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Sponsorship Opportunities

Want to increase brand awareness for your business and connect with new audiences? Council offers opportunities to businesses to expand brand reach, engage with the local community and develop customer loyalty at their range of major community events.

Sponsorship opportunities are available for the events listed below.

For more information on sponsorship opportunities, please email events@ryde.nsw.gov.au.

Upcoming Events

Granny Smith Festival

Next event: 17 October 2019, held in Eastwood

A celebration of one of our district’s most famous citizens, Maria Ann Smith aka Granny Smith, the Granny Smith Festival was started in 1985 and has become one of Sydney's largest street festivals. A true community carnival, full of colour and good old fashioned fun, the festival attracts over 90,000 attendees each year and is supported by local businesses, sporting and service organisations, schools and the wider community.

Community Christmas Celebration

Next event: December 2019, various locations in Ryde

Celebrate the festive season at the City of Ryde with Christmas markets, carols, the annual Community Christmas Celebration and Christmas lights.

Australia Day

Next event: 26 January 2020, various locations in Ryde

On Australia Day, we come together as a nation to celebrate our diverse society and landscape, our remarkable achievements and our bright future. Aside from kids' rides, entertainment, fireworks, and food trucks and staple Aussie foods, the annual Ryde Citizen of the Year Awards will also presented at a special Australia Day Citizenship Ceremony. 

Park Series

Next event: dates TBA, at select parks in Ryde

Enjoy music and films under the stars at your local park with the City of Ryde's 'Park Series', an event program consisting of Orchestra in the Park and an Outdoor Cinema series. 

Lunar New Year

Next event: January 2020, Eastwood

A partnership between the City of Ryde and local Chinese and Korean communities in Ryde, this event is a fun, vibrant and festive cultural celebration to welcome the Lunar New Year. Features performances, markets, food stalls, rides and more! 

West Ryde Easter Parade and Fair

Next event: April 2020, West Ryde 

The annual West Ryde Easter Parade and Fair is an exciting and lively day that brings the community together and in fun, colourful Easter outfits. With markets, international food stalls, games, competitions and activities, there's plenty of things to do for kids and adults alike. 

Cork & Fork

Next event: April 2020, Kissing Point Park, Putney

Indulge in good food paired with a fine wine while overlooking Parramatta River at Cork & Fork, a gourmet pop-up event. Have kids? Bring them along for fun activities such as pony rides, workshops, face painting and music performances.

Last updated on 4 July 2019