Oatley Village Festival
The 39th annual Oatley Village Festival was a marvellous success thanks to the support from over 15,000 local residents, plus a team of 80 volunteers and our local devoted sponsors. Overall around $38,000 was raised for research projects for childhood cancer and alzheimer research, plus funding for eye sight and prostate cancer research.
Local benefactors inlcude the State Emergency Service, St John Ambulance. and the Oatley Heritage and Historical Society.
This year Oatley Lions welcomed the Oatley Cottage Quilters to provide an exhibition and celbrateb their 21st aniversary. This was a huge success with over 400 visitors attending this event. The Trash and Treasure was very popular with sales exceeding $6000. The Chocolate Wheel was also a great success, raising over $1800 for local community projects. Other popular attractions were the Careflight simulator, the Harley Bike rides, amusement rides and the face painters.
Special thanks to the festival sponsors (listed below) that supported this popular community event.
Note that the next year will be the 40th Anniversary Oatley Village Festival to be held on Saturday 21 October 2017. Stall bookings will open in July 2107. Stall holders that wish to apply for stall site next year should subscribe to the online Festival News newsletter.