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Savour the flavours at Macarthur Night Markets

Publish on 31 May 2017 All suburbs Airds, Ambarvale, Bardia, Blair Athol, Blairmount, Bow Bowing, Bradbury, Campbelltown, Claymore, Denham Court, Eagle Vale, Englorie Park, Eschol Park, Gilead, Glen Alpine, Glenfield, Gregory Hills, Holsworthy, Ingleburn, Kearns, Kentlyn, Leumeah, Long Point, Macquarie Fields, Macquarie Links, Menangle Park, Minto, Minto Heights, Mount Annan, Raby, Rosemeadow, Ruse, St Andrews, St Helens Park, Varroville, Wedderburn, Woodbine, Woronora Dam,

Media release - 31 May 2017

Foodies and families will enjoy the taste and aromas of a variety of foods, and live entertainment, set amid twinkling lights, when the Macarthur Night Markets launch at Mawson Park on Friday 2 June.

The Friday Foodies Feast will feature up to 40 food stalls, and provide a dynamic, family-friendly street fair atmosphere on the first and third Friday of each month from 5pm to 9pm.

Council is partnering with market provider Eat Shop Love, to deliver a genuine foodie experience, bringing the community together and supporting the night economy of the Campbelltown CBD.

Mayor of Campbelltown, Cr George Brticevic, said the night markets would give locals the opportunity to enjoy an increasingly popular, street food pop-up event, without having to travel long distances.

“The bi-monthly events will provide a new and innovative culinary experience, bringing people together to enjoy a variety of foods and live entertainment in the heart of the Campbelltown CBD,” he said.

“It will also be a great opportunity for local businesses to raise their profile, and showcase their culinary fare to a wider audience, all while contributing to reinvigorating and rejuvenating the town centre.”

The pilot Macarthur Night Markets project will run until 15 December 2017, with a decision on a permanent night markets to be determined by Council after that date.

Mawson Park is on the corner of Queen and Cordeaux Streets, Campbelltown, and is only a short walk from the Broughton Street or Short Street public car parks.

 

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