Family Fun Day 2019

17 November 2019 | 11:00AM to 03:00PM

Event Photo Family Fun Day 2018

Enjoy a day out with the family at Batesford Reserve on Sunday 17 November.

  • Sunday 17 November 2019
  • 11am-3pm
  • Batesford Reserve, Chadstone 
  • (Corner Batesford Road and Power Avenue)

The Family Fun Day is jam packed with lots of fun things to do, whether you're up for something new or you're looking to brush up on some old skills. 

Children and families can enjoy interacting with reptiles and farm animals, get creative at one of the workshops or join in and try their skills at some fun activities and games.

There will also be everyone's festival favourites – face painter, food stalls, rides and much more! All while enjoying great performers showcasing their talents on the stage.

Say hello to some of your friendly local service providers: Link Health and Community, Power Neighbourhood House, Amaroo Neighbourhood House, Public Tenants Association, Metropolitan Fire Brigade, SES Monash Unit, Victoria Police and more. 

Rides, Games and Attractions

  • Inflatable Fun House Maze 
  • Chair-o-plane ride
  • Animal farm
  • Animals of Oz - animal, bird and reptile experience including a visit from Dozer the Wombat 
  • 9 holes mini golf 
  • Giant Games - Jenga, Connect 4, Guess Who, Snakes & Ladders and Naughts & Crosses
  • Face painters
  • Children's water play and mini roller coasters 
  • Soft play with ball pit (under 5 years only)

The Dreaming Space stretch tent

  • 11.30am: Bubbles Workshop
  • 12.15pm: Laugh Out Loud Circus Show
  • 1.15pm: Kids Cabaret 
  • 2.15pm: Hula Hooping workshop 
  • 11am - 3pm: Circus play (in between shows) 


Take part in some exciting workshops:

  • 1pm: Ukulele workshop with Uke4Kids
  • Junk flowers & puppets with Indirect Object
  • Decorating t-shirts for ‘Clothes Line Project’ activity and foam sun visors with Monash Place Making and local services
  • Make your own wooden pencil or money box with Waverley Woodworkers
  • Make slime and peg paper towers with Parkhill Primary School
  • Badge making with Monash Youth Services
  • Tackle & passing drills with Harlequin Rugby Club
  • Come & try soccer with Mt Waverley Soccer Club
  • Gymnastics circuit with Skylark Sports
  • Come & try activities with Aurora Calisthenics
  • Hand apparatus workshops with ball, rope, hoop & ribbon with Infinity Gymnastics & Dance
  • Craft activity with Monash Libraries
  • Recycling sorting activity with Sustainable Monash.

Main Stage Program

  • Maree (local 13-year-old female vocalist)
  • Infinity Gymnastics & Dance
  • St Mary Magdalene's Primary School students 
  • Annie (local 18-year-old female vocalist)
  • UFO Orchestra
  • Parkhill Community Choir 
  • Aurora Calisthenics 
  • Parkhill Primary School Choir 
  • Naatya Bhava Bollywood 
  • Skylark Sports

Event Program

Running all day from 11am-3pm:

  • Student Makers Market with 6 stalls set up by local students selling various items
  • Amaroo Neighbourhood House
  • Chadstone Food Forest
  • Link Health and Community
  • Power Neighbourhood House
  • Public Tenants Group
  • Monash Toy Library
  • Infinity Gym/Dance
  • Waverley Woodworkers
  • Parkhill Primary School
  • Skylark Sports Gymnastics
  • St Mary Magdalene's Primary School 
  • Metropolitan Fire Brigade (with their truck)
  • Aurora Calisthenics College
  • Mount Waverley City Soccer Club
  • Fernwood Fitness Clayton
  • Harlequins Rugby Club 
  • Link Health & Community NDIS
  • Victoria Police with a squad car
  • SES Monash Unit
  • Monash Place making
  • Sustainable Monash - Recycling
  • Monash Children and Family Services
  • Monash Youth Services
  • Monash Public Libraries
  • Active Monash
  • Monash Community Laws.

Food Stalls 

  • Ashwood-Mount Waverley Lions - sausages in bread and cold drinks
  • Waverley Lions - hamburgers and cold drinks
  • Cafe Ed - coffee, toasted wraps and cookies
  • Cool Bananas - ice cream truck

The Family Fun Day promises to be a fantastic neighbourhood event with an expected 1,500 plus people, and will continue to develop creative and innovative ways for all participants to showcase their services on the day.

Date & Time

17 November 2019 | 11:00AM to 03:00PM


Monash Council - Events

9518 3636


Batesford Reserve, Corner Batesford Road & Power Avenue, Chadstone 3148 View Map

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