The Arty Farty Party

Get ready to Discover, Create & Play!

At the start of July, a very special event for young people and families is happening in the Shoalhaven. Spend a day at the ultimate Arty Farty Party Children’s Festival! It’s a day to celebrate all things arty and will include world class theatre shows, eye-popping street performances, live music, visual arts activities, mobile library with a storytelling corner, local food trucks and much, much more.

Co-presented by the Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre, Shoalhaven Regional Gallery, Shoalhaven Libraries and Festivals Australia this interactive day-long festival is proud to present Circa’s production, Wolfgang’s Magical Musical Circus and Asking for Trouble's FoRT.

Staged in and around the Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre and stretching via a unique digital scavenger hunt all the way to the Shoalhaven Regional Gallery, visitors will have the chance to create their own art, listen to stories and play lawn games. Add to this musicians from Live & Local Shoalhaven, yummy food and you have an art filled day to remember.

Come and get arty with us!

📍 Festival Information

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Activities have been moved indoors, so regardless of weather the Arty Farty must Party! 

📌 Where?

The Arty Farty Party is taking over various spaces in and around the Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre. 

  • Wolfgang's Magical Musical Circus: Entertainment Centre Auditorium
  • FoRT: Entertainment Centre Studio
  • Found Objects: Outdoors, Entertainment Centre Forecourt
  • Hidden Creatures Gallery: Outdoor trail, from the Entertainment Centre to Shoalhaven Regional Gallery

Check back here for your Festival Map closer to the event!

🎫 Do I need a ticket?

All events at The Arty Farty Party require either purchased tickets or free general entry tickets. 

  • Wolfgang's Magical Musical Circus: purchased tickets required
  • FoRT: purchased tickets required
  • Found Objects: free event, register for general entry 
  • Hidden Creatures Gallery: free event, register for general entry 

General Entry tickets include admission to all free events, food trucks/dining and outdoor activities. General Entry is also included with tickets purchased to Wolfgang's Magical Musical Circus and FoRT

🎉 The Arty Farty Family Party Ticket!

Double the shows, even more savings! Take advantage of our BEST VALUE deal for your family with The Arty Farty Family Party ticket. This includes:

  • Group of Four ticket to Wolfgang's Magical Music Circus
    AND
  • Group of Four ticket to FoRT

Group of Four tickets must include at least one adult. 

🚚 Arty Farty Food Trucks

We have an exciting array of food trucks to be announced, to make your Arty Farty Party experience a delicious one too!

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This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Festivals Australia program.

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