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Expired Event - Great Train Weekend - 26 May 2012

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Great Train Weekend

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When:
Every day until Sun 27 May 2012
Details:
The very popular Great Train Weekend is held annually at Mount Victoria.

Held in May because Blaxland, Lawson and Wentworth first crossed the area in May 1813 and in May 1868 the railway arrived in town.

The Great Train Weekend is a very enjoyable and affordable weekend held in a village where you step back in time to the last authentic 19th Century village in the Blue Mountains - Mount Victoria the crossroads of the Blue Mountains. The village is now heritage listed and hosts a number of historic buildings.

Around Town
•Great Food
•Fun for Kids
•Amusement Rides in Park
•Photographic Competition ($250 prize!)
•Music at venues around town
•Garage Sales
•Fun Bus - easy to get around town
•Buskers
•Street Organ
•Historic Walks
•Vintage Engines
•Historic Cars

At Mount Victoria Station
•Lions Club Weekend Information Booth
•Treasure Hunt starts
•Tin Hare Train Shuttle from Mount Victoria to Katoomba and Lithgow operating both days (tickets available from the stations on the day)

At Mount Vic Flicks

Harley Avenue
•Blue Mountains Film Festival
•Live Radio Plays (Saturday only)
•Great Choc Tops!
•Check theatre for details - (02) 4787 1577

At Mount Victoria Public School
•Model Railway Exhibition ($6 Adults, $4 Children)
•Entertainment for Children
•Thomas the Tank Engine Rides
•Market
•Cake Stall
•Great Hot Food, Tea and Coffee

At Trains, Planes & Automobiles
•Garden Railway Display
•Great Train Weekend Specials

At Blue Mountains Manor House

Montgomery Street
•Antique Sound Society Demonstration
•Train Dinner on Saturday
•Exhibition of 2011 Photo Competition Entries
•"Spirit of the Great Train Weekend" (Head On Festival)

At St Peter's Church

Great Western Highway
•Traditional Railway Food at the Railway Refreshment Room Re-enactment
•Static Model Railway Display
•Chevrolet Car Display
•Church Open - see the oldest church building in the Blue Mountains

At Lutanda Conference Centre

3-9 Eltham Park Ave, Eltham Park (behind Caltex)
•Special Craft Market
•Great Food
•100 Mile Dinner with entertainment on Saturday Night (02) 4787 1540

At Mount Victoria Historical Society

Railway Station Museum
•Historic Railway Displays and much more
($3 Adults, 50 cents Children)
•Historic Wood Turning Display

At the Victoria & Albert

Station Street
•Art Exhibition

At the Imperial Hotel
•Great Pub Food

Accommodation

Special Great Train Weekend Accommodation Packages at:
•Blue Mountains Manor House (02) 4787 1369
•Cedar Lodge Cabins (02) 4787 1256
•Hotel Imperial (02) 4787 1878
•Victoria & Albert (02) 4787 1241


Mount Victoria is at the top of – and is also the crossroads of – the Blue Mountains. The town is heritage listed, hosts many heritage buildings, and is the last authentic 19th century village in the Blue Mountains...worth a visit at any time!

Organised by the Mount Victoria Community Association, Tourism Development Group for the benefit of all members of the community.

Children's prices are based on a child 12 or under.

Events subject to change prior to the date.
Location:
Mount Victoria NSW
Contact:
Heather Hutton on
  0408176413

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