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Sponsors needed for 2019

We are rebuilding a new festival that we hope will be better than ever and need your support

Winter Magic is returning on 22 June 2019 with a new programme that showcases the creative talents of the Greater Blue Mountains. Instead of running a parade, organisers have decided to focus on community arts and street-based entertainment to ensure our community and our visitors have a magical day. Sponsorship is critical to funding that new programme.

Our 2019 Winter Magic program

On 22 June 2019, Katoomba Street will be closed and converted into a performance space and we will fill the surrounding open areas and laneways with music, installations and theatre. Roving performers will entertain people throughout the day and 110 stallholders will present locally-made wares as well as food. We can’t yet predict how many people will come to celebrate the return of Winter Magic but are planning for at least 20,000 visitors (and expect many more). 

In 2019, for the first time, the Winter Magic Festival will fund 14 community organisations to develop and present arts and performance projects for Winter Magic. The projects include exhibitions, arts installations, dance performances and music and will highlight the creativity of children, Darug and Gundungurra people, mature adults and multicultural organisations.

We will also present a rich line up of musical performance and entertainers, filling the street and Katoomba’s indoor venues with sound and spectacle. After a concert on The Carrington Hotel steps and a dazzling fireworks display, the entertainment will continue into the evening.

How your sponsorship will help Winter Magic

Winter Magic is a free community festival that is not-for-profit and is run by volunteers. Our primary income is from stall fees. The festival committee pays for the traffic management, risk assessment, insurance and toilets. Your sponsorship will help:

  • Support 14 community groups to develop and present their artistic works at Winter Magic
  • Present 200+ local performers and entertainers throughout the day and night
  • Offer prizes to artists and fashion stars
  • Pay gratuities to our festival coordinator and stalls manager to deliver a quality festival.

How your sponsorship helps you

Sponsoring Winter Magic is a mighty demonstration of your support for the special qualities that make Katoomba and the Blue Mountains a wonderful place to live, work, play and do business.

In 2019, you have a unique chance to work with us as we rebuild Winter Magic and to associate your business with the return of this much-loved festival.

Winter Magic has a huge presence in the Blue Mountains and within tourism networks throughout Sydney and Australia. Stories on Winter Magic feature regularly in the Blue Mountains Gazette, which has a circulation of 62,000 for the print edition and excellent coverage of matters online, as well as ABC702, Radio Blue Mountains and national television news. We also have more than 11,000 Facebook followers on our active page.

Your business will also benefit from cross-promotions with Blue Mountains City Council, Blue Mountains Lithgow and Oberon Tourism, Destination NSW and other event websites.

Sponsorship packages

We can tailor a package to suit you – especially if you would like to talk about contra arrangements and signage – but present the following as a guide.

PLATINUM

$10,000+

  • Press release and photographs of cheque handover (Blue Mountains Gazette and social media)
  • All Gold level package benefits

GOLD

$5000+

  • Business reference on printed and online map
  • Acknowledgement on promotional material
  • Official thank you from the President on the day
  • All Silver level package benefits

SILVER

$2500

  • Banner logo on top of website pages
  • Logo acknowledgement in program
  • All Bronze level package benefits

BRONZE

$1000+

  • Logo on website in top button on all pages
  • Link on website from logo to your own page
  • Multiple acknowledgements on Festival Facebook page and Twitter account
  • All the benefits of being a Friend of the Festival

BUSINESS FRIEND OF THE FESTIVAL

$500+

  • Listing acknowledgement in program
  • Logo on website in bottom button on all pages
  • Business name listed on website sponsor page

PERSONAL FRIEND OF THE FESTIVAL

$50+

  • Invitation to the Winter Magic Thank You Party
  • Thank you on our Facebook page

Please get in touch with us to talk about how you can help us stage the festival.

Winter Magic Festival sponsorship team

or via www.wintermagicfestival.com.au

Address: PO Box 454
Katoomba NSW 2780
Phone No: 1800 962 542
Email Address:
ABN: 24 916 496 206
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