The Granny Smith Festival is held in October every year and has grown to be one of the largest community events in NSW, attracting over 90,000 people each year.
The festival features a carnival, parade, live music, animal farm, rides and a huge range of market stalls.
Granny Smith Festival 2022 Eastwood, Dates, Fireworks Time & Queen
Many members of the local community take part in the festival – from business owners, sporting clubs and local schools, there are heaps of things to see and do during the festival. Check out the parade from Rowe Street, where you can watch the procession as it makes its way down Lakeside Road and Rowe Street. Make sure to check out the market stalls selling a huge range of goods, as well as enjoy some tasty food and maybe hop on a ride or two.
Make sure to check out the concert on the Oval in the evening (from around 6pm) and stick around for the fireworks after dark (from around 8pm). There will be free water refill stations at the festival, and dogs are permitted as long as they remain leashed.
You can get to the festival on the Northern Line and alight at Eastwood Station. Buses also travel past the festival site including the #515, #521, #541, #542, #543, #544, #545 and #550. For those with disabilities, there are disability drop off zones at the corner of Shaftsbury Road and Hillview Lane. Parking is limited, however, note that some sections of road will close surrounding the festival, so there may be a bit of a walk to the festival grounds.
So gather up your friends and family for a fun day out at the Granny Smith Festival!