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Family Festive Fair

Date & Time

Fri 1 Dec 2023 to Fri 1 Dec 2023
05:00pm to 07:00pm


Central Gardens Nature Reserve, Amphitheatre area
Merrylands West

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For families with children of all ages



Event details

Round up the family and join us for this Family Christmas Event with entertainment, carols, kids activities, food and fun as we celebrate end of year festivities with Santa and his elves!

The Family Festive Fair will be held in the Amphitheatre area of Central Gardens.

Best access and parking via Paton Street, Merrylands West. We recommend families bring along a picnic rug on the day.

Event program

  • 5pm to 6pm - Christmas Children's Show
  • 6pm to 7pm  - A visit from Santa and his Elves 
  • Children's activities will run for the duration of the event.

Food vendors

The following vendors will have food available to purchase on the day:

  • Noah’s Ark Cafe
  • Bahas Tacqueria

No bookings required



Central Gardens Nature Reserve, Amphitheatre area

Merrylands West

Event Organiser

Council Event

Cumberland City Council

Children's Coordinator on 8757 9365