Australia Day

Published : January 11, 2018




​Friday 26 January 2018


Dandenong Market will be open and trading on Australia Day, Friday 26 January 2018, from 7am – 5pm (The Bazaar will be open 8am – 4pm).

We'll also have lots of fun free activities between 11am - 3pm.

 

Kids' Craft Workshops

Dandenong Market will keep the kids entertained with our free craft workshops, where children can create awesome Aussie craft. Free and no booking required. Located in Market square and available from 11am - 3pm.

 

Kids' face painting

For Australia Day, pick your favourite Aussie animal! Free and no booking required. Located in Market square and available from 11am - 3pm.

 

Balloon artist

A talented balloon artist will be creating Aussie animals. Free and no booking required. Located in Market square and available from 11am - 3pm.

 

Giant echidna

This marvellous Aussie mammal will be roaming Dandenong Market. Come and find this terrific tachyglossidae and learn some fantastic facts about Aussie wildlife! Roaming throughout the market between 11am - 3pm.

 

Traditional Aussie bush band

The Exciting McGillicuddies are a foot-tapping, entertaining, multi-instrument band that also delights with multi-layered harmonies. Lead by Mick Slocum, charismatic former member of The Bushwackers and The Sundowners, Australian bands of renown, supported by master guitarist and vocalist Damian Peck these seasoned performers are turned into marvellous combination of music and song by violinist and vocalist Elly D’Arcy and Hurdy Gurdy and Nyckelharpa player Alessandro Andrew Parise. Roaming throughout the market between 11am - 3pm.

 

Meet the Fox FM Hit Squad

The Fox FM Hit Squad will be at Dandenong Market from 12pm - 1pm, handing out sweet treats! Find the Hit Squad ni Market Square.