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. If the calendar listing isn’t displaying properly, please let us know via 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.


Nov 21 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Richill 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[...]
Nov 21 @ 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm Goodin Road Reserve
Come down to Goodin Road Reserve on Thursday 21st November and have your say on the new playground to be added.  
Nov 22 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Jubilee 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[...]
Nov 22 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Macquarie University School of Engineering
Join us and take a stand together as a community to end domestic and family violence. Bringing together local residents, businesses and workers in Macquarie Park, the march will start outside of Macquarie University School[...]
Nov 23 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm The Australian Botanic Garden, Mount Annan
The AnnanROMA festival is bigger and better this year! Running over two days for the first time since it began 12 years ago, the festival will showcase the best in the business! International cuisines,BBQ and[...]
Nov 23 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Danish Church
It is that time of the year again! The Danish Church in Australia welcomes everyone to the annual Danish Christmas Fete. Here you will be able to experience Danish traditions and delicacies and so much[...]
Nov 23 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm West Ryde Plaza
Celebrate Social Inclusion Week at Creatvity Unleashed, held at West Ryde Plaza and presented by the Community Migrant Resource Centre. This event aims to provide talented individuals, communities, small businesses and start-ups a platform to[...]
Nov 23 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm Marina Square
Festive Life is heating up at Marina Square. We’ve got activities for the whole family, furry friends included. Our big celebration kicks off on Saturday 23 November when Santa comes to Wentworth Point! You can[...]
Nov 23 @ 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm Thompson Square to Windsor Mall
Light Up Windsor Street Fair will once again take over the town centre on Saturday 23rd November from 5pm to 9:30pm. This year we have so much more planned. Come and enjoy a performance by[...]
Nov 24 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm The Australian Botanic Garden, Mount Annan
The AnnanROMA festival is bigger and better this year! Running over two days for the first time since it began 12 years ago, the festival will showcase the best in the business! International cuisines,BBQ and[...]
Nov 24 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm Marina Square
The Christmas celebrations at Marina Square kick off on Saturday 23 November when Santa comes to Wentworth Point! You can expect to see him around the Centre with a whole gang of festive faces. You[...]
Nov 24 @ 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[...]
Nov 24 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Australian Pioneer Village
Our beautiful NSW Heritage Listed Village is turning 49 and we would love to have you join us for the Party !!! Games, cake, rides, demonstrations, beautiful buildings to explore, shops and heaps more. Have[...]
Nov 24 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Eden Gardens
Ho Ho Ho! Its that magical time of the year again, bring your family and friends to enjoy the Christmas Garden Party at Eden Gardens. On the day there will be plenty of activities with jumping[...]
Nov 24 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm Putney Village
Putney Village Street Fest is going to be a fun day out with live music, outstanding food, lots of kids activities and beautiful boutique shops to start you Christmas shopping.
Nov 24 @ 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[...]
Nov 24 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Castle Hill Showground
Coco Youth Group is already creating a buzz in the community! Rotary Club Of Carlingford has partnered with us to support the Spring Kite Festival which is organised by the Coco Youth Group. Please lock[...]
Nov 24 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm Sager Place, East Ryde
Light Up East Ryde is a local Christmas street market run by the Rotary Club of Ryde. Friends and family come together in the spirit of Christmas to enjoy the local market stalls, food, live[...]
Nov 25 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am 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[...]
Nov 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am Parramatta Library
Our next Auslan & English Storytime for Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Hearing Children at Parramatta Library is coming up on Monday 25th November! This is a fantastic new monthly literacy event for preschoolers! Come along[...]
Nov 26 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am 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[...]
Nov 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Newington Armory Visitor Centre, Sydney Olympic 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[...]
Nov 26 @ 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[...]
Nov 26 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Wenty Leagues
Tiny tots Tuesday takes place each week at Wenty Leagues, at a new time of 11am to 2pm. There is a different activity each week. OCTOBER 1 | Minute to Win It You have been[...]
Nov 27 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am 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[...]
Nov 27 @ 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[...]
Nov 28 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Richill 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[...]
Nov 28 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm Rouse Hill Town Centre
The Christmas MAGIC continues… Join us in Town Square (opposite Grill’d) on Thursday, 28 November from 5.30pm for our annual Tree Lighting Ceremony! Located in the heart of Rouse Hill Town Centre, enjoy the night with[...]
Nov 28 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Civic Plaza, Flushcombe Road, Blacktown
Blacktown City will welcome the 2019 festive season with it’s annual Christmas tree light up and concert in the Civic Plaza, from 6 pm to 9 pm. The evening will also include the Lady Mayoress[...]
Nov 28 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm 21 Huxley Dr, Winston Hills
North West Sydney Multiple Birth Association with thanks to a community grant from Parramatta City Council are hosting an information evening for couples expecting multiples. Mothercraft nurse, Lactation consultant and specialist in multiples, Chris Minogue[...]
Nov 29 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Jubilee 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[...]
Nov 29 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm Wilga Park
Welcome in the weekend at Wilga with a pop-up bar, food trucks and live entertainment from the amazing Oberon Lane and Hot Potato Roaming Band.
Nov 30 all-day Gallery Gardens
City of Parramatta Council invites your feedback to inform future upgrades to the Gallery Gardens playground, picnic facilities and tennis courts located at the corner of Picasso Crescent and Fitzwilliam Road, Toongabbie. The park upgrade[...]
Nov 30 @ 7:45 am – 9:00 am North Rocks Shopping Centre
Please join us for Breakfast with Santa, for a morning filled with fun, food and Santa’s special friends! DATE: Saturday 30th Nov & Saturday 7th Dec TIME: 7.45am for a 8.00am start COST: $5.00 per[...]
Nov 30 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am Stockland Baulkham Hills
You’re invited to a very special breakfast with Santa this Christmas. Kids will love being up close with Santa! They’ll also enjoy a yummy breakfast whilst being treated to a fun packed Christmas show. Date:[...]
Nov 30 @ 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 used to be held at Pavilion Flat in Parramatta Park. But has moved to[...]
Nov 30 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am Stockland Baulkham Hills
Welcome Santa, Frosty, Rudolph and more for a special parade to kick off Christmas at Stockland Baulkham Hills. Date: Saturday, 30 November 2019 Time: 9:30am Location: Centre wide The Santa’s Arrival Parade will commence near[...]
Nov 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Seven Hills Plaza
Join Santa, Mrs Claus and their friends as they welcome Santa to Centre Court. Date: Saturday 30 November Time: 10am – 11am Santa Photos commence 11am. Packages start from $22 and are digitally printed on[...]
Nov 30 @ 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[...]
Nov 30 @ 11:00 am North Rocks Shopping Centre
Santa Claus is coming to town! 🎅 Celebrate the arrival of Santa to the North Rocks Shopping Centre with a welcome parade with all of his friends! 🎉 DATE: SATURDAY 30TH NOVEMBER TIME: 11AM WHERE:[...]
Nov 30 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm Newington Public School
A family fun filled afternoon with rides, entertainment, fantastic food and treats, fun games, stalls and much more!
Dec 1 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm Bella Vista Farm
Bella Vista Farm opens its doors on the 1st Sunday of each month from 9am to 2pm to the general public for FREE. Relax in the peaceful grounds of the Farm or bring a family[...]
Dec 1 @ 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[...]
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Wyatt Park
DOOLEYS annual fundraising event for The Children’s Hospital at Westmead is around the corner! Come and enjoy a fun family day out at the Christmas Fair with plenty of carnival rides, entertainment, Christmas and food stalls,[...]
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Wascoe Siding
Real coal-powered steam, electric and/or petrol powered trains run on the 1st Sunday of the month (except January) – subject to the weather (rain or certain fire danger levels). **IMPORTANT:All train passengers must be wearing[...]
Dec 1 @ 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[...]
Dec 1 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm Boronia Park
Carols in the Park is a free community event, held in Boronia Park, Hunters Hill on the first Sunday in December. This fun family community event features a Christmas market, delicious food, carols, Santa and[...]
Dec 2 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am 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[...]
Dec 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Central Gardens at the Bush School (near play equipment on Paton St side)
We absolutely love going along to this FREE monthly outdoor storytime. The Bush School Storytime starts at 10am with a nature craft and discovery activity. Then there’s songs and stories and finally cuddles with Poppy[...]
Dec 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Cumberland Council Libraries
Come to our annual end of year Storytime parties as we celebrate with stories, songs, games and a visit from Santa himself. These sessions are free and suitable for children 2 to 5 years of[...]