With spring comes more wonderful outdoor events. Fingers crossed the warmer spring weather returns soon! Here are our top 10 picks of what’s on in September (listed in date order). And make sure to look over all the other great events happening this month listed after our top 10 picks.

From 1st September, you can splish, splash, splosh at local water playgrounds again and Cabarita Swimming Centre. And on 22nd September, Aquatopia Water Park re-opens. Strawberries are slowly ripening at Berrylicious so hopefully there will be pick your own sessions later in September. Plus remember to check out our guide to the 15 latest new things for families to do in the area.

The Spring Festival is back in 2018 with special guests PJ MASKS! Join in a fun filled day of carnival rides, headline entertainment, stalls, food, sports displays and more. It’s the perfect way to welcome the warm weather and celebrate Father’s Day!

2Smooth Festival of Chocolate | 1st and 2nd September

The smooth Festival of Chocolate is coming to Western Sydney, with a bigger kids zone than ever before! From rich, dark bean to bar chocolate made by hand to mouth-watering macaroons, silky smooth gelato, hand piped profiteroles the smooth Festival of Chocolate will bring your dessert dreams to life.

  • Location: Sydney Showground, Sydney Olympic Park
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3Parklands Food Fest | 8th September

Parklands Food Fest is a FREE celebration of the Homegrown – from great fresh food to the best Western Sydney food and drinks businesses.

4Let’s Go Greek Festival | 9th September

Join George Kapiniaris at Parramatta’s premier Greek Festival with Greek food, music, dance and entertainment all day. Plus carnival rides, children’s entertainment, cultural exhibits, market stalls and fireworks.

  • Location: St Ioannis Greek Orthodox Church, Parramatta
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5Park Feast | 8th and 9th September

Over 30 of your favourite food trucks and dessert stations, amusement rides and live music all weekend long. Families can enjoy a weekend of delicious food, live music and amusement rides all whilst enjoying to surrounds of the beautiful farm. Free entry and plenty of onsite parking. Park Feast is an alcohol free event.

Help City of Parramatta Library Paint Parra Read at the Annual Reading Day in Centenary Square! Enjoy Story time on the grass with Redsee the Readasaurus. And remember to wear red!

  • Location: Centenary Square, Parramatta
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7Telopea Community Fair | 15th September

The annual Telopea Community Fair packs a big punch! It’s a real hidden gem of an event with all activities FREE and so much to do.

Orange Blossom Festival Community Fun Day is the signature event of the month long The Hills Shire Orange Blossom Festival from 1-30 September 2018. It includes lots of fun, interactive and engaging activities for little kids, big kids, youth and adults. There will be roving entertainment, games, amusement rides, food and community stalls, all with an orange theme.

  • Location: Bella Vista Farm, Baulkham Hills
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The Westleigh Rural Fire Brigade Open Day will have live fire demonstrations, kids activities, their famous BBQ, bush fire safety information and much more!

10ParraPickers Flea Market | 29th September

Love sifting through other people’s family heirlooms and antique items with their own backstories? Well make sure to come along to ParraPickers, the quarterly flea market held at the Bower Parramatta! Plus there will be a host of creative activities as well.

  • Location: The Bower, Hunter Street Parramatta
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What’s On In September – Other Key Events

Here are the other fabulous key events for September. Plus, you can see more on our Facebook page.

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