Australia Day is a day to reflect on what it means to be Australian, to celebrate contemporary Australia and to acknowledge our history.
Here’s a list of events happening in our listening area.
Know of an event that’s not listed here? Let us know!
Cables Wake Park – Hosted by Penrith Council
Enter via Jamison Rd
10am – 5pm
Waterslides, Jumping Castle, DJ, Water Stunt Shows, Food Vendors plus a Splash pad for kids under 6.
Bring a Picnic (Alcohol, Glass and takeaway food prohibited.)
Penrith Homemaker Centre
10am – 3pm
Live DJ, Free Icy Poles & Ice Pops, Sunscreen Station, Cricket Challenges, Temporary Tattoos, Outdoor Aussie Games
3pm – 9:30pm
Carnival and Water rides, kids disco and activities, Aussie food eating contests, food trucks, petting zoo, Live Entertainment.
Corner Maxwell Street and The Northern Rd
10.30am – 4pm
Come dressed Aussie style and see if you can snag the PRIZE for Best Dressed Aussie Adults and Children! Bistro Lunch Specials for everyone between 11am and 3pm. Kids eat FREE from the Bistro with a purchase of a Main Meal. Train rides, pony rides, unlimited slushies and fairy floss, plaster painting, sand art, face painting, DJ, and jumping castle, all FREE on the day.
Glenbrook Australia Day Celebration and 16th Annual Australian Gnome Convention
9am – 3pm
100 market stalls, food stalls, Live entertainment, 2,000 Gnomes on display, events for children, Dog demonstrations, train rides, jumping castle, and more
St Marys Band Club
10am – 2pm
Magic show, jumping castle, reptile show, mad scientist workshop, face painting, live DJ and giveaways.
St Marys Village Shopping Centre
10am – 2pm
Celebrate Australia Day at St Marys Village with mini Pavlova decorating workshops using fresh toppings. Located in front of Target, join the fun and enjoy an Aussie classic!
John/Argyle Street – Hosted by Camden Council
9am – 2pm
The event draws thousands of people each year and features busy street activities, food stalls, markets, kid’s entertainment and a street parade.
The Macarthur Lions Parade will commence at 10am on Argyle Street.
Aussie Eating Competition – how many mangoes and lamingtons can you eat in 5 minutes?
8.15am – Thanksgiving Service – Camden Civic Centre
10am – Macarthur Lions Street Parade – Argyle Street, Camden
11.45am – Australia Day Awards Ceremony – Camden Civic Centre
12.15pm – Citizenship Ceremony – Camden Civic Centre
Camden Valley Inn
10am – 1pm
kids activities on the lawn, Aussie BBQ for lunch, signature sangria and beer jugs.
Koshigaya Park – Hosted by Campbelltown City Council
4pm – 9pm
FREE Kids Entertainment
Free Face Painting
Free Hair Braiding
Giant NSW Footballers on stilts
Whip Cracking Performance Show – 4.15pm, 5.15pm, 6.15pm, 7.15pm
Sheep Shearing Demonstrations – 4.45pm, 6.45pm
Working Dog Demonstrations – 5.45pm, 7.45pm
Australiana Pioneer Village
Rose Street, Wilberforce
9am – 5pm
Children under 5 are FREE
School Children $3
Family Pass $15
FREE parking inside The Village
Shops, Train Rides, Hay Rides, Woodcrafters, Whip Cracking, Food, Bikes, Reptile Display, Colonial dancers, Penny Arcade, Aussie Games, Face Painters, Car Clubs, Dress ups and more!
Governor Phillip Park, Windsor
5pm – 9:30pm
Food, rides, activities for the kids, an emergency services display, live music and roving entertainment.