Looks like we will be seeing out 2018 singing our way through December with a great number of wonderful local Christmas events! But we have still managed to find three non-Christmas events for our top 10 pick of local events in December.

Yarramundi Reserve
Yarramundi Reserve

Of course, December also sees the start of summer. And fabulous fun times cooling off at a nearby beach, water playground or natural swimming spot.


Top 10 Local Events – Listed in Date Order

Here are our 10 top pick of events worth attending in December. It was SO HARD to pick just 10, so make sure to look over all the other great family-friendly events happening in Decemberlisted at the bottom.

1The Langston Weekender Festival | 30th November to 2nd December

Enjoy well known food brands, wander community market stalls, admire public art, let the kids be entertained and attend educational workshops at this FREE 3-day festival from Friday 30th November to Sunday 2nd December in the heart of Epping town centre. It’s sort of like a mini version of the very popular Parramatta Lanes, back in Epping!

2Market By The River – 2nd Birthday party | 1st December

Market By The River is a great, local market on the 1st Saturday of the month at Halvorsen Park in Ermington along Parramatta River from 9am to 2pm. With Christmas around the corner, you can grab some yummy and special gifts at Market By The River. Plus help celebrate their 2nd birthday party! And afterwards, you can head to one of the three nearby playgrounds.

Head to any local Bunnings store for their FREE fun Christmas Family Night from 6pm to 8pm (except Carlingford which is 4pm-6pm) on Thursday 6th December. All stores will have a visit from Santa, Christmas craft and light refreshments. Some stores will also have animal petting zoo, face painting, jumping castles and other entertainment.

Epping Christmas Pool Party

Join Santa at the ‘coolest’ local Christmas event on Saturday 8th December from 12:30pm to 4:30pm. On top of free entry to Epping Pool, there will be heaps of fun free activities at the Christmas Pool Party, including a visit from Santa, giant inflatable water slide, face painting and balloon twisting, reptile show, free popcorn and fairy floss and DJs.

  • Where: Epping Aquatic Centre, Dence Park
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Auburn Botanic Gardens will be turned into Whoville for one special night this Christmas where things have turned decidedly ‘green’ as Dr Suess’ beloved Grinch helps us remember the true meaning of Christmas…. You might even cross paths with the Grinch himself!

This year’s Christmas in the Gardens is free and features Christmas lights, Christmas carols by local community groups, free rides and Christmas activities, Dr. Suess themed foods and an open air movie screening. PLUS so much more!

6Community Christmas Celebration – Ryde Park | 9th December

There’s fun for the whole family at our Beach themed Christmas celebration, in beautiful Ryde Park.  Make sure the kids have their list ready for Santa and their cozzies and towels for the water rides. There will also be visit from Santa, Michael Bublé Christmas Tribute Show, giant sandpit, Christmas craft activities and cooking workshops and gold coin donation BBQ raising funds for Buy a Bale.

7Christmas in the Hills | 12th December

For the 7th Year Christmas in the Hills will bring joy to Bella Vista Farm on Wednesday December 12th 2018 from 4pm with food stalls and rides. Then from 7pm – 9pm there will be the carols, followed by a spectacular fireworks display. This is a ticketed event – $8 each with money donated to three local charities.

8Carols in the Crescent | 15th December

For the first time, Parramatta will have its very own massive carols event at Parramatta Park! Singer-songwriter Guy Sebastian will head the free all-star carols concert on Saturday 15 December from 6.30pm to 8.30pm. There will also be rides and food stalls.

Sydney Olympic Park will host an exciting Sydney Christmas Fair followed by Carols by the Cauldron on Saturday 22nd December. There will be amusement rides, children’s activities, food trucks and market stalls.

10New Year’s Eve | Parramatta Park

Farewell 2018 at Parramatta’s ultimate end-of-year celebration in the stunning grounds of the World Heritage-Listed Parramatta Park. Watch the skyline sparkle with colour and light, and enjoy a host of family-friendly activities and entertainment across four areas and two stages.


What’s On In December – Other Key Events

Here are the other fabulous key events for December. It’s definitely the season to be jolly! Plus, you can see more events around Sydney on our Facebook page. Remember to also check back as we add other events as they are announced for December.

Feb 17 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Freedom Plaza
Cabramatta Lunar New Year 2019 welcomes the Year of the Pig! The cultural festivities will feature the God of Fortune, Lion Dancing and loads of exciting entertainment for the whole family. Peppa Pig & George[...]
Feb 17 @ 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 17 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Sydney BMX track, Hill Rd
The 2019 BMX Australia BAD BOY National Series kicks off its 7 stage saga at the Sydney BMX Club in Sydney Olympic Park and Australia’s best talent will be on show on 16th and 17th[...]
Feb 17 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Blacktown Showground
This event brings together International Mother Language Day and the Harmony Walk. Enjoy stage performers, cultural shows, jumping castles, face painting and rugby league. For more information, please email [email protected] or call 9839 6000.
Feb 18 @ 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[...]
Feb 19 @ 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. FEBRUARY 12 | CHARACTER PARTIES Clowns, fairies and superheros 19[...]
Feb 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Kiosk in Blaxland Riverside 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[...]
Feb 20 @ 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 23 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am Explore & Develop Parramatta
Calling all dads! Following the success of two DADS&bubs playgroups in 2017 and 2018, another one is starting on 2nd February 2019 at Explore & Develop Parramatta (near Camellia train station). It’s a free weekly playgroup for dads[...]
Feb 23 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Ollie Webb Reserve
You’re invited to the newly transformed Ollie Webb Reserve for the official opening of the all-abilities playground on Saturday 23rd February from 10am to 2pm. This will be the first playground of its type in[...]
Feb 23 @ 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[...]
Feb 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[...]
Feb 24 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Kissing Point Park
Join us to Beat the Bottle and help Good for the Hood and Sydney Water clean up Kissing Point Park. This is a free event, with food, stalls and music. All gear provided and freebies[...]
Feb 24 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Newington Armory
Riding the Rails takes visitors on a short ride around part of the former Royal Australian Navy Armament Depot – now a 52 hectare heritage site known as Newington Armory. Once used to transport missiles,[...]
Feb 25 @ 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[...]
Feb 26 @ 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. FEBRUARY 12 | CHARACTER PARTIES Clowns, fairies and superheros 19[...]
Feb 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Kiosk in Blaxland Riverside 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[...]
Feb 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[...]
Mar 2 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am Explore & Develop Parramatta
Calling all dads! Following the success of two DADS&bubs playgroups in 2017 and 2018, another one is starting on 2nd February 2019 at Explore & Develop Parramatta (near Camellia train station). It’s a free weekly playgroup for dads[...]
Mar 2 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Strathfield Park
Strathfield Movies in the Park is back for the 2018-2019 season! Head to the fabulous Strathfield Park for the latest box office hits under the stars. Bring a blanket, a picnic – anything you need to[...]
Mar 3 @ 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[...]
Mar 3 @ 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[...]
Mar 3 @ 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[...]
Mar 3 @ 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[...]
Mar 3 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Newington Armory
Riding the Rails takes visitors on a short ride around part of the former Royal Australian Navy Armament Depot – now a 52 hectare heritage site known as Newington Armory. Once used to transport missiles,[...]
Mar 4 @ 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[...]
Mar 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Central Gardens at the Bush School (near play equipment on Paton St side)
Join Cumberland Council’s Children’s Services Team for a fun morning of stories, songs and a special guest – Poppy the Possum. Storytime with Poppy take place once a month on a Monday from 10am to 11am[...]
Mar 5 @ 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. FEBRUARY 12 | CHARACTER PARTIES Clowns, fairies and superheros 19[...]
Mar 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Kiosk in Blaxland Riverside 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[...]
Mar 6 @ 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[...]
Mar 9 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am Explore & Develop Parramatta
Calling all dads! Following the success of two DADS&bubs playgroups in 2017 and 2018, another one is starting on 2nd February 2019 at Explore & Develop Parramatta (near Camellia train station). It’s a free weekly playgroup for dads[...]
Mar 9 @ 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[...]
Mar 10 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm Galston Valley Railway
Our 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! Also, watch the trains[...]
Mar 10 @ 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[...]
Mar 10 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Newington Armory
Riding the Rails takes visitors on a short ride around part of the former Royal Australian Navy Armament Depot – now a 52 hectare heritage site known as Newington Armory. Once used to transport missiles,[...]
Mar 11 @ 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[...]
Mar 12 @ 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. FEBRUARY 12 | CHARACTER PARTIES Clowns, fairies and superheros 19[...]
Mar 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Kiosk in Blaxland Riverside 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[...]
Mar 12 @ 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[...]
Mar 13 @ 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[...]
Mar 16 @ 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[...]
Mar 16 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am Explore & Develop Parramatta
Calling all dads! Following the success of two DADS&bubs playgroups in 2017 and 2018, another one is starting on 2nd February 2019 at Explore & Develop Parramatta (near Camellia train station). It’s a free weekly playgroup for dads[...]
Mar 16 @ 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[...]
Mar 16 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Strathfield Park
Strathfield Movies in the Park is back for the 2018-2019 season! Head to the fabulous Strathfield Park for the latest box office hits under the stars. Bring a blanket, a picnic – anything you need to[...]
Mar 17 @ 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[...]
Mar 17 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Newington Armory
Riding the Rails takes visitors on a short ride around part of the former Royal Australian Navy Armament Depot – now a 52 hectare heritage site known as Newington Armory. Once used to transport missiles,[...]
Mar 18 @ 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[...]
Mar 19 @ 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. FEBRUARY 12 | CHARACTER PARTIES Clowns, fairies and superheros 19[...]
Mar 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Kiosk in Blaxland Riverside 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[...]
Mar 20 @ 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[...]
Mar 23 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am Explore & Develop Parramatta
Calling all dads! Following the success of two DADS&bubs playgroups in 2017 and 2018, another one is starting on 2nd February 2019 at Explore & Develop Parramatta (near Camellia train station). It’s a free weekly playgroup for dads[...]
Mar 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[...]
Mar 24 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Newington Armory
Riding the Rails takes visitors on a short ride around part of the former Royal Australian Navy Armament Depot – now a 52 hectare heritage site known as Newington Armory. Once used to transport missiles,[...]
Mar 25 @ 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[...]
Mar 26 @ 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. FEBRUARY 12 | CHARACTER PARTIES Clowns, fairies and superheros 19[...]
Mar 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Kiosk in Blaxland Riverside 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[...]
Mar 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[...]
Mar 30 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am Explore & Develop Parramatta
Calling all dads! Following the success of two DADS&bubs playgroups in 2017 and 2018, another one is starting on 2nd February 2019 at Explore & Develop Parramatta (near Camellia train station). It’s a free weekly playgroup for dads[...]
Mar 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[...]
Mar 31 @ 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[...]
Mar 31 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Newington Armory
Riding the Rails takes visitors on a short ride around part of the former Royal Australian Navy Armament Depot – now a 52 hectare heritage site known as Newington Armory. Once used to transport missiles,[...]
Apr 1 @ 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[...]
Apr 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Central Gardens at the Bush School (near play equipment on Paton St side)
Join Cumberland Council’s Children’s Services Team for a fun morning of stories, songs and a special guest – Poppy the Possum. Storytime with Poppy take place once a month on a Monday from 10am to 11am[...]
Apr 2 @ 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. FEBRUARY 12 | CHARACTER PARTIES Clowns, fairies and superheros 19[...]
Apr 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Kiosk in Blaxland Riverside 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[...]
Apr 3 @ 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[...]
Apr 6 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am Explore & Develop Parramatta
Calling all dads! Following the success of two DADS&bubs playgroups in 2017 and 2018, another one is starting on 2nd February 2019 at Explore & Develop Parramatta (near Camellia train station). It’s a free weekly playgroup for dads[...]
Apr 6 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Strathfield Park
Strathfield Movies in the Park is back for the 2018-2019 season! Head to the fabulous Strathfield Park for the latest box office hits under the stars. Bring a blanket, a picnic – anything you need to[...]
Apr 7 @ 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[...]
Apr 7 @ 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[...]
Apr 7 @ 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[...]
Apr 7 @ 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[...]
Apr 7 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Newington Armory
Riding the Rails takes visitors on a short ride around part of the former Royal Australian Navy Armament Depot – now a 52 hectare heritage site known as Newington Armory. Once used to transport missiles,[...]
Apr 8 @ 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[...]
Apr 9 @ 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. FEBRUARY 12 | CHARACTER PARTIES Clowns, fairies and superheros 19[...]
Apr 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Kiosk in Blaxland Riverside 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[...]
Apr 9 @ 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[...]
Apr 10 @ 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[...]
Apr 13 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am Explore & Develop Parramatta
Calling all dads! Following the success of two DADS&bubs playgroups in 2017 and 2018, another one is starting on 2nd February 2019 at Explore & Develop Parramatta (near Camellia train station). It’s a free weekly playgroup for dads[...]
Apr 13 @ 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[...]
Apr 14 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm Galston Valley Railway
Our 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! Also, watch the trains[...]
Apr 14 @ 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[...]
Apr 14 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Newington Armory
Riding the Rails takes visitors on a short ride around part of the former Royal Australian Navy Armament Depot – now a 52 hectare heritage site known as Newington Armory. Once used to transport missiles,[...]
Apr 15 @ 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[...]
Apr 16 @ 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. FEBRUARY 12 | CHARACTER PARTIES Clowns, fairies and superheros 19[...]
Apr 17 @ 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[...]
Apr 20 @ 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[...]
Apr 20 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am Explore & Develop Parramatta
Calling all dads! Following the success of two DADS&bubs playgroups in 2017 and 2018, another one is starting on 2nd February 2019 at Explore & Develop Parramatta (near Camellia train station). It’s a free weekly playgroup for dads[...]
Apr 20 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm Cockatoo Island
Installed on Cockatoo Island in the early 1900’s, this Travelling Steam Crane is amongst the oldest in Australia. Check out the demonstrations and see how steam power ruled. When: Saturday 6th October Times: 11.00am, 12.00pm,[...]
Apr 20 @ 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[...]
Apr 21 @ 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[...]
Apr 21 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Newington Armory
Riding the Rails takes visitors on a short ride around part of the former Royal Australian Navy Armament Depot – now a 52 hectare heritage site known as Newington Armory. Once used to transport missiles,[...]
Apr 22 @ 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[...]
Apr 23 @ 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. FEBRUARY 12 | CHARACTER PARTIES Clowns, fairies and superheros 19[...]
Apr 24 @ 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[...]
Apr 27 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am Explore & Develop Parramatta
Calling all dads! Following the success of two DADS&bubs playgroups in 2017 and 2018, another one is starting on 2nd February 2019 at Explore & Develop Parramatta (near Camellia train station). It’s a free weekly playgroup for dads[...]
Apr 27 @ 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[...]
Apr 28 @ 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[...]
Apr 28 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Newington Armory
Riding the Rails takes visitors on a short ride around part of the former Royal Australian Navy Armament Depot – now a 52 hectare heritage site known as Newington Armory. Once used to transport missiles,[...]
Apr 29 @ 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[...]

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