Children's Creative Festival

Date : 
26 October 2019 
Venue: Civic Park
Council Event
Cost: Free

Event Details

It's Festival Day


Saturday 26 October, 10am to 2pm, in Civic Park, North Sydney


Now in its 19th year, the North Sydney Children’s Creative Festival brings together the North Sydney community for a day of creativity in Civic Park.


This year’s festival celebrates the animals we share our planet with to inspire & educate young minds about the importance of caring for the natural world.


Join Wagana Dancers as they bring Aboriginal creation stories to life through dance, music, song and puppetry. Meet Dinnawan the Emu, Mugi the Owl, Wagan the Crow and Dyagula the Lyrebird. 

Join storytellers from the Aboriginal Heritage Office and Stanton Library as they take you on amazing underwater journeys with Gawura the Baby Humpback Whale and his sea animal friends!

Meet a Water Dragon and a pair of cheeky Tree Spirits from Ancient Times with Erth - Visual and Physical Inc!

Make your own Wildlife Habitats with Council's Bushcare Team!

Make your own Bamboo Bee Hotel with North Sydney Scouts!

Paint, draw, scribble and stick to create your own animal puppets and illustrations with artist Kathie Najar and Studio A artists Lauren Kerjan and Catherine McGuiness.

Help weave a giant Bird's Nest with Basketry NSW!

Animals unleashed! Hop, stalk and pounce like an animal with Circus Playground.

Meet crocs, pythons and lizards with Australian Wildlife Displays!

Groove with the North Sydney Girls High School Band!

Explore the inside of a fire truck and learn about fire safety with Crows Nest Fire Station!


Plus - Enjoy roving entertainment all day!


This is a plastic free event - Please BYO refillable water bottle!


This event is proudly single use plastics free. Please help yourself to a reusable cup supplied by partner Ruzi from any of our water refill stations. Please put used cups in the Ruzi return bins provided around the site.    


There will be plenty of healthy food options available on the day


Children’s Week Creative Workshops

19-27 October 2019, across North Sydney. Bookings essential.

A week long program of hands-on creative activities including arts & crafts, music performances, movie screenings & more developed by local creatives especially for children 12 years and under.


North Sydney Children's Creative Festival 2019 Full Program (23MB)




Getting to the Festival

Civic Park, 200 Miller Street North Sydney, is next to Stanton Library, North Sydney Council Chambers and North Sydney Community Centre.


Buses run regularly along Miller Street with a bus stop very close to Civic Park.


Civic Park is a 15 minute walk up Miller Street from North Sydney railway station.


Catch the F5 Ferry to North Sydney, or call 131 500.


Free parking in North Sydney Council’s Ridge Street car park.


The North Sydney Children’s Festival aims to be an inclusive community event with limited accessible parking available in Council’s Ridge Street car park and accessible toilets in Stanton Library.


Jess Gledhill 9936 8100


Arts and Culture Facebook


26 Oct 2019 at 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM


Civic Park
200 Miller Street
North Sydney
New South Wales 2060


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