Summer Festival 2019 | City of West Torrens | Jan & Feb 2019


The City of West Torrens Summer Festival 2019

The City of West Torrens presents outdoor cinemas, bands, food trucks and children’s entertainment during January and February 2019.

Summer Festival draws hundreds of people to West Torrens each year. Lawns are transformed by a sea of deck chairs, picnic rugs and cushions as people take advantage of the free summer evening entertainment during January and February.

This is the tenth year the City of West Torrens has staged a summer event series and each time people come from local and neighbouring areas to enjoy movies, live music and fun activities.

Little Day Out

Don’t miss these events made for children, young people and their families:

  • Little Day Out: Beach
  • Little Day Out: Splash
  • Little Day in: STEAM.

2019 Program

The 2019 program also includes four free open-air cinemas (including two new venues in Novar Gardens and North Plympton), ‘All together Now’ – a music and arts festival held in the beautiful West Torrens Memorial Gardens, the Thebartonia! street party in Thebarton and Fork on the Road presenting ‘Take a Fork on the Westside’ with more than 30 food trucks, bands and fun for all ages at Kings Reserve.

Open air cinemas

Open air cinema – Peter Rabbit (PG)

Saturday 5 January | 5pm – 10.30pm

BYO chairs and blankets. BYO food and alcohol allowed.
• Peter Rabbit (PG) starting at sunset
• Laura Hill
• Curler Moe’s popcorn (free 5.30pm – 9pm)
• Face Painters Ink
• The Nylon Zoo
• Sookii La La
• West Beach Lions Club sausage sizzle (veg option available)
• 1001 Flavours Snow Cones
• Black and Brew

West Torrens Memorial Gardens | 1 Brooker Terrace, Hilton

Open air cinema – Coco (PG)

Saturday 19 January | 5pm – 10.30pm

BYO chairs and blankets. BYO food and alcohol allowed.
• Coco (PG) starting at sunset
• Kaurna Cronin and friends
• Curler Moe’s popcorn (free 5.30pm – 9pm)
• Face Painters Ink
• Mr Oopy’s Bubble Show
• Steve Presto
• El Diablo wood-fired pizza
• West Beach Lions Club sausage sizzle (veg option available)
• Black and Brew

West Torrens Memorial Gardens | 1 Brooker Terrace, Hilton

Open air cinema – Ant-man and the Wasp (PG)

Saturday 26 January | 5pm – 10.30pm

BYO chairs and blankets. BYO food and alcohol allowed.
• Ant-man and the Wasp (PG) starting at sunset
• Mr Oopy’s Bubble Show
• Wobbles The Clown
• Face Painters Ink
• West Torrens Baseball Club sausage sizzle (veg option available)

Lindfield Reserve | Leander Avenue, Novar Gardens

Open air cinema – Paddington 2 (G)

Saturday 26 January | 5pm – 10.30pm

BYO chairs and blankets. BYO food and alcohol allowed.
• Paddington 2 (PG) starting at sunset
• Climbing Tree
• CircoBats
• Face Painters Ink
• Adelaide Angels Baseball Club sausage sizzle (veg option available)

Rex Jones Reserve | Allchurch Avenue, North Plympton

All Together Now

Saturday 12 January | 5pm – 10pm

BYO chairs and blankets. BYO food and alcohol allowed.
• Ah Hum!
• Adelaide Afrobeat Collective
• Dyspora
• School of Chinese Music and Arts
• Hare of the Dog Market Fair extraordinaire
• Floga Band
• Studio Flamenco
• The Nylon Zoo
• Face Painters Ink
• CircoBats
• Pan Rhodian Society – Colossus Greek barbecue
• Enfes Delights authentic gozleme (vegetarian and vegan options)
• 1001 flavours snow cones
• Black and Brew

West Torrens Memorial Gardens | 1 Brooker Terrace, Hilton

Thebartonia!

Saturday 2 February | 3pm – 12 midnight

Licenced event. No BYO alcohol
• The Shaolin Afronauts
• The Yearlings (band)
• Golonka
• Adam Page and Tim Bennett
• Cal Williams Jr with Chris Finnen and Cory Horwood
• Doctor DeSoto
• Emily Davis (band)
• COMA: Er@ser Description
• SCALA songwriters stage
• Food trucks
• Market stalls
• Face Painters Ink

Wheatsheaf Hotel and Albert Street, Thebarton.

Fork on the Road

Saturday 9 February | 5pm – 10pm

Licenced event. No BYO alcohol
• Fork on the Road featuring more than 30 Food Trucks
• Lazy Eye
• Ollie English
• The Heggarties
• AP D’Antonio
• Exeter Blues
• Giant slide
• The Nylon Zoo
• Climbing Tree
• Dig-a-dino
• PLAI
• Face Painters Ink

Kings Reserve, Torrensville

Little Day Out – Beach*

Wednesday 9 January | 9.30am – 11.30am

• Free fun at the beach for 0-17 year olds and their families
• Learn about beach safety
• Build a sandcastle
• Ride a wave
• Play beach cricket
• Pack a picnic

Bring a towel and bathers.

Please note that Little Day Out: Beach will be cancelled if the weather is forecast to be 36 degrees or more by the Bureau of Meteorology at 5pm the day before the event. No bookings required (unless transport is needed).

If transport is required phone 8416 6228 to book or email impact@wtcc.sa.gov.au.

West Beach Surf Life Saving Club | corner Seaview Road and West Beach Road, West Beach

Little Day In – STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics)*

Wednesday 16 January | 1pm – 3.30pm

• Free fun for 5-12 year olds and their families
• Mobile Science presents ‘Weird Creatures’ at 1pm
• Create clay creatures with Mindful Arts
• Wood workshop with Bunnings

Places are limited and bookings are essential. If transport is required phone 8416 6228 to book or email impact@wtcc.sa.gov.au.

Plympton Community Centre | 34 Long Street, Plympton

Little Day Out – Splash*.

Wednesday 23 January | 11.30am – 1.30pm

• Free fun for 0-17 year olds and their families
• Water slide
• Slip ‘n’ Slide
• Mud kitchen
• Bouncy Castle
• Bring a towel, bathers, change of clothes and a water pistol!

Please note that Little Day Out: Splash! will be cancelled if the weather is forecast to be 36 degrees or more by the Bureau of Meteorology at 5pm the day before the event. No bookings required (unless transport is needed).

If transport is required phone 8416 6228 to book or email impact@wtcc.sa.gov.au.

Mellor Park | Henley Beach Road, Lockleys.

All Summer Festival events are free entry. Events with * for children, youth and their families. The festival program is subject to change without notice. Up to date information including extreme weather schedule and cancellation can be viewed at westtorrens.sa.gov.au/summer and the City of West Torrens Facebook page.

For more information and all enquiries please visit the City of West Torrens website or City of West Torrens Facebook page.

What:  Summer Festival

When: January & February 2019 (see dates and times above)

Where:  Various locations in West Torrens

Who: Most events are suitable for all ages. Little Day out and Little Day In are for children, youth and their families. Thebartonia! is child friendly but designed more for adults.

At Play & Go Adelaide we make every effort to provide accurate information to the best of our knowledge at the time of publication. We recommend confirming times, dates and details directly before making any plans as details may be subject to change.

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