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Festivals in Lane Cove


Festive Events: December 2017

Lane Cove Council's Lighting of the Christmas Tree
Friday 8 December, 3:30pm – 8:00pm, Lane Cove Plaza

Launch into the festive season with this free Christmas extravaganza for the whole family! Including free kids activities, live music, Despicable Me 3™ Meet and Greet and a special Christmas show with Santa.

3:30pm – 6:00pm: Despicable Me 3™ Meet and Greet
6:00pm – 6:45pm: Lane Cove Youth Orchestra performance
7:05pm – 7:45pm:
Special Christmas show with Santa: Get your tinsel toes ready, your singing voices steady, because SANTA is riding his sleigh into Lane Cove and rockin' round the Christmas Tree! The magic of Christmas will come alive with this 40 minute show featuring singing, dancing, dancing elves and a special appearance from Santa himself.
7:45pm – 8:00pm: The Lighting of the Tree

Event Sponsors:
ADCO Constructions and Aussie Lane Cove

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Hanukkah in the Plaza

Thursday 14 December, 3:30pm - 5:30pm, Lane Cove Plaza

You are invited to celebrate Chanukah, the Jewish festival of lights. Enjoy free kids activities, live music and a donut giveaway on the day!

Check out the full program on festive events this December online today!


Sunset in the Village 2017: January – February

Take advantage of the warmer months and enjoy free film screenings, live music, local bushwalks, creative workshops, public art, gallery exhibitions and more! This program also includes our popular annual Lunar New Year celebration, a very special Sunset Artists Market and brand new Lane Cove village history audio guide.

2018 program to be released in late December 2017.

View the 2017 program


Autumn Harmony: March 2017

Celebrate cultural diversity in Lane Cove and beyond with this diverse program of music, film screenings, exhibitions, talks and food.

View the 2017 Program


Guringai Festival: May - July

The Guringai Festival raises awareness of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living in the Northern Sydney region. Lane Cove is one of eleven councils who contribute to the festival program, along with numerous reconciliation and community groups. The program includes workshops, art exhibitions, performances, films and talks, as well as Children's Voices for Reconciliation.

View the 2017 Program


Lane Cove Festival: September

The Lane Cove Festival is filled with events that celebrate Lane Cove's dynamic history, landscape, lifestyle and community. With live music, workshops, film screenings, exhibitions, talks, walks, gatherings, sporting activities and more, there is plenty to delight and excite Lane Cove residents.

View the 2017 Program


Festival by the River: November 2017

This Festival celebrates life on the river with two weeks of activities along foreshores, in parks and on the doorsteps of community groups that call the river home. Be it a glance, a swim or a paddle the Lane Cove community is connected to life on the river.

View the 2017 Program


Village History Audio Guide:
Immerse yourself in Lane Cove village's history with a brief and entertaining audio guide that will take you back to Lane Cove's beginnings through to today.


To access the guide you can download the free izi.TRAVEL app to your personal device via the Apple, Google and Windows app stores or download from the izi.TRAVEL website.

To find the guided walk, search 'Village History Audio Guide' once in the app to discover text, audio, images and GPS tracking to guide you along the walk.


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Council's Cultural Development Officer
Phone: 9911 3594