The Crescent

10am - 9pm

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.


10am - 4pm

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!

Kid's Crescent


10am - 4pm

10am - 4pm  |  Circus Playground
An interactive circus workshop where families can learn the skills of juggling, swirling, hula-hoop, walking on beams, and stilt-walking!

10am - 2pm |  Face Painting
Face painting will be available at the Kid's Crescent, so make sure you get your animal face painting done in time to join the Parade of Creatures!


Healthy Imaginations – Make and create

10am - 11am  |  Lavender Lily

11am - 12pm  |  Jaloola Storytime Craft Station
Join the fairies and let your imagination run wild. Make Australian animal masks or decorate wooden native animals. Children are invited to participate in the PARADE OF CREATURES (at 2pm on stage) wearing their handmade animal masks.


12pm - 1pm  |  Jaloola Entertainment Craft Station
Mask and amazing creature workshop


1pm - 2pm  |  Jaloola Storytime Craft Station
Craft activity inspired by themed stories.

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
Magician Jonas Joost showcases some magic skills and tricks. 30 minutes duration


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
Make your own healthy treat!



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
The Sugar Plum Fairy, along with her puppet friend Billy the caterpillar, takes you on a journey of singing and dancing as they learn about nature, resilience and friendship.

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! 
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.


4.30pm - 9pm

The Crescent main stage

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
Join the amazing world of Bailey, Courtney, Joe, Lachie and Shay from Hi-5 as they light up the stage with their best moves and tunes.

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.

Kate Ceberano

8.30pm - 9.10pm  |  DARYL BRAITHWAITE
Recently inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame, Daryl will perform some of his greatest hits including ‘The Horses’.