Back to Guildford Festival

Come along to this free family event and explore the upgraded Guildford Laneway.

Location: Guildford Road, between Railway terrace and Bolton Street
Date: Saturday 25 May 2024
Time: 3pm to 9pm

Following upgrades to the Guildford Laneway as part of the Safer Cities: Her Way Program, Council will be holding the Back To Guildford Festival to showcase the recent works.

The upgrades will include new furniture including tables and benches, installation of smart technology, lighting, CCTV cameras, mobile phone charging stations.

The public art mural which is part of the upgrade has now been completed.

The event will include live entertainment, roving performers, children’s activities, arts and crafts, food and market stalls.


Time Performances
3:00pm  Welcome
3:10pm Mojo Paua
4:00pm Mayoral Address, Clr Lisa Lake
4:10pm Anton Aktila
5:10pm Kiss the Frog
6:10pm Abbey Gardner
7:10pm JT33 duo
8:10pm Mojo Paua
9:00pm Finish

Food Trucks and Stalls

  • Senor Toro
  • Bakla Boys
  • Juicy Burger
  • Turkish Gozleme House
  • Mr Kernal Chips on a Stick
  • Berry Buzz
  • Desi Dessert
  • Somsom Candy
  • Coffee & Snow Cone to Go

Community and Market Stalls

  • Guildford Fire and Rescue NSW Station
  • Auburn State Emergency Service (SES)
  • Scouts NSW
  • Girl Guides
  • Vikis Vodka
  • Hook & Stitch
  • Absolute Showbags

Family Friendly Activities

  • Cricket NSW
  • GWS Giants
  • Photobooth
  • Golden Ridge Animal Farm
  • Inflatables
  • Mariams Henna and Facepainting
  • Rapunzel Me
  • ES Beauty Temporary Tattoo

Road Closures

Road Closure on Saturday 25 May from 5am to 11.59pm

  • Guildford Road between Bolton Street and Railway Terrace (Both directions)
  • Cross Street between Collins Lane and Guildford Road (Both directions)
  • Station Street between Collins Lane and Guildford Road (Both directions)
  • Entry to Talbot Road from Guildford Road closed.

In addition to the road closures, the Railway Terrace Guildford Road pedestrian area will be monitored by event and traffic personnel.


Access around the event site will be maintained by a detour. The detour loop will include Railway Terrace, Mountford Avenue, Marian Street, Bolton, Cross, Gordon and Station Streets.

Funded by the NSW Government in association with Cumberland City Council