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School Fetes and Festivals 2016

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Published October 2nd 2016
Where to find a school fete near you
As the weather (hopefully) warms up, we head into school fete season, and with that in mind, this is a list of some of the biggest and best school fetes and community events until the end of the year.

OCTOBER

SVACS Family Fun Day
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SVACS Family Fun Day
The Swan Valley Anglican Community School Family Fun Day has something for everyone. There will be market stalls with crafts and handmade goods, games and activities, demonstrations from community groups including police, fire brigade and sporting clubs plus plenty of food tents and sweet options such as fresh doughnuts, cakes, fairy floss and popcorn along with tea and coffee.

Have fun with old favourites such as bucking sheep, bouncy castles, Cuddy Animal Farm and face painting or tip a bucket of water over the head of a local teacher or community member. There will even be a side show alley, all-day entertainment and music including Courtney Murphy and his Band.

Saturday 22nd October from 2pm - 7:30pm
Swan Valley Anglican Community, Swanleigh Parade, AVELEY
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St Marys World Fair
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St Marys World Fair
The St Marys World Fair comes only once every five years, and this year they are celebrating their 95th anniversary so it will be bigger than ever. There will be a farmers market, second-hand books, succulents and herbs, handmade bath bombs, a chocolate wheel, Halloween crafts and more. There will also be a huge sideshow area with rides, games and show bags and the famous international food market showcasing cuisines from around the world.

Saturday 22nd October from 10am to 4pm
St Marys Anglican Girls School, Elliot Rd, KARRINYUP
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Spring Market Fair
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Spring Market Fair
An enormous day out on the oval of Secret Harbour Primary School with over 120 market stalls, plus all day entertainment, raffles, rides, a kids corner and much more.

Sunday 23rd October, from 10am-4pm
Secret Harbour Primary School, Maratea Pde, SECRET HARBOUR
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Kensington Primary School Twilight Fete
Celebrate Kensington Primary's 90th anniversary with a huge fete with all the old favourites such as pre-loved books, clothing and toys, craft activities, solar car racing, food vans, rides and games, sports, face painting as well as some exciting Halloween surprises.

Saturday 29th October 2016, from 2pm 7pm
Kensington Primary School, Banksia St, KENSINGTON
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Wembley Downs District Fair
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Wembley Downs District Fair
A perennial favourite on the fete calendar, the Wembley Downs District Fair brings together community and school groups from across the area, with a huge range of market stalls, show rides, performances and entertainment and more. With some traditional favourites such as homemade jams and pickles and second-hand books and toys to the excitement of climbing walls and the fun of petting zoos, the District Fair is always a fun day for the whole family.

Saturday 29th October, from 8.30am to 3pm
Luita Street Reserve, WEMBLEY DOWNS
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NOVEMBER

Baldivis Fair
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Baldivis Country Fair
The Baldivis Country Fair is a popular family-friendly event with a huge day of live entertainment, rides and attractions, farm animals, face painting, community and commercial stalls, fresh food and licensed bar and more.

Saturday 5th November, from 9am to 7pm
Fifty/Baldivis Road, BALDIVIS
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Kwinana Festival Fair Day
One of the biggest days in the Kwinana events calendar, this free family-friendly event will have rides, market stalls, plenty of entertainment as well as fireworks to end the event.

Saturday 12th November, from noon to 6pm
Venure to be announced, Calista
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MGCPS Fair
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Matthew Gibney CPS Fair
A traditional school fete with rides, raffles, food stalls and more raising money for the Primary School. There will also be a car show and a car wash.

Saturday 12th November from 10am to 4pm
Matthew Gibney Catholic Primary School, Munday Rd, HIGH WYCOMBE
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Mount Helena Christmas Fete
It's never too early to get organised for Christmas and the fete at Mount Helena might be what you need to get you in the festive mood. With a range of craft and market stalls, entertainment, workshops and exhibitions as well as competitions, food and more, it will be a fun family day out.

Sunday 13th November from 9.30am to 3pm
Mount Helena Primary School, Keane Street, MOUNT HELENA
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Ashburton Fete
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Ashburton Day on the Green
Celebrate Ashburton Primary's 30th anniversary with a huge family friendly day on the school oval. There will be lots to see and do including market stalls, car show, historical display, live entertainment, fun photo ops, a giant donut eating challenge, arts and crafts, a silent auction and lots of exciting raffle prizes to be won.

Saturday 19th November from 11am to 4pm
Ashburton Drive Primary School, 6 Nullagine Way, GOSNELLS
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Halidon Primary "1980s" Fete
Get in the 80s mood with a throwback to the year Halidon Primary first opened as they celebrate their anniversary with a retro-themed fete. There will be plenty of market and craft stalls, a plant stall, sideshow alley games and rides, second-hand books, plenty of food options including high tea and pulled pork rolls plus lots more.

Saturday 19th November 2016
Halidon Primary School, 38 Halidon St, KINGSLEY
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West Leederville fete
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West Leederville Primary School Fete
This fete is for everyone foodies will love the great range of gourmet and international foods on offer, kids will love the petting zoo, rides, games and showbags and everyone will enjoy the market stalls and all-day entertainment. There will Christmas stalls, plants and herbs, lolly stall, face painting, lucky dip, henna, second hand and lots more.

Sunday 20th November, from 10am to 4pm
West Leederville Primary School, 59 Northwood St, WEST LEEDERVILLE
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Rockingham Lions Community Fair
Head to Rockingham for this family-friendly community event with a huge line-up including carnival rides, market and craft stalls, pony rides, gourmet food, plenty of live entertainment over two stages, show bags, and plenty of community exhibits.

Sunday 20th November 2016 from 10am to 4pm
Village Green - Cnr of Patterson Rd & Flinders Lane, ROCKINGHAM
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Scarborough Twilight Market
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Scarborough Twilight Market
Bringing together the local school and community, the Scarborough Twilight Market will have a range of local market stalls with arts and crafts, fashion, jewellery, fresh and gourmet food and beverages plus live music to enjoy the balmy evening. There will be a special children's corner with entertainment and much more.

Saturday 26th November (3.30am to 8.30pm)
Scarborough Primary School, Deanmore Rd, SCARBOROUGH
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DECEMBER

Osborne Park Agricultural Show
Running since 1914, the Osborne Park Agricultural Show is like a mini-Royal Show with exhibitions of animals, produce, log chopping, displays and more as well as sideshow rides and entertainment and showbags. The highlight of both days is the closing fireworks, and they promise the displays will be even more spectacular than ever. (Ticketed event)

Friday 2nd (5pm til late) and Saturday 3rd December, (10am til late)
Robinson Reserve, Royal Street, TUART HILL
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When: October, November and December 2016
Where: Across Perth
Cost: Most events are FREE to enter
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