Free School Holiday Activities

As part of the April school holidays, Newcastle Transport will be offering free face painting and balloon magic on Wednesday 17, Wednesday 24 and Friday 26 April.

Fairies, superheroes and carnival artists will be using ferry, bus and light rail to get around these school holidays – make sure you catch them!

As well as face painting and balloon fun, members of the Newcastle Transport team will be at the event to answer any public transport questions you may have.

  • Fairies on the Ferry – Stockton Wharf
    Jump on a ferry, say hello and get your face painted by our fairy friends. Make it a real adventure and visit the Stockton Playground & Skate Park as well when you head out to Stockton.
    Date: Wednesday 17 April
    Time: 10am – 1pm
    Location: Stockton Wharf  Рundercover area
    Note: in inclement weather, the event will move onto the ferry.

  • Superheroes catch the Bus – The Corner, Charlestown Square
    Hop on the bus and ride to The Corner, Charlestown Square to get your face painted by Batgirl and Wonder Woman.
    Date: Wednesday 24 April
    Time: 10am – 1pm
    Location: The Corner, Charlestown Square

  • Carnival on the Light Rail – Newcastle Beach Light Rail Stop
    Catch the light rail and ride it all the way to Newcastle Beach stop to find a carnival with balloon twisters!
    Date: Friday 26 April
    Time: 10am – 1pm
    Location: Newcastle Beach Light Rail Stop

Plan your trip at transportnsw.info/trip