Australia Day in Camden provides an opportunity for the local community to get together and celebrate our great nation.

The event draws thousands of people each year and features busy street activities, food stalls, markets, kid’s entertainment and a street parade.

This year’s theme will embrace everything Australiana and sing of pure unadulterated Aussie family fun in the sun!

What's in store for 2020?

  • The Macarthur Lions Parade will now commence at the earlier time of 10am on Argyle Street.  If you would like to participate in the parade please contact Ted Gillroy on 0412 674 324.
  • The Awesome Aussie Eating Competition - how many mangoes and lamingtons can you eat in 5 minutes?
  • Bush band: Sydney’s premier bush band The Inland Navigators will perform some of Australia's most beloved bush songs
  • Solo acoustic music by Ric Bailey of Mad Rhino

Highlights will include:


8.15amThanksgiving ServiceCamden Civic Centre
9amFun Day commencesJohn Street, Camden
10amMacarthur Lions Street ParadeArgyle Street, Camden
 11.45amAustralia Day Awards CeremonyCamden Civic Centre
 12.15pmCitizenship CeremonyCamden Civic Centre
 2pmFun Day concludesJohn Street, Camden

Stall applications now OPEN!

Applications are now open for stalls at the Australia Day 2020 event. Applications close Monday 13 January 2020.


Calling all buskers and street performers!

Applications are now open for buskers/performers wanting to apply for Camden Council's annual Australia Day celebrations on John St, Camden.

If you are interested in busking or performing on John Street please complete this Application Form