Note for people planning on attending the 2017 festival
The Blue Mountains Winter Magic Festival is Australia's largest community street festival. If you haven't previously attended please be aware that the crowds are large. It is held within a town that involves multiple street closures and parking is extremely limited.
Blue Mountains Winter Magic Festival strongly advises families and visitors frequenting this year's festival to utilise rail transport where possible: www.wintermagic.com.au/how-to-get-here
For information on Blue Mountains public transport services available on the day visit: www.sydneytrains.info/timetables
Or Call 131 500
The latest times are updated on Wednesday prior to the event.
For information on Transport NSW TrainLink services available on the day visit: www.nswtrainlink.info
Or Call 13 22 32
Additional CityRail Buses will run from Katoomba Station to Penrith at 9.45pm and 12.15am setting down on request at rail stations in between.
This fabulous photo of the main street of the festival is from Gary P Hayes Photography.