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Autumn Fest

Autumn Fest

Come along and enjoy Autumn Fest, a fun day out that your whole family and four legged friends will enjoy! Featuring live music entertainment, roving performers, workshops and family activities, including games, backyard sports, workshops, arts and crafts, circus play, pet services and activities, jumping castle and much more! Fun for everyone!

Dog activities will be available in the off-leash area. If your dog is howling out for adventures and making new friends, take them to Autumn Fest for a pet’s day out. New pet owners can also make use of the cat and dog microchipping service at the event.

Don’t forget that daylight savings ends on Sunday 2 April at 2am. Remember to wind your clocks back one hour overnight on Saturday night, so you don’t miss the 11am start of Autumn Fest.

Dance Circle Program

  • 11.00am: Opening Act
  • 11.20am: Melbourne Ballet School Showcase
  • 11.45am: Welcome by Mayor Jim Memeti
  • 11.55am: 'Woof!' Jazz Dog Band
  • 12.45pm: Koala Gymnastics Showcase
  • 1.15pm: Meet Razor The Raptor
  • 2pm: Magic Show
  • 2.45pm: The TJ Show Band
  • 3.30pm: Bop Till You Drop

Free amusements

  • Bubble Soccer
  • Giant Slide
  • Soccer Darts
  • Inflatable Obstacle Challenge
  • Climbing Wall
  • Jumping Castle 

Free workshops and activities

  • Themed Face Painting
  • Circus Play
  • Themed Arts and Craft Workshop
  • Bop Till You Drop Workshop
  • Animal Farm
  • Caricature for kids and dogs (limited sessions)
  • Milking on the Moove (limited sessions)
  • Special Under 5S Area

Dog activities

  • Lure course
    Lure Course gives your dog the opportunity to do what comes naturally... to chase, sniff the ground, jump, and chase again. Regardless of the breed of dog, they are able to run and enjoy themselves in a safe and controlled environment.
  • Interactive dog training games
    The games are great for the dogs to develop their skills, increase the bond, and also for the owners to see the fun side of training. The games will show the owners how to use items that easily to get from home to continue the games at home.
  • Free microchipping when you register your cats and dogs
    Council’s Animal Management Team will provide your dogs and cats with free microchipping service if you also registering your pets on the day. 


For more information regarding this event, please contact Council.

This is a drug and alcohol free event.

Wachter Reserve, Kingsclere Avenue, Keysborough (next to Parkmore Shopping Centre)

Event Summary
Enjoy a great day out at Wachter Reserve at Autumn Fest with live entertainment, sports, games and free activities for the whole family including your pet...

Free event
Sunday, 02 April 2017
11am - 4pm

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