Parramatta North Female Artisan Markets. Saturday 3 June. Fleet Street, Parramatta North. 8am to 1pm. 

Enjoy a thoughtfully curated showcase of fine goods and crafts, produced by talented local female artisans, artists and crafters, at the Female Artisan Markets, in Parramatta North on Saturday 3 June and Saturday 17 June. A celebration of arts and culture from Western Sydney and surrounding areas, visiting the markets is also a wonderful opportunity to learn about Parramatta North’s transformation over the years and acknowledge the precincts past.

Once you’ve picked up some unique arts and crafts, there is more to explore in Parramatta North. A great option is to wrap your market experience around breakfast or lunch from Havenstone café while listening to the sweet sounds of acoustic performer Kat Luxford. There’s also plenty to keep the kids entertained with old fashioned games and facilitated craft activities. Next, explore the history in your own time with a visit to the interactive historical touchscreen exhibit in the Western Sydney Startup Hub, or take a self-guided tour of Parramatta North’s iconic heritage-listed buildings.

The Female Artisan Markets are inclusive and pet friendly. The markets will be held at 5 Fleet Street, North Parramatta from 8am to 1pm on Saturday 3 June and Saturday 17 June 2023.

Hills High End Market. Sunday 4 June. 9am to 1pm. Castle Hill Showground.

The Hills High End Clothing Market is back on Sunday 4th June, 9am – 1pm with FREE entry for shoppers! Held at the Harvey Lowe Pavilion in the Castle Hill Showgrounds, you can head inside to shop the best pre-loved fashion and designer labels the Hills District has to offer! For more information head to


Family Day: Local Histories. Saturday 3 June. Powerhouse Castle Hill. 10am to 4pm.

Powerhouse Castle Hill presents a day of fun hands-on activities, demonstrations and talks focused on local histories. These free activities are designed to inspire people of all ages.

Hear stories from the local area and Darug Country, enjoy a picnic in the gardens, tour the stores to view highlights from the Powerhouse collection, watch Jannawi Dance Clan dance up country and help them build a miniature neighbourhood.

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Check out a local historical house


GLOW at Sydney Zoo. Friday 12 May through to Saturday 17 June. 5.30pm – 10pm each night.

GLOW is back at Sydney Zoo – bigger, brighter and better! Be dazzled by over 70 giant animal lanterns and installations including the enormous 27m Kaurna Skink. Explore an underwater world in the After-Dark Aquarium. Test your skills in the retro Neon Arcade and play Glowy Golf. Check out the view from the glowing Ferris wheel and have a blast in the Rides Zone. Top off your night with an incredible selection of food trucks. GLOW sold out in 2022 so be sure to grab your tickets. Visit
GLOW is an accessible and inclusive event for everyone to enjoy, designed for varying levels of mobility with no hills or steps.
Sydney Zoo – 700 Great Western Highway, Bungarribee.  Sessions: 5:30pm, 6pm, 6:30pm, 7pm, 7:30pm – Limited tickets each night.
  • Adults 16+ $29.99
  • Children 3-15 $24.99
  • Infants 0-2 FREE
FREE parking.

Visit House Down Under at Rouse Hill Town Centre – HDMs receive 10% off

Visit Australia’s first inverted house photo experience at Rouse Hill Town Centre! House Down Under is here to stay, open every day and Hills District Mums receive 10% off tickets! With no time limit you’re able to perfect your poses and take as many photos as you like.
  • 12pm to 6pm: Monday – Friday
  • 10am – 6pm: Saturday – Sunday

Do something different on the weekend! Enter code HillsMums10 when purchasing tickets for a 10% discount. For more info & tickets visit


Free Learn to Skate Workshops. Bella Vista Pocket Park. Saturday 3 June. 9am to 1.30pm.

Kids, grab your skateboards and head to Bella Vista Pocket Park for free Totem Skate workshops every month. These fun and relaxed workshops focus on the development of motor skills and confidence building. The workshops are open to 6–12-year-olds. Helmets, skateboards, elbow and knee pads are provided, but you are welcome to bring your own equipment if you’d prefer. Register now to avoid missing out.


The Farm at Lynwood Country Club. Every Sunday 11am – 2pm.

Bring the kids along to Lynwood Country Club to see rabbits, goats and sheep! They’ll be entertained by the animal feedings and learn about life on the farm.



  • Sydney Boutique Markets – Saturday 3 June Sunday 4 June. 10am to 4pm. Rouse Hill Town Centre.
  • Parramatta North Female Artisan Markets – Saturday 3 June and Saturday 17 June.
  • Hills High End Market – Sunday 4 June. 9am to 1pm. Castle Hill Showground.


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