The Crescent


Let the kids explore our magic playland with a fun day of activities, workshops, music and performances and as the sun sets, join thousands of people to party as the best in Aussie rock, pop and hip hop hit the main stage at The Crescent.

Kid's Crescent - 10am-4.30pm

Enjoy a great day under the trees at our magic play land with a fun day full of free activities, workshops, music and performances to exercise little minds, imaginations and bodies. Plus you can unwind at the mobile café!

Bring a picnic rug, settle in and relax.

children playing in sacks races and drawing, families under the trees

Free workshops and activities

Get up and move with yoga and stretch, become a wild animal - get your face painted, or make a mask and join the ‘parade of creatures’, try balloon art, a magic or a dance workshops, make your own giant bubbles, sherbert & slimewith Fizzics Science.

Enjoy Indigenous dance and storytelling, paint your own boomerang, try fruit carving - art you can eat, join The Good Fairies games and workshops, drumming, make a hanging garden and lots of arts and craft.

Workshops and activities will be running from 10am to 4.30pm, they do not require booking - just turn up and play!

Kids Crescent stage

  • 10am Morning Yoga
  • 10.30am A Very Fairy Adventure
  • 11am Storytime
  • 11.30am Dreamtime stories and dance
  • 12pm Fizzics "Kaboom" Show
  • 12.45pm Storytime
  • 1pm Jonas Jost - Magician
  • 1.30pm International Dance Spectacular - Universal Carnivale
  • 2pm The Parade of Creatures
  • 2.15pm Martinez featuring Ben Sekali
  • 3pm Fizzics "Kaboom" Show
  • 3.45pm Martinez featuring Ben Sekali

Crescent Stage and Fireworks - 4pm-9pm

Join thousands of people to party as the best in Aussie rock and pop hit the stage for our massive FREE main stage concert! Line-up announced Monday 9 January!

The Crescent Stage - 4.30pm-9pm

As the sun sets, party with MC Jie Pittman as some of the best in Aussie rock, pop and hip-hop hit the main stage.


4.35pm - Welcome to Country with Bruce Gale, welcome song with Auntie Jacinta Tobin and choir

4.45pm - BEATZ

5.30pm - Thandi Phoenix

6.30pm - Thundamentals

8pm - Eskimo Joe

The main stage and crowds at The Crescent in daytime and evening

Fireworks - 9pm

End the night and farewell Australia Day with Parramatta’s iconic fireworks spectacular set to a hit music soundtrack.

Fireworks of various colours in Parramatta Park