Kent Street Weir

Kent Street, Wilson

Event Date

Saturday 18 November 2023
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

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Free entry

Muddy Hands Festival 2023

The Muddy Hands Festival is back for 2023! We are excited to bring this family favourite back to the picturesque Kent Street Weir in Wilson in November 2023. 🌳

The Muddy Hands Festival is an event to encourage children and families to enjoy playing outdoors and being among nature. With that help of our event partner, Nature Play WA, aim to engage children’s curiosity, letting them choose their own path with immersive experiences, hands on learning and a greater understanding on how to co-exist on this planet with local flora, fauna, and the natural environment.  πŸŒΏπŸŒžπŸŒΈπŸ¦‹πŸ›

This free event features plenty of have a go activities aimed at children aged 1 - 16 (though of course all are welcome!). Th


Mud Zone Activities from our friends at Nature Play WA:

🌿 The Mudster Chef Kitchens
🌿 Two Mud Pits (one for under 4s and one for over 4s  - please observe signage - parents welcome too!)
🌿 The Mighty Mud Slide
🌿 The Hose Down Station

Check out our Handy Guide to making the most out of your day at Muddy Hands 2023!

Other (Mud Free) Activities

πŸ₯Ž Ready Steady Kids Sports Pop Up
🐨 West Oz Wildlife Tent
🧚 Eco Faeries Craft Tent
πŸ¦πŸš› Food Trucks and The Canning River Cafe
🌳 Nature Play WA Tent
🎨 Djurandi Dreaming  Yarning and Painting
🌳 Educated by Nature - Craft and Cubby building
🌺 Rock 'N' Toddle Tattoo Tent
πŸ“š City of Canning Libraries Team Activation
🌳 Alan Giddy's Flow Project and CREEC (Canning River Eco Education Centre)
♻️ City of Canning Waste Team Activation
🀫 Quiet Sensory Tent

On the Main Stage πŸŽ­

🦹‍♂️  Captain Cleanup - Yes he's back folks!
🧚 The Eco Faeries
🐨 West OzWildlife
🎡 Rock 'N' Toddle


Food Options πŸΏ

See our fantastic food vendors below and not also bring your own reusable water bottle to fill up at our water station (and coffee cup for a hot drink!)

πŸ₯— Lahore on Wheels
πŸ₯— Canning River Cafe
πŸ₯— Pak Catering
🐢 Felix & French
🍨 Ye Olde Ice Cream Van
🌭 Riverton Scouts Group Sausage Sizzle

Other Things You Need To Know β“

βœ”οΈPlenty of onsite toilets available (including accessible)
βœ”οΈEvent site does have limited free car parking (including accessible)
βœ”οΈEntry to the event and its activities are free (food trucks take Eftpos/cash)
βœ”οΈDogs are allowed on a lead at all times (just social and well behaved pups)
βœ”οΈWe always have a large free water station at our events
βœ”οΈOur events use Go2Cup to replace food vendor single use plastics with reusable serve ware. Just take your plates, cups and cutlery back to the Go2Cup Station once you've finished eating.
βœ”οΈOur events always have a Waste Station. Just take your rubbish to the friendly team at the station and they will guide you on the correct bin to use for your waste.

Getting Here πŸš‹πŸŽοΈπŸšŒ

The event location does have free car parking either in one of the designated car parks manned by our Parking Marshals or on the park verge. We also have another car park available at the City's Administration Building around the corner from the event on George Street West. Please avoid parking on residential verges though.

Why not consider also car pooling, walking or riding your bike.? 🚲🚢. We will have free bike racks onsite ready to use!

Want to Get Involved? 

We have opportunities to participate in this event! 

EOI Performers and Artists

EOI Stall Holders   


Please Send All Inquiries To:

The City Events Team:Phone:1300 422 664 | Emailevents@canning.wa.gov.au


We would like to acknowledge the Whadjuk people of the Noongar Nation as the traditional custodians of the land and pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging. 


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