Free kids activities at HomeCo. Castle Hill. Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Get ready for the Swiftes Par-Tay at HomeCo. Castle Hill!
Besties Playdate Friday 9 Feb, 10am to 1pm.
Bring your bestie for stories, games & dancing! Get a matching glitter tattoo with your bestie. Snap a photo at the Taylor Swift inspired photo wall
Receive a free candy heart bracelet.
Swifties Day Out Saturday 10 & Sunday Feb 11, 10am to 1pm.
Make a friendship bracelet for yourself & one to swap. Get your sparkle on at the glitter bar. Have your favourite Swiftie symbol face painted. Snap a photo at the Swiftie inspired photo wall. Meet the dazzling mirror butterfly. Receive a free candy heart bracelet.


Hip-hop and Hover. Riverside Theatres courtyard, Parramatta. Friday 9 Feb. 5.30pm.

A boyband on wheels! FREE workshop & performance for all ages. This Friday, four exceptionally talented Hip-Hop dancers perform to a series of pop hits on hoverboards at Riverside Theatres, Parramatta. The dancers glide and zoom across the space in a spectacular and fun performance, mixing dance forms, including breakdance, tutting, popping, and acrobatics. Find more details at


Beaumont Hills Park Opening. Friday 9 February from 4pm to 6.30pm.

Celebrate the opening of Beaumont Hills Park on Friday 9 Feb from 4pm, the latest park delivered as part of the Parks for People program. The park has been designed and built by the NSW Government to include the community’s aspirations for a fun and adventurous public open space. The colourful precinct includes a pump track, sports courts, skating area, walking and cycling tracks, and seating decorated by a local artist. The park will be officially opened by Parliamentary Secretary Stephen Bali MP with a smoking ceremony performed by Aboriginal Elder Uncle Colin. Come along to see a demonstration by skateboarding professionals, join in on skate lessons and enjoy some coffee and gelato.


The Webex TPS Series. Castle Hill Country Club. 8 – 11 February.

Castle Hill Country Club has partnered with the PGA and WPGA of Australia to host the Webex TPS Series in 2024 and 2025! This year’s tournament is being held 8 – 11 February and is a free event for all of the community to come and experience watching some of Australia’s best golfers in action. Stay for an hour or all day if you prefer! This is a free event for all spectators to attend. Food and Beverage options will be available for purchase outdoors.


Lunar New Year Parramatta. Saturday 10 February. 4pm to 10pm. Centenary Square and Parramatta Square, Parramatta.

Welcome the Year of the Dragon with delicious street food and family fun! Free entry. Bring your friends and family along to enjoy celebrations, lion dancing, delicious food and live entertainment. Snap pictures of the beautiful lantern decorations on the 10 February and look out for the giant interactive dragon installation on display from 8 – 15 February in Parramatta Square.

Celebrations and activities

Welcome the good fortune of the New Year with the dragon and lion dances, workshops and live entertainment.

  • See the dragon dancing at 4.30pm and lions dancing at 4.30pm & 6.45pm.
  • The stage program runs from 4pm – 10pm and includes dance, folk, contemporary music and more.
  • The workshops on offer include flower painting, calligraphy and stamp printing.
  • DJs will play music by Asian artists from a range of genres and around the world.
  • Try your luck at a game in the City of Parramatta container.

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Family Day: Lunar New Year. Saturday 10 February. Powerhouse Castle Hill. 10am to 4pm.

Celebrate Lunar New Year with tours, craft activities, and lion dancers at Powerhouse Castle Hill Family Day. A free, family friendly day of demonstrations, guided workshops, tours and hand-on activities for people of all ages.  Free and suitable for all ages. Find out more here.


Lunar New Year, Blacktown. Saturday 10 February. Nurragingy Reserve. 5pm to 9pm.

Chang Lai Yuan Chinese Gardens in Nurragingy Reserve will be adorned with colour as Blacktown prepare to ring in the Year of the Dragon.

Decorated in the spirit of Lunar, the celebrations will feature a range of cultural activities and entertainment between 5 pm – 9 pm and conclude with a spectacular fireworks display including Chinese fire crackers.

The event will feature free workshops, activities and kids rides!

  • Face painting 5pm – 8.30pm
  • Dough Sculptures –  5pm – 8.30pm
  • Fortune Telling – 5pm – 8.30pm
  • God of Fortune – 5pm – 8.30pm
  • Calligraphy – 5pm – 8.30pm
  • Year of the Dragon workshops – 5pm – 8.30pm
  • Asian fan decorating – 5pm – 8.30pm
  • Kids rides – 5pm – 8.30pm

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Check out a local market

  • Castle Hill Farmers and Fine Food Market – Saturday 10 February. 8am to 12pm. Castle Hill Showground.
  • Dural Village Markets. Sunday 11 February. 9am to 2pm. Dural Country Club.


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