Having completed a $10 million upgrade to Bigge Park, including a new water play area and splash par, and an $11 million revitalisation of Macquarie Mall, Liverpool Council is ready to celebrate the improved heart of the city and you are invited.
Mayor Wendy Waller said, "We are proud of the revitalised city centre, including the upgraded Bigge Park, and are keen to share the vibrant heart of the city with the rest of Sydney".
Taking place on Saturday 28th October 2017, the festivities will begin at noon in Bigge Park, where families can check out the new water play area and enjoy some family fun with our favourite oversized games provided by Garden Games.
Enjoy giant family fun in the park (Image Credit: Garden Games)
There will be a hot wheels racetrack, giant chess, giant LEGO, a giant marble run, giant Jenga and giant Connect4. There will also be some active games, circus-themed fun from CircusWorks, jumping castles and giant inflatables from Big Fun Amusements until 6pm.
The only thing better than LEGO is giant LEGO (Image Credit: Garden Games)
The Donut Dealer - satisfy your sweet tooth with these gourmet donuts and cronuts, milkshakes and thickshakes
Bellbird's Pop Up restaurant - featuring great food made from fresh, local and sustainable sources
Who can resist one of these delights? (Image Credit: The Donut Dealer)
A short stroll away at Macquarie Mall, you can join in the fun of the grand opening from 3pm until 10pm. There will be music, market stalls and an array of restaurant offerings to create a festival atmosphere and a foodies paradise. The following Macquarie Mall restaurants will bring their diverse range of international food to the mall:
For serious foodies, there is also an opportunity to join a Taste Cultural Tour of Liverpool. During the two-hour walking food tour titled "World on a Plate", you will taste test your way through the best of the Balkans, the Middle East, and Fijian-Indian delights. The local guides will share their secrets on the best places to eat as you experience new cuisine and shop for the most authentic dishes and ingredients. The "World on a Plate" tours are scheduled for 11am and 1pm and tickets are just $25 each. Bookings are required. For more information or to make a booking click here.
It is anticipated that the festival will attract thousands to the Liverpool city centre, so public transport is probably a good idea. For information about getting to Liverpool by bus or train please click here. For information about parking options in Liverpool please click here.
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