Winter festivals in Camden, Campbelltown delayed due to outbreak

Frosty fun: Good times at a previous Camden winter event. Picture: Jeff McGill
Frosty fun: Good times at a previous Camden winter event. Picture: Jeff McGill

Two winter festivals in Macarthur have been delayed due to the ongoing uncertainty surrounding recent COVID-19 cases in Sydney.

Campbelltown Council announced this afternoon that Chill Fest, due to kick off tomorrow and run for two weeks through the school holidays, would be delayed.

"We're disappointed to announce the opening of Chill Fest - Campbelltown's Winter Festival has been delayed while the current health restrictions remain in place," the council posted on Facebook.

"We've made this decision with the community's safety in mind and will review the situation next week."

The council said anyone who had purchased tickets already could have them transferred to an alternative day.

Anyone who had secured tickets for Chill Fest's quiet hour session would be advised of a new time and date shortly.

"We'll continue to keep everyone updated and can't wait to bring this exciting event to our community soon," the post read.

Chill Fest is set to be held at Koshigaya Park in Campbelltown and will feature winter-themed attractions like rides and food.

Winterfest Camden has also been postponed due to the new outbreak, which saw a host of new cases in recent days, including in south-west Sydney.

Winterfest was set to be held from July 2-4, but will now be held later in the month.

"Due to the current evolving COVID-19 situation, Winterfest Camden is being rescheduled to July 23-25," the council said in a statement.

"Ice skating ticket holders will be contacted over the next few days and will be offered to either change their date or receive a refund."