Ironfest 2016

The 17th annual Lithgow District Ironfest 2016,

will be held at the Lithgow Showground

Title: Holy Grail (with a focus on the Medieval period)
Dates: April 15, 16 & 17
Hrs: Fri 1500 - 1800hrs (preview), Sat 0900 - 1700hrs & Sun 1000 - 1600hrs
Location: Lithgow Showground
Tickets: Purchase here:


Early Bird 1 – (up to end of Feb.) Single Day: Adults $33; Conc. $28; Child $23; Family $90
2 Day Weekend: Adult $50; Conc. $40; Child $30; Family $135

Base/Gate (Single Day): Adults $40; Conc. $30; Child $25; Family $95
2 Day Weekend: Adult $55; Conc. $45; Child $35; Family $140

(For the purposes of ticketing, a family is defined as immediate family of 2 adults and 3 children - A child is deemed to be 15 years of age or under.
Concession is granted to students (school & tertiary), pensioners & un-employed - Children under 5 are free.
Additional tickets will need to be purchased for additional family members)

The festival will once again feature all the stunning events that Ironfest has become famous for:
  • a St George’s Day Jousting Event;
  • the Napoleonic-era battle re-enactment event known as the ‘Battle of Lithgow’;
  • the annual blacksmithing conference;
  • the Belly Dance tent, Bloomfield’s Circus, the Medieval Village, art exhibitions,
  • and much more.

Tickets, and two day passes, can be pre-purchased (PP) online at Ironfest Shop or at the gate.

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Regular Event:
A cultural/arts festival celebrating all the beautiful and useful things made in steel and other metals.
Venue: Lithgow Showground, Lithgow
Contact: MacGregor Ross
Phone: 02 63531638. Email Us




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