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

Centennial Park - Swamp Monsters, 9am to 4.30pm, $20

Centennial Park - Swamp Monsters, 9am to 4.30pm, $20

Sydney’s biggest, most exciting kids’ Halloween adventure, Swamp Monsters, is back and better than ever Centennial Park. Get into your favourite spooky costume for a fun day of exciting new ghostly games, puzzles and tricks as you make your way through our course to be rewarded with treats – just watch out for the mad scientist and witch on your way!

A pumpkin carving competition will be an extra special addition for little spook-sters who are more creative at heart. Just drop off your carved masterpiece at the Learning Centre from 4pm to 6pm on Friday 27 October 2017 for a chance to win 4 tickets to the Spotlight Prowl.

It’s a family friendly day in a slightly scary setting!

Special Notes

  • Show your online ticket on the day to receive your Trail Map. Tickets can be shown on mobile devices or printed out.
  • Event will go ahead in all weather so please come prepared. No refunds will be given.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult. Adults do not require a ticket
  • One Trail Map per ticket and all participating children require their own trail map.
  • Free parking is available in Centennial Park
  • Coffee, ice cream and small snacks will be available for purchase from food vans.

For more info, check out the official website here

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When: Saturday 28 October 2017
9am to 4.30pm
Start times are available every 15 minutes between 9.00 am to 12.00 noon and 1.30 pm to 4.30 pm

Age: 4-12 years
Cost: $20 per child (including booking fees). Essential to book online.

Where: Start at the Learning Centre, Education Precinct, Dickens Drive, Centennial Parklands, NSW 2204

Parking: In Centennial Park

  • always park in designated parking areas - front first along Grand Drive's parking bays
  • be aware of the timed parking zones at specific points, particularly around main entry gates
  • always be aware of pedestrians, cyclists, horses and dogs - and especially the presence of small children
  • never park - or even stop temporarily - in the cycle lane on the left side of Grand Drive
  • be aware that Banksia Way - adjacent to Centennial Parklands Dining - is now a shared zone with no general visitor parking available

Nearby Food: Pack a picnic/BBQ and find at the park or check nearby cafe The Green House
Awesome Coffee: Jamaica Blue Cafe, Entertainment Quarter

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Cockatoo Island - Family Fun Day, 10.30am - 3.30pm, Free

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