Markets and Annual Festivals


Blackheath Community Markets
1st Sunday of the month
Time: 9.00am to 2.00pm
Venue: Blackheath Public School Hall, Blackheath, NSW, 2785
Contact: Marina Brown on 4782 1181

Blackheath Craft Markets
4th & 5th Sunday of the month
Time: 10.00am – 2.00pm
Venue: RSL Hall, Cnr Bundarra St & Station St, Blackheath,NSW, 2785
Contact: Julie on 4782 7672

Blackheath Growers Markets
2nd Sunday of the month
Time: 9.00am – 1.00pm
Venue: Blackheath Community Centre,
Cnr Gardiner St & Great Western Highway, Blackheath, NSW, 2785
Contact: Pollyanne Feneck on 4572 6260

Lawson Magpie Markets
3rd Sunday of the month
Time: 9.00am – 2.00pm
Venue: Cnr Wilson & Great Western Highway, Lawson
Contact – SMS 0416652679

Captured Craft
Every Weekend
Time: 9.00am – 5.00pm
Venue: Lithgow Correctional Centre, Great Western Highway, Lithgow, NSW, 2790
Contact: 6352 2528

Leura Markets
1st Sunday of the month
Time: 9.00am – 2.00pm
Venue: Leura Public School, Great Western Highway, Leura, NSW, 2780
Contact: Di on 0432 021 863

Festivals & Events

Kinship at Christmas- 25th December (Christmas day)

Phone: 0414 993 873

Description: Non- religious, non-profit, Blue Mountains organisation that provides a free Christmas lunch and celebration for hundreds of guests. All welcome. Held at the Blackheath community halls, Gardiner Crescent, Blackheath.

Camden Antiques Fair- July

Phone:Mick Dalton 0428 446 534

Description: The 2019 Blue Mountains Antiques Fair is open from 10am – 5pm Sat 6th and from 10am-4pm Sun 7th July displaying a wide range of furniture, jewellery, porcelain, linen, books,silver, lamps and retro items. All items are for sale. Admission is $9 for adults including a lucky door ticket, accompanied children free. Cafe is open all weekend supporting the Rotary Club of Upper Blue Mountains.  Mick Dalton 0428 446 534.

Folk, Blues & Roots Music Festival- March
Phone: 1800651322
Description: A three day festival of folk, roots and blues music, featuring selected artists from around the world and across Australia.

Blackheath Day- May
Phone: 47877770
Description: Celebrates the naming of Blackheath by Governor Lachlan Macquarie. Lots of family fun, stalls, performances and food.

Blue Mountains Winter Magic Festival- June
Description: A weekend when artists, musicians, dancers, drummers, choirs, stalls and community take over Katoomba Street.

Blackheath Choir Festival- last weekend in August
Phone 0437255816
Description: Concerts and workshops celebrating music and song.

Blackheath Flower & Craft Show- September
Phone: 47877337
Description: Shows, workshops, prizes, raffles, flower, vegies, art, cooking, crafts,
photography and food.

Lithgow Halloween Festival- October
Phone: 1300760276
Description: The biggest Halloween festival in Australia. Includes a costume parade, food, performances and wonderfully spooky installations.

Blackheath Rhododendron Festival- November
Phone 4787 8695

Description: Festival with wood chopping, a ball dance, jazz festival, a parade and markets that last throughout November at a variety of venues. Raises money for the community.

Blackheath Art Show- October or November


Description: Annual art show showcasing amazing artworks and photography. Held in the Blackheath Community halls on Gardiner crescent, Blackheath. The Art Show heralds the beginning of the Rhododendron Festival.

Blackheath Iris Show- October


Descripton: “The NSW Iris Show is an annual highlight for garden lovers with its stunning displays of Iris from across the world, including traditional old world and newer bearded iris, graceful Dutch iris, exotic crested iris from China, flamboyant Japanese iris, and exquisite Californian Pacific coast Iris. Visitors can purchase a wide selection of iris from specialist growers, browse the cottage plants and gift stalls, have their iris questions answered and vote for their favourite exhibit, and then sit back and take in the spectacle while enjoying Devonshire teas, provided by Quota. Exhibiting at the show is free and open to all, and there are some great prizes to be won. Exhibitors will be eligible for major awards.” –from Blue Mountains Gazette.