Warragamba is not just famous for providing Sydney's water supply, it is also famous for one of the biggest events- the DamFest which features unlimited fun, entertainment and activities for all interests and ages to enjoy!
The community of Warragamba is the legacy of a pre-World War II project, which featured providing water to the burgeoning greater Sydney Metropolitan area. A "temporary" township was set-up and houses were built for the thousands of skilled and unskilled workers who gathered together from across the world to create the largest concrete structure of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere at that time!
These days, the DamFest Festival is a celebration of the great historical past as well as a festival that provides a day of free entertainment for everyone to come along and have a fantastic time. It also provides a venue for all local community, emergency services, and sporting groups to showcase their organisations as well as display to the world what an amazing and unique region Warragamba is.
The Festival attracts plenty of crowds...Image Courtesy from Warragamba Dam Fest Facebook
The DamFest will feature a community fair loaded with fun, market stalls, amusement rides, carnival games, showbags, activities, live performances and shows, rock n' roll dancers, The Elvis Show, sheep shearing demonstrations and working dog demonstrations, displays, helicopter rides, feathered friends display, the popular Car and Bike Show, activities for all ages and interests and much more entertainment.
The animal farm is a big hit for the kiddies! Image Courtesy from Warragamba Dam Fest Facebook
No Festival will be complete without amusement and carnival rides, and Warragamba DamFest is no different, with offerings of an array of rides such as Dodgem Cars, Round Up, Storm, Super Slide, Ferris Wheel, Pirate Ship, Cup and Saucer, Jurassic Park, Tiger Castle, Dragster Slide, Bungee Trampolines, Water Slide and plenty of carnival games for all ages to enjoy.
There will be no shortage of amusement rides! Image Courtesy from Warragamba Dam Fest Facebook
Swap Meet is the perfect spot to pick up great bargains, as the saying goes 'one mans trash, is another man's treasure'! The event will be held between 6am-1pm and all proceeds will go to the Down Syndrome NSW Charity.