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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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 1 to 30 - Lane Cove Festival

The Lane Cove Festival is on during the month of September. Celebrate everything that’s great about living in Lane Cove with a month long program of fantastic community and Council run events. With live music, workshops, film screening, exhibitions, talks, walks, gatherings, sporting activities and more, there is something to delight and excite all ages. - Lane Cove Sydney NSW

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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 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 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 22 to 24 - Wellington Springfest

Springfest is a celebration of Spring for the whole community and visitors. Highlights for this years’ festival include the Wellington Bicentenary SpringFest Parade, The Tin Roof Big Band playing at the Osawano Japanese Gardens, performances by Circus West, a dedicated children’s entertainment area in the markets and a fabulous Sunday SpringFest Family Roast lunch at the Burrendong Hotel (Sunday), Cycling Race, Quota Art Show and more! - Wellington NSW

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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 - Old Bar Beach Festival

Held every October long weekend at Old Bar on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales this award winning Festival celebrates all that is special and unique about Aussie beach culture. Centre stage is that iconic vehicle of the beach road trip, the Kombi and there's loads more besides. Why not drop in and join in the fun. - Old Bar 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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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 1 - National Goanna Pulling Championships

Come along to our family fun filled event of the year in Wooli at the Wooli Sports Ground! From 9am the fun kicks off with a huge line up of events for all ages. The Goanna Pulling competition takes place on Goanna Mountain where men and women compete for the honour of Australian National Championship Title with CASH Prizes. Enjoy the array of Market Stalls, Pony rides, Old McDonald Farm, Live Reptile Information Show and the Carnival/Amusement Rides. Food and Beverages will be available for Sale on the day! - Wooli NSW

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October 1 to 31 - Taste Riverina

Taste Riverina is a collaboration of the region's food producers and other industry champions who inspire people in the Riverina and beyond to eat better food by providing opportunities to celebrate, experience, understand and become advocates for locally produced food. The Riverina is known for its diverse range of produce, from rice, to citrus, lamb, beef, wheat, canola oil, olive oil, grapes, potatoes and pistachios, so ensure you experience the wide variety on offer throughout October. The month's calendar will include events all over the region including agricultural tours, cooking classes, food treks, dinners, cafe specials, recipe competitions, local festivals, degustation menus, picnics, and live music. - Riverina Region 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 - Great Race Festival Saturday Street Fair

The annual Great Race Festival Saturday Street Fair has something for everyone. Wander through the food and market stalls and enjoy great entertainment by local artists. There’s no better way to spend your Saturday than being part of this fun filled fair. In celebration of the release of Disney-Pixar’s Cars 3, the Cars Pit Stop will be the ultimate racing destination for families of all ages at the Saturday Street Fair this year. With activities for all ages, younger fans will be able to see the new-look Lightning McQueen. Plus, Mack the Transporter will be on show, creating the perfect backdrop for a family selfie! 10am to 4pm - Kings Parade (Russell Street) Bathurst 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 8 - Newtown Good Food Fair

Hitting Newtown Square and Eliza Street from 11am Sunday 8 October. This year we’re turning Eliza Street and Newtown Square into our very own street party to celebrate the culinary wonderland that is Newtown. With over 30 stallholders, live music, kids entertainment, and local artists you can look forward to degustation of local food, drinks, music and art. - Newtown Sydney NSW

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October 12 - Deepavali Festival

The Deepaval Festival of Lights is a fun filled family event with free entry for all. Come along and enjoy fine Food, Dance, Music and Entertainment. 11am to 5pm - Martin Place Sydney NSW

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October 12 to 15 - 5 Rivers Outback Festival

The 5 Rivers Outback Festival celebrates Balranald's connection with Water, Wood & Wool and all that is wonderful about living in a rural and outback NSW community. The 5 Rivers Outback Festival provides a valuable platform to showcase Balranald Shire’s many attractions including the Shire’s stunning natural wonders, which boasts five rivers, majestic River Red Gum forests and two spectacular National Parks (Mungo & Yanga). Balranald is a small town with a big heart! Locals work tirelessly volunteering their time to stage the town’s fantastic festival every year. The Festival's popularity rises each year and brings the community together and visitors love to participate in the community spirit. The Festival's program is jam paced with unique events, local talent and great entertainment. - Balranald NSW

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October 13 - Shellharbour Public School Twilight Carnival

Come and join us at the the Shellharbour Public School Twilight Carnival on Friday the 13th October from 3-8. Showbag stand, cake stall, lollies and toys, hairspray and tattoos and White elephant stall plus much more. Food delights from Samaras, Vietnamese, BBQ, Woodfire pizza, Gozleme, hotdogs and more will cover dinner. Then cakes, ice cream, lollies, shaved ice and doughnuts will more than cover dessert. There will be a Lego display in the hall guaranteed to impress. So bring a blanket or chairs and come down and support our school and have a fun relaxed night with the kids. Everyone welcome! - Mary St Shellharbour 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 - St John’s Church Gordon Fête

This year's St John’s Church Gordon Fête and Spring Market will also feature stalls selling homewares, gifts, fashion, jewellery, and clothing. The kids will love the jumping castle, face painting, carnival games and meeting Zoe the Zookeeper. 9:00pm to 2:00pm - 754 Pacific Highway, Gordon NSW

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October 14 - Griffith Multicultural Festival

The Griffith Multicultural Festival is an annual event which aims to celebrates diversity through food, music and dance. Come along and enjoy food, arts and crafts stalls, face-painting, henna painting, a spaghetti-eating competition, a jumping castle, balloons and more. On stage in Memorial Park, there'll be dance and music performances to keep everyone entertained for a fun day of community celebrations. Griffith is home to around 20 different cultural groups and many of them are involved in this community event - Fijians, Samoans, Maoris, Chileans, Italians, Indian, Pilipino, Aboriginal groups and more. 10.30am - 3.30pm: Memorial Park Banna Avenue, Griffith NSW

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Pagewood Public School Market Carnival

October 14 - Pagewood Public School Market Carnival

This year's Pagewood Public School Market Carnival has something for everyone! Highlights of the fantastic event include fairground rides, Entertainment, Raffle, External and Class Stalls, Food, Activities and Fun! Come along for a great day and to support Pagewood Public School raise funds to increase it's technology. 9am - 3pm - 60 Page St, Pagewood 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 - Woodburn Riverside Festival

The annual Woodburn Riverside Festival is a full day of family-oriented activities and entertainment, centred on the Richmond River and the adjacent Riverside Park at Woodburn. The many attractions include a raft race, dragon boats, water-skiing demonstrations, markets and a barbecue. Activities for children include rides, a jumping castle and face painting. Musical entertainment throughout the day will be provided by Community Radio 88.9 FM, and a live band in the evening. A fireworks display at 8pm will round off a fantastic day for the whole family - Woodburn NSW

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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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October 14 to 15 - Deepavali Festival

The Deepaval Festival of Lights is a fun filled family event with free entry for all. Come along and enjoy fine Food, Dance, Music, Entertainment. rides and fireworks - Paramatta Park Sydney NSW

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Crows Nest Festival

October 15 - Crows Nest Festival

The annual Crows Nest Festival attracts fifty thousand people during the day, along with up to 200 stall holders, 4 stages and entertainment areas, inflatable rides, petting zoo, pony rides, craftspeople, street entertainers and musicians merging together for the benefit of Crows Nest. - Willoughby Rd (and various cross streets), Crows Nest NSW

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October 15 - Our Lady of the Sea Primary School Fair by the Sea

Each October, the Our Lady of the Sea Primary School becomes the setting for the Fair by the Sea, a hugely popular event that brings families from all over the Central Coast. The Fair is a perfect example of the community coming together. Parents work tirelessly for many months in advance to preapre for it, and the days immediately before the weekend are a flurry of volunteer activity. Local businesses make it all possible through generous sponsorships. The local community show their support by turning up in ever-increasing numbers for a fabulous day that embodies many of the joys of family life on the Central Coast. Highlights of this fabulous event include Rides, games, food, country kitchen, bargain boutique, sno cones, craft stall, Devonshire tea, kids corner, toys, treasure trove, books, garden stall and much more! 8am to 2pm - 165 Serpentine Rd, Terrigal NSW

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October 20 to 29 - Inverell Sapphire City Festival

Help us celebrate the Regional Australia Bank Inverell Sapphire City Festival! October is festival month with a jam packed program of family friendly events for everyone to be able to get involved in & enjoy. A lot of your favourite events will be returning again as well as some new and exciting activities as well. Save the Date! 28th October for the Finale Day featuring the Poet’s Breakfast, Street Parade & Crowning Ceremony. With free live entertainment by "The Kazoos", "The PIGS" & the Fireworks Spectacular off the town bridge. This years event is one not to be missed! - Inverell 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 21 - Batlow Apple Blossom Festival

Celebrate the arrival of spring in Australia's most renowned apple growing region at the Batlow Apple Blossom Festival. Food, market stalls, live music,and family fun combine to bring the apple town of Batlow to life during the festival this October. Held annually on the third Saturday in October, the festival's Gala Day is a great representation of the energy that the Apple Blossom Festival brings to the community and region, with its depth of activities and emphasis on family fun. - Batlow NSW

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October 21 to 22 - Walcha Mountain Festival

Something for everyone at this year's Walcha Mountain Festival. Bike rides, billy carts, vintage cars, live music, fashion parades, Langford tours, model boats, quilt exhibition, craft beers, boutique wines, good food, market stalls and more! - Walchaw NSW

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October 22 - Marrickville Festival

Marrickville Festival brings together all of our diverse and vibrant people, cultures, and creative communities with a feast of international cuisine, live music and entertainment. With over 120 stalls displaying local produce, handmade artisan works, gifts and community groups as well as a Main Stage program, International Dance Floor, The Break music competition and a range of free activities for kids and the whole family. 10am to 5pm - Marrickville and Illawarra Roads, Marrickville NSW

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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 27 to 29 - Tastings on Hastings

Tastings on Hastings is the NSW North Coast’s premier food and wine festival drawing exhibitors and patrons from Greater Port Macquarie and surrounding regions and attracting visitors from regional NSW and Sydney. This fantastic weekend event showcases our region’s farmers, artisans, food producers, wine growers, brewers, restaurants and cafés and attracts up to 20,000 people. Born from the Hastings Farmers Markets, Tastings on Hastings’ core objective is to highlight and promote the farming, fresh produce, gourmet products, local artisans, wines, beers, chefs, restaurants and cafés of the local region. - Port Macquarie NSW

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October 27 to 29 - Cobar Festival of the Miner’s Ghost

The legendary mining town Cobar hosts its annual Festival of the Miner’s Ghost. The festivities include art & craft exhibitions, live music and dance performances and a spectacular fireworks display over the old Great Open-Cut Copper Mine. There are also markets in the park, clowns, buskers and food vendors. Highlights of the weekend include the Police Charity Golf Day, the Family Kite Flying Day, and of course – the Friday night Family Fright Night Disco. - Cobar NSW

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October 27 to 29 - Aussie-fest in the West

This year's annual 'Aussie-fest in the West' festival takes place on the weekend of 27th, 28th & 29th of October in West Wyalong, NSW. Each year we celebrate the culture of a chosen location from around the world, with a rural Australian twist. - West Wyalong, NSW

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October 27 to 29 - ChromeFest

ChromeFest is a three day event and is a tribute to classic American autos, hot rods, rock n roll, and rockabilly. ChromeFest features three days of non-stop free entertainment and displays, over 90 market stalls, dance demonstrations, dance workshops, vintage glamour fashion parade, and a Pinup Doll Competition. ChromeFest also features car displays, street cruises, professional dance displays, and the massive show and shine on Sunday with over 500 show cars on display and over 55,000 people attending over the three day event. - Marine Parade The Entrance 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 - Latham Primary School Fete

The Latham Primary School Fete is on again and this year is sure to be a scream with our spooktacular theme: HALLOWEEN! Get into the scaring spirit with a Halloween Parade, along with all the usual favourites - White Elephant Stall, Books, Crafts, International Food and rides, rides and MORE RIDES for the kids! With rides, attractions, market stalls and entertainment running from 3pm-6pm and DINNER SPECIALS at our International Food Stall from 6pm-7pm (or until sold out), the Latham Fete is going to be a fun night out for the whole family! The Fete is the major annual fundraiser run by the Latham PS P&C and we aim to bring the school students and staff, parents and carers, Latham residents and the wider community together for this fun event. 3pm to 7pm - 48 St O'Loghlen, Canberra, ACT

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October 28 - Erskineville Public School Erko Berzerko Fair

Erskineville Public School will throw its school gates open on Saturday 28 October to host this year's Erko Berzerko. The day will be a celebration of community with old-school fun, awesome food, stalls, rides, free entertainment, and a silent auction with amazing items donated by Erskineville’s local businesses and parents of the school. 10am to 4pm - Swanson St, Erskineville NSW

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October 28 - Aranda Primary Twilight Fete

The Aranda Primary Twilight Fete is a fun afternoon aiming to bring together the local community and raise valuable funds for the school. There's rides for all ages, stalls, auctions, international food, drinks, activities and more! 3pm to 7pm - 1 Banambila St, Aranda, ACT

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October 28 - Trinity Christian School Fair

Mark your calendars for the Trinity Christian School Fair! It will be a fun-filled event for the whole family. Come along and enjoy a fabulous day out highlighted by fantastic rides, games, market stalls, entertainment, food, drinks, activities, displays and MORE!!! 10pm to 3pm - 34 McBryde Crescent, Wanniassa ACT

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October 28 - Strathfield Food and Jazz Festival

This year's Strathfield Food and Jazz Festival has something for everyone. Join us for a day of tantalising tastes and amazing aromas combined with the vibrant sounds of jazz. Featuring live cooking demonstrations, kids entertainment, live music and plenty of delicious food stalls to choose from, this event should be at the top of every Sydney Foodies to-do list. 11am to 4pm - Strathfield Square, Strathfield NSW

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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 28 - Lithgow Halloween

Lithgow Main St will be overrun with freaky fiends, ghouls, zombies and loveable fantasy characters at this year's Lithgow Halloween. Organised and hosted by Lithgow City Council, the event will again feature spectacular Vivid-style lighting displays and spooky decorations. The main shopping area will be transformed into a fun-filled pedestrian zone with themed precincts, non-stop entertainment and a community Trick or Treat activity for children. As in previous years, the family-friendly Lithgow Halloween will include something for everyone, with a range of free community events in public spaces through to ticketed events at private venues. 2pm to 10pm - Lithgow main street NSW

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October 28 - Myall River Festival

The Myall River Festival is a free family friendly event, with a large variety of market stalls, stage entertainment, river activities, games and competitions for the kids, all taking place on the magical waterfront of Tea Gardens, beside the Myall River. Enjoy fireworks and festivities along with camel rides; bungee trampoline; jumping castle and giant slide; face painting; two music stages with live music; displays; sail past (river parade); tea gardens school duck race; dancing performances; live band on the main stage from 12pm; vintage car display; more than 100 market stalls. - Tea Gardens NSW

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October 28 to November 8 - Grafton Jacaranda Festival

From the last weekend in October to the first weekend of November every year the longest running floral festival in Australia, the Grafton Jacaranda Festival, is held under canopies of purple blossoms. The festival commences regally with the crowning of their Jacaranda Queen and Princesses. Local arts, crafts and sporting groups take the week long opportunity to showcase their work. The city of Grafton comes to a standstill on Jacaranda Thursday with the main street lined with market stalls, rides and entertaining skits performed by local businesses. The mighty Clarence River is a spectacular backdrop for the Riverlight event on Friday evening where spectators line the riverbank to watch local performers before a fantastic finale of fireworks. The festival culminates with a float parade of enormous proportions on Saturday afternoon followed by a sunset family concert on the Riverbank. Sunday morning, for one last chance to tread the Jacaranda blossom carpeted streets, there is a Fun Run which includes a run across the famous bendy bridge. - Grafton NSW

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October 28 to 29 - Shoalhaven River Festival

The Shoalhaven River Festival is a two day community event celebrating life in the beautiful Shoalhaven. A free weekend event held in October each year, the Festival unites our wonderful community and visitors to the region for two action packed days of family friendly festivities. The event will kick off with the famous Nowra CBD street parade showcasing our beloved community groups and local businesses. Following the parade, the fun continues on the southern banks of the beautiful Shoalhaven River with live entertainment, market stalls, river activities, kids amusements, a marina expo, the arts precinct and an exciting Saturday night fireworks display. On Sunday the fun continues on the shores of the River with more river activities, and entertainment. - Banks of the Shoalhaven River - Scenic Dr, Nowra NSW

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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 - Rose Bay Street Fair

The Rose Bay Street Fair is a great opportunity for locals and visitors to enjoy a great day out in the village atmosphere of this premier Sydney harbour foreshore suburb. Approximately 120 stalls showcase their wares from the local shops and those travelling to bring their wares and taste sensations to Rose Bay. On Dover Road, New South Head Road and the closure of the North end of Newcastle Street. Pannerong Reserve full of activities for kids. - Rose Bay Sydney NSW

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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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Camden Public School Fete

November 3 - Camden Public School Fete

Camden Public School Parents & Citizens Committee would like to invite members of the public to the Camden Public School Fete. This is a fun family event with FREE entry and plenty of activities to keep the kids amused. There’s a great line-up of stalls planned as well as rides, show bags, food galore and our famous Chocolate Wheel and Auction which is something not to be missed. 4pm to 9pm - see you there! - John Street Camden Sydney NSW

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November 3 - Seaham Public School Fete

It's that time of year again - Seaham Public School Fete is fast approaching. Get out your diaries, turn the page on your calendar and highlight Friday, October 23 then prepare yourself for a fun filled day with heaps to see and do for all ages. All the favourite stalls will be there including White Elephant, Plants, Cakes and Sweets. There's Hot Food, Cold Drinks, Rides, Haunted House, Activities and fun for the whole family - see you there. 2.30pm to 7.00pm - Still Street, Seaham NSW

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November 3 to 5 - Eden Whale Festival

There’s no better place in NSW to have a close encounter with the whales or combine adventure in an unspoilt coastal wilderness. The opportunities are as plentiful as the krill on which the whales feed. The festival combines whale watching from shore and sea with live shows, hands on family fun, outdoor entertainment, photography, film, music, seafood and local produce. - Eden NSW

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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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Festival of Fisher's Ghost

November 3 to 12 - Festival of Fisher's Ghost

Each November, the legendary Festival of Fisher's Ghost comes alive in Campbelltown. The Festival is steeped in history, dating back to 1956. It is named after Australia's most famous ghost, Frederick Fisher. Held over 10 days, the Festival features the spectacular Street Parade, the prestigious Fisher's Ghost Art Award, annual Fisher's Ghost Fun Run, a Street Fair, Craft Exhibition, open days and a giant carnival with fireworks. Be part of the legend and enjoy the many events on offer - if you dare!- Queen Street, Campbelltown NSW 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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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 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 5 - Marulan Kite Festival

The Marulan Kite Festival is an annual festival celebrating all things kites. Sunday activities include: Kite flying, running with parachutes, boiling the Billy Cup and walking the stalls. What's more, have you heard of global craze of painting and hiding rocks? Kite Man will be hiding special kite rocks in and around Marulan prior to the festival - find one, bring it on Sunday and win a prize! - George Street, Marulan, NSW

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November 5 - Double Bay Street Festival

Be prepared for a family day of fun at this year's Double Bay Street Festival! With over 320 stalls selling bespoke items, there is something here for everyone. There is all day entertainment, Roving Entertainers, Amusement Rides, Camel Rides, activities, displays and much more! 10am-4pm - Double Bay Sydney NSW

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November 9 to 10 - Park Feast

the POPUP Park Feast food truck event will be heading to the Central Coast and setting up at Gosford Waterfront on Thursday 9th & Friday 10th November from 4pm until 9:30pm both evenings! Over 15 food trucks and dessert stations, amusement rides and live music all evening long. Families can kick back, relax and enjoy the water views whilst tasting their way around the best food the Coast has to offer! Free entry and plenty of free onsite parking. - Gosford Waterfront Gosford 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 - Glenbrook Spring Festival

The Glenbrook Spring Festival is a festival of local art and craft focusing around fun, friendship and entertainment for all the family in Glenbrook, the Gateway Village to the Blue Mountains. The Festival is held on the second Saturday of November in each year. Bands, singers, dance groups, displays, large carnival with amusement rides, petting zoo, various street stalls, and locally made goods. A variety of food stalls will be running during the day, giving you an opportunity to spend the day enjoying the festivities. 8am to 3pm - Park and Ross Streets Glenbrook 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 11 to 12 - Philippine Christmas Festival

Immerse yourself in Filipino culture during this free two-day festival featuring Philippine made products, Philippine tourism destinations, food stalls and musical and dance performances of Filipino Australians - Tumbalong Park, Darling Harbour Sydney NSW

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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 12 - Greek Street Fair Burwood

Greek Street Fair Burwood is an annual event celebrating the Greek culture and heritage. In 2017 it takes place on Sunday 12 November from 11am to 4pm, Burleigh Street Burwood. Enjoy Greek dancing performances, Greek music, Greek food and sweets, market stalls, competitions, activities for children and lots more. 11am to 4pm - Burleigh Street Burwood NSW

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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 - Tilligerry Festival

Tilligerry Festival is a yearly event, starting at 10am on the Waterfront, Loads of Carnival Rides, Demonstrations/Games, Markets, Music, Dancing, Community Group Displays, Picnic in the Park, Great food at Cafes and Fundraising Sausage Sizzle. - Henderson Park, Lemon Tree Passage, Port Stephens 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 - Bathurst Truck Show

After a hugely successful event in 2016, Bathurst Truck Show is taking place again on 18th November 2017 at Bathurst Showgrounds. There will be plenty to see and do for the whole family including over 200 market stalls, food stalls, entertainment and kids rides. 9am to 4pm - Bathurst Showground, Kendall Ave, Bathurst 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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November 18 to 19 - Bathurst’s Outdoor Expo and Christmas Markets

Bathurst’s Outdoor Expo and Christmas Markets is an annual event which has been running for over 20 years, we aim to bring a wide variety of exhibitors together for this one event. Held at the Bathurst Showground, we try to cater to everyone’s taste. We have diversified the event over the years to incorporate many aspects. We pack all of the three beautiful pavilions with a variety of stalls including jewellery, home wares, gift wares, toys, books, crafts, beauty products, clothing and much more. Outside we aim to create a festival atmosphere with a variety of food and market stalls, entertainment and children’s rides. We also cater for the outdoor enthusiast with camping, boating, 4WD accessories, fishing, camper trailers, caravans plus much more. - Bathurst Showground, Bathurst NSW

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November 18 to 19 - Park Feast

Park Feast the FESTIVAL will again take over the Hills on Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th November from 11am until 10pm Saturday, and 11am until 9pm on Sunday along the front section of Bella Vista Farm lining Norwest Boulevard in Bella Vista. Over 20 of your favourite food trucks and dessert stations, amusement rides and live music all day 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 parking all day. Park Feast is an alcohol free event. - Bella Vista Farm - Norwest Boulevard, Bella Vista NSW

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November 25 - Clemton Park Public School Fete

Come along and join us at the Clemton Park Public School Fete for a fun day of rides, games, guest appearances, market stalls and much, much more. Support your community and your school !! 10am to 4pm - 185 Bexley Rd Earlwood NSW

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December 1 - St John's Christmas Twilight Market

This year's St John’s Gordon Christmas Twilight Market will feature a variety of stalls selling homemade cakes and jams, arts and crafts, fashion, jewellery, Christmas decorations, and stocking fillers. Traditional homemade Christmas cakes and puddings will also be available. 4:00pm - 9:00pm - 754 Pacific Highway, Gordon NSW

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December 1 to 3 - National Cherry Festival

Young is the undisputed Cherry Capital of Australia. The vibrant and progressive town of Young, located on the south west slopes of New South Wales, is gearing up to host the National Cherry Festival this December. The three day celebration will include quirky and colourful festivities including the National Cherry Festival Street Parade, Christmas Street Market, cherry pie eating championships, cherry pip spitting competition, live music, drum and pipes bands, Hilltops Wine Expo, Young and Region Farmers Market, fringe events, and much more - Young NSW

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December 2 - Coogee Family Fun Day

Who will be coming to The Coogee Family Fun Day? This event is held every year in Goldstein Reserve at Coogee Beach. A favourite for locals and visitors to the eastern beaches for over 20 years. It has over 80 market stalls, rides, free petting zoo, five hours of live performances including local dance groups, yoga classes, and Santa. - Goldstein Reserve Coogee Beach Coogee NSW

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December 2 to 3 - Narrabeen Lakes Festival

2017 sees the celebration of the 24th Narrabeen Lakes Festival at Berry Reserve, on the shores of Narrabeen Lagoon. The Narrabeen Lakes Festival is a vibrant festival with something for everyone: entertainment, amusement rides and over 140 market stalls selling everything including food and baked treats from various countries, refreshments, fresh produce, preserves, arts and crafts, clothing, bric-a-brac and plants. Displays include Australian Working Dogs Association, Maritime Rescue and vintage cars. There is a covered entertainment area featuring live acts, Saturday 9.30am to 9.15pm, including a Fireworks display at 9pm, and Sunday 10am to 4.30pm. - Berry Reserve Narrabeen Lakes NSW

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December 7 to 31 - Toronto Festival of Lights

See Toronto decorated and illuminated from December 7th on Thursday and Friday evenings and on New Years Eve from 6.30pm to 9.30pm to celebrate Christmas and the Holiday Season. Walk around the viewing trail or drive around the 5km driving route or better still hop on one of the Christmas Fun Buses leaving from The Boulevarde and the Royal Motor Yacht Club Toronto.Each Thursday night there will be a Christmas Market from 3pm to 9.30pm with stalls in the park and in The Boulevarde to complement the current shopping offerings. Stock up on such items as Christmas Gifts and Decorations , Holiday food and tasty treats available from festively decorated stalls and shops. On Friday nights the air will be filled with Christmas and holiday music, performances will be featured on the Foreshore and throughout the town. Be entertained by Christmas Characters and hear Christmas stories as you wander around the festive displays. - Berry Reserve Narrabeen Lakes NSW

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December 9 - Matsuri Japan Festival

Matsuri in Sydney is an exciting massive one day event. There will be lots of food stalls and beers in a beer garden. Music and dance performances, and stage shows such as karate, sumo and taiko performances. Learn the traditional arts and crafts in workshops with activities including origami and calligraphy! This is a one day only event, so don't miss out! Come and explore Japan for a day - you will be in love with Japan by the end of it! - Tumbalong Park, Darling Harbour, Sydney NSW

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February 24 to 25 - Tumbafest

Tumbafest is an annual festival held in the picturesque town of Tumbarumba, in the western foothills of the New South Wales Snowy Mountains. It is a celebration of quality music and local cool climate food and wine. Proudly supported by Hyne Timber, Tumbarumba’s largest employer, Tumbafest is held on the last weekend of February, and is an event sure to entertain the whole family! - Tumbarumba NSW

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