• Chook-A-Licious Team

Australia Day 2018 in The Hills

Updated: Jan 23, 2018

Stuck on what to do for Australia Day?

Spending time with family & friends around the pool is always a good option! We've got some alternate suggestions for you:

1.Take a Picnic in the Park -

in Winston Hills

Come grab a bite to eat, a coffee or some dessert at

Chook-a-Licious and visit any one of our neighbouring parks for some time with the family.

We've got a list of them here for you:

1. The Lions Park - Caroline Chisholm Drive, Winston Hills

Age range: Kids 2 - 8yrs

A short walk across from the Chisholm Shops where you can grab some lunch and have a picnic with the family and watch the kids play.

2. Caber Park - 22 Clackmannan Road, Winston Hills

Age range: Kids 1 - 10yrs old

Caber Park has eight play areas which flow into each other, designed to be child friendly for all ages. It is Winston Hills 'hidden gem' as it is nestled away with a quiet serenity.

3. John Curtin Reserve - Huxley Drive, Winston Hills

Age range: 2 - 8yrs

Tucked away in Winston Hills, John Curtin Reserve is a short drive from Chook-A-Licious and the Chisholm Shops. It's shaded with trees and has a BBQ area. Why not explore the surrounding bushland while you're there - there's even a small rocky pond area down the bush track.

4. Third Settlement Reserve -

3 Edison Parade, Winston Hills

Age range: 2 - 6yrs

Third Settlement Reserve is a great park along Toongabbie Creek. There is a shaded area and a lot of paths for those bike riding enthusiasts to ride along.

For a list of other great & entertaining things to do this Australia Day, check out the list below:

2. Bella Vista Farm

Cnr Norwest Boulevard & Elizabeth MacArthur Drive, Bella Vista

Celebrate Australia Day at the Bella Vista Farm - activities include show-stopping performances from Aussie artists, free kids activities, delicious street food, fireworks and much more.

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3. Parramatta Park:

6am - 9am: There's a packed agenda at Parramatta park with the Hot Air Balloon show kicking off the day.

10am - 4pm: The CARnivale will be a show stopper for all those car enthusiasts, or your kidlets who love to see fire engines & trucks!

10am - 3:30pm: The Big BBQ is where talented bbq-ers have the opportunity to compete for the ultimate title - the winner of the Badass BBQ competition!

12pm - 7pm: For all those music fans, the Red Bull Stage has a stand out line up.

9pm: End the night with a bang and watch the 10 minute firework display.

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