Festival Of Fisher's Ghost 2018
- Fri Nov 02 - Sun Nov 11 2018
- All Ages
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In 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, between 2 - 11 November, the Festival features a new-look spectacular twilight Street Parade, the colourful street fair, the prestigious Fisher's Ghost Art Award, the annual Marsdens Law Group Fisher's Ghost Fun Run, open days and a giant carnival with fireworks.
Be part of the legend and enjoy the many events on offer - if you dare! Highlights of the festival include:
Fisher's Ghost Twilight Street Parade
One of the highlights of the annual Festival of Fisher´s Ghost is the Street Parade. The parade has come to be regarded as the official opening of the festival and a fitting way to celebrate the community spirit that the event embodies.
Where: Along Queen Street - from Broughton Street to Camden Road.
When: Saturday 3 November 2018 at 7pm
Gather your friends and family, pack a picnic and head down to Koshigaya Park for an awesome outdoor cinema experience! There will be complimentary popcorn with refreshments available for purchase. The movie will be right after the Fisher's Ghost Twilight Street Parade, following the 9pm Fireworks - So, why not make it a family night out and enjoy the excitement of the parade before relaxing with some popcorn under the stars!
Where: Koshigaya Park, Campbelltown
When: Saturday 3 November, 9.15pm
Fisher’s Gig has been part of the Festival of Fisher's Ghost celebrations since 1998 and is earning a reputation for launching young music careers. Ideal for all ages.
Where: Bradbury Park, Cnr The Parkway and Moore-Oxley Bypass, Bradbury
When: Saturday 3 November from 3pm
Fisher's Ghost Carnival
Enjoy the rides, sideshows, food, entertainment and more at Bradbury Oval over both weekends of the festival. Plus... Fireworks will light up the sky at 9pm on Saturday 3 and 10 November.
Where: Bradbury Oval, The Parkway, Bradbury
When: Various dates (Fireworks 3 and 10 Nov). See website for further details
Cost: Free entry, carnival rides at cost
The free event is designed to nurture children’s interest in contemporary art and offer opportunities for children to be creative, explore and play
Where: 1 Art Gallery Rd, Campbelltown
When: Sunday 04 November 2018
Catch ‘em all Campbelltown
Get ready for Campbelltown’s first ever Pokémon GO Event! There will be lures dropped all over Mawson Park to give you a chance to ‘Catch ‘em all’! Ever wanted to learn how to play the Pokémon card trading game? This is your chance, together with Gametraders Macarthur you can join in on the free lessons. Be one of the first 100 players and receive a free Pokemon card deck! There will also be a free jumping castle and face painting. Refreshments available for purchase.
Where: Mawson Park Campbelltown
When: Friday 9 November from 5pm – 9pm
Fisher's Ghost 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.
Where: Mawson Park and Queen Street, Campbelltown
When: Saturday 10 November 2018 from 10am – 2pm
Fisher’s Ghost Art Award
Where: Campbelltown Arts Centre. 1 Art Gallery Rd, Campbelltown
When: Exhibition opens Saturday 3 November
Official opening night and award announcement: Friday 2 November
Marsdens Law Group Fisher's Ghost Fun Run
Grab your running shoes because entries are now open for the Fisher’s Ghost Fun Run. Participants can run either the 5-kilometre or 10-kilometre course. Minimum age 8 years.
Where: Western Sydney University and TAFE NSW Campuses at Campbelltown.
When: Sunday 11 November 2018
Cost: See website for cost and entry form HERE
For more information, visit the website.
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