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Top Fairs & Festivals March 2020 - Sydney & Surrounds

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Published February 24th 2020
Fair & Festival lovers will be in for a treat this March
The list below features free & ticketed fairs and festivals across Sydney and surrounds this March.

Save the date for month-long entertainment.

1. Leap Year Yarn Festival
When: Saturday, 29 February 2020: 10am-2pm
Where: Epping Creative Centre, 26 Stanley Rd, Epping
Cost: Free
Details: This fair will showcase a day for all yarn enthusiasts to source beautiful yarns and accessories. There will be exhibitors, pop-ups, stalls, displays, exhibitions, demonstrations, lucky door prizes, raffles, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from The Wool Inn Facebook


2. Eel Festival
When: Sunday, 1 March 2020: 10am-3pm
Where: Elizabeth Farm, 70 Alice St, Rosehill
Cost: Free
Details: This family-friendly festival will celebrate Parramatta's namesake, the eel, and its significance to the local Burramattagal people. There will be entertainment, Smoking Ceremony, performances, activities, workshops, storytelling, demonstrations, boomerang painting, talks, tours, delicious food stalls, bush foods, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Girrakool Blues Festival & BBQ Facebook


4. Twilight Food Fair
When: Friday, 6 March 2020: 5:30pm-9pm
Where: Civic Park, 200 Miller St, North Sydney
Cost: Free
Details: There will be a variety of international cuisine, live music, entertainment, child-friendly activities, pop-ups, and more. Click here for the website.

5. Ultra Music Festival
When: Saturday, 7 March 2020: 1pm-11pm
Where: Parramatta Park, Macquarie St, Parramatta (Entry via Pitt St)
Cost: See website for ticket pricing.
Details: There will be a massive lineup featuring Afrojack, The Return of Dash Berlin, Cirez D, DJ Snake, Eric Prydz, Zedd, Eats Everything, Deborah De Luca, Gammer, Sunset Bros, Tigerlily, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Ultra Australia Facebook


6. Anime Festival
When: Saturday, 7 & 8 March 2020: 10am-6pm
Where: International Convention Centre, 14 Darling Drive, Sydney
Cost: Weekend Pass: $58.21pp, Saturday Pass: $45.23pp, Sunday Pass: $40.03pp, VIP Weekend Pass: $297.47pp, & Children under 10yrs: Free
Details: This ultimate Anime Festival will showcase a massive guest lineup, range of new fan and community events, roaming performers, pop-ups, panels, exhibits, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Madman Anime Festival Facebook


7. Mona Vale Autumn Festival
When: Saturday, 7 March 2020: 10am-4pm
Where: Bungan St, Mona Vale
Cost: Free
Details: This community family-friendly festival will be packed with entertainment, performances, roaming performers, activities, sports events, pop-ups, stalls, amusement, carnival festivities, food stalls, market stalls, live music, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Mona Vale Chamber of Commerce Facebook


8. Ingleburn Alive
When: Saturday, 7 March 2020: 11am-8pm
Where: Oxford St, Ingleburn
Cost: Free
Details: This family-friendly Fair will feature a jam-packed program of entertainment, amusement & carnival rides, activities, market stalls, live performances, stage entertainment, roving performers, food & drink stalls, firework displays at Milton Park, displays, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Campbelltown City Council, NSW Facebook


9. The New Springwood Antiques & Collectables Fair
When: Saturday, 7 & 8 March 2020: 9:30am-5pm
Where: Springwood Sports Club, 83 Macquarie Rd, Springwood
Cost: Free
Details: There will be local and interstate dealers, exhibitors, displays, pop-ups, a massive range of antique, vintage, & retro porcelain, silver, jewellery, linen, crystal, an array of collectables, lamps, books, eclectic mix of curios, a "peacock hunt", lucky door prizes, silent auction, food stalls, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from The New Springwood Antiques and Collectables Fair Facebook


10. Tiny Homes Carnival
When: Saturday, 7 & 8 March 2020
Where: St Ives Showground, 450 Mona Vale Road, St Ives
Cost: Adults: $25pp, Adults Weekend Pass: $45pp & Children under 16yrs: Free
Details: This event will showcase a wide range of displays, the latest designs & innovations, free expert advice, seminars, discounts, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Tiny Homes Carnival Facebook


11. Days Like This Festival
When: Saturday, 7 March 2020: 12pm-10pm
Where: Victoria Park, 1001 City Rd, Camperdown
Cost: Tickets range from $41.51-$189pp
Details: Returning for its 4th year, the festival will showcase a huge lineup of the industry's biggest names across three stages. There will be some of the globe's most sought-after electronic dance music acts, including Maceo Plex, Nina Kraviz, Richie Hawtin, The Black Madonna, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Days Like This Festival Facebook


12. Blak Markets Festival
When: Sunday, 8 March 2020: 9:30am-3pm
Where: Bare Island Fort, Anzac Parade, La Perouse
Cost: Free
Details: There will be Aboriginal stallholders selling arts & crafts, native plants, award-winning jewellery, silk scarves, and more. There will also be entertainment, Smoking Ceremony, dance performances, weaving workshops, performances, activities, food & drink stalls, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Blak Markets Facebook


13. Penrith Reptile Expo & Family Fun Day
When: Sunday, 8 March 2020: 9am-4pm
Where: Hawkesbury Herpetological Society, 30 Herbert St, Cambridge Park
Cost: Adults: $10pp, Children under 12yrs: $5pp & Family Pass (2 adults 2 kids): $25 per family
Details: This family-friendly event will showcase a wide range of entertainment, live reptile displays, shows, dinosaur displays, exhibits, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Penrith Reptile Expo & Family Fun Day - Hawkesbury Herpetological Society Facebook


14. Sydney International Dance & Music Festival Gala Night
When: Monday, 9 March 2020: 7:30pm-11pm
Where: Burwood RSL Entertainment Dome, 96 Shaftesbury Rd, Burwood
Cost: $46pp
Details: The event will showcase an evening of entertainment, dance, celebrations of the ancient art of belly dancing, captivating performances, special guests, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Facebook


15. Mind Body Spirit Festival
When: Thursday, 12-15 March 2020
When: International Convention Centre, Darling Harbour
Cost: Free
Details: This festival will bring you the very best in health, wellness and spiritual guidance with exhibitors, inspirational seminars, psychic reading, stalls, pop-ups, displays, meditation sessions, demonstrations, performances, health foods, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Mind Body Spirit Festival Australia Facebook


16. Parramasala
When: Friday, 13-15 March 2020
Where: Parramatta CBD
Cost: Free
Details: This multicultural family-friendly fair will be packed with entertainment, cultural activities, displays, exhibits, vibrant arts, roaming performers, live music, dance, theatre, comedy, film, shows, acts, performances, market stalls, cultural festivities, food & drink stalls, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Parramasala Facebook


17. Sydney Home Show
When: Friday, 13-15 March 2020
Where: International Convention Centre, Darling Harbour
Cost: Free
Details; There will be exhibitors, displays, exhibits, free expert advice, demonstrations, pop-ups, hundreds of ideas to renovate your house inside and out, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Sydney Home Show Facebook


18. Newtown Record Fair
When: Saturday, 14 March 2020: 11am-4pm
Where: Bank Hotel- Newtown, 324 King St, Newtown
Cost: Free
Details: There will be a wide range of vinyl record sellers with over 20,000 new and secondhand vinyl, vinyl-only deejays, craft beer bar, restaurant, and more. The event is dog-friendly & child-friendly. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Newtown Record Fair Facebook


19. Sundown Car Fest
When: Saturday, 14 March 2020: 6pm-10pm
Where: Penrith Homemaker, Cnr Mulgoa Rd & Wolseley St, Penrith
Cost: Free
Details: This car lovers festival will showcase the glory of cars old and new. Car displays include Hot Rods, Classic, Muscle, Modified, Streeter, Survivor, Steam, Trucks, Falcons, Mustangs, Commodore, Camaro, Japanese, European, and more. There will also be entertainment, live music, food trucks, kids activities, carnival rides, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Penrith Homemaker Facebook


20. The International Cultural & Fun Fair
When: Saturday, 14 March 2020: 10am-6pm
Where: International Peace Park, Seven Hills
Cost: Free
Details: This cultural & family-friendly fair will feature a wide range of entertainment, cultural performances, live music, soccer tournament, traditional modelling, jumping castle, activities, face painting, exhibitions, displays, free community BBQ, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from ZOE community service, Sydney-Australia Facebook


21. Kite Flying Festival
When: Saturday, 14 March 2020: From 10am
Where: Don Lucas Reserve, 1 Mitchell Rd, Cronulla
Cost: Free
Details: This family-friendly festival will include a day filled with family, festivities, and kites! There will be entertainment, free events, activities, live DJ, food stalls & trucks, amusement & carnival rides, face painting, market stalls, kites galore featuring mermaids, Batman superheroes, flying fish, dragons, aliens, elephants, ladybugs, parrots, butterflies, lions, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Kite Flying Festival Facebook


22. The Drop Festival
When: Saturday, 14 March 2020
Where: Keirle Park, Manly
Cost: $115.80pp
Details: Back for its third season, this festival is set to be even better and bigger, with entertainment galore, an epic lineup of Australian artists, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from The Drop Festival Facebook


23. Sydney St Patrick's Day Festival
When: Sunday, 15 March 2020: 11am-5pm
Where: First Fleet Park, The Rocks
Cost: See website.
Details: There will be massive celebrations with entertainment, activities, food & drink, pop-ups, children activities, parade, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Sydney St Patrick's Day Organisation Facebook


24. Bondi Beach Latin American Festival
When: Sunday, 15 March 2020: 12pm-8pm
Where: Bondi Pavilion, Queen Elizabeth Drive, Bondi Beach
Cost: Adults: $25pp, Children under 12yrs: Free & Family ticket of six: $100 per family.
Details: This multicultural festival will feature a vibrant celebration of Latin American food, music, dance, and culture. Embark on an immersive journey with flavours, rhythms, entertainment, street market-style stalls, food stalls, live music, DJs, dance lessons, demonstrations, traditional folkloric performances, shows, roaming performers, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Bondi Beach Latin American Festival Facebook


25. Concord Carnival
When: Sunday, 15 March 2020: 10am-4pm
Where: Greenlees Park, Concord
Cost: Free
Details: This family-friendly event will be a fabulous day out filled with entertainment, activities, food & drink stalls, amusement & carnival rides, carnival festivities, pop-ups, roaming performers, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from City of Canada Bay Facebook


26. Ocean Lovers Festival
When: Tuesday, 17-22 March 2020
Where: Bondi Pavilion, Queen Elizabeth Drive, Bondi Beach
Cost: Free
Details: This annual celebration of ideas, art, music, and actions will showcase some of the latest innovations, science, and state of the art technology for helping our oceans. There will be entertainment, art, films, live music, food stalls & trucks, talks, market stalls, workshops, displays, exhibits, demonstrations, education station, yoga for the sea, beach clean, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Ocean Lovers Festival Facebook


27. The Other Art Fair Sydney
When: Thursday, 19-22 March 2020
Where: Barangaroo Reserve, The Cutaway, 1 Merriman St, Barangaroo
Cost: See website for all ticket pricing.
Details: Presented by Saatchi Art, this fair will be Australia's only artist-led Fair and will feature opportunities to meet and buy art directly from a curated selection of over 130 independent artists. There will be an eclectic showcase of art alongside interactive installations, experiences, workshops, displays, exhibits, performances, DJs, immersive dining experiences, virtual reality experiences, pop-ups, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from The Other Art Fair Facebook


28. Download Festival Sydney
When: Saturday, 21 March 2020: 11am-10pm
Where: The Domain, Art Gallery Rd, Sydney
Cost: See website
Details: There will be entertainment galore with a lineup featuring My Chemical Romance, Jimmy Eat World, Testament, In Flames, Clutch, Ministry, New Years Day, Stand Atlantic, RedHook, Hands Like Houses, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Download Festival Australia Facebook


29. Sydney Pregnancy Babies & Children's Expo
When: Saturday, 21 & 22 March 2020: 10am-5pm
Where: International Convention Centre, Darling Harbour
Cost: Free online tickets or $20 at the door.
Details: There will be everything you need to know for your parenting journey, with exhibitors, displays, demonstrations, top brands and products, free talks, interactive workshops, stalls, pop-ups, masterclasses, competitions, kids, toddlers & baby play zone, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Pregnancy Babies and Children's Expo Facebook


30. Penrith Festival
When: Saturday, 21 March 2020: 9am-3pm
Where: High St, Penrith
Cost: See website.
Details: This family-friendly community festival will bring the country to the city, with celebrations, festivities, entertainment, unique street parade, activities, live music, demonstrations, displays, roaming performers, market stalls, pop-ups, food & drink stalls, performances, shows, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Penrith CBD Corporation Facebook


31. Inaburra Open Day & Fete
When: Saturday, 21 March 2020: 9am-3pm
Where: Inaburra School, Billa Rd, Bangor
Cost: Free
Details: There will be a massive lineup of family-friendly entertainment, market stalls, pop-ups, activities, food stalls, Classic Car Show, chocolate challenge, competitions, kids fun zone, sideshow alley, International Food Fair, High Tea, show bags, amusement & carnival rides, bookstalls, bargain lane, performances, cake stall, plants & flower stalls, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Inaburra School Facebook


32. Penrith Anglican College Fun Fair
When: Saturday, 28 March 2020: 11am-5pm
Where: Penrith Anglican College, 338-356 Wentworth Rd, Orchid Hills
Cost: Free
Details: This family-friendly fair will feature entertainment, market stalls, food stalls & trucks, displays, college tours, amusement & carnival rides, carnival festivities, pop-ups, activities, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Penrith Anglican College Fun Fair Facebook


33. North Sydney Brick Fair
When: Saturday, 28 & 29 March 2020: 10am-4pm
Where: See website.
Cost: Adults & Children: $8pp & Family of Four: $25 per family
Details: There will be over 100MOCs on display, several large collaborative builds, LEGO play tables, DUPLO play pits, rare & retired LEGO sets, minifigs, spare parts for sale, pop-ups, exhibits, displays, impressive large layouts, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from HomeHQ Artarmon Facebook


34. Putney Public School Festival of Fun
When: Saturday, 28 March 2020: 10am-5pm
Where: Putney Public School, 193 Morrison Rd, Putney
Cost: Free
Details: The Festival of Fun will be just that, fun. It will showcase family-friendly entertainment, activities, festivities, carnival & amusement rides, raffles, traditional fete favourites, white elephants, book & plant stalls, performances, games, and much more. Click here for the website.

35. Sahtein Sydney - A Lebanese Food & Culture Festival
When: Saturday, 28 March 2020: From 5pm
Where: Parramatta Park, Macquarie St, Parramatta (Entrance via Pitt St)
Cost: Free
Details: This multicultural foodie family-friendly festival will showcase all things Lebanese with modern and traditional food, entertainment, cultural activities, festivities, Souk-style markets, pop-ups, performances, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Norma Dakhoul Facebook


36. 33rd Penrith Working Truck Show
When: Sunday, 29 March 2020: 8am-4pm
Where: Museum of Fire, Penrith
Cost: Adults: $35pp, Children under 16yrs: Free, and Concession: $25pp
Details: This family-friendly event will showcase a huge lineup of entertainment, country music extravaganza, performances, displays, exhibits, shows, truck displays, face painting, giveaways, amusement & carnival rides, amusements, festivities, food & drink stalls, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Penrith Working Truck Show Facebook


37. Collector Con Toy and Hobby Fair
When: Sunday, 29 March 2020: 9am-2:30pm
Where: Penrith Valley Regional Sports Centre, 30 Herbert St, Cambridge Park
Cost: Adults: $4pp & Children: Free
Details: There will be around 150 tables filled with collectable goodness, including action figures, Star Wars, MOTU, Marvel, DC, Transformers, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, POPS, LEGO, Living Dead Dolls, vintage & new collectables, die-cast model cars, trading cards, and more. There will also be workshops and activities. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Collector Con Toy and Hobby Fair Facebook


38. Petersham Stamp, Coin & Banknote Fair
When: Sunday, 29 March 2020
Where: Petersham Town Hall, 107 Crystal St, Petersham
Cost: $2pp
Details: There will be all things stamp, coin, banknotes, accessories, philatelic and numismatic covers, world & Australian stamps, medals & medallions, thematic, first-day covers, postal history, postcards, catalogues, lucky door prizes, and much more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Petersham Stamp & Coin Fair Facebook


39. Parramatta's Annual Wedding Expo
When: Sunday, 29 March 2020: 10am-3pm
Where: Rosehill Gardens Racecourse,
Cost: Free
Details: There will be over 150 exhibitors, including a florist, bridal gowns, photography, invitations, reception venues, honeymoon, bridal flavours, candy buffets, bridal jewellery, wedding planners, marriage celebrants, wedding cars, hens parties, makeup, fitness, "I'm getting married" bags, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Wedding Expos Australia Facebook


39. St Marys Dutch Festival
When: Sunday, 29-31 March 2020: From 10am
Where: 87 Dunheved Circuit, St Marys
Cost:
Details: This multicultural family-friendly Festival will showcase three days of Dutch tradition with entertainment, cultural activities, festivities, Dutch meals, and more. Click here for the website.

40. Sydney Chat Fest
When: Sunday, 29 March 2020
Where: Casula Powerhouse, 1 Powerhouse Rd, Casula
Cost: Morning Pass: $35pp, Afternoon Pass: $35pp & Full Day Pass: $60pp
Details: This festival will feature your favourite ABC Radio Sydney personalities and special guests who will be sharing ideas, laughs and stories. Highlights will include Richard Glover's hilarious Thank God It's Friday, and James Valentine and H.G. Nelson's Even Greater Sydney Planning Committee. There will be theatre events, intimate panel discussions, free activities, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre Facebook


41. NAB RunWest Festival
When: Sunday, 29 March 2020
Where: Sydney Motorsport Park, Eastern Creek
Cost: Fundraising event
Details: This festival is Western Sydney's premier annual community event and the first ever major running festival in Western Sydney. It will include 12km fun run, 4km family fun run, massive finish line entertainment, activities, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from RunWest Facebook
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A great collection of events! Thank you.
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