Key Events

Here are the key family-friendly events from our What’s On Calendar. Plus, you can also see a list of family-friendly events across Western Sydney via the events section of our Facebook page.


NOTE: The event information provided in our What’s On Calendar is correct at the time we enter it. Event organisers do however change or cancel events from time to time. Please make sure to check the event organisers website/ Facebook page (link provided) before leaving for the event.


Sep 20 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Armory Gallery, Newington
Operation Art is the premier state-wide visual arts exhibition for school students from Kindergarten to Year 10. With more than 800 artworks by students from throughout NSW, this year’s exhibition offers Armory Gallery visitors a[...]
Sep 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Prince Alfred Square
The NEW Playgroup NSW Play Van is visiting 5 parks in the City of Parramatta each week during school term – returning to the same park on the same day each week. The play van[...]
Sep 20 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm Hornsby Park
Hornsby Shire Council presents Screen on the Green. A free, family friendly outdoor cinema set over two nights in Hornsby Park, featuring movies, food and entertainment plus free popcorn and fairy floss. Grab a mouth-watering[...]
Sep 21 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am James Ruse Reserve
Dads and Kids Breakfast is a free BBQ breakfast and play time for dads and kids fortnightly in Parramatta. The breakfast is normally at Pavilion Flat in Parramatta Park, right near  The Grounds Keeper Cafe. But[...]
Sep 21 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm Newington Market Place
EAT, DRINK, SHOP and PLAY at the Newington Pop Up Markets. With fine foods, gorgeous jewellery and homewares, fashionable kids-wear, kid’s activities and more they’ll be something the whole family can enjoy. And you can[...]
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Auburn Botanic Gardens
Join the Decathletes as they help contribute to world clean up day ♻️ This clean up will begin at the Auburn Botanic Gardens, but then focus on the Duck river which is located directly behind the[...]
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Eric Primrose Reserve
You’re invited to enjoy some family fun by Parramatta River at the official opening of the new separated cycle and pedestrian paths at Eric Primrose Reserve, near Rydalmere Wharf. There’ll be a BBQ, face painting[...]
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Armory Gallery, Newington
Operation Art is the premier state-wide visual arts exhibition for school students from Kindergarten to Year 10. With more than 800 artworks by students from throughout NSW, this year’s exhibition offers Armory Gallery visitors a[...]
Sep 21 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm Prairiewood Leisure Centre
Aquatopia, at Prairiewood Leisure Centre, is a large, affordable water park that should thrill people of all ages. It re-opens for the 19/20 season on Saturday 21st September 2019. https://www.facebook.com/fairfieldcityleisurecentres/videos/1320787338104087/?v=1320787338104087   There are three 10m[...]
Sep 21 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm Mini Trains
Mini Trains West Ryde is a fantastic, affordable event for all families. Based in West Ryde, just behind Coles, it isn’t too far from the Parramatta region. The Sydney Live Steam Locomotive Society was formed[...]
Sep 21 @ 4:00 pm – 8:30 pm Bella Vista Farm Park
Light the Night is an inspiring twilight walk where friends, families and the community come together to shine a beautiful lantern of hope. Each lantern symbolises a journey with blood cancer – Gold to remember[...]
Sep 21 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm Hornsby Park
Hornsby Shire Council presents Screen on the Green. A free, family friendly outdoor cinema set over two nights in Hornsby Park, featuring movies, food and entertainment plus free popcorn and fairy floss. Grab a mouth-watering[...]
Sep 22 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Bicycle NSW, Bicentennial Park
Need to brush up on your riding skills or want to teach your children to ride? Our event has you covered. Or why not learn how to maintain your bike, or learn about the cycling[...]
Sep 22 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Australian Pioneer Village
The Australiana Pioneer Village will absorb you into the atmosphere and activities of life over 200 years ago. Come and visit this slower lifestyle. Read more about our recent visit here. The Australiana Pioneer Village[...]
Sep 22 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Armory Gallery, Newington
Operation Art is the premier state-wide visual arts exhibition for school students from Kindergarten to Year 10. With more than 800 artworks by students from throughout NSW, this year’s exhibition offers Armory Gallery visitors a[...]
Sep 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm 1st Ermington Scout Group
Spring is a great time to clean out and refresh your wardrobe. Why buy new clothes, when you can swap some of your unwanted as new items for great quality 2nd-hand clothing and a different[...]
Sep 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Alice Watkins Reserve
On 21st-22nd September, families all over the world will be riding their local parks, beaches and waterways of rubbish for Clean Up the World Weekend! We hope you will join us for a clean up[...]
Sep 22 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm Tench Reserve, Nepean River
Music by the River is back! Enjoy a lazy Sunday afternoon with stunning sights and spectacular sounds at Music by the River. Join us for this free event on Sunday 22 September from 11am –[...]
Sep 22 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Newington Armory
On every Sunday, Riding the Rails takes visitors on a 30min train ride around part of the former Royal Australian Navy Armament Depot, on a train once used to transport missiles, torpedoes and other WW2[...]
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Armory Gallery, Newington
Operation Art is the premier state-wide visual arts exhibition for school students from Kindergarten to Year 10. With more than 800 artworks by students from throughout NSW, this year’s exhibition offers Armory Gallery visitors a[...]
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Rosella Park
The NEW Playgroup NSW Play Van is visiting 5 parks in the City of Parramatta each week during school term – returning to the same park on the same day each week. The play van[...]
Sep 24 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am Wenty Leagues
Tiny tots Tuesday takes place each week at Wenty Leagues, at a new time of 9:30am to 11:30m. There is a different activity each week. APRIL 2 | CHEEZELS AND EASELS PAINT-A-LONG Bring your own[...]
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Concord West Picnic Area in Bicentennial Park
Explore the natural environment in a fun and interactive way with Ranger Judy and Joseph, reading stories, doing craft and wondering amongst the trees. The FREE Mini Park Rangers program runs each Tuesday morning during[...]
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Armory Gallery, Newington
Operation Art is the premier state-wide visual arts exhibition for school students from Kindergarten to Year 10. With more than 800 artworks by students from throughout NSW, this year’s exhibition offers Armory Gallery visitors a[...]
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Sherwin Park
The NEW Playgroup NSW Play Van is visiting 5 parks in the City of Parramatta each week during school term – returning to the same park on the same day each week. The play van[...]
Sep 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Westpoint Shopping Centre
Westpoint Shopping Centre are hosting playdate sessions for preschoolers every Tuesday morning from 11am to 12pm. Book your place for a range of activities including singalongs, storytelling, dancing, music and imaginative play. Sessions are run[...]
Sep 25 @ 7:00 am – 2:00 pm Children's Hospital at Westmead
Fortnightly on Wednesday, you’ll find the Hospital Farmers Market out the front of the Children’s Hospital at Westmead. The special event has live music, fresh organic produce, stacks of unique hot food stalls from around[...]
Sep 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am Anzac Park, West Ryde
The Magic of Storytelling playgroup is now held weekly from 10am to 11:30am at Anzac Park, West Ryde. It is free to attend and you don’t need to register in advance – just go down[...]
Sep 25 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Armory Gallery, Newington
Operation Art is the premier state-wide visual arts exhibition for school students from Kindergarten to Year 10. With more than 800 artworks by students from throughout NSW, this year’s exhibition offers Armory Gallery visitors a[...]
Sep 26 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Armory Gallery, Newington
Operation Art is the premier state-wide visual arts exhibition for school students from Kindergarten to Year 10. With more than 800 artworks by students from throughout NSW, this year’s exhibition offers Armory Gallery visitors a[...]
Sep 26 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Sturt Park
The NEW Playgroup NSW Play Van is visiting 5 parks in the City of Parramatta each week during school term – returning to the same park on the same day each week. The play van[...]
Sep 27 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Armory Gallery, Newington
Operation Art is the premier state-wide visual arts exhibition for school students from Kindergarten to Year 10. With more than 800 artworks by students from throughout NSW, this year’s exhibition offers Armory Gallery visitors a[...]
Sep 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Prince Alfred Square
The NEW Playgroup NSW Play Van is visiting 5 parks in the City of Parramatta each week during school term – returning to the same park on the same day each week. The play van[...]
Sep 28 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Sydney Showground
Oz Comic-Con features multi-genre content from across the spectrum – appearances by film and TV stars, comic book artists and voice actors, gaming demos and cosplay competitions, creative workshops and master classes, and hard-to-find merchandise[...]
Sep 28 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Armory Gallery, Newington
Operation Art is the premier state-wide visual arts exhibition for school students from Kindergarten to Year 10. With more than 800 artworks by students from throughout NSW, this year’s exhibition offers Armory Gallery visitors a[...]
Sep 28 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Rivendell, Thomas Walker Estate
Enjoy the best landscape and floral design Sydney has to offer at the 3rd Annual Rivendell Flower and Garden Show, hosted in the unique heritage Thomas Walker Estate over one glorious weekend. Don’t miss this[...]
Sep 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm The Bower Reuse & Repair Centre
Come down to The Bower’s Repair Cafe in Parramatta on the last Saturday of every month from 10am-12pm. The repair cafe is free, but Bookings essential There will be an electrician, a carpenter and bicycle mechanic available[...]
Sep 28 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Bunnings North,ead
Your family and friends are invited to join our spring launch at Bunnings Northmead. Expert advice supplier stalls from various garden care & power gardening brands. Free exciting entertainment, lucky door prizes & much more.[...]
Sep 28 @ 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm Bella Vista Farm
Smokey BBQ Ribs, Pulled Pork Burgers, Dessert Shakes, Donuts….. PARK FEAST, the ultimate food truck festival is making its way back to Bella Vista Farm this Spring! The 2 day festival kicks off on Saturday[...]
Sep 29 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Sydney Showground
Oz Comic-Con features multi-genre content from across the spectrum – appearances by film and TV stars, comic book artists and voice actors, gaming demos and cosplay competitions, creative workshops and master classes, and hard-to-find merchandise[...]
Sep 29 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Australian Pioneer Village
The Australiana Pioneer Village will absorb you into the atmosphere and activities of life over 200 years ago. Come and visit this slower lifestyle. Read more about our recent visit here. The Australiana Pioneer Village[...]
Sep 29 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Armory Gallery, Newington
Operation Art is the premier state-wide visual arts exhibition for school students from Kindergarten to Year 10. With more than 800 artworks by students from throughout NSW, this year’s exhibition offers Armory Gallery visitors a[...]
Sep 29 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Rivendell, Thomas Walker Estate
Enjoy the best landscape and floral design Sydney has to offer at the 3rd Annual Rivendell Flower and Garden Show, hosted in the unique heritage Thomas Walker Estate over one glorious weekend. Don’t miss this[...]
Sep 29 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Newington Armory
On every Sunday, Riding the Rails takes visitors on a 30min train ride around part of the former Royal Australian Navy Armament Depot, on a train once used to transport missiles, torpedoes and other WW2[...]
Sep 29 @ 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm Bella Vista Farm
Smokey BBQ Ribs, Pulled Pork Burgers, Dessert Shakes, Donuts….. PARK FEAST, the ultimate food truck festival is making its way back to Bella Vista Farm this Spring! The 2 day festival kicks off on Saturday[...]
Sep 30 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Balcombe Heights Estate
Join us to celebrate the Hills Community Aid 50th Anniversary. CHILDREN’S ARTS & CRAFTS SYDNEY THUNDER CRICKET FACE PAINTING HENNA TATTOOS RIDES LARGE SLIDE SWINGING CHAIRS ROCK CLIMBING WALL JUMPING CASTLES TREASURE HUNT FOOD &[...]
Sep 30 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Armory Gallery, Newington
Operation Art is the premier state-wide visual arts exhibition for school students from Kindergarten to Year 10. With more than 800 artworks by students from throughout NSW, this year’s exhibition offers Armory Gallery visitors a[...]
Oct 1 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am Wenty Leagues
Tiny tots Tuesday takes place each week at Wenty Leagues, at a new time of 9:30am to 11:30m. There is a different activity each week. APRIL 2 | CHEEZELS AND EASELS PAINT-A-LONG Bring your own[...]
Oct 1 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Armory Gallery, Newington
Operation Art is the premier state-wide visual arts exhibition for school students from Kindergarten to Year 10. With more than 800 artworks by students from throughout NSW, this year’s exhibition offers Armory Gallery visitors a[...]
Oct 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am Anzac Park, West Ryde
The Magic of Storytelling playgroup is now held weekly from 10am to 11:30am at Anzac Park, West Ryde. It is free to attend and you don’t need to register in advance – just go down[...]