footprints ecofestival


Sunday 27 August 2017 from 11am–3pm
Whites Creek Valley Park, Annandale 

Our annual footprints ecofestival is back! Check out the great main stage entertainment, free workshops, film screenings and more! Subscribe to our eNews to keep up to date with all our local area events.

Food and drink Main stage lineup Workshops Cycle-in Cinema Clothing Swap Festival Map Festival Bus

Food and drink

There will be heaps of delicious food available in our market area. Plus, footprints ecofestival is introducing the footprints Craft Beer Garden!

Main stage lineup

11:00am–11:05am Welcome to Country
11:05am–11:10am Official Welcome
11:10am–11:30am The Gamarada Boys, Aboriginal dance
Dirt Girl (ABC Television)
12:45pm–1:00pm Meet & Greet Dirt Girl
1:15pm–1:45pm Ciao Magazine Recycled Fashion Parade
2:00pm–2:45pm Maxine Baker
2:45pm–3:00pm Bicycle raffle giveaway

Workshops and demonstrations

Time Workshop Facilitator
Drop-off clothes for clothing swap         
The Clothing Exchange
11:30am Organic Chutneys Eat Me Chutneys
  Garden to Table Terry Lennis
  Worm Farming & Composting The Waste-free Kitchen
  Living without Waste Big Drop Collective
12:00pm Clothing swap opens The Clothing Exchange
  Backyard Native Bees Seed.Harvest.Spoon.
  Food Fixes The Waste-free Kitchen
12:30pm Preserved Lemons Cornersmith
  Garden to Table Terry Lennis
  Create a Kokedama Tiny Paradise
  Wax Wraps The Waste-free Kitchen
  SolaCity board game The Waste-free Kitchen
1:00pm Permaculture in the Food Forest Friends of Whites Creek Valley Park
  Backyard Native Bees Seed.Harvest.Spoon.
  Living without Waste Big Drop Collective
  Sauerkraut Making The Waste-free Kitchen
1:30pm Syrups & Cordials Cornersmith
  Garden to Table Terry Lennis
  Harvest Worm Castings The Waste-free Kitchen
2:00pm Backyard Native Bees Seed.Harvest.Spoon.
  Create a Kokedama Tiny Paradise
  Food Fixes The Waste-free Kitchen
2:30pm SolaCity board game The Waste-free Kitchen
All day Bicycle-Powered Smoothies Bike n Blend
  Worm Farm Trailer Sydney Sustainability Centre
  Bicycle Maintenance BikeWise
  Kids' Recycled Art Explore & Develop
  Recycled Fashion Jacqueline Larcombe
  Intro to Solar Power Our Energy Future

Cycle-in Cinema

We will be screening films submitted to this year's Footprints Film Festival in Milkcrate Event's bicycle-powered cinema tent! Winners for this year's competition will be announced in the cinema tent at 2:30pm.

11:30am–2:30pm     Footprints Film Festival screenings
2:30pm Footprints Film Festival winners announced


footprints Clothing Swap

Have a bunch of clothes you don’t wear anymore that are still in great condition? Come along to our footprints Clothing Swap!

The swap is free and we will have tables for adult women's and men's clothing and shoes. Registration is required for this event.

eventbrite register button

Festival Map

footprints ecofestival 2017 map

Festival Bus

During the festival there will be a community bus doing a loop through the Inner West Council local government area.

The bus starts at 10.30am from Balmain Town Hall, doing a loop every 20 minutes.

You can find the bus stops marked on the Festival Bus Route Map (PDF 2.8MB)

There will be signage at each stop.

Ecofest Transport Map

Stallholder applications

Stallholder applications for the footprints ecofestival closed on Monday 31 July.

If you would like to be included on the reserve list, please submit an online application on the late link below:


United Resource Management Ciao Inner West Brewery Association

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