2017 Program

Take a look at some of the world-class entertainment, interactive experiences and family-friendly activities that were enjoyed by thousands of people at Real Festival 2017.

Activities

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Ignite a passion for learning and discovering new things with a host of free activities and interactive experiences.

Aboriginal Art & Craft

Learn about Aboriginal art and culture by painting your very own boomerang at Real Festival.

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Adopt a Pet

If you'd like to offer a cat, dog or another pet a loving home for the rest of its life, consider adopting from the local shelter.

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Bubble Soccer

Take your soccer skills to the next level during the off-season, step inside a giant inflatable ball for some Bubble Soccer.

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Art

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Real Festival’s outdoor art gallery is like no other, with a collection of interactive and illuminated art installations that shine, move, twinkle, twist, glow and even make noise.

Crochet Forest

An intricate crochet installation along the riverbank by local artist Victoria Lees.

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Dandelions

Step back in time with this nostalgic installation by local artist Al Phemister.

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Enviro Photos

Local amateur photographers have captured how water shapes our everyday lives.

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Entertainment

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You’re in for a real treat with non-stop entertainment, live music and spectacular performances at every corner of Real Festival.

Aboriginal Cultural Performances

Celebrate Aboriginal life and customs through music, song and dance.

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Alice Terry

Alice Terry's debut single Emotion, released July this year, went to number one on the iTunes blues charts within hours.

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Author Talk with Oliver Phommavanh

Hear from the bestselling author of Super Con-Nerd!

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EnviroLife Stage

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Look, laugh, learn and listen with a jam-packed program of fun activities, interesting demonstrations and entertaining talks.

Costa Q&A

Costa returns to the Real Festival bringing his unique, inimitable and delightful approach to nurturing and gardening.

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Craig Reucassel

You know and love him from TV , come see him in person as the EnviroLife Host.

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Junior RealChef

Kids are invited to make recipes of their own creation and imagination.

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Water Activities

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Explore and enjoy the Nepean River like never before with free water activities.

Dragon Boat Races

This fast, fun and furious team based paddling sport is a spectacle not to be missed!

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Free Kayak and Stand Up Paddleboarding

If you're after an exhilerating and memorable experience, come and enjoy free kayaking and stand up paddleboarding.

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Jetpack Demonstration

Jetpack Adventures are ready to thrill audiences with their daring display.

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Workshops

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Learn something new skill, pursue your passion or develop new skills with free workshops along the riverbank.

Aboriginal Cultural Dance Workshops

Kids can learn the art of Aboriginal Dance and the important role it plays in Aboriginal story-telling.

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Birding on the Banks

Get back to nature and discover the native birdlife that surrounds the banks of the picturesque Nepean River.

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Body Balance

Soak in the picturesque surrounds, with an outdoor Body Balance class designed to relax and reenergise.

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