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Festivals in Lane Cove


Sunset in the Village 2023 

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Ride on Mechanical Animals

Saturday 7 and 21 January, 10:00am – 3:00pm, The Canopy, $8

Bring the kids down to The Canopy for some Saturday fun! Pick your animal and take a trip around the Village Green on these majestic creatures. This event is subject to weather. $8 for a ten-minute ride. No bookings required. 

Australia Day

Thursday 26 January, from 9:00am

Start your Australia Day at The Canopy as we welcome Lane Cove's newest Australian Citizens Ambassador, followed by live music in Lane Cove Plaza from 11:00am. 

Assisted by the Australian Government through the National Australia Day Council.

The Canopy Music Concert: James Blundell Duo 

Friday 27 January, 6:30pm – 9:00pm, The Canopy

Join country music legend James Blundell and his son Briar in The Canopy for a night of swaying and singing. Bring a picnic blanket and your dinner and enjoy a night out in the Village. Free event.

Register for your free tickets.

Assisted by the Australian Government through the National Australia Day Council.

Play Garden at The Canopy

Sunday 22 January, 9:30am – 12:00pm, The Canopy

Try out a variety of games at this small pop-up at The Canopy. This event is targeted at preschool age children though all are welcome. Free event, no bookings required. 

Minigolf at The Canopy

Saturday 28 January, 10:00am – 3:00pm, The Canopy

Test your family and friends as you make your way around our pop-up mini golf course. No bookings required.

Lunar New Year

Friday 3 February, 3:30pm – 5:45pm, Lane Cove Plaza

Bring in the Year of the Rabbit at this special event featuring a range of creative workshops and kids activities in the Plaza.

Pak Hok Kung Fu will join us in Lane Cove Plaza to perform their spectacular lion dance and then travel to The Canopy for the finale.

Live in Lane Cove: Lane Cove Plaza

Come down to the Plaza to be serenaded by some very talented musicians.

Saturday 11 February, 10:00am – 12:00pm: Geoff Yule Smith 

Sunset Artists' Market

Friday 17 February, 5:00pm – 8:00pm, Lane Cove Plaza

Celebrate emerging creative talent across Sydney by picking up something unique for yourself, your home or for a gift. This popular annual sunset market will feature stalls from a range of talented artists and makers, live music and a fun children's workshop.

Discover: The Power of the Bush

Friday 24 February, 5:00pm – 9:00pm, Mindarie Park, Lane Cove North

Join Lane Cove local Kelly Winning as she teaches us all about the power of the bush and our waterways.

After Kelly has taught you all you need to know sit back and relax with the family as we watch Kangaroo Jack (PG) as a couple of American Tourists chase a Kangaroo through the outback.

Please note parking at Mindarie Park is limited. We encourage people to catch the 292 bus from the Lane Cove Interchange to Mowbray Rd at Hatfield St.The 533 bus also stops here. Check TripView for the up-to-date timetable.

Streetside Gallery

From local to iconic Australian artists, Lane Cove has a rich artistic history. Council has developed a guide to help you explore our incredible, local public art this summer. Make sure you drop in to the Lane Cove Aquatic Centre and The Canopy to see the latest additions to the Streetside Gallery. Visit for a link to the gallery map.


Not sure where to start? We have put together a self-guided walk around the Lane Cove Village that will take you to 11 unique locations. Pull out the Streetside Gallery website to learn more about each

of the unique artworks. View the step-by-step map and to learn more about each artwork and artist

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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