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.

Dec 17 @ 10:30 am – 4:30 pm The Connection Rhodes
Join us for fun Christmas craft activities each day at The Learning Space from 15th to 24th December. Drop-in any time between 10.30am-12pm, and 3-4.30pm and enjoy making an assortment of Christmas cards and decorations.[...]
Dec 18 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm Chipmunks Bankstown
The FREE ENTRY Can Day at Chipmunks is on Tuesday 18th December 2018. Your family can help fight hunger while playing at an air-conditioned indoor play centre! Simply bring at least one can of food[...]
Dec 18 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm Chipmunks Macquarie Centre
The FREE ENTRY Can Day at Chipmunks is on Tuesday 19th December 2018. Your family can help fight hunger while playing at an air-conditioned indoor play centre! Simply bring at least one can of food[...]
Dec 18 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm Chipmunks Prospect
The FREE ENTRY Can Day at Chipmunks is on Tuesday 18th December 2018. Your family can help fight hunger while playing at an air-conditioned indoor play centre! Simply bring at least one can of food[...]
Dec 18 @ 10:30 am – 4:30 pm The Connection Rhodes
Join us for fun Christmas craft activities each day at The Learning Space from 15th to 24th December. Drop-in any time between 10.30am-12pm, and 3-4.30pm and enjoy making an assortment of Christmas cards and decorations.[...]
Dec 18 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Castle Hill RSL
Ho ho ho.. Join us on Tuesday December 18 from 11am-2pm for our Christmas Kids Day. We will even have a special visit from some Elves all the way from Santa’s workshop. There will be[...]
Dec 18 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm Ringrose Park
Join us for an evening of Christmas cheer on Ringrose Oval! Carols on Ringrose is a family event that will feature live entertainment including the winner of The Voice 2017 Judah Kelly, Amber Lawrence and[...]
Dec 19 @ 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[...]
Dec 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am Wenty Leagues
Santa Claus is planning a special concert to thank all his elves for their hard work in making toys for all the girls & boys. There is one elf who has been banned from the[...]
Dec 19 @ 10:30 am – 4:30 pm The Connection Rhodes
Join us for fun Christmas craft activities each day at The Learning Space from 15th to 24th December. Drop-in any time between 10.30am-12pm, and 3-4.30pm and enjoy making an assortment of Christmas cards and decorations.[...]
Dec 20 @ 10:30 am – 4:30 pm The Connection Rhodes
Join us for fun Christmas craft activities each day at The Learning Space from 15th to 24th December. Drop-in any time between 10.30am-12pm, and 3-4.30pm and enjoy making an assortment of Christmas cards and decorations.[...]
Dec 21 @ 10:30 am – 4:30 pm The Connection Rhodes
Join us for fun Christmas craft activities each day at The Learning Space from 15th to 24th December. Drop-in any time between 10.30am-12pm, and 3-4.30pm and enjoy making an assortment of Christmas cards and decorations.[...]
Dec 21 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm North Rocks Park
We’re incredibly excited that the amazing North Rocks Carols by Candlelight is back in 2018! Carol singing from 7:30pm with visit from Santa. Family Entertainment from 5pm: Jumping Castle (under 12’s) Live Performers and more[...]
Dec 21 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Lollipops Parramatta
Lollipops Parramatta holds a monthly themed disco on the 3rd Friday of the month from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Entry is only $10 per child and adults are free. They are a great opportunity for all[...]
Dec 22 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Bunnings Seven Hills
1st Kings Langley Scouts will be selling fresh Christmas trees again this year at Bunnings Seven Hills on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th weekends in December. They will be there both Saturday and Sundays from[...]
Dec 22 @ 10:30 am – 4:30 pm The Connection Rhodes
Join us for fun Christmas craft activities each day at The Learning Space from 15th to 24th December. Drop-in any time between 10.30am-12pm, and 3-4.30pm and enjoy making an assortment of Christmas cards and decorations.[...]
Dec 22 @ 11:00 am – 9:30 pm Cathy Freeman Park , Sydney Olympic Park
Head to Sydney Olympic Park for an exciting Sydney Christmas Fair followed by Carols by the Cauldron. The Christmas Fair will have amusement rides, children’s activities, food trucks and market stalls. Grab those last minute handmade,[...]
Dec 22 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm Anzac Park
The Christmas Carols West Ryde Committee will host the annual Christmas Carols in West Ryde at Anzac Park this year. There will be: Live music Carol singing The Christmas Story Free coffee Jumping castle for[...]
Dec 23 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Bunnings Seven Hills
1st Kings Langley Scouts will be selling fresh Christmas trees again this year at Bunnings Seven Hills on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th weekends in December. They will be there both Saturday and Sundays from[...]
Dec 23 @ 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 23 @ 10:30 am – 4:30 pm The Connection Rhodes
Join us for fun Christmas craft activities each day at The Learning Space from 15th to 24th December. Drop-in any time between 10.30am-12pm, and 3-4.30pm and enjoy making an assortment of Christmas cards and decorations.[...]
Dec 23 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm Castle Hill RSL
Hip, hop & floss into the 2018 Christmas Kids Disco! Join us on Sunday 23rd December for a magical Christmas Disco in the Lyceum. There will be games, magic, dancing, prizes and a little visit[...]
Dec 24 @ 10:30 am – 4:30 pm The Connection Rhodes
Join us for fun Christmas craft activities each day at The Learning Space from 15th to 24th December. Drop-in any time between 10.30am-12pm, and 3-4.30pm and enjoy making an assortment of Christmas cards and decorations.[...]
Dec 26 @ 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[...]
Dec 29 @ 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[...]
Dec 30 @ 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 31 @ 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm 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 an explosion of colour and light, and enjoy a host of family-friendly activities and[...]
Jan 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[...]
Jan 6 @ 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[...]
Jan 6 @ 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[...]
Jan 6 @ 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[...]
Jan 9 @ 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[...]
Jan 11 all-day Prince Alfred Square
Enjoy a weekend of circus fun from Friday 11th to Sunday 13th January when the circus comes to Parramatta at Prince Alfred Square. See incredible free Mallakhambindia performances, marvel at Heliosphere or turn your bicycle into a flying flame[...]
Jan 12 all-day Prince Alfred Square
Enjoy a weekend of circus fun from Friday 11th to Sunday 13th January when the circus comes to Parramatta at Prince Alfred Square. See incredible free Mallakhambindia performances, marvel at Heliosphere or turn your bicycle into a flying flame[...]
Jan 12 @ 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[...]
Jan 12 @ 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,[...]
Jan 13 all-day Prince Alfred Square
Enjoy a weekend of circus fun from Friday 11th to Sunday 13th January when the circus comes to Parramatta at Prince Alfred Square. See incredible free Mallakhambindia performances, marvel at Heliosphere or turn your bicycle into a flying flame[...]
Jan 13 @ 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[...]
Jan 13 @ 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[...]
Jan 16 @ 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[...]
Jan 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Lollipops Parramatta
Lollipops Parramatta holds a monthly themed disco on the 3rd Friday of the month from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Entry is only $10 per child and adults are free. They are a great opportunity for all[...]
Jan 19 @ 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[...]
Jan 19 @ 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[...]
Jan 19 @ 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[...]
Jan 19 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm The Crescent, Parramatta Park
One of the most well-loved Sydney Festival events returns to Parramatta. It’s the perfect evening for families and friends to pack a hamper, grab a blanket, and settle back in a Sydney summer dusk to[...]
Jan 20 @ 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[...]
Jan 23 @ 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[...]
Jan 26 @ 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[...]
Jan 27 @ 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[...]
Jan 30 @ 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 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[...]
Feb 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[...]
Feb 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[...]
Feb 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[...]
Feb 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[...]
Feb 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[...]
Feb 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[...]
Feb 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[...]
Feb 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[...]
Feb 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Lollipops Parramatta
Lollipops Parramatta holds a monthly themed disco on the 3rd Friday of the month from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Entry is only $10 per child and adults are free. They are a great opportunity for all[...]
Feb 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[...]
Feb 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[...]
Feb 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[...]
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 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 @ 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 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 @ 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 @ 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 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 @ 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 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 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Lollipops Parramatta
Lollipops Parramatta holds a monthly themed disco on the 3rd Friday of the month from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Entry is only $10 per child and adults are free. They are a great opportunity for all[...]
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 @ 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 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 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 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 @ 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[...]
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 @ 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 @ 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 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 @ 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 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 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Lollipops Parramatta
Lollipops Parramatta holds a monthly themed disco on the 3rd Friday of the month from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Entry is only $10 per child and adults are free. They are a great opportunity for all[...]
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 @ 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,[...]

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