All Aboard The Festive Train At South Eveleigh’s Summer Express

Events, Play, Sydney / 30 November 2023
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All Aboard The Festive Train At South Eveleigh’s Summer Express

Events, Play, Sydney / 30 November 2023

Summer is looking hot and festive with a free family-friendly celebration at South Eveleigh.

The historic Locomotive Workshops site at South Eveleigh is about to transform into a vibrant hub of holiday cheer with the arrival of the much-anticipated Summer Express. Running from Tuesday, November 21, to Saturday, December 23, this unique advent-style calendar promises a daily dose of free, family-friendly festivities.

As you enter through Redfern Station, be prepared for a visual treat with a dazzling tunnel installation featuring intricate patterns and vibrant colours. Climb aboard the trackless train for a whimsical journey through the Summer Express Stage, Play Town, Locomotive Street, and the Village Green, turning the precinct into a maze of activity.

Santa Claus appearance at South Eveleigh Summer Express.

Summer Express Highlights:

1. Summer Express Stage: The beating heart of the celebration, Innovation Plaza’s Summer Express Stage will host a lively lineup of entertainment, including DJ sets, Breko’s Music Bingo, and live performances by artists like Mary Heart, Declan Kelly, and Old Skool Funk.

2. Play Town Game Area: Elevate the fun factor at Innovation Plaza’s Play Town, a designated zone with games like hoops, ping pong, ring toss, cornhole, and chess. Engage in the Game On competition or enjoy free play for endless entertainment.

3. Village Green Relaxation: Weekdays at the Village Green offer a serene space to unwind, with opportunities for Delta Therapy dog cuddles and musical performances by local talents, including Victor Valdes, Cope Street Parade, and Blanche.

4. Family-Friendly Saturdays: Saturdays bring a mix of family-friendly activities, including Santa visits, live music, face painting, and captivating pop-up performances featuring magicians, hula-hoopers on roller skates, and more.

5. BrewDog Takeover: Come 6 pm, BrewDog South Eveleigh takes over the entertainment, delivering DJ sets playing some of the best sing-along bops of recent decades.

Summer Express runs Tuesday to Saturday from November 21 to December 23. For a detailed program and more information, visit