Top 5 Things To Do This Weekend

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There’s so much on this weekend we thought it deserved its own write-up! Don’t forget to check out the rest of the weekends’ events on our website calendar here.


Creativity Unleashed Event, West Ryde Plaza

Where: West Ryde Marketplace – 14 Anthony Rd, West Ryde

When: Saturday 23rd November, 11am-3pm

What: FREE event – Food, Dance, Art, Fashion, Music – celebrating Social Inclusion week.

Social Inclusion Week aims to help all Australians feel included and valued.

Come and along to discover a vibrant mix of Multicultural food, fashion, music, interactive demo’s, visual art displays. A showcase of start-up brands & stalls plus lots of networking & community engagement.

The event primarily aims to empower and build the capacity of creatives & brands from refugee and CaLD backgrounds.

More info here.


Putney Village Street Fest

Where: Charles Street, Putney

When: Sunday 24th November, 11am -4pm

What: Head on down and enjoy the FIRST EVER Putney Village Street Fair on Sunday 24 Nov from 11am to 4pm!

At the street fest, you can support local businesses & meet their owners, enjoy live music, beer & wine, amazing food, kids activities & lots of opportunities for Christmas shopping! ??

This event has been supported by Riverside Business Chamber and the local Putney businesses with a lot of hard work from Roy Maggio and his PSF committee. 

More info here.



Light Up East Ryde Christmas Market

Where: Sager Place, East Ryde

When: Sunday 24th November, 3pm -9pm

What: Light Up East Ryde Christmas street market on Sunday 24th of November from 3-9pm is always a great community event and fun-filled afternoon for the whole family!

Located at Sager Place East Ryde, you will find loads of activities for the whole family including:
Market stalls
Petting zoo
Visit from Santa
Live entertainment
Food trucks
and much more!

More info here.


Eden Gardens Christmas Party

Where: 307 Lane Cove Road, Macquarie Park

When: Sunday 24th November, 11am -3pm

What: ? Ho Ho Ho! It’s the Eden Gardens Christmas Party!!

? On Sunday 24th November from 11am – 5pm Eden Garden Macquarie Park will be hosting a FREE
magical Christmas Pary with all sorts of fun for the family!

? There will be plenty of action with jumping castles, kids activities, live music, food, drinks plus a special appearance from Santa himself!

Bring your family and friends to enjoy the day!

More info here.


Pet Festival 2019

Where: Oscar Hector Reid Memorial Park, Chatswood

When: Sunday 24th November, 10am-3pm

What: Is it time you and your treasured friend had a fun day out? The Pet Festival ?? will come alive with activities for pets and their human companions. From doggy fashion parades to pet workshops, there’s plenty to do with your furry (or not so furry!) friend. Sign up now to enter your pet into the pet competitions! We have

– Best Trick Competition
– Look A Like Competition
– Doggy Fashion ParadeJoin us to celebrate the value of companion animals and learn more about responsible pet care. The Festival invites pet owners, wannabe owners and anyone who loves animals to celebrate all creatures great and small.

More info here.




No Excuse for Abuse March, Macquarie Park

Where: Starts outside of Macquarie University School of Engineering and ends at Elouera Reserve

When: Friday 22nd November at 11am

What: This White Ribbon Day on Friday 22nd November at 11am, join the City of Ryde in taking a stand together as a community to end violence and abuse.

Bringing together local residents, businesses and workers in Macquarie Park, the march will start outside of Macquarie University School of Engineering and end at Elouera Reserve. All are welcome.

Hear from local speakers, meet local support services and take the pledge with your community to stand up, speak out and act to prevent domestic and family violence.

The event will feature live music by local acts as well as a sausage sizzle for a gold coin donation, with proceeds going to the Ryde Hunters Hill Domestic and Family Violence Committee.

There will also be stalls from organisations operating within the City of Ryde that provide services to assist those affected by domestic violence.

More info here.