Moon Festival 2023

Cumberland Council is excited to celebrate the return of the Moon Festival.

Event details

Date: Saturday 30 September 2023
Time: 1pm to 6pm
Location: Wyatt Park, Church Street, Lidcombe

Originating in ancient China, today the Moon Festival is a celebration of the moon, thanksgiving, family, friends and community observed in China, with similar celebrations in Japan, Korea, Vietnam and other countries in East and Southeast Asia.

This free family friendly event is set to be a day of traditional and modern cultural activities, great food and more.


1pm to 6pm

DJ Steve Zappa

Behind the turntables for over 10 years, DJ Steve Zappa takes a step away from the one genre lifestyle with a taste for all ends of the musical spectrum & an impressive skill-set to match. Get ready to groove and move to his fusion tunes.

1pm to 2:40pm

Outdoor Cinema

Screening of "Over the Moon" (running time 1 hour 40 minutes)

2pm to 6pm

Kung Fu Panda

Meet and greet Kung Fu Panda.

2:40pm and 3:40pm

Qing Fong Lion Dancers

Established in 2018, the Qing Fong Lion Dance Team was founded through passion and love for the art of lion dancing. Watch them bring good luck and prosperity to the space.


Sydney Chinese Dance Group

Established in 2004, Sydney Chinese Dance Group consists of professionally trained dancers who are passionate about sharing the rich tapestry of Chinese culture through the art of dance. Join us as they enchantingly showcase the traditional artistry of Chinese dance.

4pm to 5:32pm

Outdoor Cinema

Screening of "Kung Fu Panda" (running time 1 hour 32 minutes) 

Eat, drink and markets


Products / Activities

Iron Ramen

Ramen, Japanese curry and rice bowls

Smash My Buns

Wagyu burgers, hot dogs and loaded fries

Sydney Falafels

Falafel wraps and hot chips

Satay Brothers Food Truck

Satay karaage, rice and noodle dishes

Mr Kernal

Chips on a stick, hot chips and nuggets

Mr and Miss Pancakes

Mini Dutch pancakes with variety toppings

Dippin’ Dots

Ice cream

Citrus & Sugar

Fresh lemonade

Wagyu Blacks

Japanese fusion burritos, wagyu sticks and long chips

All Toys

Showbags and bubble toys

Face Ace

Facepainting and henna

Koi TCM House

Chinese fortune telling and herbal teas

Auburn Police Area Command

Police information

Martial Arts College International Lidcombe

Martial arts information and activities

Community and Kids Corner

Make your own rabbit craft activity and moon cake giveaways

Frequently asked questions

Getting there

We encourage patrons attending to catch public transport. To plan your trip by public transport visit

Catching the train? The event is a 8-minute walk from Lidcombe Train Station.

Travelling by car? Parking is available in Church Street, Lidcombe. Please observe parking signs to avoid fines.

Prohibited items

Entry and activities at the event are free!

Persons are prohibited from entering with the following items:

  • Air horn
  • Alcohol
  • Glass
  • Fireworks, flares or explosives
  • Illegal substances
  • Poles, sticks and banners/flags
  • Weapons or knives.

Any persons may be removed from the event for the following:

  • Any person deemed to be intoxicated and/or disorderly.
  • Any person who does not comply with a request from the organiser, security or regulatory bodies.

The possession of illegal items/ substances are a criminal offence and will be dealt with accordingly. Any prohibited items found will be confiscated by security and reported to the Police.

Inclement weather

In the case of heavy rain the event may be cancelled.

If you wish to confirm if the event will proceed in this case, please phone 8757 9000. Wet weather information will also be available on Council’s Facebook page.


The event strives to be accessibly-friendly with wheelchair access and accessible toilets located within the event site.

Alcohol free zone

Wyatt park is a public space and is an alcohol free zone. Any alcohol found will be confiscated by Security.

More information and contacts

Should you require any further information about this event please contact Council’s Events Coordinator on 8757 9000 or email us at