Youth Week | Macleay Youth Laneway Festival 2024

2024 Youth Laneway Festival

Get into the festival vibe!

The Macleay Youth Laneway Festival is an opportunity for everyone to get together and celebrate our youth, admire their talents and recognise the valuable contribution they make to our community as part of our local celebrations for Youth Week NSW.

When: Saturday 13 April 2024

Where: Clyde Street, Kempsey

Time: 2pm - 6pm

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The 2024 Laneway Festival Line Up

We have a fabulous festival line up for all the community to enjoy. Come along, take a stroll down Savages Lane to see our award-winning laneway art, support local youth artists and enjoy a huge variety of entertainment, performances, food and interactive gaming experiences.

Here is a sneak peek of what you'll find:

  • Live music
  • Stilt walkers
  • Juggling unicyclist
  • Roving street magician
  • Fire twirling show
  • Street performers

    - Acrobatic Breakdancing Show - BBoyiLLWiLL

    - Comedy Contortionist Show - Bendy Em

  • Dance & aerial dance performances
  • Virtual reality & e-gaming area
  • Live street art installation
  • Henna tattooing, hair wrapping, braiding
  • Face painting
  • Bransley Park petting zoo
  • Balloon sculptures
  • Youth Street food cook-off
  • Silent disco
  • Giant games
  • Rainbow lantern making
  • Hip Hop breakdancing workshop
  • Youth market stalls (please bring some cash!)
  • Photo booth
  • Interactive circus playground
  • Range of activity stalls
  • Competitions & prizes
  • Popcorn and fairy floss
  • Food trucks onsite including:
  • - Chow Haus

    - Hungry Puku

    - Spiral Sistas (spiral potatoes)

    - Mak’s Turkish Gozleme

    - Go Nutz Donutz

    - Get Whipped Cheesecake Cones

    - Ice Cream & Slushies

  • Local eateries open for Bubble tea, burgers, Vietnamese rolls, cakes, milkshakes and drinks and pizza

Please note not all stalls and activities will be free. While some outlets will accept card others will only accept cash.

Hip Hop Breakdance Workshop

Register to join visiting acrobatic breakdancer and street performer BBoy iLLWiLL for an intro to hip hop breakdance workshop suitable for beginners.

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Plan your visit to the Macleay Youth Laneway Festival using our 2024 event map below:



Be sure to time your Laneway Festival visit to check out some of the amazing performances by our live street artists. 

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  • Saturday, 13 April 2024 | 02:00 PM - 06:00 PM


Kempsey CBD, Clyde Street, Kempsey, 2440, View Map

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