot dogs, pizza, toasties, hot chips, gozleme and much more. There’s also pancakes, sno cones and fairy floss. Soft drinks, juices and coffee are also available. Or, bring a hamper and have a picnic.

free balloons at Paterson Festival

Lots of prizes

Look out for Pirate Mark who will be giving out free helium filled balloons and lollies. Kids, you can also win some great prizes, just by helping us clean up the park. Return a full garbage bag to the Rotary tent and collect your raffle ticket.

lucky dip

Lucky dip

Kids, try your luck with our lucky dip. There’s boys and girls, and different age groups, so nobody misses out. You’re sure to get a great prize every time! And it only cost one dollar a dip. Come to the Rotary tent and get in early.

face painting at paterson festival

Face painting

Courtney will be at the Paterson Festival creating living artworks out of kids’ faces. Very artistic and creative, and lots of fun! Kids can choose from many amazing and creative designs.

Paterson fire truck at the festival

RFS fire truck

Paterson and Martins Creek Rural Fire Brigades will be at the Festival and kids can climb aboard a fire truck. The firies will also make sure that any sparks from the fireworks don’t start a bushfire.

Temporary tattooing at the Paterson Festival

Airbrush tattoos

For the older kids, Courtney will be at the Paterson Festival doing temporary tattooing. Ever wanted a tattoo, but not forever? Now’s your chance! Choose your design.

J&S Engineering
Gold sponsors of Paterson Festival
The Sign Shop
Silver sponsors of Paterson Festival
Clements Air Conditioning sponsor of Paterson Festival
Coates Hire sponsor of Paterson Festival
Coregas sponsor of Paterson Festival
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KC Harris sponsor of Paterson Festival
Kentan Machinery
The Mutual sponsor of Paterson Festival
Paterson Butchery sponsor of Paterson Festival
Paterson Service Station
Up The Creek Plumbing & Gas