Australia Day at Carss Bush Park

  • Mon Jan 26 2015
  • Family
    Mums & Bubs
  • $0.00

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Head along to Carss Bush Park on the foreshore of the Georges River this Australia Day and enjoy one of Sydney’s most popular and vibrant family celebrations of our national identity.

For over 20 years this event has been the platform for a dynamic entertainment program which showcases great live music, diverse cultural performances, amusing roving entertainers and attractive stalls selling clothing, novelties, crafts and foods from around the world. The peak of the event is reached at 9.00pm with a brilliant display of fireworks over Kogarah Bay which is enjoyed by event goers as well as Sydney-siders across our city’s southern suburbs.

Kogarah City Council will begin the event at 11.00am with a moving Citizenship Ceremony for fifty new Australians which includes a harmonic presentation of the Australian National Anthem and the announcement of Kogarah’s 2014 Citizen of the Year and Australia Day Ambassador.

This event is generously supported onsite by Kogarah State Emergency Service, St John Ambulance, Kogarah Fire Brigade and the NSW Police Kogarah Local Area Command.


10.00am – Multicultural food stalls, amusements and art and craft stalls open for trade
11.00am – Official Proceedings: Acknowledgement to Country, National anthem and flag raising ceremony, Mayoral Address, Presentations of Australia Day Ambassador and Citizen of the Year, and Citizenship Ceremony.
12.30pm – Kids Section: Nay Nay Let’s Play, Little Charlie Bear Show, Lazytown Show, Andy Jones and the Funky Monkey, TK Dance Stars, Ecualatinos Kids and the Harlow School of Dance.
4.00pm – Family Section: Matchbox Band & the Letzrock Rock ‘n Roll Dancers, Hot Potato Band, Yau Kung Mun Lion Dancers and Party Agents.
9.00pm – Fireworks Display

Other Activities: 7D Interactive Mobile Cinema, Carss Park Cottage Museum, Dinosaur Discovery Workshop, Baby T-Rex meet and greet, Sydney Academy of Chess and Amusement Rides.





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