There’s so much on this weekend we thought it deserved its own write-up. In no particular order, here’s a list of fun things to do around Ryde this Saturday and Sunday! Don’t forget to check out the rest of the weekends’ events here.
St Charles Primary School Fete, Ryde
582 Victoria Road Ryde
When: Sunday 15th Sept, 9am -4pm
What: The school will be bustling with a range of stalls and activities, including carnival rides, stalls and foods from every corner of the globe. In a St Charles Fete first, get up close to award-winning muscle cars with a unique range of show cars on display.
Kids’ corner is sure to delight the young ones with show bags, kids crafts and face painting – just to name a few attractions. Parents can unwind with High Tea, a spot of shopping or sit back and enjoy performances from the local community and school on centre stage.
Ryde Brick Fair
Ryde East Public School – 12 Twin Rd Ryde
When: Sunday 15th Sept, 10am -4pm
What: Get up close and inspired with some of Australia’s greatest LEGO masterpieces before diving into the brick pit to create your own – the only limit is your imagination. Enjoy special guest appearances, competitions, Food trucks, BBQ, coffee, cakes and more.
North Ryde Farmers Market
North Ryde RSL Car Park, 27-41 Magdala Road North Ryde
When: Every Saturday from 8am-1pm
What: Head down for the INAUGURAL North Ryde market where you’ll find fresh produce, crafted artisanal goods and food from local producers. Located in the carpark of North Ryde RSL (outside Fitness First).
Markets at The Ranch
The Ranch Hotel – Epping Road, Marsfield
When: Every second Saturday of every month from 9am to 2pm.
What: Another INAUGURAL market, celebrated with plaster painting and sand art activities. Why not enjoy lunch and a drink at The Ranch afterwards.
North Ryde Community Church Fete
2 Cutler Parade West Ryde
When: Saturday 14th September from 9am-2pm
What: Don’t miss the Jumping Castle, live entertainment and games for the kids – as well as lots of things to keep the big kids happy as well. Stalls include books, cakes, craft, toys, pre-loved treasure, face painting, clothing, jams, Devonshire tea and more.
Rhodes Moon Festival
Rhodes Foreshore Park – Lot 142 Shoreline Drive Rhodes
When: Saturday 14th September from 10am-5pm
What: Bring your friends and family to join us to celebrate this year’s Moon Festival at Rhodes Foreshore ParkFestivities include dragon dancing, free moon cake tasting, stage shows, kids rides, lantern making, street food and lucky draw.
Eastwood Heights Public School Fireworks Spectacular
Lincoln Street, Eastwood
When: Saturday 14th September from 3pm – 7.30pm
What: Enjoy rides, performances, craft activities, face painting, entertainment, great food, stalls and fireworks at 7.15pm
St Ignatius’ College, Tambourine Bay Road Riverview
When: Saturday 14th September from 9am – 4.30pm
What: Expect a sensational day of carnival rides, stalls, food and entertainment. Guests will be treated to shows, prizes, music, auctions, international delicacies, a petting zoo, and – a crowd favourite – the rugby 7s tournament.
The Kings School, 87-129 Pennant Hills Road, North Parramatta
When: Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th September from 10am
What: Featuring a range of attractions including High Tea in the famous Gowan Brae – featured in the movie ‘The Great Gatsby’, an exclusive jewellery display, champagne bar, food market, bakery, artisan markets, carnival rides, festival food and children’s entertainment.
Matsuri Japan Festival
Chatswood Mall, Victoria Avenue Chatswood
When: Saturday 14th September, 11am – 6pm
What: Matsuri Festival Sydney is a Japanese festival held every year to celebrate Japanese culture and cross-cultural friendship between the Japanese community and the local community. Festival attractions include Japanese food stalls, beer garden, traditional arts and cultural experience of Japanese calligraphy, flower arrangement, tea ceremony or Origami, entertainment from the traditional Wadaiko drum, Karate demonstration to J-POP and Cosplay show through the day!