Picnic in the Park is but the tip of the iceberg at the Camden Festival this year, of which this event is a part of. All events hosted by the Camden Council, this FREE event is being held on Sunday 8 September 2019 from 10am to 3pm at the historic Macarthur Park, Menangle Rd, Camden.
Family-friendly and celebrating Spring, it's the perfect time to bring out those picnic rugs or chairs and relax in the beautiful surrounds of the park, soaking up community spirit. There are plenty of activities to keep the kids entertained which includes jumping castle, garden games, face painting and more. Adults can enjoy live acoustic entertainment and delicious treats from a variety of food stalls. Stay in touch via the event page for updates and more information as it comes to hand.
The Camden Festival runs from Sun 8 Sep to Sun 29 Sep 2019. Following are a variety of events to enjoy during this annual Festival that livens up and transforms the Camden area. It's a celebration of Camden and what the Camden Local Government Area has to offer.
Click on links given for each event to find out more details; some events being FREE and some ticketed. There are also events where you need to register, like the Fun Run. You'll also find event details and updates on Camden Council's Facebook page too.
Enjoy unlocking Camden's historic past through stories and images at Unlock Camden. Camden's seniors can call and book the Seniors Lunch which is a 2 course meal with live entertainment by the Honey Sippers. The Incredibles (2) never goes out of style and can be enjoyed by the whole family at Cinema Under the Stars, while Camden's youth can enjoy Youth Movie Night to see Fast & Furious - Hobbs & Shaw for just $5 which includes popcorn and a drink, so get in there to get your tickets.
For the youth that prefer the outdoors, there's a series of Skateboarding Clinics for free (ages 12-25) to have fun together while practising skills with a professional skateboard coach. The little ones (ages 0-5) have their own day of free entertainment and activities at Kids Fun Day. Amidst other entertaining events, only a few of which have been mentioned here (more info via links above), last but not least meet Fast Ed Halmagyi, the Celebrity Chef for this year on the last day of the Festival at TASTE Camden. One of Australia's best-loved TV chefs and food authors best known as the cooking presenter on Better Homes and Gardens, head out to this food, wine and music festival that celebrates local food and wine suppliers and local musicians at a fun-filled family-friendly event with live cooking demonstrations and more.