Marrickville Council Community Events
Marrickville Council holds a range of free community and cultural events throughout the year that celebrate the vibrant and diverse character of the area.
Council's events program aims to strengthen the community of Marrickville by supporting community engagement, promoting a vibrant street-life and celebrating our rich cultural traditions.
For more information on Council's events program, please phone 9335 2142 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
MAJOR ANNUAL EVENTS
Australia Day Celebrations at Enmore Park
Sunday 26 January 2014
This outdoor festival at Enmore Park, Enmore, features free live entertainment, information and international food stalls, plenty of kids' rides and activities, a citizenship ceremony, and concludes with a spectacular fireworks display.
- Visit the Australia Day Celebrations page for more information.
International Women's Day
Marrickville Council commemorates International Women's Day annually with a local event celebrating the role of women in public life. The 2011 event was a celebratory afternoon, complete with a 'Village Green' theme, that honoured women's contributions to 150 years of local governance and community, as well as the importance of sustainable living, accessibility, and equality.
- Visit the International Women's Day page for more information.
Bairro Português Petersham Food & Wine Fair
This vibrant street festival features free contemporary and traditional Portuguese-themed entertainment, and food, wine and information stalls at Audley and Fisher Streets, Petersham.
- Visit the Bairro Português page for more information.
Sunday 19 May 2013, 11am–4pm
The inaugural Celebrate 2044 – St Peters, Sydenham and Tempe's own community fair – celebrates all that is on offer in the local community with a relaxed picnic style event on the greens at Tillman Park. In partnership with the local community, businesses and schools, this new event will feature entertainment, local produce from postcode 2044 and activities for the whole family.
- Visit the Celebrate 2044 page for more information.
Thursday 20 June 2013– Sunday 30 June 2013
Open Marrickville is an eleven day festival celebrating multiculturalism through storytelling, music, dance, art, theatre, food, and simply gathering together. The festival takes place in a variety of locations across the Marrickville area. These activities are organised by local community groups, schools and community organisations, with support from Marrickville Council through a grants program.
- Visit the Open Marrickville page for more information.
20 October 2013
Marrickville is a renowned destination for cultures, creativity and community. The buzzing marketplace that is Marrickville Festival provides a treasure trove of authentic local art, food, and products from multicultural Marrickville. In one jam-packed day, Marrickville Festival brings together the artists, foodies and an international community for one helluva party.
Dulwich Hill Community Fair
Sunday 1 December 2013
This street festival celebrates the creative community of Dulwich Hill and features free entertainment, kids' activities and stalls at Marrickville Road and Seaview street, Dulwich Hill.