Yabun Festival

Yabun Festival is finished

When

Date
26 January 2018
Time
10:00am – 7:00pm

Where

Victoria Park
Camperdown NSW

Yabun Festival, held upon the traditional lands of the Gadigal people, is an annual festival celebrating the resilience and history of the world’s oldest living culture.

Other information

Accessible event

$Free access

Established in 2001, Yabun (meaning ‘music to a beat’ in Gadigal language), features traditional dance performances, children’s craft workshops, live music and a bustling marketplace featuring a variety of food and merchandise.

Yabun Festival welcomes everyone to join in the largest one day gathering celebrating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

Free shuttle bus

The Australia Day Council of NSW is providing a free shuttle bus from Circular Quay to Yabun, return, from midday to 5pm. 

Hosted by the Tribal Warrior and driven by a City of Sydney driver, the 20 seater community bus has wheelchair access. Tribal warrior will provide a cultural assistant (conductor) on the bus to welcome people on and off the bus.

Shuttle bus stops and timetable

  • Yabun: Victoria Park (City Rd near Cleveland street)
    • Pick up 12pm
    • Pick up and drop off at 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm
    • Last drop off at 5pm
  • Circular Quay: Macquarie Street near Sydney Opera House
    • Pick up 12:30pm
    • Drop off and pick up at 1:30pm, 2:30pm, 3:30pm and 4:30pm

OTHER SERVICES

Visit transportnsw.info for details normal Sydney Bus routes between Circular Quay and Victoria Park. You'll need to pay using an Opal Card for these routes

More information

Visit yabun.org.au for more information. 

DOS AND DON'TS

DO NOT BYO. BYO alcohol and glass are not permitted at Yabun Festival.

DO check out the health and safety tips

Public transport

Plan ahead and leave the car at home. The best way to get around on Australia Day is by public transport using an Opal Card.

If travelling by train, please allow some extra travel time. 

Visit transportnsw.info for details on train, bus, light rail and ferry services. 

Road closures

Road closures and special event clearways will be in place for Australia Day.

For real-time information about road closures and traffic conditions:

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