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Lane Cove's Winter in the Village is here!LC_Winter_Village_CorfluteMarquee_2000x400.jpg

Join us in Lane Cove village from 9 - 17 July for an exciting array of activities to warm you up this winter! 

Ice Skating in Lane Cove, The Canopy  

Saturday 9 – Sunday 17 July

Tickets on sale now, book your tickets online today! 

Skate into winter this July school holidays at Lane Cove’s first ever ice-skating rink! Made with SlickIce synthetic ice and designed to feel like real ice-skating, the ice rink is open daily in the square. Skates are provided. Penguin skating aids for kids are available for free. 

Sessions start on the hour from 10:00am – 8:00pm. Each session runs for 45 minutes. 


  • Child 5 years and under $10 

  • Child 6 – 17 years $15 

  • Concession $15 

  • Adult $20 

  • Family ticket $40 (4 people – maximum two adults, minimum one adult) 

Tickets on sale now, book your tickets online today!

For enquiries please refer to the online ticketing website which includes contact details to assist you.

Stars on Ice, The Canopy 

Saturday 9 July, 5:45pm and 7:45pm 

Be mesmerised by the magical world of ice dancing with two special 15-minute performances by Stars on Ice at Lane Cove’s Winter in the Village Ice Rink. Bookings not required for this free event however numbers are limited.

Live in Lane Cove

We’re heating up the village this Winter with a dynamic program of free live music in The Plaza and The Canopy performed by a host of talented local artists. 

  • Saturday 9 July CAM ATKINS: 10:00am – 12:00pm, Lane Cove Plaza  

  • Sunday 10 July AMANDA THOMAS: 5:00pm – 7:00pm, The Canopy  

  • Wednesday 13 July THOSE GUYS: 6:00pm – 8:00pm, The Canopy  

  • Saturday 16 July KVISION, aka LIAM KIVIJIAN: 5:00pm – 7:00pm, The Canopy 

bad_guys.jpgWinter Screen on the Green, THE BAD GUYS (PG), The Canopy 

Friday 15 July, 6:00pm - 8:00pm 

Bring your warmest clothes and your favourite picnic blanket and join us for a free film screening of The Bad Guys (PG). Several misunderstood criminal animals attempt to become good, with plenty of disasters along the way. There will be a special fire dancing performance to warm us up ahead of the film screening plus giveaway winter-themed colouring-in packs. Don't forget to pick up a delicious takeaway from nearby businesses or make a booking before or after the event (please note that we request adult supervision of children attending this event).

Lane Cove Makers Market, Lane Cove Plaza 

Sunday 17 July, 9:00am – 3:00pm

Drop by The Plaza for this winter edition of Lane Cove Makers Market. Enjoy browsing the range of stalls featuring unusual, unique hand-crafted products. 


Support local businesses 

The Lane Cove Gift Card can be redeemed at shops, cafes, restaurants and other retail outlets in Lane Cove. 

Your Lane Cove Gift Card may be purchased at any of our load-up stores. The minimum load amount is $30. A sincere thank you to all the retailers who have registered their participation in Council’s Lane Cove Gift Card.

Where can I spend a Lane Cove Gift Card?

Download a list of participating businesses or visit Shop Lane Cove to view participating businesses and what they offer.

Where can I purchase a Lane Cove Gift Card?

Download the list of participating businesses. You can purchase a Lane Cove Gift Card at the businesses marked with an asterisks. If you don't live in the area, you can also purchase a Lane Cove Gift Card online through Why Leave Town.

Bulk orders

If you'd like to order a large amount of Lane Cove Gift Cards, please fill out the online form through Why Leave Town.

How do I check how much money I have left on my Gift Card?

If you're a card holder and would like to check the balance of your Gift Card, please visit the Why Leave Town website and enter your card details.


Shop Lane Cove

Council encourages the community to shop locally as part of its ongoing Love Where You Shop Lane Cove campaign. This includes a range of exciting annual events, supporting materials and opportunities for local businesses to come together to promote their business to local residents.  

Did you know there are more than 150 businesses listed on the Shop Lane Cove website? Watch our new video below for a glimpse of the range of local businesses you can find on and visit the website to discover even more. Stuck at home? Need something delivered? You can also search by delivery method so that you can continue to support your local businesses throughout 2020.  

Are you a local business that would like to list on Shop Lane Cove for free? Simply click on the 'Add Listing' section in the website menu and set your information up - it takes less than five minutes. You'll then have your own login to return to the website and update your service and product offerings as often as you like.

This video was funded by NSW Small Business Month.

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What better way for local coffee lovers to explore the local area than by visiting close to 40 coffee outlets across Lane Cove. Whether you need a new local for your morning pick-me-up, somewhere close by or something a little different, this guide will point you in the right direction. With handy maps to help you find your way, you will always know where the closest fuelling station is.

Download your free Lane Cove Coffee Guide or click the image (right).



What's On Postcard - Cover.jpgWhat's On in Lane Cove Plaza: Free Events!

To encourage the community to shop locally and linger longer in Lane Cove, Council is promoting a set of free regular programs hosted in Lane Cove Plaza. Check back  for updated information on specific events.

First Fridays: Fun for Kids!

3:30pm - 5:00pm

Kick off the weekend with a free afternoon craft or games session near the Green.

Second Saturdays: Saturday Sounds

10:00am - 12:00pm

Soak up a live music performance while enjoying your weekend coffee, brunch or weekly shop.

 Watch the 2016 Sydney Weekender segment featuring Lane Cove's Coffee Carnevale.

Missed Business - A Guide for Small Business
The Missed Business guide provides some practical information about how to attract more customers by providing better access to your business for your customers.
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Additional information about shopping locally

Lane Cove village shopping precinct is in the heart of Lane Cove while a number of other shopping hubs are located throughout the Municipality including Greenwich, Yorks Corner, Figtree, Lane Cove West, Mowbray Road and St Leonards.