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The largest ever selection of amusement rides will be on offer at the 20th Cabramatta Moon Festival on September 23.

From 9am to 8pm, the streets of Cabramatta will come alive with a variety of fun, family friendly activities and culinary delights.

As part of the vast children’s entertainment line-up, there will be family and thrill rides, including an exciting T-Rex ride carnival games.

Fairfield mayor Frank Carbone said the Cabramatta Moon Festival was a great chance to experience the “sights, sounds, and flavours” of Cabramatta.

“I am proud of the amazing line-up of family-friendly activities and entertainment at this year’s Moon Festival,” mayor Carbone said.

“It is events like this that underscore Fairfield as the perfect place to live and raise a family.”

Some of the highlights include:

  • There will be paddleboats and a Pixar Cars ride from 11am to 7.30pm and ‘giant’ games from 3.30pm to 7.30pm – including a huge version of Connect 4, and a PJ Masks inflatable.
  • In Dutton Plaza, there will be free Lego and origami workshops from 11am to 7.30pm, and free face painting from 10am to 3pm.
  • In Cook Square, Kookies N Kream will host a hip-hop routine and workshop from noon to 1pm. There will also be a  Kids Full Moon Disco from 2pm to 5pm;and the interactive youth area, featuring LED hula hoops, DJ and giant yard games, from 5pm to 8pm.
  • Thee PJ Masks Shows will be held at  at 12.30pm and 2.30pm at the Blue Star Air Conditioning Stage. Children can also meet their heroes Catboy, Owlette and Gekko at 1.30pm at the PJ Masks Headquarters, which will also have colouring-in activities from 1pm to 6pm.

TRANSPORT

With big crowds expected, festival-goers are urged to leave their cars at home as parking is limited.

Train: Cabramatta train station is in the heart of the festival area and can be accessed via the Bankstown (T3), Cumberland (T5) and South (T2) lines.

Bus: The 805, 807, 816 and S1 routes all service Cabramatta

Council bus: Council will also operate a free Hoang Do Cabramatta Moon Festival Shuttle Bus from 9am to 8.30pm.  It will stop at a variety of places across the city.

  • Details: fairfieldcity.nsw.gov.au/moonfestival, Facebook: ‘Fairfield City Council’ or ‘Cabramatta - A taste of Asia’ and Instagram: @FairfieldCity.