The annual Granny Smith Festival celebrates the life and legacy of one of our district’s most famous citizens, Maria Ann Smith – aka Granny Smith – who, back in 1868, ‘accidentally’ grew the first batch of little green apples that bear her name and are now grown all over the world.
The Granny Smith Festival began in 1985 and is now regarded as one of Sydney’s largest street festivals, a true community carnival, full of colour and good old fashioned fun. It attracts over 80,000 each year and is supported by local businesses, sporting and service organisations, schools and the wider community.
We have been supporters of the Granny Smith festival for many years and will be active again this year. We will have:
– A stall where people can collect information bags about our church and what it means to be a Christian. We will be located on the cnr of Lakeside Drive and Progress Ave.
– Balloon Sculpting & Face-Painting for children and the young at heart!
Enjoy the day and come and say hi. We would love to meet you!