Special Events

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Shine a light on Thomastown at the Promisetown Picnic and Markets (2pm - 6pm @ TRAC), followed by the Walking Thomastown night -time light up adventure walk (6pm- 9.30pm @ Main St Recreation Reserve)! The Promisetown Picnic is a family fun day featuring markets, magic shows, kids craft activities, Vietnamese Dancers, drumming workshops and Food Trucks!  This community event will also feature special performances by Thomastown West Primary School and Thomastown Primary School.  Bring a picnic, make a wand and join our ‘Fireflies and Fairies’ parade at 5.30pm to help launch this year’s WALKING THOMASTOWN!

The Promisetown Picnics are presented by Thomastown Neighbourhood House and supported by the City of Whittlesea Community Events Funding Program & Community Recovery Fund.

Promisetown Picnic Program:

2.00 pm- Welcome to Country
2.15 pm- Dame Cara Lynne- Sings The Hits!
2.50 pm- Drumming Workshop
3.30 pm- Vietnamese Dancers
3.45 pm- Thomastown Library Storytime
4.20 pm- Vietnamese Dancers Encore
4.25 pm- Magic Show by Marvellous Nick Kay
5.10 pm- Hayley Hoopla- Hoola Hoop Queen
5.15 pm- TWPS Surprise Performance
5.20 pm- Thomastown Primary School Roving “Fireflies” Street Theatre Troupe
5.30 pm- Join the “Fireflies and Fairies” parade to launch “Walking Thomastown”- all welcome!

+ Markets (crafts, clothes, planys and treasures)
+ Food Trucks
+ Face Painters
+ Kids Craft Activities (make a wand!)


Entry Requirements/ Easing of Covid - 19 Restrictions:


Please note that thanks to the further easing of restrictions, no vaccination certificate or letter of exemption will be required for entry to the Promisetown Picnic at TRAC.  

Unfortunately - this announcement was made after our flyers and posters had already been printed.   However, TNH has updated all digital publicity materials to reflect the changes.