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Australia Day Children's Free Fun Day and Entertainment

Celebrate Australia Day at Rippleside Park with over 40 free activities and displays for families and children to enjoy.

There will be stage entertainment all day long with roving entertainers including Dame Edna Average with give away’s and Dazzling Dan with his magic show and music by
Geelong's own The MikMaks and lots more.

Free activities will start at 11am and include:
  • Amuseement rides for children
  • Dame Edna Average with free give-aways for children
  • Giant slide rides
  • Face painting
  • Train rides
  • Pony rides
  • Kids jumping castle
  • Victorian Police display
  • Paint pot people/children artcraft
  • FA fire engines and activcities
  • Sheep shearing exhibition
  • Air with Flair body art tattoos
  • Girl Guide and Scout Display
  • Miniature animal farm
  • Glitter Monkeys hair beading
  • Dazzling Dan the Magic Man
  • Adelyn Aplaca display
  • Geelong Military Re-enactment Group display
  • International Harvester vehicle display
  • Geelong Scottish Dancers display
  • Roaming entertainment
  • and much more.

The official opening and flag raising ceremony will be at 1pm featuring:
  • Town Crier
  • National Anthem
  • Australia Day address
  • Geelong Memorial Brass Band
  • All Day free stage entertainment  

You are welcome to bring your own picnic lunch or there will be food vendors on site at reasonable rates.

The free car-park for this event closes strictly at 6pm.

This event is proudly supported by the City of Greater Geelong.

26 January 2016
Where: Rippleside Park
Bell Parade, Drumcondra
Catering and/or dining
Children's activities
Parking available (free onsite)
Seating/viewing areas
Toilets available
Wheelchair accessible

Further information

Associated Organisations:Geelong Australia Day Committee (Lions Club of Corio Bay)
Contact:Don Barby
Phone:0417 369 220