ABC Family Festival

Who will be there

Jimmy Giggle

Jimmy Giggle

Bananas In Pyjamas

Bananas in Pyjamas

The Wot Wots

The Wot Wots

Teddy Rock

Teddy Rock

Ali McGregor

Ali McGregor

Jay Laga'aia

Jay Laga'aia

Kanye - Host of ABC 3

Kayne Tremills

Olivia - Host of ABC 3

Olivia Phyland

James - Host of ABC 3

James Elmer

Bajo, Goose and Hex from Good Game

Hosts of Good Game

Nathan Bazley

Nathan Bazley

Xenia Goodwin

Xenia Goodwin

Alicia Banit - Dance Academy

Alicia Banit

Keiynan Lonsdale

Keiynan Lonsdale

Craig Norenbergs

Craig Norenbergs

Paul Wade

Paul Wade

Helen Tzarimas

Helen Tzarimas

Quentin Dempster

Quentin Dempster

Jeremy Fernandez

Jeremy Fernandez

Graham Creed

Graham Creed

Play School Craft Zone

For the creative one's there will be a Play School Craft Zone.

Click Zone

ABC Splash

Vikings, Dinosaurs and more!
Come to the Splash zone and discover the ancient world of the dinosaurs with an awesome interactive display. Meet Rexie, a 6 month old robotic T-Rex, and go digging for fossils! We’ll be giving away some Splash goodies, and if you’re lucky you can take a photo with a real life Viking!

Reading Eggs

Get your hands on some family friendly apps, produced by the ABC for your mobile or tablet device. Little ones will love Bananas in Pyjamas apps: Beach Fun and Bubble Time. There’ll also be the ever popular Play School apps Art Maker and Play Time on show throughout the day. The ABC’s brain training app, Active Memory will also be on display for those interested in the science behind brain games and cognitive training. Catch up with the latest version of iView for tablets, also available for preview in Click Zone.

ABC3 Zone

Come on down to the ABC3 zone for your chance to meet some of the cast from Dance Academy, and our Studio 3 gang Liv, James and Kayne. Whilst you’re there, jump inside our ABC3 photo booth!

Meet and Greet Zone

Shaun the Sheep

Meet Shaun the Sheep from
10am, 12noon and 2pm

Spot

Meet Spot from
10.30am, 12.30pm and 2.30pm

Postman Pat

Meet Postman Pat from
11am, 1pm and 3pm

Miffy

Meet Miffy from
11.30am, 1.30pm and 3.30pm

Show times and Map

SHOW TIMES
9am
702 ABC Sydney – Weekends with Simon Marnie
10am - 4pm
ABC Grandstand and Football NSW Skills Clinics and Target Practice
Main Stage
10am - Jimmy Giggle –Including Bananas in Pyjamas, Play School, Wot Wots, Teddy Rock Show
1pm - Ali McGregor
1.45pm - Jay Laga’aia
2.20pm - ABC 3 Crew
2.45pm - Good Game

Map

Download the map to help you get around.

The ABC Exhibition Trailer

ABC Exhibition Trailer

Showcasing a sophisticated and customised design, this unique trailer encourages users to engage with a broad range of ABC programs and platforms. Experience the magic of the television chroma key and teleprompter in our digital TV studio. Participants can practise their news and weather presenting or sing along to their favourite ABC Kids tune. Participants can also host their own radio broadcast with loads of programs to choose from in the radio studio. All participants can download their performance for FREE via the trailer website. The Trailer also features 7 LED screens, a touchscreen to self navigate through documentaries, an iPad kiosk featuring iview and various ABC apps, a new tablet registration system, the ABC shop online, ABC website stations, interactive games and more! The Exhibition Trailer will be located between the Kids Concert Stage and ABC Local Radio, open from 10am – 4pm. Entry is FREE! For more information on the ABC Exhibition Trailer, visit www.abc.net.au/trailer

How To Get There

Public Transport
Parramatta Park is conveniently located for access to public transport. Visit the Transport Info Line to plan your trip.
Bike or Walk
The site is easily accessed and well lit and is safe for walkers and cyclists.
Parking
There is limited onsite parking within Parramatta Park. Convenient parking is available in one of Parramatta's Parking Stations. We recommend the Hunter Street car park (second right from Macquarie Street entrance). For more information on parking around Parramatta visit the Parramatta Council website.

Get the most of the day

Bring your picnic basket to enjoy the beautiful surroundings – there will be food outlets available on the day.

Event Partner

Parramatta Park
702 ABC SydneyABC GrandstandABC ShopABC 3ABC SplashGood Game