About

father and son watching fireworks at paterson festival

Fireworks

Watch the spectacular New Year’s Eve fireworks from Tucker Park. The main fireworks at 9 pm allow our youngsters the chance to see a fantastic display lasting 8 minutes. Then at the stroke of midnight, we celebrate the start of the New Year with a dazzling 5 minute display.

outback hippies at paterson festival

Live music

Outback Hippies are back by popular demand to help us celebrate the New Year. For the kids, there’s dancing, singing, games and prizes to win, from 6 to 9 pm. Then it’s the adults’ turn, with the band’s special blend of rock, blues, roots and country through till midnight.

boy on slippery slide at paterson festival

Carnival

The kids can enjoy good old fashioned carnival fun at the Paterson Festival! Bounce, slide and climb on the jumping castle and slippery slide. Go for a spin on the chair-o-plane ride. Try your luck at the laughing clowns and the lucky dip. 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 burgers, pizza, hot chips, beef rolls and hot dogs. For the young and young at heart, enjoy a sno cone or fairy floss. Soft drinks and good coffee are also available. Or, bring a hamper, a rug or chairs, and have a picnic.

free balloons at Paterson Festival

Lots of prizes

Look out for Pirate Mark who will be giving out free balloons and lollies. Kids, you can also win some great prizes kindly donated by Bunnings. Just return a full garbage bag to the tent and collect your raffle ticket.

glow sticks for sale at Paterson Festival

Make a glow!

Add sparkle to your celebration with glow sticks, flashing mouthguards, necklaces, bracelets, hoop earrings and flashing leis. They are cool accessories, require minimal assembling and are safe to use. For sale at reasonable prices.

face painting at paterson festival

Face painting

Shazza 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 Rural Fire Brigade will be at the Paterson Festival and kids will be able to climb aboard the fire truck. The firies will also make sure that any sparks from the fireworks don’t start a bush fire.

Temporary tattooing at the Paterson Festival

Airbrush tattoos

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

platinum
J&S Engineering
Silver sponsors of Paterson Festival
Cetnaj
Clements Air Conditioning sponsor of Paterson Festival
Coates Hire sponsor of Paterson Festival
Coregas sponsor of Paterson Festival
jezweb sponsor of Paterson Festival
KC Harris sponsor of Paterson Festival
The Mutual sponsor of Paterson Festival
Paksac sponsor of Paterson Festival
Paterson Butchery sponsor of Paterson Festival
Paterson Service Station
Paterson Tavern sponsor of the Paterson Festival
Peter Evans
Phill Flanagan Excavation