Key Events

Here are the key family-friendly events from our What’s On Calendar. Unfortunately due to illness, we are a little slow at updating our What’s On Calendar. You can though see a list of family-friendly events over the next few weeks via the events section of our Facebook page. Plus, we recommend checking out our fruit picking calendar and top autumn playgrounds articles.


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.


May 23 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm pin Village Green, Flushcombe Road, Blacktown
Oh sugar, it’s back! The dessert lover’s paradise ‘Sweet Indulgence’ is returning to Blacktown Festival! Sugar lovers will flock to the Village Green to satisfy their sweet-tooths with mouth-watering creations from some of Sydney’s top,[...]
May 24 @ 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm Victoria Ave, Chatswood
Every night, The Concourse at Chatswood will light up with the Vivid Sydney at Chatswood hero light projection from Hungarian artist collective Limelight Projection Mapping, the world-pioneers in cutting edge 3D projection mapping. The collective,[...]
May 25 @ 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[...]
May 25 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Blacktown CBD
The Streets Alive and Parade Day will bring an array of colour to the Blacktown CBD. Featuring 6 performance and activities areas, art and craft stalls, free amusement rides, animal displays, dog shows, wildlife displays,[...]
May 25 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Castle Hill Showgrounds
Tuffnutterz is the one of largest and craziest obstacle courses suitable for adults and children 5+. A fun and energetic day out for the whole family! The Tuff Nutterz course is 270 metres long and[...]
May 25 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm Bungarribee Park
Kids, bring your Grown-Ups! STEAM AHEAD is a dynamic and immersive weekend at Bungarribee Park exploring how we co-exist with nature through the lens of Science, Technology Engineering, Art and Mathematics. Collaborate, code, taste, touch,[...]
May 25 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Watkins Family Farm
The farm gate at the Watkins Family Farm opens for the 2019 mandarin season on Saturday 25th May. And the trees are FULL of fruit! Bring the kids for a great day out. There are[...]
May 25 @ 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[...]
May 25 @ 12:30 pm – 5:00 pm Bunker Park, Bonnyrigg
Fairfield City Council will once again host this unique event that celebrates Bonnyrigg’s cultural harmony and diversity on Saturday 25 May 2019 from 12.30 to 5pm at Bunker Park. Back for its third year, [email protected]’s[...]
May 25 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm Granville Town Hall
See Granville Town Hall come to life as an illuminated canvas featuring live animation, outdoor cinema, and projection art. Find out more here. Event Details Ages: A free family friendly visual feast for all ages.[...]
May 25 @ 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm Victoria Ave, Chatswood
Every night, The Concourse at Chatswood will light up with the Vivid Sydney at Chatswood hero light projection from Hungarian artist collective Limelight Projection Mapping, the world-pioneers in cutting edge 3D projection mapping. The collective,[...]
May 26 @ 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[...]
May 26 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Castle Hill Showgrounds
Tuffnutterz is the one of largest and craziest obstacle courses suitable for adults and children 5+. A fun and energetic day out for the whole family! The Tuff Nutterz course is 270 metres long and[...]
May 26 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm Bungarribee Park
Kids, bring your Grown-Ups! STEAM AHEAD is a dynamic and immersive weekend at Bungarribee Park exploring how we co-exist with nature through the lens of Science, Technology Engineering, Art and Mathematics. Collaborate, code, taste, touch,[...]
May 26 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Auburn Botanic Gardens
A day of getting back to nature. Take a walk around Auburn Botanic Gardens, view the beautiful gardens and visit the animal enclosure. Avenue Stalls and Activities (10am to 2pm) Native Plant Giveaway. Nature Art[...]
May 26 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Watkins Family Farm
The farm gate at the Watkins Family Farm opens for the 2019 mandarin season on Saturday 25th May. And the trees are FULL of fruit! Bring the kids for a great day out. There are[...]
May 26 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Rouse Hill Town Centre
Join us in Market Square to celebrate the opening of the Rouse Hill Metro Station! There will be loads of Family FUN including: FREE petting zoo Hair braiding DJ Pimp My Chimney (donut ice cream[...]
May 26 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Australiana Pioneer Village
This is the 3rd year of the Village Country Fair at Australiana Pioneer Village. And this year we will have more stalls, more attractions and more fun. The Pioneer Express is back! Toot, toot, all[...]
May 26 @ 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[...]
May 26 @ 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm Victoria Ave, Chatswood
Every night, The Concourse at Chatswood will light up with the Vivid Sydney at Chatswood hero light projection from Hungarian artist collective Limelight Projection Mapping, the world-pioneers in cutting edge 3D projection mapping. The collective,[...]
May 27 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am Rydalmere Public School
Rydalmere Public School Playgroup is a community playgroup located in the grounds of Rydalmere Public School. They welcome children from 0-5 years of age and their parents or carers from the local area. It runs on Monday from 9.30am to[...]
May 27 @ 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm Victoria Ave, Chatswood
Every night, The Concourse at Chatswood will light up with the Vivid Sydney at Chatswood hero light projection from Hungarian artist collective Limelight Projection Mapping, the world-pioneers in cutting edge 3D projection mapping. The collective,[...]
May 28 @ 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[...]
May 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Wentworth Common
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[...]
May 28 @ 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm Victoria Ave, Chatswood
Every night, The Concourse at Chatswood will light up with the Vivid Sydney at Chatswood hero light projection from Hungarian artist collective Limelight Projection Mapping, the world-pioneers in cutting edge 3D projection mapping. The collective,[...]
May 29 @ 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[...]
May 29 @ 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm Victoria Ave, Chatswood
Every night, The Concourse at Chatswood will light up with the Vivid Sydney at Chatswood hero light projection from Hungarian artist collective Limelight Projection Mapping, the world-pioneers in cutting edge 3D projection mapping. The collective,[...]
May 30 @ 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm Victoria Ave, Chatswood
Every night, The Concourse at Chatswood will light up with the Vivid Sydney at Chatswood hero light projection from Hungarian artist collective Limelight Projection Mapping, the world-pioneers in cutting edge 3D projection mapping. The collective,[...]
May 31 @ 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm Victoria Ave, Chatswood
Every night, The Concourse at Chatswood will light up with the Vivid Sydney at Chatswood hero light projection from Hungarian artist collective Limelight Projection Mapping, the world-pioneers in cutting edge 3D projection mapping. The collective,[...]
Jun 1 @ 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[...]
Jun 1 @ 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm Victoria Ave, Chatswood
Every night, The Concourse at Chatswood will light up with the Vivid Sydney at Chatswood hero light projection from Hungarian artist collective Limelight Projection Mapping, the world-pioneers in cutting edge 3D projection mapping. The collective,[...]
Jun 2 @ 7:30 am – 1:00 pm The Domain and Royal Botanic Gardens
The Run2Cure Neuroblastoma will take place on Sunday 2nd June in the Domain. Come and help raise the profile of neuroblastoma childhood cancer by running in our the event. Run2Cure has raised over $500k for[...]
Jun 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[...]
Jun 2 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Village Green, Blacktown
The Village Green is transformed on the 1st Sunday of each month into a farmer’s wonderland with the very best fresh food that Blacktown and Western Sydney has to offer. There will be an abundance[...]
Jun 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[...]
Jun 2 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Wascoe Siding
Real coal-powered steam, electric and/or petrol powered trains will be running, subject to the weather (rain). Note that all train passengers must be wearing fully enclosed shoes. (No thongs or sandals etc). Some of our facilities[...]
Jun 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[...]
Jun 2 @ 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm Victoria Ave, Chatswood
Every night, The Concourse at Chatswood will light up with the Vivid Sydney at Chatswood hero light projection from Hungarian artist collective Limelight Projection Mapping, the world-pioneers in cutting edge 3D projection mapping. The collective,[...]
Jun 3 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am Rydalmere Public School
Rydalmere Public School Playgroup is a community playgroup located in the grounds of Rydalmere Public School. They welcome children from 0-5 years of age and their parents or carers from the local area. It runs on Monday from 9.30am to[...]
Jun 3 @ 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 outdoor storytime each month. The Bush School Storytime starts with a nature craft and discovery activity. Then there’s songs and stories and finally cuddles with Poppy the[...]
Jun 3 @ 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm Victoria Ave, Chatswood
Every night, The Concourse at Chatswood will light up with the Vivid Sydney at Chatswood hero light projection from Hungarian artist collective Limelight Projection Mapping, the world-pioneers in cutting edge 3D projection mapping. The collective,[...]
Jun 4 @ 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[...]
Jun 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Wentworth Common
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[...]
Jun 4 @ 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm Victoria Ave, Chatswood
Every night, The Concourse at Chatswood will light up with the Vivid Sydney at Chatswood hero light projection from Hungarian artist collective Limelight Projection Mapping, the world-pioneers in cutting edge 3D projection mapping. The collective,[...]
Jun 5 @ 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[...]
Jun 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[...]
Jun 5 @ 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm Victoria Ave, Chatswood
Every night, The Concourse at Chatswood will light up with the Vivid Sydney at Chatswood hero light projection from Hungarian artist collective Limelight Projection Mapping, the world-pioneers in cutting edge 3D projection mapping. The collective,[...]
Jun 6 @ 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm Victoria Ave, Chatswood
Every night, The Concourse at Chatswood will light up with the Vivid Sydney at Chatswood hero light projection from Hungarian artist collective Limelight Projection Mapping, the world-pioneers in cutting edge 3D projection mapping. The collective,[...]
Jun 7 @ 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm Victoria Ave, Chatswood
Every night, The Concourse at Chatswood will light up with the Vivid Sydney at Chatswood hero light projection from Hungarian artist collective Limelight Projection Mapping, the world-pioneers in cutting edge 3D projection mapping. The collective,[...]
Jun 8 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm The Pecan Lady
The Pecan Lady Orchard will be open on the Queen’s Birthday long weekend from 9am to 4pm Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. Come and pick your own fresh pecans. Bring a bucket to fill and have[...]
Jun 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[...]
Jun 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[...]
Jun 8 @ 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm Victoria Ave, Chatswood
Every night, The Concourse at Chatswood will light up with the Vivid Sydney at Chatswood hero light projection from Hungarian artist collective Limelight Projection Mapping, the world-pioneers in cutting edge 3D projection mapping. The collective,[...]
Jun 9 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm The Pecan Lady
The Pecan Lady Orchard will be open on the Queen’s Birthday long weekend from 9am to 4pm Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. Come and pick your own fresh pecans. Bring a bucket to fill and have[...]
Jun 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[...]
Jun 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[...]
Jun 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[...]
Jun 9 @ 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm Victoria Ave, Chatswood
Every night, The Concourse at Chatswood will light up with the Vivid Sydney at Chatswood hero light projection from Hungarian artist collective Limelight Projection Mapping, the world-pioneers in cutting edge 3D projection mapping. The collective,[...]
Jun 10 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm The Pecan Lady
The Pecan Lady Orchard will be open on the Queen’s Birthday long weekend from 9am to 4pm Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. Come and pick your own fresh pecans. Bring a bucket to fill and have[...]
Jun 10 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am Rydalmere Public School
Rydalmere Public School Playgroup is a community playgroup located in the grounds of Rydalmere Public School. They welcome children from 0-5 years of age and their parents or carers from the local area. It runs on Monday from 9.30am to[...]
Jun 10 @ 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm Victoria Ave, Chatswood
Every night, The Concourse at Chatswood will light up with the Vivid Sydney at Chatswood hero light projection from Hungarian artist collective Limelight Projection Mapping, the world-pioneers in cutting edge 3D projection mapping. The collective,[...]
Jun 11 @ 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[...]
Jun 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Wentworth Common
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[...]
Jun 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[...]
Jun 11 @ 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm Victoria Ave, Chatswood
Every night, The Concourse at Chatswood will light up with the Vivid Sydney at Chatswood hero light projection from Hungarian artist collective Limelight Projection Mapping, the world-pioneers in cutting edge 3D projection mapping. The collective,[...]
Jun 12 @ 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[...]
Jun 12 @ 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm Victoria Ave, Chatswood
Every night, The Concourse at Chatswood will light up with the Vivid Sydney at Chatswood hero light projection from Hungarian artist collective Limelight Projection Mapping, the world-pioneers in cutting edge 3D projection mapping. The collective,[...]
Jun 13 @ 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm Victoria Ave, Chatswood
Every night, The Concourse at Chatswood will light up with the Vivid Sydney at Chatswood hero light projection from Hungarian artist collective Limelight Projection Mapping, the world-pioneers in cutting edge 3D projection mapping. The collective,[...]
Jun 14 @ 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm Victoria Ave, Chatswood
Every night, The Concourse at Chatswood will light up with the Vivid Sydney at Chatswood hero light projection from Hungarian artist collective Limelight Projection Mapping, the world-pioneers in cutting edge 3D projection mapping. The collective,[...]
Jun 15 @ 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[...]
Jun 15 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm Newington Market Place
Newington Markets is held on the 3rd Saturday of each month from 9:00am – 2:00pm. You can expect an array of Fresh produce, artisan and gourmet foods, fashion, alcohol, homewares, live music, family activities and[...]
Jun 15 @ 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[...]
Jun 15 @ 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm Victoria Ave, Chatswood
Every night, The Concourse at Chatswood will light up with the Vivid Sydney at Chatswood hero light projection from Hungarian artist collective Limelight Projection Mapping, the world-pioneers in cutting edge 3D projection mapping. The collective,[...]
Jun 16 @ 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[...]
Jun 16 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Westpoint Shopping Centre, first floor, centre court
Plastic free July is almost here! Did you know that you can still have fun and be creative without using plastic? Find out how at a plastic free art and craft session with Reverse Garbage![...]