Marrickville Festival

Marrickville Festival. Photos by Wendy Kimpton.

Marrickville Festival. Photos by Wendy Kimpton.

Marrickville Festival. Photos by Wendy Kimpton.

Marrickville Festival. Photos by Wendy Kimpton.

Marrickville Festival. Photos by Wendy Kimpton.

Marrickville Festival. Photos by Wendy Kimpton.

Marrickville Festival. Photos by Wendy Kimpton.

Sunday 23 October 2016, 10am – 5pm

Marrickville and Illawarra Roads, Marrickville

Marrickville Festival brings together all of our diverse and vibrant people, cultures, and creative communities with a feast of international cuisine, live music and entertainment.

With over 120 stalls displaying local produce, handmade artisan works, gifts and community groups as well as a Main Stage program, International Dance Floor, The Break music competition and a range of free activities for kids and the whole family.

Entertainment program

Main Stage

  • 10.00am – Sydney Secondary College Wind Ensemble
  • 10.40am – Levingstone
  • 11.15am – Matthew Raven
  • 12.10pm – Official welcome
  • 12.35pm – YuNiOn Taiko Percussion
  • 1.20pm – Jeremy Gregory
  • 2.20pm – Ursula Yovich
  • 3.20pm – Stormcellar
  • 4.15pm – Eden's March
  • DJ: Funkdafied

Break Stage

  • 10.00am – Wilkins Public School Rock Bands
  • 10.30am – Tabetha Salmon
  • 11.00am – The Fossicks
  • 11.30am – The Crooked Frames
  • 12.00pm – Samuel Dobson
  • 12.30pm – Montes Jura
  • 12.50pm – The Break competition
  • 1.00pm – Rose Cole
  • 1.30pm – 57 Minutes
  • 2.00pm – Crystal Cities
  • 2.30pm – The Runaway Houses
  • 3.00pm – Apache
  • 3.30pm – Lazy Eyes
  • 3.55pm – Judging discussion
  • 4.05pm – The Break competition winner announced
  • 4.10pm – The Ruckus
  • 4.45pm – The Hadron Colliders
  • DJ: Mickey Morphingaz

International Dance Floor

  • 10.00am – Dance Zone productions
  • 10.35am – Dare to Shine
  • 11.00am – The Gamarada Boys
  • 11.20am – Marrickville Public School Junior Choir
  • 12.10pm – Jacaranda Uruguayan Argentinian Folk Group
  • 12.35pm – Lotus Arabesque
  • 1.00pm – Ferncourt Public School Senior Choir
  • 1.40pm – Sydney Self Defence
  • 2.05pm – Marrickville Public School Senior Choir
  • 2.30pm – Australian Martial Arts Academy
  • 2.55pm – Marrickville Public School Concert Band
  • 3.20pm – Amera's Palace Bellydancers and Drummers
  • 3.45pm – Tempe High School Band
  • 4.35pm – Ferncourt Public School Bands

Kids Play Park

  • 10am to 5pm – The Village Blacksmith
  • 10am to 5pm – Li'l Crafters: Craft for kids!
  • 10.00am – Suara Indonesian Dance Kids Group
  • 10.35am – YuNiOn Taiko Percussion
  • 11.15am – The La La Sistarz
  • 11.55am – Sydney Self Defence
  • 12.25pm –The Majestic Playersa
  • 1.00pm – The La La Sistarz
  • 1.40pm – Earthbeats Children's Music
  • 2.50pm – Stale Biskitz
  • 3.20pm – Australian Martial Arts Academy
  • 3.50pm – Amera's Palace Bellydancers and Drummers
  • 4.15pm – Poppin Nations All Stars

Wet weather

In the event of wet or adverse weather, Marrickville Festival will still go ahead.

Stallholder applications

Stallholder applications for Marrickville Festival 2016 are now closed.

To be added to our reserve list, please email your full name, organisation, description of your product/service, contact numbers and address to

Performance opportunities

Performer applications are now closed. If you missed the opportunity to apply but would like to be added to the reserve list, please contact Meryl Rogers at and provide your full name, organisation, address, contact details and a short description of your performance style.

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Principal sponsor:

Petersham RSL


LJ Hooker Marrickville Dulwich Hill

Media sponsors:

Inner West Courier


Supporting sponsor:

Ray White Dulwich Hill Marrickville

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