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Little Day Out is a curated list of fun things to do for kids in Sydney. We save you time by selecting just six weekend activities we think are the best of what's on

North Sydney - Children's Festival, 10am - 2pm, Free, Age: All

North Sydney - Children's Festival, 10am - 2pm, Free, Age: All

Now in its 18th year, the North Sydney Children’s Festival brings together the North Sydney community for a day of creative fun in Civic Park.

Meet a Baby Dragon from ancient times with Erth - Visual and Physical Inc!

Star in A Movie Scene with North Sydney Scouts!

Marvel at the incredible circus skills of hoopist Hannah Indigo and juggler Kenny Cheung!

Juggle, hula-hoop and stilt walk with Circus Playground, a colourful and interactive circus workshop for the whole family to enjoy!

Bubble trouble with the Bubble 07 Show!

Discover Storytime and join storytellers from the Aboriginal Heritage Office and Stanton Library as they take you on amazing journeys!

Calling All Green Thumbs! Make your own recycled P.E.T bottle plant holders with Council’s Bushcare Team!

Groove along to music performances from the North Sydney Girls High School Concert Band, Cammeray Public School Band and local musicians!

Explore the inside of a fire truck and learn about fire safety with Crows Nest Fire Station!

Play the part of a Police Officer! Dress up in police hats and uniforms, direct traffic and have your photo catching a robber with North Shore Police Area Command!

Create Gumnut Dress-Ups with Nutcote!

Relax and enter the Bird Love Colour Wheel where Studio A artists Thom Roberts, Greg Sindel, Meagan Pelham will tilt your perspective of the world! Enter a pedestrian and leave a superhero!

Complete a giant colouring-in pattern with Emily Crockford, Studio A’s master of colour!

Make your own colourful marionette puppets with artist Kathie Najar, pop art photo collages with Contact Sheet or help to build Dream Street; an imaginary neighbourhood made entirely of paper with Council’s Arts & Culture in North Sydney team!

Enjoy a range of performing arts activities developed by Children’s Services Providers from across the North Sydney area especially for children 12 years and under including drama & puppetry, music & movement, animal masks & dress-ups, GIANT duplo and much, much more!

 

Red Big Top Stage Program

10am - 10.30am                 Bop along to North Sydney Girls High School Concert Band

10.40am - 11.10am            Get groovy with the Cammeray Public School Junior Band

11.10am - 11.20am            Meet A Baby Dragon with Erth - Visual and Physical Inc.

11.20am - 11.30pm           Jaw dropping juggling with Kenny Cheung

11.40am - 11.50am            Out of this world hula hooping with Hannah Indigo

12pm - 12.20pm                Bubble Trouble with the Bubble 07 Show

12.40pm - 1pm                  Meet A Baby Dragon with Erth - Visual and Physical Inc.

1pm - 2pm                         Chill out to tunes from local musicians

(Please note times are approximate)

For more info check out the official website here or download the Full Festival Program (13MB)

Age: All
When: Saturday, 27 October, 10am - 2pm.

Cost: Free

Where: Civic Park - 220 Miller Street, North Sydney - is bordered by Stanton Library, North Sydney Council Chambers and North Sydney Community Centre.

Parking: Free parking in North Sydney Council’s Ridge Street Carpark.

Nearby Food and coffee: Jagos On Miller

Centennial Park - Halloween Swamp Monsters, 9am to 3.45pm, $17.70, Age: 4 - 12 years

Centennial Park - Halloween Swamp Monsters, 9am to 3.45pm, $17.70, Age: 4 - 12 years

Willoughby - Halloween Spooktacular Concert, 4pm - 6pm, Child: Free, Age: All

Willoughby - Halloween Spooktacular Concert, 4pm - 6pm, Child: Free, Age: All