Victoria Park hosting The Good Day Out with focus on sustainability

Victoria Park hosting The Good Day Out with focus on sustainability

SUSTAINABILITY will be headline act of a fair being held at John MacMillan Park as part of the Garage Sale Trail on October 22.

The Town of Victoria Park is holding The Good Day Out for the first time, which will feature more than 50 stalls, food and drink vendors, community businesses, entertainers and information and education sessions.

The fair has been developed in partnership with local community groups and there will be appearances by the Eco Faeries, Kanyana Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre, The Joy of Wood and Junkcraft as well as performances by The Belles, Bailey O’Donnell, East Victoria Park Primary, Perth Harmony Chorus and Junkadelic.

Town of Victoria Park Mayor Trevor Vaughan said the fair would be a fantastic day with a range of sustainably focused stalls, presentations and workshops on offer

“I encourage you to come along and join the sustainable living movement which aims to influence behaviours in the smallest way possible,” he said.

Mr Vaughan said the council was proud to be making Garage Sale Trail happen locally to provide residents with a fun way to declutter, meet other like-minded people and uncover some unique bargains.

“Garage Sale Trail is a simple idea that encourages people to consider how things can be reused whilst also providing an opportunity to raise money,” he said.

“The idea of passing on what you don’t want to a new home is truly a great form of sustainability.”

For more information on The Good Day Out visit victoriapark.wa.gov.au.

From its inception in 2010, Garage Sale Trail has grown from a grassroots initiative to a nationwide event powered by over 150 councils.

By organising communities around Australia to host and shop at garage sales on one big day, the event aims to encourage reuse, inspire creativity, provide a platform for fundraising, create awareness around the issues of illegal dumping and unite communities.

Residents are encouraged to hold their own or visit a neighbouring garage sale in the morning before joining in on the fun in the afternoon at The Good Day Out.

Registration is free and open to all households, local businesses, schools and community groups.

Visit garagesaletrail.com.au for more information or to register.