Camperdown Memorial Rest Park

It may have rained but it didn’t dampen the festival spirit!

Our first rainy day in 20 years, did not dampen the spirits of the 40,000 plus people across the day who headed to Camperdown Memorial Rest Park to celebrate Newtown Festival’s 35th year birthday. 

Its testimony that the festival is a much-loved Sydney ‘jewel’ with an amazing loyal crowd.

Thanks to all those who came to Newtown Festival and made a donation to the Newtown Neighbourhood Centre at the festival entrances.

It was such a great day of festivities. The crowds soaked up the unique flavour of the festival’s eclectic creative programme, featuring three live music stages, the wonderful Vocal Local Village, the Writers’ Tent, Eco Oasis, as well as the Bike Boulevard, the Chai area and the Kids area. Punters were spoilt for choice.

We would also like to thank everyone who made the day possible, all of our fantastic sponsors, stallholders, our phenomenal entertainers, performers, volunteers, our amazing décor folk and of course all you funky festival-goers.

Here at Newtown Neighbourhood Centre the Festival team are already brainstorming and getting excited about making the 2014 Newtown Festival even MORE amazing!

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor for Newtown Festival 2014, it’s not too early! Just shoot us through an email at Take a look at our 2013 sponsors and please support those who support the Newtown Festival.

All bands, artists, volunteers and stallholders should check back on our website in May 2014 to get in early. Our online application forms will be up then.

A massive thank you to everyone and we can’t wait to see you all next year – always second Sunday in November – Newtown Festival 9th November 2014!

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