Events and Entertainment

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The City of Ryde is an active, vibrant city with lots of regular council-run events that are free or very low cost to attend.

Search a list of Council and community events happening around the City of Ryde.

View a list of some of our key events below.

Cinema in the Park

The City of Ryde holds Cinema in the Park events throughout the year featuring popular movies.

Cork & Fork

Cork & Fork is a popular gourmet pop-up event by the water celebrating great food and wine in Kissing Point Park.

Granny Smith Festival

Held in October, the Granny Smith Festival features amusement rides, market stalls, food trucks, fireworks, performances, youth zone and kids activities. 

The annual Granny Smith Festival celebrates the life and legacy of one of our district’s most famous citizens, Maria Ann Smith - aka Granny Smith - who, back in 1868, ‘accidentally’ grew the first batch of little green apples that bear her name and are now grown all over the world.

Lunar New Year Festival

A family friendly event celebrating the Lunar New Year with special Lunar New Year performances, amusement rides and a variety of stalls and food trucks at Eastwood Oval.

Sustainability Festival

At the Sustainability Festival, Council's aim is to promote sustainable living, waste reduction, biodiversity of our natural habitats and resilience in our community.

West Ryde Easter Celebrations

The West Ryde annual Easter Celebrations is a fun filled day competitions, rides, stage performances, free face painting and food trucks.