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Australia Day Community Event

Join the Randwick community to celebrate Australia Day with a range of food trucks as well as free kids activities, live entertainment and free ice cream at Kensington Park from 11am – 2pm on Friday 26 January 2024. Australia Day Community Event Time: 11am – 2pm Date: Friday 26 January 2024 Location: Kensington Park, 2R Edward Avenue Kensington For more information contact our Events Team on 9093 6200 (option 2) or email events@randwick.nsw.gov.au Roving Entertainment There will be roving entertainment for all to enjoy from 11am-2pm. Music from local band Nico Elvino Free face painting and giant bubble entertainment Stilt Walkers…

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Culture on country

This Australia Day event is organised by the Randwick City Join a celebration of local Aboriginal musicians and performers on the La Perouse Headland. Featuring Vic Simms and the All Star Band, with Brolga Dance Academy, Charlie Trindall, Cianna Walker and Olivia Fox, and other exciting acts to follow. Come and join for a celebration of culture on Country! Chairs and a marquee will be provided on the La Perouse Headland, so be sure to grab the best spot when the show kicks off at 3pm. The La Perouse Museum is delighted to welcome back Vic Simms and the All…

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Australia Day Randwick Community Event

Randwick City Council is celebrating Australia Day with a range of food trucks as well as free kids activities, live entertainment and free ice cream at an afternoon event taking place at Kensington Park from 12 noon to 4pm on Thursday 26 January 2023 “The events give the community an opportunity to mark the day in a way that is right for them and take the time to rest and reflect with the people around them,” said Randwick Mayor Dylan Parker. Kids will have the chance to get their face painted, partake in a circus workshop, and interact with roving…

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Australia Day Ferrython

An annual crowd favourite, Ferrython is one of Australia Day’s most popular and iconic events. Head down to the harbour to watch Sydney’s beloved Emerald Class ferries race through the waves in this hugely popular Australia Day tradition.   The Ferrython, which has been staged on Australia Day every year since 1977, sees Sydney’s iconic green and yellow ferries colourfully dressed in honour of their namesakes as they line up for a race from Fort Denison, around Shark Island and back to the finish line under the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Spectators can watch the extravaganza on the water and cheer on…

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Australia Day, what’s on in Sydney

All the much-loved Australia Day traditions are back for another year. The Australia Day in Sydney program is inclusive, reflective, respectful and packed with unmissable events. Australia Day in Sydney will champion the vibrant and diverse state of NSW and transform Sydney Harbour to a spectacular stage which provides a glorious backdrop to an uplifting and inspirational national day.   The Australia Day Council of NSW and NSW Government are grateful for the guidance and insights it receives from First Nations representatives who are instrumental in creating the Sydney program. From dawn to dusk and into the night, there are…

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