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 8.30pm. The band will also entertain us with their special blend of rock, blues and country till late.

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 sausage sangers, pizza, toasties, hot chips, hot dogs and much more. There’s also pancakes, sno cones and 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

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
Silver sponsors of Paterson Festival
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
Kentan Machinery
The Mutual sponsor of Paterson Festival
Paterson Butchery sponsor of Paterson Festival
Paterson Service Station
Paterson Tavern sponsor of the Paterson Festival
The Sign Shop
Up The Creek Plumbing & Gas