As the sun rises, start your day marvelling at the skies as we launch Sydney’s biggest hot air balloon display, with delicious food and roving family entertainment.
Watch the sun rise as you marvel at the ascension of the Australia Day favourite *hot air balloons from 6am and then be entertained by Live music on the Aerial Stage, hosted by Heidi Hillier.
Enjoy a range of tasty treats, have the kids learn some entertaining skills at Sids Circus School and catch our roving performances as they wander through the Park.
6am - 7am Circular Keys Choir
|Circular Keys Chorus, an all-female choir of approximately 50 women from Sydney's north-western suburbs and the Central Coast, has been providing entertaining, dynamic and award-winning performances of barbershop harmony in the greater Sydney area since 1995.|
|7am - 8am Western Sydney Youth Orchestra|
|The Western Sydney Youth Orchestra (WSYO) started in 2017 and is the newest in the SYO family. Based in Parramatta, WSYO offers highly reputable orchestral training to young musicians living locally.|
|8.15am - 9am Stormer Music Student Showcase|
|Stormer Music is a private music school set across 3 locations in Western Sydney - the lower Blue Mountains, Parramatta and Penrith - provide professional and high quality musical tuition in a comfortable and well-equipped studio environment. We aim to inspire, empower, showcase and celebrate the musicians of our communities. In addition to private music lessons, Stormer run a groups program, provide performance and recording opportunities and much more.|
10am - 2pm LIVE MUSIC WESTERN SYDNEY SHOWCASE
|10am - 11am Carla Wehbe|
|Singer and music creator of pop with electronic and R&B influences.|
|11am - 12pm Michael Duchenesne Band|
|Sydney based vocalist, guitarist and songwriter.|
|12pm - 1pm Blessed|
|1pm - 2pm Losty|
|Sought-after MC, Losty's music tops the iTunes and Triple J Unearthed charts and is played on both mainstream and independent radio around the country.|
* Hot air balloons may be cancelled in the event of high winds or inclement weather.
Registrations for the tethered hot air balloons closed on Thursday 4 January 2018.
Levi, The Village Blacksmith, has worked in various metalwork establishments and now takes his hammer on the road all throughout New South Whales, demonstrating the art of Blacksmithing.Watch and learn about the many forging methods such as twisting, bending, cutting and for the more curious hardening and tempering. Learn about the history of blacksmithing and its relevance today.
Some lucky audience members might even take home some handmade items!
Witness the grand final of the Parravision talent competition where Australian pop and jazz icon Kate Ceberano, joined by the head of Mushroom Music Ian James and celebrated dance performer/choreographer Dr Laura Osweiler on the judging panel, will be on the judging panel when 19 finalists in three categories perform on the main stage in the Parravision Grand Final.
Three lucky winners will take home an amazing selection of prizes: