Here’s what’s happening on Australia Day. Please check back here for regular updates.
Last updated January 20, 2022
Australia Day celebrations are back in Camden for 2023! Come down and celebrate with Roaming Entertainment between 9am-10am and the Macarthur Lions Australia Day Street Parade commencing at 10am.
For details www.camden.nsw.gov.au
Picton Botanic Gardens & Hume Oval 8am – 12 noon.
Wollondilly Council will be celebrating Australia Day in the beautiful Picton Botanic Gardens and Hume Oval.
Family Community Event – Hume Oval
- Market Stalls
- Food Trucks
- Live Music
- Free Amusement Rides
- Free Children’s Face Painting & Airbrush Tattoo’s
- Free Balloon Twisting
- Live Magic Show
Formal Australia Day Ceremony – Picton Botanic Gardens
- Citizenship Ceremony
- Australia Day Awards
- Veterans Parade
- Flag Raising
Mayoral Fishing Competition – Picton Botanic Gardens, Silt Pond
Free Community Food & Beverage Options – Picton Botanic Gardens
- Free BBQ Breakfast – Bacon & Egg Rolls
- Free BBQ Lunch – Sausage Sizzle
- Free Tea & Coffee
- Free Lamingtons
Grab your picnic chairs, family and friends and celebrate Australia Day 2023 in your own backyard at Koshigaya Park from 4pm-9pm.
There’s plenty to see and do with free rides and inflatables for the kids, free activities and live music as well as lots of delicious food trucks and more.
- BBQ and Food Trucks
- Free Inflatable obstacle course
- Free Giant Slide
- Ride the Sizzler
- Jumping castle for the little ones
- Free Facepainting
- Free Airbrush Tattoos- Australia Day themed
- Photo Booth
- Show bags
Celebrations will conclude with a spectacular fireworks display at 9pm.
Wingecarribee / Southern Highlands
Berrima – Courthouse Museum
Wingecarribee’s 2023 Australia Day celebrations will begin with a Citizenship Ceremony outside the historic Berrima Courthouse Museum to welcome more than 50 new citizens who are residents to the region.
There will not be the street parade that has been held in the past but all the key elements will still be there to enjoy, all day. From friendly fun, with local food-and-wine pop-ups lining the laneways of Berrima, forge action from the village blacksmith, live entertainment and more!
Pool parties this Australia Day at Ripples Leisure Centres – Penrith & St Marys
Celebrate Australia Day with a free pool party at Ripples Leisure Centres at Penrith and St Marys on Thursday 26 January, 8am-6pm. Enjoy free entry, poolside activities and games, as well as free breakfast and sweet treats. With a DJ spinning summer beats and roving performers, it’s a great way to cool off and have some fun this Australia Day!
As part of our celebration, council will be giving away bush tucker plants as a take home memory of the day (limited quantities available). Grown by Muru Mittigar of Dharug Country this bush tucker plant is a way that participants can reflect and respect the history of local Indigenous people as well as celebrate their culture.
This event is hosted by Penrith City Council and assisted by the Australian Government through the National Australia Day Council.
Australia Day Carnival at Panthers (The Backyard) from 2pm – Carnival rides, live music, food eating competitions, thong throwing and more.
Glenbrook Park 8am-10.30am
Rotary Club of Lower Blue Mountains – Community Breakfast BBQ with light entertainment, Emergenncy services vechicle display and flag raising ceremony.
Governor Phillip Park Windsor 5pm to 9pm.
Celebrate Australia Day at the beautiful Governor Phillip Park. Live music, rides, roving entertainment, food and of course the event highlight, the magnificent fireworks display on the river.
Australiana Pioneer Village – Rose Street, Wilberforce 9am to 4pm
Celebrate Australia Day at Australiana Pioneer Village with a full day of fun and entertainment. Enjoy shops, rides, displays, food, music, games and so much more…
Activities with additional costs include penny arcade, pony rides, miniature train rides, carriage rides, hay wagon rides.
Australia Day Concert and Fireworks at Rooty Hill
Enjoy all the festivities of Australia Day 2023 at our Australia Day Celebrations at The Rooty Hill – 4pm-9pm
Grab the family and enjoy a family-friendly day out while Rooty Hill plays host to live stage performances from artists such as Ross Wilson & Vanessa Amorosi, amusement rides, food stalls and concludes with Western Sydney’s best fireworks display!