Events

Please visit this page again and again to keep up to date with all our upcoming Special Events’

 The Australiana Pioneer Village is opened on Sundays from Sunday 7th January 2018 to Sunday 16th December 2018 we will then re-open Sunday 6th January 2019. 

The Australiana Pioneer Village offers you a unique venue for the function of your choice, be it a family picnic, BBQ, large social occasion Birthday Party or why not plan a family Christmas day or a Corporate Christmas event. We can supply a Santa for you.

Other ideas include: Corporate Days, Presentation Days, Photo Shoots, School Excursions, Car Club Meets, Weddings or Funerals.

For more information, please contact us on ph 0438 751 775

Nov
11
Sun
Remembrance Day @ The Village
Nov 11 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

REMEMBRANCE DAY

This is actually Remembrance Day so come along and be part of our Remembrance Day Service and enjoy the rest of the day at The Australiana Pioneer Village

Nov
25
Sun
Happy Birthday TAPV @ The Village
Nov 25 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Happy Birthday to The Australiana Pioneer Village – 48 years 

Dec
7
Fri
Twilight Markets @ The Village
Dec 7 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

TWILIGHT MARKETS – 5.00pm to 9.00pm

TWILIGHT MARKETS 2018 APPLICATION FORM

A Very Popular and well known Event held on the 1st Friday in December every year, there will be so much to see and do.

  • There will be over 40 variety stalls – as we book them in we will list them so you can start your Christmas Shopping list
  • Santa and Mrs Claus arrive at 7.00pm – have your family photo taken with Santa and Mrs Claus
  • There will be a variety of Food Stalls around our Stage area on The Village Green, listen to Christmas music, take a break from doing your Christmas Shopping and have a bite to eat
  • The Damper Camp and Oxboro Inn will be open and serving meals and light refreshments throughout the night
  • The Speciality Shops in The Village will be open all night
  • Visit our Snow Tent

Don’t miss out on this Magical Night at The Australiana Pioneer Village, listen to the Christmas Music and hear the Choirs, once the sun goes down enjoy The Village under thousands of twinkling lights.

KEEP COMING BACK TO VISIT TO SEE ALL THE NEW STALLS ADDED OVER THE NEXT FEW MONTH: 

THROUGHOUT  THE  NIGHT

  • Santa arrives at 7.00pm – Have a Photo taken with Santa – bring your camera (coin donation)
  • Visit the Snow Tent
  • Christmas Music throughout The Australiana Pioneer Village
  • Stalls – see below
  • Village Shops – see below
  • Eateries and Food Stalls – on Village Green – tables provided to sit at and listen to the Christmas Music

ASSORTED MARKET AND FOOD STALLS

ON VILLAGE GREEN:

MARKET STALLS

  • ZILCH BEADS AND JEWELRY: handmade jewellry, Christmas decorations and paper craft gift items
  • GREGS SIGNS: hand routed signs, chopping boards
  • GLOBAL CRAFTS: glass plates, home décor, wall décor, crystals and lanterns                   

FOOD STALLS NEAR STAGE

  • RICHMOND GIRL GUIDES:   BBQ – Sausage Sizzle

AT CHURCH:

  • VICKIS HANDMADE CARDS AND CRAFTS: diamond painting craft kits, hand-made jewellry, card & scrapbooking, gift wares
  • RICKY SOFT SERVE:  assorted ice-cream cones, soft drinks

OPPOSITE CHURCH:

  • BILY HATS: hats, balls, bubble guns etc
  • ONE STEP ONE LIFE: Cambodian goods, hand-crafted goods including cushions, gloves, eco bags, goods made from recycled material

IN MAIN STREET– GREENTREE ROAD:

  • AUSSIE BAG LADY: shoulder bags, hessian, calico and shopping bags plus Christmas craft: bunting, wall hangers, table runners
  • SHADES OF AIR:  airbrushed horseshoe products, horse shoe art, airbrush art
  • KRISWIN DESIGNS: hand-crafted dream catchers, cushion covers, soft Gnomes
  • KD’S COFFEE & TREATS: Coffee, tea, milkshakes, iced coffee, soft drinks, water, fruit salad, home-made cakes

TOP STREET – ROSE SQUARE

  • CRAFTY CREATIONS: embroidered towels, hand towels, face washers, lace coat hangers, shopping bags and European style jewellery
  • ETCHING MADE: laser engraved home-wares
  • SILVER AND GEMS: sterling silver jewellery, crystals
  • FAIRIES & MORE:  Fairy & Unicorn, Homemade Fairy Gardens, a few Children’s Toys and Gift Wear
  • POT AND POSY:  range of home-wares including: fresh flower posies, fresh Christmas wreaths, hand-painted and hand-made cement planters/pots with various plants and succulents, Kokedama hand-made macramé plant hangers, wall hangings and keyrings

VILLAGE FOOD SHOPS:

Damper Camp:  Menu will be coming soon

Oxboro Inn: Menu will be coming soon

THE AUSTRALIANA PIONEER VILLAGE SHOPS:

The Australiana Pioneer Village Souvenir Shop:  Glow Sticks, Christmas Cards, Candles, Kites, Assorted Souvenirs and more

The Smelting Shed:  Keyrings, Figurines, Souvenirs, Australiana and Necklaces

Kenso Cottage:

Lolly Shop:  Assorted Lollies, Lolly Pops, Lollies in Jars (great for gifts), Fudge and more

Back Rooms:  Baby Clothes, Assorted Gifts

Front Veranda:  Assorted Knitted Garments made from wool spun by Helena

Blackhorse Inn:  Wooden Products – Beautiful scaled down versions of Timber Jiggers, Wagons and various other wooden products – all are handmade one of a kind with the very mot intricate detail

Bee Cottage:  Honey and Honey related products

Aikin Hut:  Antiques

Riverstone General Store:  Under new Management will advise soon

Perry House:  Bould Whips – see Dave’s handmade whips and other leather related products

Dec
23
Sun
Village Closed for Christmas / New Year
Dec 23 2018 – Jan 5 2019 all-day
Jan
6
Sun
Water Fun @ The Village
Jan 6 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Water Fun Day 

New and Improved:  Fun Water Games and Activities.

Don’t stay at home if it is hot, put on your costumes, bring a towel and prepare to get wet every Sunday throughout January

Jan
13
Sun
Water Fun @ The Village
Jan 13 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Water Fun Day 

New and Improved:  Fun Water Games and Activities.

Don’t stay at home if it is hot, put on your costumes, bring a towel and prepare to get wet every Sunday throughout January

Jan
20
Sun
Water Fun @ The Village
Jan 20 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Water Fun Day 

New and Improved:  Fun Water Games and Activities.

Don’t stay at home if it is hot, put on your costumes, bring a towel and prepare to get wet every Sunday throughout January

Jan
26
Sat
Australia Day @ The Village
Jan 26 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

AUSTRALIA DAY – Saturday 26th – Village will be Open from 9.00am to 5.00pm

If you want to enquire about bringing a vintage car club, vintage truck club, vintage bikes, army vehicles, displays, food stall please contact Joanne by e-mail events@theapv.org.au for an application form or phone 4575-1777

Keep visiting this page to see what is added for the Day:

  • Still to be Advised but we are hoping that Our Pioneer Express Train @ Kurrajong Railway will be having it’s Grand Re-opening – be amongst the first to have a ride – watch this space
  • Our Village Express – small train will be operating – $5.00
  • The Omni Bus is making a return – very popular horse pulled 2 story bus – $5.00
  • Hay Rides – chance to see more of The Village while sitting on Hay being pulled by a Tractor – $5.00
  • Live Music on Stage throughout the Day
  • Food Stalls on The Village Green
  • Penny Arcade – always popular – games $1.00 or $2.00
  • Australian Games – Corn Husking, Dunny Seat Toss, Dough Tossing, Akubra Hat throwing, Gumboot Toss, Thong Toss
  • 18th Battalion – with Shows throughout the Day – not to be missed
  • Hawkesbury Antique Machinery Club
  • Neville Burns – Snake Shows x 4 – $5.00
  • Antique Machinery Clubs
  • Antique Steam Engines
  • Trucks
  • Vintage Bikes
  • Penny Farthings – no Charge
  • Pony Rides – $5.00
Jan
27
Sun
Water Fun @ The Village
Jan 27 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Water Fun Day 

New and Improved:  Fun Water Games and Activities.

Don’t stay at home if it is hot, put on your costumes, bring a towel and prepare to get wet every Sunday throughout January

Mar
23
Sat
Old Skills Weekend @ The Village
Mar 23 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

The Australiana Pioneer Village is showcasing over the weekend 19th Century living.

Keep re-visiting this site to see who has booked in to showcase their skills.

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