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Playground Weekender is now in it’s 6th year. A unique fixture on the Australian music calendar offering music lovers an alternative from the one-day inner city festivals. The promise of a weekend you’ll never forget awaits you and your 10,000 new best friends under the stars!

90 minutes out of Sydney on the banks of the Hawkesbury River, Playground Weekender is one festival that truly deserves to be labeled unique. Once you step off that ferry, it’s very hard to leave…” (Faster Louder Australian Festival Awards)

Come see why Playground Weekender has won ‘Best Crowd & Atmosphere’ 2009 & 2008. Pack your tents, get out of the city and head up the coast for an eclectic mix of sounds featuring international artists, the cream of local talent, and numerous quirky asides spread over four joyful days.

There will be six stages of music, an outdoor cinema, cabaret acts, cocktail bar, a healing riverside area, yoga, international food and market stalls, Australia’s largest fancy dress party, Club Tropicana swimming pool area and a host of surprises…

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Playground Weekender refund process

The organisers (Playground Festivals Pty Ltd) behind the Playground Weekender, Australia’s best-loved boutique festival – would like to be as transparent as possible regarding the refund process for ticketholders following the cancellation of the... (more...)


We LOVE you Playground Weekenders

We would like to say a BIG thank you to all you wonderful Playground Weekender fans who came to the 3 shows this weekend. You did us and yourselves proud, we can’t believe the effort you guys went to with your costumes and we can’t thank you... (more...)



 2nd March 2012 – Following the cancellation of Australia’s best-loved boutique festival, the Playground Weekender, set to be held at the Del Rio Riverside Resort in Wisemans Ferry this weekend, the promoters have announced a raft of alternative... (more...)