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Let your hair down at the Oatley Village Festival
The Oatley Village Festival is one of the largest annual community events in the St George area, attracting over 15,000 visitors each year. It is open from 8.30am on Saturday the 15th of October 2016 and concludes at 4.30pm.
The oatley Village Festival is the place to be on the 15th of October. Image courtesy of the event organiser.
There will be over 180 fabulous food, craft and novelty stalls for bargain hunters. There is something for everyone and the young and adventurous have not been left out, as the attractions include amusement rides, animal farm, face painting, and the ever popular Harley Davidson Bike rides.
Look for a bargin at the Trash & Treasure stalls. Image courtesy of the event organiser.
Non-stop live entertainment of dance groups and bands, including the popular Hips band. Roving bands include crowd favourites Hot Potato Jazz Band are back, plus St George Sutherland Scottish Pipe band.
Also, the 2017 Oatley Calendar will be officially launched. This year the calendar features paintings of local landmarks.
Amateur photographers are again invited to compete in the Festival Photo Competition with great prizes to be won. Entry is open to anyone with a camera and a creative mind. Check the website for more details.
Off-street parking will be available nearby at the Oatley Campus at the end of the park. Smart commuters will avoid parking hassles by walking, cycling or catching the train to Oatley - the festival is just a stroll across the road from the train station.
For local residents, a FESTIVAL COURTESY BUS will be available for FREE pick-ups and returns.
Oatley Village Festival has raised funds for a wide range of local community projects. Community support has enabled Oatley Lions Club to contribute over $170,000 in the past five years to local community projects.
Get your face painted at the Oatley Village Festival. Image courtesy of the event organiser.