Concord Carnival

UPDATE SUN 17 MARCH 9:15AM
We're sorry to announce Concord Carnival is cancelled. Since this morning the state of the grounds has continued to deteriorate and unfortunately this makes the park too slippery and unsafe for an event of this nature. Thank you to everyone for your enthusiasm and excitement about the event, we hope to see you next time.


Concord Carnival is returning to Greenlees Park on Sunday, 17 March 2019 from 10am to 4pm! Come along to our annual family fun day which attracts over 30,000 people from the across the City.

In 2019 we’re celebrating our community’s heritage. We’ll be reliving the Halcyon Days of Concord, a significant and iconic period of time that spanned from the 1920s through to the late 1940s.

The roaring twenties was a period of economic prosperity and growth for the middle class. Women’s rights grew following their indispensable contribution to the war effort. There was a celebrity craze in the media with movie stars and sporting heroes attaining unprecedented fame. Sport stadiums and palatial cinemas were built. Cars, lighting, radio broadcasts and more became commonplace.

The end of the war signalled the beginning of a housing boom which influenced planning decisions. New land was released from the Thomas Walker Estate and the 1920s townscape character from this time can still be recognised in the area today.

This year’s Concord Carnival pays homage to the historical significance of the Halcyon Days. The visual identity born from this time still defines the character of the area. The event will include over 80 food, merchandise and information stalls, horse and carriage rides, vintage vehicle displays and free amusements.

2019 program

Main stage

Time Act
10-10:25 Dorothy Cowie School of Dancing
10:30-11 Belinda's Art of Dance
11:05-11:35 12
11:40-12 Ceroc Modern Jive
12:10-12:50 Arthur Washington Sexytet
12:55-1:10 All About Swing
1:15-1:55 Arthur Washington Sexytet
2:05-2:25 Mistique
2:30-2:50 Sandra Malone Dancers
2:55-3:15 Mistique
3:20-3:45 The Nassibian Dancers

Spiegeltent

Time Act
11-11:15 Charleston Dancer
11:30-12 Alana De Roma Vocal Coaching
12:15-12:30 Charleston Dancer
12:45-1:15 Julian Bull Magician
1:30-1:50 All About Swing
2:05-2:35 Julian Bull Magician
2:50-3:10 All About Swing
3:25-3:45 Sydney Voice Studio

 

Colouring competition

This year we’re calling on all children up to age 13 to join our colouring competition!

Help us celebrate Concord Carnival by colouring in our vintage design for the chance to win a prize.

Click here to download and print the design. Get creative with your colourful drawing materials and return the design to the City of Canada Bay Council by close of business on Tuesday, 12 March.

To submit your design, participants can:

  • Email to: media@canadabay.nsw.gov.au

  • Mail or drop off in-person to:

    • Concord Carnival colouring in competition
      c/o City of Canada Bay
      1a Marlborough Street
      Drummoyne NSW 2047

The competition consists of two categories; one for children five years and under and another for children aged six to 13 years.

Colour-in forms must be received by Council by close of business on Tuesday, 12 March 2019.

Competition winners will be invited to collect their prizes on the main stage at Concord Carnival on Sunday, 17 March 2019.

Concord Carnival, one of Sydney’s most popular community events, features performances by local entertainers, over 80 food and merchandise stalls and activities for all ages.

To read the competition terms and conditions, click here.

Stallholder Information

Stallholder information

Stallholder applications open Friday, 25 January. Early Bird applications close Friday, 1 February.

To register your interest, please complete the online stallholder application and attach the information listed below by Friday, 15 February 2019.

Please read the information in the stallholder terms and conditions and stallholder information documents carefully as you will need to confirm you have read and understood them.

At the end of the online application process you will be asked to attach the following documents:

  1. A copy of your current Public Liability Insurance Certificate of Currency with a minimum of $20 million cover

  2. A copy of your Food Safety Supervisors Certificate (food and beverage stalls only)

  3. Signed copy of your food safety checklist (food and beverage stalls only). Please note this is compulsory for all applicants who plan to sell food products

  4. Evidence of not-for-profit status (if applicable).

Please be aware that waste minimisation and sustainable procurement practices are an integral part of the planning and delivery of Council run events, Council supported events and all public events held on Council owned and managed property. Under Council’s Sustainable Event Policy all stallholders agree to avoid using, selling and distributing any disposable plastic and polystyrene items such as:

  • Straws

  • Balloons

  • Bags

  • Cutlery or food/drink packaging to be used once and then discarded e.g. single use plastic sachets for tomato sauce, sugar, salt or sunscreen.

Biodegradable plastic bags are not accepted as these are not recyclable.

The City of Canada Bay reserves the right to refuse any application. If your application is unsuccessful you will be notified via email. If you are successful you will be emailed a stallholder agreement and invoice requesting full payment.

Applications will only be accepted via our online application form. It is the stallholder's responsibility to ensure your application has been submitted. 

If you have any questions please email events@canadabay.nsw.gov.au and a member from our events team will assist you.

APPLY NOW

Stallholder fees

2019 Concord Carnival stallholder fees

Sponsorship Opportunities

Interested in becoming a sponsor?

Sponsorship is a powerful marketing platform. Unlike traditional forms of marketing, sponsorship allows you to demonstrate your valued connections to the community, providing an opportunity to create long-term customer loyalty.

Help make the event special by taking up one of our sponsorship packages. For more information contact Council’s Marketing and Sponsorship Coordinator at sponsorships@canadabay.nsw.gov.au or on 9911 6555.

Helpful documents

For Concord Carnival's terms and conditions please click here.

For Concord Carnival's stallholder information please click here.

For City of Canada Bay's Food Safety Checklist click here.

2019 sponsors

Presenting Partner:

WOTSO

Major Sponsors:

Canada Bay ClubSuez

Trident Projects

 

 

Community Sponsor:

Majors Bay Chamber of Commerce

Event Supporters:

BriarsOptusVisionSt John of GodClub Five Dock RSL2RDJ FM