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Festivals in Lane Cove



LC_FestivalRiver_A5_2016_web_Page_01.jpgFestival by the River 

Lane Cove's Festival by the River is back this year from 1 - 13 November to help showcase the life we love along Lane Cove and Parramatta Rivers.

Be sure to download the full program of events and keep up to date with the latest stallholders at the signature event Food and Wine by the River through our partners at Taste Orange: Parking is limited near Tambourine Bay Reserve - download the map for the free shuttle bus.

Event Bookings

Aboriginal Astronomy - Tuesday 1 November, 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Bush Kids by the River - Thursday 3 November, 9:45am - 11:00am

Paint Our River - Sunday 6 November, 2:00pm - 4:30pm

Sunset Paddles - Monday 7 and Tuesday 8 November, 5:30pm - 7:30pm

*Sunset Paddles is currently fully booked. If you would like to go on a waitlist please email*

Discovery Boat Trip - Thursday 10 November, 4:00pm - 6:30pm

Please call the Library on 9911 3634 for bookings to the Free Talk: The Lane Cove River: A Journey into the Past - Wednesday 9 November, 6:15pm - 8:00pm

General Events (no bookings required)

Food and Wine by the River - Sunday 6 November at Tambourine Bay Reserve

Screen on the Green - Tuesday 8 November, 6:30pm - 8:15pm at Burns Bay Reserve

Fishing for Fun - Saturday 12 November, 9:00am - 3:00pm at Cunninghams Reach

Wet weather updates on these activities will be made on this website within 48 hours of the event.

Further Information

Greenwich Village Arts Trail - Saturday 5 & Sunday 6 November

Greenwich Sailing Club: Try Sailing & Sausage Sizzle, Sunday 6 November

North Shore Rowing: Sunset Drinks on the Pontoon, Friday 11 November or Sue Wannan 0401 462 523

Annual Festivals

Lane Cove Council organises festivals, programs and events throughout the year to reflect the diverse interests of the community and foster local identity.  In many instances, local community groups and organisations work in partnership with the Council.

Festival by the River: November

Festival by the River features events and activities that connect people with the local waterways, the Lane Cove River and the harbour foreshore of the Parramatta River..

View the 2015 Program

Kaleidoscope of Lane Cove: November

This event celebrates cultural diversity in Lane Cove with a range of live performances, entertainment and art activities taking place in the Plaza on a Friday afternoon in November.

Sunset in the Village: January – February

Sunset in the Village takes advantage of the warmer months and longer days to bring you everything from free film screenings in local parks to music performances, local bushwalks and art activities. It also includes our popular annual Lunar New Year celebration at Lane Cove Plaza.

View the 2016 Program

Autumn Harmony: March

Focusing on cultural diversity in Lane Cove and beyond, Autumn Harmony provides an opportunity to participate in a range of rich cultural experiences.

View the 2016 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 2016 Program

Cameraygal Festival: August – October

The Cameraygal Festival is Lane Cove's long-running celebration of community, held annually since 1992.

View the 2016 Program


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Contact Us

Council’s Cultural Development Officer

Phone: 9911 3594