Marrickville Festival

In the case of wet weather the Marrickville Festival will go ahead....


Sunday 21 October 2018, 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.

Program details – Main Stage

Marrickville Festival

MC: Bryce Mills

  • 10:00am:  Krystel Diola (DJ)
  • 10:00am: Seven Suns
  • 10:40am: Funk Engine
  • 11:20am: Mary Heart Band
  • 12:00pm: Official welcome
  • 12:40pm: Didgimatix
  • 1:20pm: The Protesters
  • 2:05pm: Liz Martin Band
  • 2:55pm: Edens March
  • 4:00pm: King Tide

Program details – Break Stage

MC: Tess Connery

  • 10:00am: Brent Cox – DJ
  • 10:00am: Batterie
  • 10:35am: Dande and The Lion
  • 11:10am: The Social Norm
  • 11:45am: I Know You Know
  • 12:25pm: The Break competition
  • 12:25pm: Hill
  • 1:00pm: Ducks
  • 1:35pm: Martha
  • 2:10pm: Rpemmz
  • 2.45pm: Stolen Shoes
  • 3.10pm: Judging discussion
  • 3:25pm: The Break competition winner announced
  • 3:25pm: The Fungus
  • 4:00pm: Stellar Addiction

Program details – International Stage

MC: Robbie Keswick

  • 10:00am: Inner West Voices
  • 10:35am: Dorothy Cowie School of Dancing
  • 11:10am: Andalus Arabic Choir
  • 11:50am: Redfern Dance Company
  • 12:30pm: Polynesian Show
  • 1:05pm: Los Carmonas Flamenco
  • 1:35pm: Inner West Community Band
  • 2:20pm: Sydney Dance Rhythms
  • 3:05pm: Greek Zorba Show
  • 3:35pm: Papa Mbaye and Chosani Afrique
  • 4:25pm: Donna Jean's Danceforce

Program details – Young Talent

Marrickville festival 3

MC: Tim Stackpool

  • 10:00am: Stanmore Public School Juggernaut Band
  • 10:35am: Wilkins Public School Junior & Senior Choir
  • 11:05am: Marrickville West Public School Hip Hop Group
  • 11:30am: Marrickville Public School Junior Choir
  • 11:55am: Marrickville West Primary School Combined Choir
  • 12:25pm: Marrickville Public School Senior Choir
  • 12:55pm: Marrickville West Primary School Senior Concert Band
  • 1:25pm: Ferncourt Public School Music Groups
  • 2:10pm: Marrickville Public School Concert Band
  • 2:45pm: Marrickville West Primary School Rock Band
  • 3:15pm: Wilkins Public School Concert Band
  • 3:45pm: Marrickville High School Rock Band

Program details – Kids' Play Park

MC: Sam Baran

  • 10:00am: Giants Martial Arts Demonstration
  • 10:40am: Storytelling Gurranga Bumarri
  • 11:10am: Australian Martial Arts Academy
  • 12:00pm: Polynesian Show
  • 12:35pm: Dare to Shine
  • 1:10pm: Greek Dancing Group – The Nassibian Dancers
  • 1:40pm: Sydney Self Defence
  • 2:25pm: Suara Indonesian Dance
  • 2:55pm: Storytelling Gurranga Bumarri
  • 3:30pm: Popping Nation and the Dulwich Hill Primary Poppers
  • 3:55pm: The Majestic Players

Wet weather

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


Major Sponsor




Petersham RSL


Media Partner

Inner West Courier


Stallholder applications – CLOSED

Applications will reopen in May 2019

Marrickville Festival
Sunday 21 October, 10am–5pm
Approx. 80,000 patrons
Number of stalls: 120

Marrickville Festival is Inner West Council's flagship event, attracting a wide variety of people from across the area. There are many positions available at this event – however it is very competitive.

Performer applications – CLOSED

Applications will reopen in May 2019

Marrickville Festival
Sunday 21 October, 10am–5pm
Approx. 80,000 patrons
Number of performers: 52

Marrickville Festival is a flagship event of the inner west, attracting a wide variety of patrons from across the greater Sydney area. Performance groups which highlight emerging artist and cultural diversity across the inner west are sought for this event.

Please direct and queries relating to the 2018 Marrickville Festival to Council officers will respond to you within 48 hours.

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