Where: Holroyd Gardens, cnr of Walpole and Pitt Streets, Merrylands
Cost: Free entry Details: This twilight festive atmosphere will include food, fitness and fun, with events including celebrity cooking demonstrations, celebrity fitness demonstrations, cultural entertainment, children activities, amusement rides, tasty food stalls, firework displays and more. Click here for website.
2. Thirlmere Festival of Steam When: 5 & 6 March 2016 Where: Barbour Rd, Thirlmere & Trainworks Railway Museum located on Barbour Rd, Thirlmere Cost: Free & Ticketed events- see website. Details: This exciting event will feature a fun country fair with markets, live music, rides, relics, train rides including steam train rides, heritage bus rides, entertainment, workshops, demonstrations, museum entry, village fair and more. Click here for website.
3. St Mark's Primary School Easter Fete When: 12 March 2016: 9am-3pm
Where: St Mark's Primary School, 31 Tranmere St, Drummoyne
Details: This Inner West longest running fete will include loads of fun with amusement rides, art & craft, games, chocolate wheel, entertainment, activities, cake stall, food stalls and more. Click here for website.
4. Africultures Festival
When: 12 March 2016: 11am-6pm
Where: Wyatt Park, Church St, Lidcombe
Details: Welcome to the world of Africa with this fun family-friendly cultural festival! The event will showcase a range of entertainment, cultural performances, activities, workshops, kids activities, face painting, rock climbing, live music, cultural entertainment, drum shows, delicious African foods, jumping castle, sport events including soccer tournament, fashion parade and much more. Click here for website.
5. Lindfield Art Show & Fair
When: 12 March 2016: 9:30am-4pm
Where: Holy Family Catholic School, 2-4 Highfield Rd, Lindfield
Details: This Fair will showcase an extensive range of contemporary art for viewing and purchase, market stalls, cake and flower stalls, kids games, activities, showbags, face painting, amusement rides and more. Click here for website.
6. Lynwood Park Public School Fete
When: 12 March 2016: 10am-3pm
Where: Lynwood Park Public School, Turner St, Blacktown
Details: This Fete will showcase a range of entertainment, games, rides, chocolate wheel, prizes to be won, market stalls, activities, novelty races and more. There will be an unlimited ride pass available on the day for $30pp. Click here for website.
7. Club Rivers Street Fair
When: 12 March 2016: 9am-3:30pm
Where: Littleton St, Riverwood
Details: Everyone will love this Fair with antique & collectables, baby & kids fun fair activities, festival entertainment, music, market stalls, games, free amusement rides, photobooth, showbags, carnival games and rides and more. Click here for website.
8. Sydney Royal Easter Show
When: 17-30 March 2016
Where: Sydney Olympic Park, Showground Rd, Sydney Olympic Park
Cost: Free & ticketed events- see website.
Details: Australia's largest Easter show is back on again since first celebrating this event in 1823 and still going strong. This show will include food galore including fresh produce, over 14, 000 animals on display, shopping, exhibitions, amusement rides, show bags, carnival rides, competitions, displays, shows, live entertainment, arts & crafts, nightly firework displays and more. Click here for website.
9. Sydney Family Show
When: 19-28 March 2016
Where: Entertainment Quarter, 122 Lang Rd, Moore Park
Details: Everyone will love this event, with non-stop entertainment, racing pigs, Looney Tunes stage performances as well as other character stage performances, activities, showbags, food stalls, amusement rides, games, zoo safari and more. Click here for website.