• Events and Activities

    Pink clouds, rainbows and unicorns spotted in the Parklands!

Yesterday, Centennial Park was transformed into a spray of rainbow colour for the annual Color Run Dreamworld Tour ! More than 20,000 excited family members, friends – and the odd unicorn – descended upon the Parklands for the occasion and to celebrate the ‘Happiest 5k’ walk or run event in the country! 

The Color Run Dreamworld Tour is all part of the global ‘Color Movement’, a brand new all ages festival series, that aims to engage all Australians, no matter what body shape or fitness level, in new ways to be active, with plenty of ‘epic’ color throws, clouds of dreamy foam and dance tunes included.

Check out some of the great photos from the day below!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other upcoming community events

 

Sorry you missed out on all of the fun of The Color Run Dreamworld Tour? Don’t be too disappointed! There are stacks of other great events coming to the Parklands this spring.  Here are two great active events to add to your calendar:

 

#1 The Warrior Run – 3 September 2017

 

Get dad outdoors this Father’s Day and into The IMF Warrior Run. The Warrior Run is a family-friendly 5 or 10 kilometre walk or run designed for all ages and disabilities and it is all about encouraging communities to celebrate the great, proud, strong men in their lives.  Tickets are still available, so check it out online.

 

#2 Sydney Running Festival – 17 September 2017

 

This iconic running festival was introduced for the Sydney 2000 Olympics – and Sydney-siders haven’t looked back! With events for every capability – a 10 kilometre run, a half-marathon and a full marathon, the Sydney Running Festival offers participants a new way to see their favourite city. Enter online here.

 

For a full list of Centennial Parklands activities and events, see the Parklands website.

 

 

Similar Articles

  • The best ideas for Father’s Day fun at the Parklands

    The Parklands never fails to deliver fun and unconventional ways to spoil your favourite man this Father’s Day. With Dad’s day just around the corner (this weekend), check out the long list of immersive and hands-on experiences you can share.   Each will give you fresh air, time in nature and best of all, quality […]

  • Get outdoors for Outdoor Classroom Day at Centennial Parklands

    Thursday 7 September 2017 will mark Outdoor Classroom Day and the first time the Centennial Parklands education team will be involved in an international campaign aimed at getting millions of children around the world learning and playing outside. Over the years, thousands of students have benefited from the Parklands’ expertise in developing curriculum-based programs into […]

  • All the highlights from this year’s Science in the Swamp

    Science in the Swamp returned Saturday 12 August 2017 for its fifth consecutive year and as Australia’s largest National Science Week event. There were crowds of more than 10,000 over the day with smiles all around as children (with families in tow) came together to explore and discover the fun behind some of the world’s most important and exciting science ideas […]

  • Learn how to style Instagram-worthy succulents

    Ever wondered how people get their succulents looking so good? We have too. It turns out, there’s a knack to styling and growing succulents. Fortunately, Centennial Parklands’ fun new Inside Dig workshop is about to show you the top secrets to help you make your Instagram inspiration a reality.