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2016 SunFest’s 40th Anniversary

2016 will be a special anniversary with SunFest celebrating our 40th year. SunFest is on the third weekend of March from Friday 18th March 2016 to Sunday 20th March 2016, and is held on the Village Green, at the corner of O’Shanassy and Brook Streets Sunbury.

This year SunFest commences on Friday 18th March 2016 with the premier talent events for our region, the SunFest Talent Shows, namely Sunbury Idol and Sunbury Can Dance. This kicks off our three day festival which is full of fun and entertainment for all ages and is free to enter. With thousands of people attending SunFest each year, we will again offer great attractions on our main stage and dance floor with local talent, and national acts, Battle of the School Choirs, SunFest Talent Shows, award winning entertainers & children’s entertainment. SunFest is well supported by our local traders, businesses, residents, the community and visitors from all around Melbourne and Victoria.

With 2016 being our 40th anniversary there will be many surprises as well as our ever popular Grand Street Parade, Reardon Amusement Rides and Carnival Games, Roving Entertainers, Walk and Run for FUN, a Health and Well being Family Day and much, much more.

Come along and join in all the fun with your family and remember that SunFest is run by the community for the community and we welcome new Members to join us and keep SunFest going strong for the future.

You can volunteer to join as a Friend Of SunFest and assist on the festival weekend, or come along to the AGM which will be held on Monday 18th April 2016 at the Sunbury Football Club starting at 7:30pm, please contact SunFest at  for more details.

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SunFest – Walk or Run For Fun

For the sixth year we are running our major event: The SunFest – Walk or Run for FUN. This event is organised for Sunday morning, with the proceeds from the entrance fee being donated to local charities. We expect in excess of 1,000 people to participate in this event. The event is open to people of all ages and everyone is welcome to enter.

As in previous years we will be including electronic timing for all runners which will allow us instant access to times.

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SunFest Walk or Run For Fun

Sunfest Walk or Run for Fun

SunFest's Walk or Run For Fun is held on Sunday 20th March 2016.
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SunFest Health and Wellbeing/Family Day


SunFest's Family Day will be held on Sunday 20th March 2016 directly after the 2016 SunFest Walk Or Run For Fun, with a Health a Wellbeing Family Day, Ecumenical Service, Spotlight On Pets, and stage entertainment with SunFest Sunday On The Green and activity based group displays.
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SunFest Stage Entertainment

Sunfest Events

SunFest Stage Entertainment has an emphasis on celebrating the rich performance culture that Sunbury and our region possess, with large crowds to watch the entertainment which showcases local talent, the talent in our schools, and in the diverse array of performance schools and clubs.
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