Let the kids explore our magic playland with a fun day of activities, workshops, music and performances. As the sun sets, join thousands of people in a massive party as the best in Aussie rock, pop and contemporary music hit the main stage.
Kid’s workshops, roving performers and stage performances. Bring a picnic rug, settle in and relax for a day of family fun!
An inclusive space for children to get creative, explore and learn through a range of fun and interactive activities. Don’t miss live on-stage entertainment and an awesome animal parade!
10am - 4pm | Circus Playground
10am - 2pm | Face Painting
Healthy Imaginations – Make and create
|10am - 11am | Lavender Lily|
11am - 12pm | Jaloola Storytime Craft Station
12pm - 1pm | Jaloola Entertainment Craft Station
1pm - 2pm | Jaloola Storytime Craft Station
|2pm - 4pm | Indigenous Art|
Experience the art of indigenous craft and decorate your own boomerang.
Healthy Minds - Investigate and explore
|10am - 1pm | Recycled Art Workshop|
Hosted by The Bower, kids get to make their own piece of art with technical and creative assistance from the facilitators.
1pm - 1.45pm | Fizzics Education Explore real science with giant bubbles and slime making.
2pm | 2.45pm | 3.30pm | Magic Workshop
Healthy Lives - Healthy Bodies - move and grow
|10am - 11am & 12pm - 1pm | Jump in Kids - Dance workshops|
Get up and moving as the dance troupe take you through a range of dance styles and fun exercises
|11am - 11.20am & 11.30am - 11.50am | Lavender Lily|
Mindful movement dance party.
|1pm - 2pm | Indigenous Storytime and Dance|
Noel shares stories relative to his Country, play the didgeridoo and teach children a dance.
2pm - 4pm | Healthy cooking
|10am - 10.30am | Yoga |
Start your Australia Day with a morning stretch and yoga to wake up your body and mind.
10.30am - 11am | A Very Fairy Adventure
|11am - 11.30am | Jump in Kids Show|
|11.30am - 12pm | Indigenous Storytime and Dance|
Listen to the stories of our Country and the didgeridoo, and learn Indigenous dance.
|12pm - 12.45pm | Fizzics ‘Kaboom’ show|
|12.30pm | MEET & GREET WITH HI-5|
Meet your favourite Hi-5 stars - Bailey, Courtney, Joe, Lachie and Shay next to the Kid's Crescent stage.
|12.45pm - 1pm | Storytime|
|1pm - 1.30pm | Magic show|
Magician Jonas Joost will amaze you with his unique style of magic and illusion.
|1.30pm - 2pm | Lavender Lily Show|
Lavender Lily will help you explore movement and the world around you!
|2pm | PARADE OF CREATURES |
Wild animals with freshly painted faces join the jungle mania performers in a stage parade.
|2.15am - 3pm & 3.15pm - 4pm | DJ Zapfish with the Amazing Amy Chase |
Sing along with to your favourite tunes.
As the sun sets, party with MC Losty as some of the best in Aussie rock, pop and contemporary music hit the main stage.
|4.30pm - 5pm | Welcome Ceremony |
Led by Aunty Jacinta Tobin and includes Darug dancers and singers for this very special opening of the Crescent evening concert.
5pm - 5.20pm | Hi-5
|5.40pm - 6.10pm | Teischa |
The unmissable, emerging, 20 year old singer-songwriter from Western Australia will grace the stage with her gripping song writing and strong vocals to deliver an outstanding performance.
|6.30pm - 7.10pm | Busby Marou|
The unmissable Australian duo Thomas Busby and Jeremy Marou had their current album ‘Postcards From The Shell House’ debut at #1 on the Aria Charts. Their track Days of Gold has been selected as the Commonwealth Games 2018 Theme song.
|7.15pm | Parravision Winner|
Grand Final Winner performance
|7.30pm - 8.10pm | KATE CEBERANO|
Award-winning songwriter, Kate Ceberano will perform some of her hits including songs from her 24th album, Anthology, released in 2016.
8.30pm - 9.10pm | DARYL BRAITHWAITE