Best Places To See Snow Near Sydney For Kids 2019

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Snow adds magic and wonder to winter. Whether it's face-planting in the fluffy white stuff to make snow angels, giggling through a snowball fight or sliding feet-first on a toboggan, snow is guaranteed to bring a smile to everyone’s face.

While you might not be ready to turn the kids into professional skiers, there's nothing like the wonder of that first frolic in the snow. So here are some places in and around Sydney that are great for families wanting a white Christmas in July, be it real or fake! 

1. Snow Time In The Garden, Hunter Valley

In 2019, this event is going to be massive with a brand new ice cave you can explore! Experience an icy wonderland over three huge weeks, where families can cruise around a giant ice skating rink, slide down the mega ice toboggan and build a snowman or two in a man-made Snow Play Zone! With games, entertainment, warm beverages and hearty food, there is so much fun to be had for all ages. This year's festival runs from Saturday 29 June to Sunday 21 July 2019.

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2. Blue Mountains Yulefest

The Blue Mountains is the ultimate place to celebrate Christmas in July, and Yulefest will be there for three months (June-August) of wintery fun. While we can’t guarantee snow in the Blue Mountains, you might get lucky and be there to witness some against the stunning mountains backdrop. While cold winds blow and the occasional snow falls, experience warm 'Mountains' hospitality, log fires, Christmas fare, singalongs and perhaps even Santa. We recommend the Friday and Saturday night festive buffet dinners at the luxurious and family-friendly Fairmont Resort.

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3. See Some Real Snow

Winter is the perfect time to dust those skis off and have a super fun and adventurous family winter experience! Discover the best places to take the kids skiing and check out our guide for some awesome tips on how to take kids to the snow. One of our top picks is Corin Forest, the perfect first snow experience for kids, just 45-minutes from Canberra.

4. Parramatta Winterlight

Get your skates on and glide into a magical world of winter fun! Featuring the 7News  Ice Rink a 30m ice slide, an illuminated Ferris wheel, a winter food village, ice skating performances, DJs and them nights. This year Winterlight is from 5 – 21 July  Sun - Thurs: 11am –10pm | Fri - Sat: 10am – 11pm.  This winter wonderland is a must-visit.   

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