Fetes Fairs Festivals in Sydney/NSW/ACT

Festival MarqueeThe Fetes, Fairs and Festivals website is a comprehensive guide to what's on in Sydney and regional New South Wales, listing a range of community-based, family friendly special events and functions. A spectacular array of music and cultural festivals, high adrenalin sports and exciting family entertainment is hosted in New South Wales and ACT every year. Here is just a sample of what's on offer.

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July 27 to 30 - Lightning Ridge Opal Festival

The Lightning Ridge Opal festival is a four day event held over the last week in July and includes the Opal Queen Ball, Opal & Gem Festival, IOJDAA Trade Show and Jewellery Competition. Attracting over 4,000 visitors to the town it is the largest on the Opal event circuit. Jewellers, buyers, wholesalers, miners, rock hounds, lapidary enthusiasts and tourists are invited to experience the best Lightning Ridge has to offer with this culmination of information, spectacular jewellery, collectables, great deals and fantastic networking opportunities - Lightning Ridge NSW.

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July 30 - Wideview Public School Winter Wonderland fete

On Sunday 30 July, Wideview Public School is hosting its biennial Fete. This year, the fete will have a ‘Winter Wonderland’ theme, with Berowra’s first ever synthetic ice rink taking centre stage. Come along for a fabulous day out for the whole family. Our attractions include an Ice Rink; Carnival Rides; Live Entertainment; Market & Food Stalls; Roaming Frozen characters; Kindifarm; Bouncy Castle; Moving Bodies Softplay Zone; Face Painting; Snow Cones, Fairy Floss & Popcorn; and lots more! - Wideview Road, Berowra Heights NSW

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July 29 - Bankstown Bites Festival

Living up to its reputation as one of Sydney’s best and most loved food festivals, Bankstown Bites attracts over 7,000 people each year. Foodies from all over the Sydney metropolitan area and beyond come along to enjoy the perfect combination of guided food tours, cooking demonstrations and a diversity of food stalls. The Bites Food Tours explore the world of exotic and tasty culinary treats that we in Bankstown take so much for granted. Be astounded by the number of restaurants, cafes, patisseries and grocery stores that make up the Bankstown CBD. The aroma of spices and smallgoods, and the temptation of Sydney’s finest Lebanese sweets are far too much to resist with festival-goers stocking up on treats to take home. In the Bankstown Arts Centre there will be entertainment, art, crafts and displays for all ages. More than just a food festival, Bankstown Bites is food for the mind and food for the soul! See you all at BankstownBites! Expect a smorgasbord of food, tours, demonstrations and free entertainment! 10am to 4pm - Bankstown, Sydney

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July 30 - The Nowra Chilli & Chocolate Festival

The Nowra Chilli & Chocolate Festival is a one day festival to embrace, promote and sell Chilli & Chocolate related products. Highlights of this wonderful family-friendly event include a variety of exhibitors such as Chilli and Chocolate related products, on-site entertainment, children's activities, lucky door prizes and much more! 9.30am to 4pm - Shoalhaven City Turf Club, Albatross Road, Nowra

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August 5 - Strathfield South Public School Great Fete

On SATURDAY 5th AUGUST 2017 from 10AM till 4PM we will see our wonderful school and community come together for what we know will be a GREAT FETE! Come along and join us for a wonderful day with plenty of things to see and do for the whole family. There's lots of Rides for all ages, International Food, Trash and Treasure, Pre-loved Books, Games and Plants, Cakes and Sweets, Entertainment, Auctions and much more. 10am to 4pm - 457 Liverpool Road, Strathfield South Sydney

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August 6 - Moocooboola Festival

Moocooboola Festival attracts over 20,000 people to a free and outrageously fun family and community day. This Festival this year bigger and better than ever featuring music, comedy, dance, rides, dog show, food and wine, a market bazaar, community information stalls, rock climbing wall, circus playground, walk in Animal Farm and much more. 9.30am to 4.30pm - Hunters Hill, Sydney

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August 6 - Kenthurst Preschool Annual Fete

The annual Kenthurst Preschool Fete will be held on Sunday 6th of August, 2017. From 10am there will be a fun filled day for the whole family! Come and enjoy the rides, giant raffle, ponies, gift baskets, cup cake decorating, BBQ, cafe, white elephant, kids craft and lots, lots more. It’s a family friendly event not to be missed in the Hills! 10AM to 3PM - Rotary Park, Nelson St, Kenthurst NSW

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August 6 - Kenthurst Preschool Annual Fete

This year's West Pennant Hills Public School Spring Fair promises to be a fabulous day out for the whole family. There's heaps of fun rides for all ages, lots of great stalls and yummy food, Petting Zoo, Pony Rides, Face Painting, Books, Plants, Trash & Treasure, Luck Dip, Showbags, Cakes, Sweets, BBQ, Devonshire Tea, loads of entertainment, Raffles, Arts and Crafts plus much more! 10am to 4pm - Church Street, West Pennant Hills.

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August 11 to 12 - Bangalow BBQ & Bluegrass Festival

The Bangalow BBQ & Bluegrass Festival returns with a celebration of authentic local food, music & old-time entertainment, in the heart of the Byron Hinterland - Bangalow NSW

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August 12 - Sherwood Ridge Public School Fete - The Sherwood Show

Sherwood Ridge Public School's biannual fete, The Sherwood Show, will be a fun day out for the whole family. There will be Rides, Jumping Castles, Tombola, Market Stalls, Petting Zoo, Face Painting, Plants, Trash & Treasure, Lucky Dip, Showbags, Chocolate Wheel, Cakes, Lollies, a Silent Auction, yummy food, and much more. Entry is free, with all day Entertainment, 10am to 3pm - Rosebery Road, Kellyville NSW

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August 13 - Wallsend Winter Fair

The Wallsend Winter Fair is a free fun filled, family friendly day. It is one of the largest, if not the largest street event in the Newcastle LGA; attracting up to 30,000 visitors throughout the day. The Wallsend Winter Fair brings generations together to support local business, market stalls, community groups, charities, schools, sporting groups, local entertainers, talent schools and more. The day commences at 9am with the Grand Parade. Browse through approximately 120 vibrant specialty stalls and local businesses, that will be offering unique arts, crafts, gifts, clothing, jewellery and much more. Take a break and enjoy the many fresh and tasty food cuisines on offer in the food precinct and from our local cafes & restaurants. Visitors can also sit back and enjoy local musicians, school bands, choirs and dance schools perform on our two stages. Visitors that enjoy the thrill of amusement rides… we have two precincts offering the latest rides for all the family. You are sure to find something for everyone at this FREE family event. 9am to 4pm - Newcastle NSW

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August 18 to 20 - Clarence Valley Camp Oven Festival

The Clarence Valley Camp Oven Festival (19 to 21 August) celebrates our wonderful Aussie outdoor life style with music, poetry, dance and food. Friday starts with the Bush Poets evening, Saturday ramps up with bands, whip cracking, blacksmithing, camp cooking and many other Aussie activities and finished with the Bush Dance. Sunday is Market Day, with roving musicians, dog trials and kids activities. The Festival is hosted by Nymboida Camping & Canoeing. Accommodation available on-site - 3518 Armidale Road, Nymboida NSW

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August 19 - Miracles in Broken Hill - Psychic & Wellbeing Fair

Miracles Psychic & Wellbeing Fair is back again for another exciting year. We bring with us a diverse group of Readers, Healers, Unique Stalls and come and try new opportunities in our free Workshops. We showcase talented people from Broken Hill and surrounding areas as well as South Australia and Victoria. Your local YWCA is cooking up a storm to fund-raise for their local community. Come for the day or stay for the weekend. Look for the purple & gold balloons. 10am to 5pm - YWCA HALL - 349 Blende Street, Broken Hill.

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August 19 - Singleton Cultural Spectacular

Connect, Create and Celebrate with your community at the Singleton Cultural Spectacular! An afternoon and evening of FREE family friendly activities including creative workshops, live performances, rides, market stalls, supper and much more! 12noon to 9pm - Singleton Showground, 32 Bathurst St, Singleton NSW .

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August 19 to 20 - Malaysia Festival

Malaysia Fest is an annual community and cultural festival traditionally held at Sydney’s glorious Tumbalong Park, Darling Harbour, but will be held at Pyrmont Bay this year. As a cultural event, Malaysia Festival seeks to promote and raise awareness about Malaysia’s cultural diversity to the Australian community through our amazing cuisine and colourful cultural performances. Famous Malaysian restaurants will be manning food stalls, and Sydney’s own Malaysian student population will be providing a myriad of cultural performances for the delight of the Festival’s visitors. 12noon to 9pm - Tumbalong Park, Darling Harbour Sydney.

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August 20 - Ferragosto Festival

Sydney's favourite Italian food and culture festival, run by the City of Canada Bay, is back at Five Dock this year. There is something on offer for the whole family, with over 170 market stalls, live cooking demonstrations, music and dancing, kids rides, automotive displays, activities and roving performers. Best of all, the event is free. Don't miss it! - Five Dock, Sydney.

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August 25 to 27 - Newcastle Food & Wine Expo

The Food & Wine Expo is excited to bring gourmet food, exquisite wines and celebrity chefs to Newcastle! Enjoy FREE tastings and samples from over 80 gourmet exhibitors inside the show. Businesses in all areas of food, wines, homewares and kitchenware come together to show you the latest products and ideas for you to try at home. - Newcastle Showgrounds, Browns Road, Broadmeadow NSW

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August 26 - Riverfest

With a unique focus on environmental sustainability and the celebration of cultural differences, Riverfest is a melting pot of ideas, creativity and fun! The event, held each year on the last Saturday of August, aims to raise awareness of the city’s local environment and cultural diversity. Try tasty treats from around the world, be entertained by groups performing their traditional dance, have a go at wide range of recycled craft projects or get some tips on sustainable gardening. With loads of interactive workshops, stalls and entertainment, learning about our sustainable environment and celebrating our cultural differences has never been so much fun - and there is something for everyone! - Camden Road, Campbelltown

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August 26 - St Philip’s Christian College Spring Fair

The St Philip’s Christian College Spring Fair is an annual event that attracts over 8000 visitors each year, held on our beautiful school site at Nulkaba. As well as amusement rides, show bags, helicopter flights, petting zoo, school stalls and the best gourmet food stands; we also host a NSW Wood Chopping Association event with 30 axemen competing from across NSW; a Food, Produce and Art exhibition (The Gourmet Palette), open to the public and judged by respected local chefs and artists; live entertainment all day on two stages, as well as 80 community market stalls. There are plenty of prizes to be won and entry is a gold coin donation at the gate! The St Philip’s Spring Fair is so much more than a school fete! Supported generously by our local businesses, the Spring Fair is more of a community event, and is a great day for families with something for everyone. 10am to 3pm - St Philip's Christian College, Lomas Lane, Nulkaba NSW

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August 26 - Eastwood Spring Fair

Eastwood Public School has a proud tradition of excellence and community involvement and our annual Spring Fair, one of the largest in the local area, represents a fun-filled day for all ages. There will be no shortage of food and fun on the day with plenty of stalls, rides and activities available for the whole family to enjoy - Rowe St, Eastwood NSW

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August 26 - Thornleigh West Public School Spring Fair

Thornleigh West Public School comes alive for Spring Fair this year, which promises to be the best ever! With rides, Kindifarm, games and face painting the kids will be entertained all day, while Mum can go shopping at the market stalls. Don’t bring lunch as there is loads of food stalls to make sure you don't go home hungry - Giblett Avenue, Thornleigh NSW

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North Rocks Public School Fete

August 26 - North Rocks Public School Fete

The Fete will be held at North Rocks Public School (enter and park from Tiernan Avenue at the Don Moore Reserve). There will be a whole amusement park on the back oval! Fantastic activities and crafts for the kids, entertainment all day long, fresh food, raffles, prizes, art and craft stalls and so much more! Come and show your support for the school and the local community! We will also feature cupcakes, sweets and the ever needed coffee so that you can have the energy to look around and enjoy an hour or two browsing the stalls. 10am to 4pm - 359 North Rocks Rd, North Rocks NSW.

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August 26 to 27 - Penrith Show

This year's Penrith Show will feature Arts & Crafts on display as well as ring events, Poultry Pavilion, Dog High Jump events, Cage Birds, Dairy Goats, Cooking and Preserves, School Subjects and Junior Art, Photography, and Woodchop. Farm animals will be here for both days of the Show. There will be Side Shows and special events for all the family to enjoy - Station St, Penrith

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August 27 - Wildflower Art and Garden Festival

This year’s Wildflower Art and Garden Festival will feature talks by horticultural experts, native plant sales, wildflower displays, guided walks, local business exhibitors, food and drink stalls, a trackless train for transport, pond dip netting, music and dance by community performers, children’s craft workshops , story-telling and an Australian wildlife display will all be part of the day’s entertainment. 9am to 4pm - Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden, 420 Mona Vale Road, St Ives NSW.

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August 27 - Pymble Public School Spring Fair

On Sunday 27th August, 2017, Pymble Public School will be holding its first Spring Fair in five years. The theme of the Spring Fair is 'orchard,' a throwback to the history of the site before it became a school 65 years ago, in 1952. Highlights include market stalls, children’s rides and entertainment with a selection of tasty food and refreshments. For local groups and organisations, the Fair is an opportunity to promote products and services to the community, with market stalls offering everything from arts and craft, fresh produce, home wares and children’s toys to hand-crafted jewellery, fashion and much, much more. An exciting entertainment program of children’s amusement rides, roving entertainers, live music and stage performances complete the picture to provide a relaxed, affordable and fun filled day for all to enjoy. - Crown Rd, Pymble NSW.

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August 27 - Uruguyan Latin Festival

The Uruguyan Latin Festival returns for its 28th year.Art culture and entertainment collide to showcase Sydney's rich and diverse Latin culture. Entertainment by more than 21 artist including live performances. Live music. No need to go hungry as this is where you will find Australia's largest South American Barbecue. A compulsory $10 donation (children under 12 free) at the door puts you in the draw to win a lucky door price to the value of $3000.00! 10:00 am to 9:00pm - Fairfield Showground 443 Smithfield Rd, Prairiewood NSW.

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August 27 - St Vincents College Springfair

The St Vincents College Springfair is a day for the whole community, gates are opened and all our neighbours are invited to enjoy the festivities, food and fun within the College grounds. Some of the highlights of the Springfair include Dad's v Girl's Netball; Music and Singing Performances; Rock and Jazz Band; Homemade Cakes; Jams, Chutney and Preseves Stall; All day BBQ from brunch to lunch; Devonshire Tea; Plants and Flowers; Jumping Castle; Books; Pre-Loved Clothes; Craft; Gourmet and international food; Boaders regional display and wares; Chocolate Wheel and much more - Rockwall Crescent Potts Point Sydney

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August 27 - Italian Wine + Food Festival

Everything that’s good about eating and drinking in Italy comes together under one roof in August with the return of the Italian Wine + Food Festival. Just as the appeal of Italian food runs from street-style pizza-fun for the whole family to fresh-pasta finery for the connoisseur, the festival has food and drink, entertainment and information to suit everyone from spaghetti-loving kids to the most engaged Italian-speaking wine lover. And snacks...lots and lots of snacks. The festival is all about celebrating wine, food and culture together in inimitable Italian style. 11am to 9pm - The Cutaway, Barangaroo Reserve – Hickson Road Entrance, Sydney

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August 27 - Miranda North Public School 60th Anniversary Fair

Miranda North Public School is holding its 60th Anniversary Fair on Sunday 27 August 2017. This will be a great day out for the whole family with carnival rides, sideshow alley games, food, drinks, stalls, entertainment, activities and much more. Mark the date - we hope to see you there!! 10am to 2.00pm - 162b The Boulevarde, Miranda NSW.

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September 1 to 30 - Hunter Valley Spring Festival

Spring Festival is an event designed to immerse visitors in a visual and sensory experience they will never forget. There are over 250,000 annuals planted throughout Hunter Valley Gardens along with fabulous entertainment, activities, attractions, demonstrations, talks, tours and workshops. This event provides a stunning viewing and hands on experience for all visitors - Hunter Valley Gardens - Broke Road Pokolbin, NSW

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September 2 - Lorien Fair

Join us for our Spring Festivities! This annual event is a celebration of colour, music, food and fun! It is open to everyone from the community, near and far. Join us for a day of delicious international foods, watch wonderful performances by each class, have fun with exciting games and activities for all ages, and join in the bush dance to get your feet stomping! 10am - 4pm - 456-458 Old Northern Road, Dural NSW

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September 2 - Willoughby StreetFair

The North Shore’s biggest street party, where you can watch the colourful street parade, wander the great variety of market stalls and enjoy entertainment throughout the day on the numerous stages. With children’s entertainment and activities, mouth-watering cuisine, sustainability lane and classic cars, this year’s StreetFair is sure to please - Chatswood CBD NSW

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September 2 - St Marys Spring Festival

The St Marys Spring Festival is the major annual community event held in the CBD of St Marys, and attracts a crowd of approximately 20,00-30,000 people each year. The Festival is FREE for families to attend and attracts people from all over the region. Mark the date in your diary and prepare to be part of the fun and excitement. 9am to 3pm - Queen St, St Marys Sydney

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September 2 - Strathfield Spring Festival

Don't miss the Strathfield Spring Festival - Strathfield Council's biggest annual event with carnival rides, headline entertainment, merchandise stalls, community displays, showbags, lots of food and games and giveaways. There's lots of fun for all the family with live performers, special offers, a Kidz World of fun for the little ones, Sports Quarter with clinics, giveaways and more! - Strathfield, Sydney

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September 2 to 3 - The Taste of Coogee Festival

For those who love fine food, wine and beer, the Taste of Coogee Festival will be a celebration of all the local talent and fare that we are fortunate to have around us. Showcasing local restaurants, cafes, delis and other food based businesses, the day promises to be full of gastronomical surprises. Entertainment for the day includes Master Chef cooking demonstrations, other foodie shows to keep the whole family engaged. The kids will be kept happy with rides and the gorgeous parkland and beachside that is Coogee. Come along to the Taste of Coogee Festival and enjoy a fabulous day with the whole family - Coogee Oval, Coogee Beach

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September 9 - Gunning Fireworks Festival

Gunning must be the only place where you can experience a display of fireworks second only to Sydney's New Years Eve with over one hour of fireworks demonstrations! Other highlights include amusement rides, market stalls, food stalls galore, face painting, air brush tattoos and of course fairy floss, live music and lots more. 3pm to 9pm - Gunning, Country NSW

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September 9 - Central Coast Grammer School Spring Fair

Enjoy a dazzling array of market stalls, thrilling rides for children of all ages, musical performances from student ensembles, entertainment, the Chocolate Wheel and the fun-packed KidsZone bursting with dozens of arcade-style games and pony rides. The popular International Food Court serves up tasty, authentic cuisine from around the world including South African, Italian, Chinese and Mexican dishes. Freshly brewed Inca coffee will waft across the courtyard and you will be enticed to relax with your coffee and a delicious piece of cake from the popular Pavillion Café. There are of course all the kid’s favourite treats including snow-cones, fairy floss, ice cream and cupcakes. The Champagne & Oyster Bar has become an institution at the Fair in recent years and is a very popular spot for parents to relax and enjoy the afternoon sun. Set in our stunning school grounds, the Spring Fair is a wonderful, colourful family day with something to interest everyone. 9am to 4pm - Arundel Road, Erina Heights NSW

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September 9 - St. Peters Anglican Primary School Spring Fair

This year's St. Peters Anglican Primary School Spring Fair will feature a fabulous range of live entertainment, fun activities, and scrumptious food making it a fantastic day out for the whole family. Come along and enjoy our BBQ, Reptile Show, Pizza, Showbags, Animal Farm, Gelato, Train Display, Market Stalls, Classic Car Show, Carnival Rides,Cafe, Face Painting, Auctions, Cakes, Entertainment, Performances and much more! 9am to 3pm - How St, Campbelltown NSW

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September 9 - Oatlands Public School Diamond Jubilee Fair

Oatlands Public School are celebrating its 60th Anniversary with a Diamond Jubilee Fair. The fair will host rides & games, face painting & craft, live entertainment, an artisan market, food vendors, historical exhibition, live mural painting, school garden activities, service displays & much more. This family event is chock full of fun for everyone. If you are interested in getting involved as a sponsor, vendor, stallholder or entertainer, contact us at oatlandsps.diamondjubilee@gmail.com - Belmore Street East, Oatlands NSW

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September 9 to 10 - Eurofest

Eurofest is an annual Multi-Cultural Festival held at Ararat Reserve Frenchs Forest on the 2nd Weekend of September each year. Highlights of this event include Arts and Crafts, Entertainment – Dancing & Music, European Beers, Multi-Cultural Foods, Fashion Accessories, Over 100 Stalls, Rides for the kids and Fireworks on Saturday at 7:30pm - Ararat Reserve Frenchs Forest

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September 9 to October 2 - Mudgee Wine & Food Festival

The Mudgee Wine & Food Festival is one of New South Wales’ longest running wine and food festivals. Throughout this month-long celebration, there are loads of events for you to enjoy. Many of which are hosted across cellar doors with live music, delectable lunches, exquisite dinners and public tastings. Signature events include Go Grazing, Go Tasting, and Flavours of Mudgee. - Mudgee NSW

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September 10 - Spring into Corrimal

SPRING INTO CORRIMAL is the Illawarra's largest annual one day family festival attracting over 30,000 people. The event features a colourful grand parade along Princes Hwy from 10am, and throughout the day showcases free entertainment, a huge variety of stalls, multicultural food, rides, showbags, a car boot sale, activities for all ages, plus loads more - Corimal, NSW South Coast Sydney NSW

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September 10 - Festival of the Winds - Bondi

Australia's largest kite flying festival is on again at Bondi Beach. The skies will be full of kites of all sizes and shapes flown by professional local and international kite flyers, whilst below, dance and music from around the world will entertain. Festival of the Winds also brings you food stalls from all over the world, children's rides, workshops, demonstrations, roaming entertainment, puppet shows, art exhibitions in the Bondi Pavilion Gallery, a full day's entertainment program and all sorts of activities. This is a great day out for all the family. 11.00am to 4.00pm - Queen Elizabeth Dr, Bondi NSW

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September 10 - Broke Village Fair & Vintage Car Display

The Broke Village Fair & Vintage Car Display is a celebration of vintage and classic cars, trucks and motorbikes! Join us in the beautiful village of Broke for live entertainment & plenty to keep the kids amused while you stroll through the vintage car display. Over 60 market stalls, food & local wine, mine tours and working vintage farm machinery. It’s a ripper of a day out with tug-o-war, rocker cover car racing, live music, face painting, rides and so much more! Entry by gold coin donation. 9am - 3pm - McNamara Park, Broke NSW

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September 10 - Leichhardt Public School Spring Fete

The Leichhardt Public School Spring Fete is a fun day out for the whole family with games, rides, competitions, food, drinks, entertainment, activities, performances, stalls and much more! This is a community event that will not disappoint you and your kids will experience an amazing festival atmosphere like no other - Marion Street, Leichhardt NSW

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September 10 - Avalon Public School Fete

The Avalon Public School Fete is on Sunday, 10 September 2017, 9 am – 3 pm. We have a bumper fete planned with visitor numbers expected in the thousands! There will be over a dozen amusement rides for all ages, pony rides, face painting, games alley, tie dying, gourmet food, cakes, showbags, cosmic dance party and silent disco, raffles, DJ music, pre-loved books and clothes, silent auction and artisan markets. Bring all your family and friends (unfortunately not your furry friends - no dogs allowed on school grounds) and follow our Facebook page for the latest news! - Old Barrenjoey Rd, Avalon Beach

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September 10 to 24 - Camden Festival

Every September, Camden Festival enlivens and transforms Camden with a variety of activities and events. The program on offer is diverse and aimed to cater for all. It's a celebration of Camden and what the Camden Local Government Area has to offer and best of all, spring is in the air! Whether you like the relaxed atmosphere of an afternoon Picnic in the Park or the fun and vibrant Kids Fun Day, an outdoor movie experience at Cinema Under the Stars or wining and dining at the picturesque Camden Town Farm at ‘TASTE' Food, Wine & Music Festival there is something to suit all - Camden NSW

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September 16 - St Philips Christian College Gosford Spring Fair

Annual Spring Fair of St Philips Christian College Gosford will be held on Saturday September 16, 9.30am to 2.30pm. Lots of fun for the entire family. Amusement rides, market stalls, furry animals, reptiles, pony rides, food and beverage, entertainment throughout the day. Chocolate wheel with fantastic prizes. Located at 20 Narara Creek Road Narara, just 10mins from the Gosford exit on the M1 Freeway. 9.30am to 2.30pm - 20 Narara Creek Road, Narara NSW

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September 16 - Jerry's Plains Community Fair

The Jerry's Plains Community Fair is a fabulous annual event, held in Jerry Plains NSW. Jerry's Plains is situated in the beautiful Hunter Valley on the Hunter River & surrounded by picturesque farming land, mountain ranges, heritage buildings & world renown horse studs Coolmore & Darley. Sites are available at $10 per 4x4m. We have been averaging 55 stalls ranging from used goods, new products, fresh food & veg, pickles jams etc to interesting displays of vintage cars, bikes & more. 8am to 4pm - Recreational grounds Wambo Street, Jerrys Plains, Hunter Valley

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September 16 to October 15 - Floriade

Floriade is Australia’s biggest celebration of spring. This iconic Canberra event showcases one million flowers in bloom throughout Canberra’s Commonwealth Park and entry is free. The event welcomes more than 400,000 local, interstate and international visitors each year. One of the highlights of Floriade, is NightFest. Over five amazing nights, Commonwealth Park comes to life after dark with this exclusive program of events featuring great live music acts, renowned comedians, cutting edge DJs, night markets and roving entertainment - Commonwealth Park, Canberra

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September 17 - Lugarno Lions Spring Festival

It’s just outside the Shire, but if you are looking for some family entertainment, then this is the place this weekend. The Lugarno Lions Club Spring Festival is the largest carnival south of the Easter Show, attracting more than 40,000+ visitors each year! Lots of activities have been planned for the day and they include Jousting, Sports Expo, Carnival Rides, International Food Court, Dog Agility Shows, Classic Car Show with 300+ classic & vintage vehicles, 200+ stalls and heaps of live entertainment - Peakhurst, Sydney

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September 17 - Thornton Public School Spring Fair

The Thornton Public School Spring Fair Spring Fair will be held on September 17th September, from 10am-3pm. There will be loads of Rides, Stalls, Contests, Chocolate Wheel, Giveaways, Displays and Market Stalls. Come along and have a GREAT Family Fun Day at Thornton Public School! - Government Rd, Thornton Hunter Valley

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September 17 - Truscott St Public School Fete

Truscott St Public school is holding a fete and the day will be HUGE! There will be a variety of rides, stalls, food and entertainment for all ages. Come along and try your luck on hoopla, grab a sweet treat from the lolly stall, snatch a bargain at the twice new stall and be entertained by talented members of the local community. Relax with a plate from one of the many food stalls while the kids dance away in the disco, or go crazy on the rides. It will be the event of the year so be sure to put the date in the calendar today! - Truscott St, North Ryde NSW

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September 17 - Sydney Running Festival

The Blackmores Sydney Running Festival is an annual running and walking event with a full 42.2km marathon, 21.1km half marathon, 10km bridge run and 3.5km family fun run, all of which run over the Sydney Harbour Bridge. All four events start in Bradfield Park, Milson's Point travel over the main deck of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and finish at the Sydney Opera House (Marathon, Half Marathon and Family Fun Run) and Royal Botanic Gardens (Bridge Run). All events start at Bradfield Park, Milson's Point. The full marathon, half marathon and Family Fun Run finish at the Sydney Opera House, and the Bridge Run finishes at the Royal Botanic Gardens - Bradfield Park, Milson's Point Sydney NSW

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September 23 - Flavours of Mudgee

Flavours of Mudgee is a street festival which brings together 60 local stallholders and their regional wine, food, and produce. The street festival sees the closure of Market Street as crowds gather at the culmination of the annual Mudgee Wine and Food Festival. Entertainment, a demonstration stage, and balloons for children complement the food and wine offerings at an event which is for locals as much as visitors - Mudgee, Country NSW

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September 23 - Port Macquarie Beer and Cider Festival

The country's best boutique and craft brewers will be taking over the idyllic coastal town of Port Macquarie for this year's Port Macquarie Beer and Cider Festival. Come along and enjoy unprecedented access to the most exciting brews, tunes and food Australia has to offer, just a stone's throw from Sydney on the mid North Coast of NSW. The family friendly event will see the kids' games arena blown out of proportion with a giant double slide, mechanical bull for kids of all ages and countless games and activities to keep the small humans occupied while mum and dad enjoy all things beer and cider. A smattering of live music will serenade punters, with a stellar line-up to be announced next month. The best of local food vendors will be on hand to ensure bellies are full; and after the raging success of last year's inaugural Keg Toss, organisers have also introduced a far less physical option: "The Keg Roll" offering prizes for individuals and taking registration for corporate and private teams or anyone who may have a friendly rivalry that needs leveling - Westport Park - Port Macquarie NSW

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September 23 - Curryfest Woolgoolga

Curryfest celebrates the unique Punjabi heritage of Woolgoolga, immediately obvious from the Sikh temple on the hill as you enter town. For the last ten years thousands have descended on the beachside town to soak up Indian music and dancing and sample curries from all over the world. The main festival day features over 150 food and market stalls, a special kids zone with rides and entertainment, a mindfulness and meditation zone for those seeking inner peace and two stages of entertainment. As well as main festival day, increasingly lead up and follow on events are encouraging a longer stay - Beach Street Woolgoolga NSW

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September 23 - Sakura Matsuri Cherry Blossom Festival

Sakura Matsuri Cherry Blossom Festival is a major event on Cowra’s tourism calendar, celebrating the birth of spring. It attracts performers from across Australia and around the world. Locals, Australian and International visitors alike have the opportunity to experience traditional elements of Japanese culture. Sakura at the Cowra Japanese Garden is celebrated annually in September when the cherry blossoms are at their peak. This year's festivities include Cultural Activities & Demonstrations, Stage Performances, Martial Arts Arena - Karate, Aikido and Sumo Wrestling. Check out the many varieties of market stall that will be on offer or watch a demonstration on raking a (karesansui) or "dry landscape" Zen garden or maybe give it a go yourself. All this while you enjoy the beauty that is on offer at the Cowra Japanese Garden and Cultural Centre - Cowra NSW

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September 23 - Surry Hills Festival

One of our favourite spring festivals is back in September, celebrating all there is to love about the colourful inner city ’burb. The free, family-friendly day includes stages of bands and performing arts shows, hands-on activities in laneways and interactive arts installations that help tell the stories of the area - Crown St, Hill St, Shannon Reserve, and Ward Park - Surry Hills, Sydney

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September 23 to 24 - The St Ives Medieval Faire

On 23 and 24 September, St Ives Showground will be transformed into a world of grand tournaments, lavish food, and brave knights. We call on loyal subjects of all ages to visit and explore this captivating experience. Immerse yourself in the Medieval Village, savour traditional fare at the Tilt & Counter Tavern, stroll through the market stalls of authentic artisans, and witness knights vying for glory in grand tournaments. Whatever your fancy, you’ll find sights, sounds and experiences to delight, enchant and amaze at the St Ives Medieval Faire - 450 Mona Vale Road, St Ives NSW

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September 29 to October 2 - Hunter Valley Balloon Fiesta

The annual Balloon Aloft Hunter Valley Balloon Fiesta will take to the skies over the Hunter Valley from the 29th September to 2nd October in an amazing display of colour and excitement! Each day sees upward of twenty hot air balloons from all around the country launch together at sunrise and float majestically over the Hunter Valley wine country. Come join in the excitement as a passenger or follow along from the ground. - Hunter Valley NSW

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September 30 to October 1 - Southern Highlands Food & Wine Festival

The annual Southern Highlands Food and Wine Festival is an opportunity for visitors and locals alike, to sample the regions finest food and wines in a showcase of local produce, culinary activities, wine tasting, demonstrations, classes and entertainment. - Corbett Gardens - Wingecarribee Street, Bowral NSW

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Mattara Festival

September 30 to October 8 - Mattara Festival

Mattara - Festival of Newcastle is a celebration of, and by the people of Newcastle and the Hunter, through a diverse range of skills and performances, at the picturesque Newcastle Foreshore. Dance, theatre, sculpture, art, food, music, and environmental awareness are all on display in a fun atmosphere - Nobbys Beach Reserve, Newcastle East NSW

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October 6 to 8 - Kidtopia

Held across three days of the October school holidays, Kidtopia is packed with live music, theatre, circus, delicious food from Sydney's best and tonnes of activities for kids and grown-ups to enjoy together. If great live musical performances are your thing, our Sound Stage is for you. You might decide to flip and twirl at Circus School, or dance and jam in one of our Masterclasses. Check out comedians, acrobats and magicians at our Cinema Stage, be entertained by roving performers throughout the day, or be thrilled on the rides at the Funfair with an unlimited rides pass. The little ones can join the fun at Littletopia, while big bro or sis gets the creative juices flowing at Craftworks. Mum and dad can check out our Market Stalls before the whole family can finish the day with a movie at the Open Air Cinema. - Parramatta Park Sydney NSW

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October 7 - Maitland Riverlights Multicultural Festival

Celebrating diversity through food, music, dance and interactive experiences, Riverlights transforms Central Maitland into a global village. Visitors can see, taste, feel and experience the different cultures being demonstrated. Highlights include a range of exciting activities such as live music, dancing, language classes, lantern making and cooking demonstrations. Riverlights really shines at night, with spectacular fire shows, a festival lantern parade and the iconic paper lantern flotilla, where hundreds of paper lanterns are floated down the Hunter River, a truly memorable spectacle. 4pm to 9pm - Maitland, Hunter Valley NSW

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October 7 to 8 - Spirit of the Land Festival

The Spirit of the Land Festival is a colourful and vibrant celebration of the land. With artistic sculptures, fine arts and photography, lively markets, boutique stalls, fabulous foods, vivid open gardens, amazing entertainment, stylish vintage vehicles, the Festival is a fantastic experience for friends and family to enjoy - Lockhart NSW

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October 8 - Burwood Festival

The Burwood Festival is the largest free community event in Sydney’s Inner West with something for the whole family to enjoy. Please join us in Burwood Park as we come together celebrate our area’s rich culture and diversity and bring in the start of Spring. There’ll be thrilling rides and farmyard animals for the family, award winning food stalls with cuisine from around the world and goodie bags to top it all off. By the end of the day, festival-goers will turn into motor enthusiasts with the famous Classic Car Show and Shine displaying the best vintage cars from around Australia. - Burwood Park Burwood Sydney NSW

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October 13 to 22 - Festival of Mosman

The Festival of Mosman is a community celebration running over 10 days in September. It features an array of cultural and community events including open air concerts, art exhibitions, food fairs, explorations of historical sites and formal recreation activities at various sites throughout Mosman - Various locations in Mosman, Sydney

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October 14 - Harden Kite Festival

The Harden Kite Festival is not to be missed! Kite flying competitions for all ages and skill levels, and lots of fun activities for the whole family. There will be lots of free activities for the kids including helium balloons and face painting. The popular balloon twisting artist returns this year to entertain the crowds. A classic vehicle display for car enthusiasts. Lots of prize money and lucky draws to be won along with a jumping castle, merry-go-round and lots of food and market stalls. Bring your own kite or buy one on the day. 11am to 5pm - Harden Picnic Racecourse - Burley Griffin Way - Harden, NSW

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October 14 - Canberra Girls Grammar School Fete

The Canberra Girls Grammar School Fete really has something or everyone. Come and see the market stalls, hot food, cakes, salads, fairy floss, sweets, trash and treasure, plants and fresh-cut flowers, high quality pre-loved books, clothing, carnival rides and show bags for all ages and free entertainment for the whole family. This is an event not to be missed. We hope to see you there! - Melbourne Ave, Deakin ACT

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October 14 - Warragamba Damfest

DamFest is a major community event that provides a venue for all local community and sporting groups and emergency services to showcase their organisations and show the world what a unique area this is. Highlights of Damfest include Community fair, Market stalls, Rides, Showbags, Entertainment, The Band – Short Notice, The Elvis Show, Rock n Roll Dancers, Car and bike show, Swap meet, Helicopter rides, Feathered friends display, Sheep Shearing demonstration, Working Dog Show demonstration, Emergency service display, Food, Drinks and more! - Melbourne Ave, Warragamba Recreation Reserve, Warragamba NSW

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Granny Smith Festival

October 21 - Granny Smith Festival

The annual Granny Smith Festival celebrates the life and legacy of one of our district’s most famous citizens, Maria Ann Smith - aka Granny Smith - who, back in 1868, ‘accidentally’ grew the first batch of little green apples that bear her name and are now grown all over the world. The Granny Smith Festival began in 1985 and is now regarded as one of Sydney’s largest street festivals, a true community carnival, full of colour and good old fashioned fun. It attracts over 90,000 each year and is supported by local businesses, sporting and service organisations, schools and the wider community - Rowe Street - Eastwood Town Centre and Oval Eastwood NSW

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October 21 - Culinary Carnivale

Fairfield’s renowned Spanish and Latin American Food Festival, Culinary Carnivale, will return on 21 October from 11am to 4pm in Spencer and Ware Streets Fairfield. Culinary Carnivale will again offer a mouth-watering menu showcasing cuisines from Spain and Latin America, accompanied by Brazilian dancers, drummers, Mexican singers, football stars and a whole lot more in a friendly family atmosphere. Last year's culinary delights, the popular 10m long asado barbecue, as well as stalls offering gelato, South American sweets, empanadas, and freshly squeezed juices sweetened with sugar cane are set to return. Also on the menu are giveaways and free amusement rides, jumping castles, performers and activities - Spencer and Ware streets, Fairfield NSW

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October 21 - McAlister Fete

McAlister Fete returns this year with another great day out for the whole family. The fete has been part of Engadine's history for over 40 years now. It is an annual community event at the Cooper St Reserve. Come along and enjoy plenty of delicious food, amusement rides, petting zoo, entertainment, performances and much more. Save the date!! - Cooper St Reserve, Princes Hwy Engadine NSW

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October 21 - Greater Toronto Spring Fair

The Greater Toronto Spring Fair will be an exciting and fun day filled with displays, stalls, entertainment and activities. The Boulevarde will be closed to traffic for the day and instead was filled with Market Stalls, Business Displays, Entertainment and Amusements with plenty of cafes & food stalls. Continuing onto the foreshore and lake with activities and watercraft. 9am to 3pm - The Boulevarde, Foreshore and Lake Toronto

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October 21 - Karuah Oyster & Timber Festival

Come to the Karuah Oyster and Timber Festival that showcases the two industries the town was built on. Come along to sample beautiful Port Stephens Oysters and watch some of the states best Axemen compete in various Wood Chopping events, as well as stalls and entertainment. Fun for all the family - Karuah, NSW

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October 21 - Oatley Village Festival

One of the most popular community events in the St George area, the Oatley Village Festival attracts over 15,000 visitors each year. With 180 stalls, plus two stages of live entertainment, roving bands, amusement rides, Harley bike rides, trash and treasure, there is something for everyone. - Oatley Memorial Gardens and Frederick Street, Oatley NSW

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October 21 - The McAlister Fete

Engadine’s McAlister Fete has been running as an annual community festival since 1988. In 2017 it will again be at the Cooper St Reserve, on Saturday 21st October. Come along and enjoy plenty of delicious food, a variety of market stalls, amusement rides, petting zoo, local music and dance performances, raffle with great prizes and much more - Cooper St Reserve, Engadine NSW

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October 21 - St John's Community Fair

Planning is now well underway for our annual St John's Community Fair which has been a regular feature in the Canberra calendar since the 1930's. Once again it will be a traditional fair jam packed full of entertainment, stalls, homemade jams and cakes, craft, books, food, plants, white elephant goods, plus lots more. Families love the children's activities, including pony rides, jumping castle, face painting, fishing game and free petting zoo. Experience all the fun of an old fashioned fair in the heart of Canberra. Put the date in your diary now! 9.30am to 1.30pm - cnr Constitution Avenue and Anzac Park West, Reid ACT

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October 22 - Loreto Normanhurst Spring Fair

The Loreto Normanhurst Spring Fair is an exciting day filled with fun and variety. Live entertainment, country wares, craft, cakes, are just a few of the fabulous highlights of the day. - 91-93 Pennant Hills Road, Normanhurst NSW

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October 22 - Hills Grammar Spring Fair

The Hills Grammar Spring Fair is back and one you don't want to miss. It will be held on Sunday 22 October 2017 from 10am - 4pm. Come along and enjoy lots of rides, entertainment, amusements, raffles, market stalls and so many amazingly yummy food options. This is a day guaranteed to be full with fun. We look forward to you joining us for a fantastic family day out - 43 Kenthurst Rd, Kenthurst NSW

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October 22 - Maroubra Fun Run & Oktoberfest

The Maroubra Fun Run & Oktoberfest Fun Run & Oktoberfest is always one of Maroubra’s biggest and best annual family and community days. People come from near and far. Some run, some walk and some wheel around the course. Some will be super-fit, some will still be working on their fitness, and some will prefer to skip the Fun Run opportunity and just enjoy Oktoberfest. But EVERYONE will have a good time. Stay on after the race to enjoy our Oktoberfest Market Spectacular. German music, German beer (sponsored by The Sands Hotel) & bratwurst provided by the South Maroubra Surf Lifesaving Club, plus ethnic food stalls, refreshments, camel rides and other amusements until late in the afternoon. - Maroubra NSW

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October 28 - Basin Primary School Country Fair

Come to the Basin Primary School Country Fair and share all the fun with Entertainment, Community stalls, School Grade Stalls, Market Stalls, Traditional Fair games, Animal Farm, Food stalls and lots of fun for all ages. - Cnr Liverpool rd and Mountain Hwy, The Basin NSW

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October 28 - Haldon Street Festival

Festival audiences experience the ambiance of unique international cuisines, diverse cultures and great community spirit in a fun filled atmosphere. Haldon Street transforms into an Arabian Bazzare and is closed to provide open space for pedestrian traffic, dining, roving entertainment, free amusement rides and over 60 stalls full of international and gourmet food, merchandise, jewelry and produce - Lakemba, Sydney NSW

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Marayong Heights Public School Fete

October 28 - Marayong Heights Public School Fete

Come join us for a fun filled family day out!!! We have carnival rides, stalls, local entertainers, prizes , airbrush tattoos, face painting, showbags and Great food! Its all happening on Sat 28th October at our school on the hill. Hope to see you there!!! 10:00am - 4:00pm. Stall holders wishing to participate please email mhpspandc@gmail.com - 4A Guerie St, Marayong NSW

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October 28 - Canberra Montessori Spring Fair

The Canberra Montessori Spring Fair is the highlight of our community’s social calendar. Every year the grounds come alive with stalls, activities, cafes and other food to celebrate springtime and our community. Our wonderful volunteers work around the year creating arts and craft items to sell, planting seedlings for the garden stall, collecting books and clothes for our second­hand stores and creating delicious treats for our cafe, baked goods stall and international food stand. The whole campus is decorated and the Casuarina Grove comes alive with children’s activities side by side with picnicking families in the shade. Out the back we have larger ride and children’s activities like jumping castles and slides, and there’s always some kind of creature to get up close and personal with. - 35 Mulley St, Holder ACT

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October 28 - Rylstone StreetFeast

StreetFeast is one of Rylstone-Kandos District’s premier annual events allowing patrons to enjoy the scenic beauty of the district and sample the diverse range of local foods, produce, wines, art and craftwork. As always there will be plenty to see and do with the street market and buskers providing live entertainment from 10am. Bag a bargain, find a treasure, or just sit and enjoy! There will be live music centre stage throughout the afternoon. Children are most welcome and there will be lots of stalls, displays, and activities to keep them entertained, including a Jumping Castle and Face Painting - Louee Street Rylstone NSW

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October 28 - Canberra Nara Candle Festival

The Canberra Nara Candle Festival is a celebration of the Canberra Nara Sister City relationship which shares the values of peace and goodwill. The annual festival is based upon a much larger candle festival, the Nara 'Tokae', which is held in Nara, Japan. Held around October each year, the Canberra Nara Candle Festival has grown in popularity, showing the warm regard that Canberrans have for Nara and the lively interest Australians have in all aspects of Japanese culture. Highlights of the festival include Japanese food and cultural activities such as calligraphy, origami, lantern-making, martial arts demonstrations and entertainment. The centrepiece of the festival is a display of 2,000 candles which are lit at dusk by festival volunteers, and create a beautiful river of candle light weaving its way around the Nara Peace Park - Canberra Nara Peace Park & Lennox Gardens - Flynn Drive, Yarralumla ACT

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October 29 - Marulan Kite Festival

The annual Marulan Kite Festival is on again. Bring the family and join in the fun. There will be a children's pet show this year, an art show, photography and visual art competition, the CWA cake and cookie competition, show and shine vintage and veteran car display, running with parachutes in two man teams, lots of new and interesting stalls, display stands, delicious gourmet food and lots more. The Terminus Hotel will once again host their infamous Billy Boil Cup - George Street Tony Onions Park Marulan

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October 29 - Wahroonga Food & Wine Festival

The Wahroonga Food & Wine Festival will return to Wahroonga Park, Wahroonga on Sunday 29 October 2017, 11am – 5pm. Taste over 130 wines from 30 wineries and enjoy an array of local produce and a huge selection of gourmet food stalls offering a variety of international and Australian cuisines. The event is FREE and all ages are welcome. Bring your friends and family to enjoy the live music on the rotunda stage with performances by talented local school and contemporary musicians and entertainers. There will also be entertainment for the children, including inflatable rides and our petting animal farm from the Southern Highlands. - Wahroonga Park, Wahroonga NSW

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Norton Street Italian Festival

October 29 - Norton Street Italian Festa

One of the largest street festivals in Australia, The Norton Street Italian Festa is a celebration of community spirit and everything that makes Australia great – with an Italian slant. This is a wonderful celebration of what makes Leichhardt special and why up to 100,000 people attend each year. Highlights include carnival rides, jumping castles, animal farms, face painting and puppet shows for the kids, organic markets, entertainment, concerts, dancing and free cooking demonstrations by the best Italian professional chefs PLUS the best local Italian Nonnas! All mixed in with hundreds of stall holders showcasing and selling the latest, the unusual and the best in products, and food, coffee and gelato to die for - Norton St, Leichhardt NSW

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October 29 - Gymea Village Fair

Attracting over 50,000 patrons the Gymea Village Fair will be bigger and better than ever. Boasting more than 195 stall holders from food stalls to fashion, wine to flowers the stalls line the length of Gymea Bay Road from The Kingsway to President Avenue. On offer will be the traditional, homemade, the unusual, beautiful arts and craft, handbags, clothing and of course Christmas cakes and preserves. Our stage is packed with nonstop entertainment including local talent from all over The Shire and Sydney. Kids shows, band, dance acts, all of which will keep you entertained as you enjoy the festivities. There are rides and showbags to make sure that everyone has a smile for the entire day. There is something for everyone! 9am to 4pm - Gymea Rd Gymea, Sydney

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November 3 to 5 - Ballina Coastal Country Music Festival

Put on your hat, dust off your boots, tell your friends and neighbours the 2016 Ballina Coastal Country Music Festival is on it's way this June. Proudly supported the Ballina Shire Council this years festival is a community project of the Rotary Club of Ballina. This is one of the only, if not the only event in the northern rivers area that is held in 7 various locations throughout Ballina with over 30 artists providing FREE entertainment in clubs, hotels, Fawcett Park, and the Ballina main CBD street. This year includes an opening night " Country Rockin & Roast Night" Friday 10th June and a main feature concert with Tania Kernaghan on Saturday night the 11th June at Cherry Street Sports Club Ballina with a nominal cover charge - Ballina NSW

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November 4 - Radford College Fete

Radford College Fete is on again on Nov 4 from 3-7pm. Come and enjoy the twilight fair and enjoy food, music, novelty stalls, white elephant, books, pre-loved clothing, cakes, sweets, drinks, performances, side show alley and much more! - 1 College St, Bruce ACT

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Telopea Park School's La Grande Fete

November 4 - Telopea Park School's La Grande Fete

Looking for a great free family day out? Come along to Telopea Park School’s La Grande Fête from 2:30pm to 7pm on Saturday 4 November! One of the largest school fêtes in the ACT, the event promises multicultural food, fun and entertainment stretching into the balmy twilight hours. La Grande Fête is famous for its international food stalls, carnival rides and a fantastic range of entertainment! There’s plenty to keep the kids occupied – from dodgem cars to show bags! And for the “big kids”, the event will again feature the annual Canberra French Car Clubs display, preloved clothing and books, the monster Raffle Extraordinaire, beer and wine and a cornucopia of food - NSW Crescent Barton ACT

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November 4 - Deepwater Scarecrow and Wool Festival

Deepwater Scarecrow and Wool Festival is a free family and community oriented event, held in mid-spring, where quirky scarecrows spring to life as do the plants, signalling an end to Deepwater's dormant, frosty, wintry months. Visitors to the festival held annually at the Deepwater Oval can experience not only the scarecrow creations, but also local fleece on display, spinning demonstrations, local history, shearing demonstrations, Woolly Games for all the family, live animals, live musical entertainment, festival markets, Treasures in the Sand, dancing displays, and much more! Come and experience the atmosphere of this friendly village - Short St, Deepwater NSW

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November 4 to 5 - Bitter and Twisted International Boutique Beer Festival

It won't be long and Maitland Gaol will swing open its heavy gates to host the best beer festival in Australia! The Bitter and Twisted International Boutique Beer Festival will be held inside the walls of the ex-maximum security prison, Maitland Gaol and will showcase over 50 craft beers, a nationally recognised entertainment line-up and the best prison food you'll find!Sunday is family fun day - with loads of kids activities! - Maitland Gaol, John Street, East Maitland NSW

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November 10 to 12 - Majors Creek Festival

Majors Creek Festival will take place in a number of venues in and around the Majors Creek Recreation Ground. Performers include folk/roots, Celtic, bluegrass, jazz, blues, Americana, singer songwriters, and more. ‘Majors’ has always been known as one of the friendliest small festivals on the eastern seaboard and a place where people enjoy rubbing shoulders with their musical heroes at the bar or in one of the concert venues - Short St, Deepwater

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November 11 - Fisher's Ghost Street Fair

There's something for everyone at the Fisher's Ghost Street Fair! All of the fun of the fair is set to return when the Festival of Fisher’s Ghost descends on Mawson Park and Queen Street for the annual Street Fair. With around 100 stalls selling tasty food, showbags, handmade jewellery, home and lifestyle products, fashion, and lots more, there is definitely something for everyone at the Street Fair. If shopping isn't your thing, Mawson Park will be transformed into a fun zone for families, with plenty of fun and free events for children include a jam-packed program of stage entertainment. Complementing the colourful, creative and eclectic mix of stalls lining Queen Street, Mawson Park will be a hive of entertainment and activities. Kung Fu Panda will take to the stage for two interactive shows as he looks to recruit an army of warriors to become legendary Kung Fu masters. Plus, kids can get creative, meet some farm animals or burn some energy in Cameron the Caterpillar – an inflatable tunnel with loads of fun surprises inside! 10am to 2pm - Mawson Park and Queen Street, Campbelltown NSW

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November 11 - Ballina Prawn Festival

Set on the banks of the glorious Richmond River, the Ballina Prawn Festival is one whole day and night of fun, laughter and community. From tasting the delicious sizzling prawns, mingling amongst the buzzing crowds, or taking an exhilarating spin on the Ferris wheel, the Ballina Prawn Festival delights young and old. This quirky celebration of rich local heritage has a raft of unique, often hilarious and very entertaining activities where audience participation is warmly encouraged. Festival visitors can enjoy exciting rides, great music; delicious food and can even join in the hilarious DIY Raft Race! The Ballina Prawn Festival is a quintessential Aussie event and a wonderful celebration of the laid backed Ballina lifestyle and brings together thousands of local residents and visitors from throughout the Northern Rivers and beyond - Ballina - Northern Rivers NSW

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November 11 - Shoalhaven Timber Festival

The Shoalhaven Timber Festival highlights the history of the timber industry and its valued past, present and future. Festival goers will get to view some of the important parts of the timber history of the Shoalhaven. View photos and displays of the early Timber Getting Days dating back to the 1800’s. Historic information of the timber industry, past and present. Talk to representatives of the past and present building, timber and logging days. View the many tools used in the late 1800′s and the 1900’s to cut and prepare timber for housing, fencing, wharves, boats and so much more. Take a stroll through the many woodwork and other handcrafted stalls, and watch wood chops and chain saw demonstrations. Discover the heritage of people and places from Milton Ulladulla, Shoalhaven on the South Coast. Take in a piece of Australian history. - Shoalhaven NSW

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November 11 - St Thomas the Apostle Parish and School Fete

Join us at the St Thomas the Apostle Kambah parish Community fete for a fabulous day out for all. There's heaps to do for the whole family including Performances, Entertainment, Show Bags, Cake Stall, Trash 'n' Treasure, Craft Stall, Plant Stall, Community Displays, Tombola, Carnival Rides for all ages, Sideshow Games, Hot food, Devonshire tea, Ice cream, Cakes & slices, Fruit salad and much more - Boddington Crescent Kambah ACT

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November 12 - Newtown Festival

One of Sydney’s biggest and most beloved annual events, Newtown Festival 2017 will return to Camperdown Memorial Rest Park on Sunday 12 November from 9:30am – 5:30pm for a day of music, art, food, markets, friends, family, dogs & fun. Newtown Festival is produced by Newtown Neighbourhood Centre as its major fundraiser. The Festival generates funds and awareness to enable the Centre to provide frontline services for those doing it most tough in the inner west. Now in its 39th year, Newtown Festival 2017 continues to embrace the theme “Home is where the heart is”. Join us and celebrate Newtown’s unique, vibrant and accepting community, supporting individuals who need support and creating a sense of harmony in the area. - Camperdown Memorial Rest Park Sydney

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November 12 - Brisbane Water Oyster Festival

The annual Brisbane Water Oyster Festival is on the second Sunday of November each year at Ettalong Beach right on the recently upgraded beach and waterfront. It is a superb day out for the whole family and lovers of fine food and wine. The day includes fine wine from our neighbours in the Hunter Valley and food from around the world. With over 40 art and craft stall as well as exhibition stands. The day commences with a full program of live, on stage entertainment. This is a great day out for the whole family! 9.30am to 4pm - Boddington Crescent Kambah ACT

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November 18 - Central Coast Dogs in the Park

This year's Central Coast Dogs in the Park will be based around our draw card attractions where locals can participate in all activities such as Central Coast DockDogs Club Competition or even Rescue Community Agility Race course and the ever popular Meet Alice the Dingo & Mini Dog Races & Pet Adoption Day Proposed activities for the event include dog sport demonstrations, best dressed pet competitions, dog races competitions, dog trick contest and interactive stalls. The opportunity also exists to raise money for a dog related organisations. 9.00am to 4.00pm - Marine Parade, The Entrance NSW

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November 18 - Mid Mountains Festival

Mid Mountains Festival is a fun family-focused event bringing people together to celebrate and showcase local businesses with fantastic local performers, folk music, children's activities, competitions, exhibitions and workshops of artists and crafts people from the Blue Mountains. With food stalls, free family activities, Lawson Library Booksale and the Beard and Mo Comp, don't miss out on celebrating in this family friendly atmosphere! - Lawson Village Lawson NSW

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November 18 - Light Up Camden Festival

Light Up Camden Festival is an annual community event that Camden Chamber of Commerce, Tourism & Industry has proudly hosted for many years. It is a hugely popular family festival with something for everyone. Lower John Street becomes a dynamic Eat Street that has evolved due the delicious variety of food stalls to choose from and the festive atmosphere created when people sit down together to enjoy a feast. Argyle St is full of stalls of every variety, while there's entertainment and carnival rides to suit all ages and all tastes. - Camden NSW

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Dungog Music Muster

December 29 to January 1 - Dungog Music Muster

Dungog Music Muster was formed in April of 2017. We are running our first annual event on the 29th Dec 2017 to the 1st Jan 2018. We will have camping at the Dungog Show ground and supporting around 5000 camping sites. Our event will have six bars and with each bar having its own stage. With six types of music with one main stage were our main performers will be playing after dark. Our second stage will be hosting a Battle of the Bands contest, with bands playing through out the days of the event. The Dungog Music Muster is all about the music and helping our local community. We will also be having an area designed for the kids with it own stage. Applications from Food Vendors are welcome. - Dungog Showground, Chapman St and Ablelard St, Dungog NSW

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