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Invitation to join Walking Thomastown’s

Magical Dress Up Parade


Experience the Magical Journey…

Dress up in a magical costume and join the parade!


About Walking Thomastown

Fri 5th May, 6pm- 9pm


Walking Thomastown  is a very special light up, night -time arts event, which will take place on Friday 5th May, 2023.  Produced by the City of Whittlesea and TPAG (Thomastown Precinct Activation Group), this exciting annual event features performances by local community groups, professional light up street theatre performers, musicians, fire twirlers, food trucks and glow in the dark visual arts exhibitions.  It takes place on the Thomastown Main St Recreation Reserve, surrounding walking paths and includes key landmarks like TRAC, Zeibel’s Farm House and the Historical Lutheran Church.  The whole community is invited to attend and it is recommended that you bring a torch, snacks, water and a sense of adventure!  Please note, children must be accompanied by a carer (16+) at all times



Invitation to join the Magical Dress Up Parade

5.30pm, Friday 5th May @ Thomastown Library


Walking Thomastown 2023 will open with a Magical Dress Up Parade, departing from the front of the Thomastown Library, 52 Main St, Thomastown at 5.30pm.  The whole community is invited to join the parade and dress in magical costumes!  When everyone is assembled in front of the Thomastown Library, we will be joined by a team of amazing professional light up street theatre performers who will lead the parade to the Main St Recreation Reserve where Walking Thomastown will commence at 6pm.  Please note, all children participating in the parade must be accompanied by a carer (16+)

After School Magic Party and Magic Show @Thomastown Library

3.30pm- 5.30pm, Friday 5th May


Children and their families are invited to arrive early at the Thomastown Library to prepare for the parade and to join the Magic Party!   Please note, all children must be accompanied by carers (16+).  Afternoon Tea will be provided and we welcome everyone to join the magical party with wand and lantern making workshops, dancing, games and a FREE MAGIC SHOW!  Please see the Magic Party Schedule as follows:


3.30pm Magic Party Starts


5.30pm Dress Up Parade Commences

6- 9pm Walking Thomastown


2023 Walking Thomastown Theme:



Please click on the following link to see 

Parade from Promisetown Picnic to Walking Thomastown 2022: 

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