For those looking for casual, funky or upbeat entertainment within Maitland, Hunter Valley a multitude of venues host a range of afternoon and evening entertainment including well known bands, DJ’s and performers, trivia and karaoke. Enjoy a night out on the town and the opportunity to dance or spend a casual Sunday afternoon listening to a blues band. Nightlife and entertainment in Maitland is diverse and enjoyed by all at a series of lively and recently renovated pubs, clubs and hotels.
For a cultural experience Maitland Repertory Society holds numerous play seasons throughout the year. During 2009 play seasons include Taking Sides, A Crown and Two Swords, Rooted, Amigos, Twelfth Night, The Importance of Being Earnest and The Gripping Saga of the Lost Largs Ruby Mine and a Romulus Play Event. Performances are by all Repertory groups, including Junior Repertory, Reamus Youth Theatre and Romulus Players.
Maitland is also home to a multi-theatre cinema complex screening the latest movies at reasonable prices. For a unique entertainment experience there is also a drive-in located at Heddon Greta approximately 10 minutes from central Maitland.