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Festivals in Lane Cove


Lane Cove Festival Launch

Party in Lane Cove Plaza and celebrate the launch of the 2018 Lane Cove Festival program with the whole family! Expect an afternoon of fun and excitement featuring dynamic live music by Lolo Lovina on her Gypsy Caravan stage, an extra special performance by Lane Cove’s Different Degrees performance ensemble, creative workshops, face painting and loads of exciting kids activities! After the launch, head over to Gallery Lane Cove from 6:00pm for the Lane Cove Art Award.

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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

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


Sunset in the Village: 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 and Sunset Artists Market.

View the 2018 program


Autumn Harmony: March

Celebrate Lane Cove's cultural diversity each March with Autumn Harmony. This month-long annual Festival features live music, workshops, film screenings, talks, food and more for the whole community to enjoy!

View the 2018 Program


Gai-mariagal Festival: May - July

The Gai-mariagal Festival (formerly the Guringai Festival) raises awareness of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living in the Northern Sydney region. The Festival involves numerous community groups and Councils including Lane Cove Council. The program includes workshops, art exhibitions, performances, films and talks, as well as Children's Voices for Reconciliation.

Download the 2018 Gai-mariagal Festival Program or visit the Gai-mariagal Festival website today!


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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Contact Us

Council's Cultural Development Officer
Phone: 9911 3594