Key Events

Here are the key family-friendly events from our What’s On Calendar. It’s full with school holidays fun at the moment. And you can see a list of family-friendly events across Western Sydney via the events section of our Facebook page. Btw, 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.


Jan 27 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Bilpin - Pine Crest Orchard, TNT Produce, Bilpin Fruit Bowl
Apple picking season starts this Australia Day long weekend in Bilpin. You can pick your own gala apples at Pine Crest Orchard, TNT Produce and Bilpin Fruit Bowl (plus possibly other farms) on Saturday 25th,[...]
Jan 28 @ 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[...]
Jan 28 @ 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. DECEMBER 3 | Brick Building Workshop Get creative this Christmas[...]
Jan 28 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm Lizard Log, Amphitheatre, Western Sydney Parklands, Abbotsbury
Moonlight Cinema has announced it’s coming to Western Sydney, bringing the season’s biggest blockbusters, hottest new releases and certified cult classics to The Amphitheatre at Lizard Log, Western Sydney Parklands – Sydney’s Biggest Backyard! The[...]
Jan 29 @ 7:00 am – 2:00 pm Children's Garden (Level 1) at The Children's Hospital Westmead
**PLEASE NOTE** The Farmers Market has moved to a NEW location and can now be found in the Children’s Garden (Level 1) at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead. Follow the signs. Farmers Market is an[...]
Jan 29 @ 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[...]
Jan 29 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm Lizard Log, Amphitheatre, Western Sydney Parklands, Abbotsbury
Moonlight Cinema has announced it’s coming to Western Sydney, bringing the season’s biggest blockbusters, hottest new releases and certified cult classics to The Amphitheatre at Lizard Log, Western Sydney Parklands – Sydney’s Biggest Backyard! The[...]
Jan 30 @ 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[...]
Jan 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Westfield Parramatta
Join us as we celebrate Lunar New Year and welcome the year of the Rat with a traditional Lion Dance performance. The performance will commence Thursday 30 January on level 2 Centre Court at approximately[...]
Jan 30 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm Lizard Log, Amphitheatre, Western Sydney Parklands, Abbotsbury
Moonlight Cinema has announced it’s coming to Western Sydney, bringing the season’s biggest blockbusters, hottest new releases and certified cult classics to The Amphitheatre at Lizard Log, Western Sydney Parklands – Sydney’s Biggest Backyard! The[...]
Jan 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm The Connection, Rhodes
Free family movie nights at The Connection in Rhodes! 16 January – Oddball (2015). Rated G. Run time 95mins 23 January – Toy Story 4 (2019). Rated PG. Run time 90mins 30 January – Aladdin[...]
Jan 31 @ 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[...]
Jan 31 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm Nurragingy Reserve
Chang Lai Yuan Chinese Gardens in Nurragingy Reserve will be adorned with colour as we prepare to ring in the Year of the Rat. Grab your family, friends and picnic blanket and join us for[...]
Jan 31 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm Lizard Log, Amphitheatre, Western Sydney Parklands, Abbotsbury
Moonlight Cinema has announced it’s coming to Western Sydney, bringing the season’s biggest blockbusters, hottest new releases and certified cult classics to The Amphitheatre at Lizard Log, Western Sydney Parklands – Sydney’s Biggest Backyard! The[...]
Feb 1 @ 7:00 am – 2:00 pm Yarramalong Turf Supplies
Nature and flower lovers, this one is for you! Pick your own gorgeous sunflowers at The Central Coast Sunflower Harvest on Saturday 1st February. It’s FREE entry and any sunnies you pick are just $1[...]
Feb 1 @ 1:00 pm Rhodes Waterside Shopping Centre, Kid's Zone on Level 1
The Lion Dance is a traditional form of dance in the Chinese culture that brings good luck and fortune. Starting at Target and concluding near the food court, be entertained by this colourful performance! Saturday[...]
Feb 1 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm Auburn Central Forecourt
2020 is the Year of the Rat – the first of all zodiac animals. Come and join an evening full of fun and cultural festivities as we celebrate this very special year. The Rat is[...]
Feb 1 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm Lizard Log, Amphitheatre, Western Sydney Parklands, Abbotsbury
Moonlight Cinema has announced it’s coming to Western Sydney, bringing the season’s biggest blockbusters, hottest new releases and certified cult classics to The Amphitheatre at Lizard Log, Western Sydney Parklands – Sydney’s Biggest Backyard! The[...]
Feb 2 @ 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[...]
Feb 2 @ 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[...]
Feb 2 @ 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[...]
Feb 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Top Ryde City Shopping Centre
Join us as we spread good luck with a traditional Lion Dance and performance as part of the centre’s Lunar New Year celebration – Year of the Rat. The Lion Dance will commence on LG2[...]
Feb 2 @ 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[...]
Feb 2 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm Lizard Log, Amphitheatre, Western Sydney Parklands, Abbotsbury
Moonlight Cinema has announced it’s coming to Western Sydney, bringing the season’s biggest blockbusters, hottest new releases and certified cult classics to The Amphitheatre at Lizard Log, Western Sydney Parklands – Sydney’s Biggest Backyard! The[...]
Feb 3 @ 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[...]
Feb 4 @ 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[...]
Feb 4 @ 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. DECEMBER 3 | Brick Building Workshop Get creative this Christmas[...]
Feb 4 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm Parramatta Library
Evening story time is back and held every second Tuesday until 31 March. Can’t make it to story time during the day? Find yourself looking for something to do while daylight savings is on? Come[...]
Feb 5 @ 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[...]
Feb 5 @ 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[...]
Feb 5 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Parramatta Library
It’s a New Year, school is back and so is Craftastic Kids Club! This month we’re into all things summer and shimmery so we’re making glittery seashell picture frames to add a touch of summer[...]
Feb 6 @ 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[...]
Feb 7 @ 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[...]
Feb 7 @ 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm Centenary Square
Celebrate the Year of the Rat as Lunar New Year returns to Parramatta in 2020 with an exciting program for people of all ages and culture. Featuring traditional and contemporary stage entertainment, an amazing firecracker[...]
Feb 8 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Freedom Plaza
Cabramatta Lunar New Year 2020 welcomes the Year of the Rat! The cultural festivities will feature the God of Fortune, lion dancing and loads of exciting entertainment for the whole family. The official ceremony by[...]
Feb 8 @ 10:30 am – 2:30 pm Bankstown Steam Locomotive Society
Bankstown Steam Locomotive Society operate a miniature 5″ gauge live steam railway, which is located at Ruse Park, Hoskins Avenue, Bankstown. Their Public Running Day is the 2nd Saturday of each month (except January). Members[...]
Feb 8 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Parramatta Park
Going on a Dairy Precinct Tour is your chance to explore one of Australia’s oldest buildings, rarely seen until now. Parramatta Park Trust runs the guided tours on the second Saturday of each month at 11am[...]
Feb 8 @ 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm Eastwood Bottom Oval
KUNG HEI FAT CHOI! Celebrate the new year at the Eastwood Lunar New Year Festival on Saturday 8 February 2020 from 3pm to 9pm. It will be held on Eastwood Oval and will extra to a[...]
Feb 8 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm 6-8 Cutler Pde North Ryde
Our next Twilight Community Market on Saturday, 14th December between 4.00-8.00pm will have a special Christmas theme. Visitors from near and far come to connect and shop while supporting our friendly and talented stall holders.[...]
Feb 8 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm Rhodes Foreshore Park
Come along to celebrate Lunar New Year along the Rhodes foreshore. Hosted by Communities for Communities, the event features cultural performances, kids activities, entertainment and more. Bring your own picnic or purchase food from a[...]
Feb 9 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Freedom Plaza
Cabramatta Lunar New Year 2020 welcomes the Year of the Rat! The cultural festivities will feature the God of Fortune, lion dancing and loads of exciting entertainment for the whole family. The official ceremony by[...]
Feb 9 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm Galston Valley Railway
The Galston Valley Railway is open to the public on the second Sunday of every month. Come along and enjoy a train ride with the kids, or just watch the trains go by! You can[...]
Feb 9 @ 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[...]
Feb 9 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Carmen Drive Reserve
City of Parramatta Council invites you to join a FREE Family Fun Day event at Carmen Drive Reserve to celebrate the upgrades to the shop frontage, new carpark, amenities block and playground. The event will[...]
Feb 9 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Parklea Markets
Parklea Markets FREE Family Fun Day September 8th 11:00am to 2:00pm FREE Virtual Reality rides for all ages FREE Animal Farm from KindiFarm with baby lambs and kids, baby calf, piglet, sheep, goats, baby chicks,[...]
Feb 9 @ 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[...]
Feb 10 @ 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[...]
Feb 11 @ 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[...]
Feb 11 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Winston Hills Mall
Join Clown Sparkles with FREE Face Painting, Fun and Games on the second Tuesday of every month (exc. school holidays) from 10am – 2pm in the play area at Winston Hills Mall. It’s FREE for everyone[...]
Feb 11 @ 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. DECEMBER 3 | Brick Building Workshop Get creative this Christmas[...]