june, 2023

24jun12:00 pmWELCOME DAY An Inclusive Footy, Food and Music FestivalThe Newtown Jets and The Music and Booze Company12:00 pm


Event Details

The Newtown Jets and The Music and Booze Company are pleased to announce
An Inclusive Footy, Food and Music Festival at Henson Park

Bringing in long time collaborator, LGBTQI+ vibe creator Kat Dopper from Heaps Gay, the club promises a full-day celebration of the creativity and diversity the Inner West Community embraces and thrives on that will make everyone feel welcome.

As the Beer Footy and Food Festival has done for the local breweries over the years, Welcome Day is inviting a host of amazing local distillers, Seltzer brewers, Wine Co’s and local food operators to keep the drinks flowing and bellies full! Distillers on the day will include Poor Toms, Archie Rose, Young Henrys Gin & Ginger Beer, Lilyfields Gin, Este Spirits, Brix Distillery, Mobius Distillery, Kraken Spiced Rum and DNA Distillery will there be on the day supplying their Australian first double distilled Rakija and Tonic. Seltzers on the day will be supplied by Margarita Seltzer Legends Ok Seltzer! and Fellr, wine by P&V and Doom Juice and the House of Music and Booze will be collaborating with Curatif Cocktails to set up the House of Cocktails!

Food on the day will be supplied by Rolling Penny, Pepitos, Babas Place, Titos Tacos, Over Embers, Slick Ricks Pizza, Sparky’s Jerk BBQ and Condimental.

To keep the welcome vibes flowing and in the ultimate show of acceptance, for the first time the Jets will host both the Petersham Rugby Clubs men and women’s teams to play the curtain raisers on the day against Briars Rugby Club (mens + womens game), whilst the Jets will play against Parramatta Eels. Yep, you read it right, the greatest rivalry in sport will be put to bed on this day and Rugby and Rugby league will forget their differences and come together on the same day displaying true inclusiveness and respect!

To keep the good vibes going throughout the day, FBi radio will bringing along a host of their DJ’s down to keep the tunes poppin and the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Choir will be hosting the world’s biggest sing along.

Welcome Day 2023 will be a family affair with plenty of activities to keep little legends busy whilst you enjoy the unique atmosphere of a Jets Home game!

Tickets on sale now via Oztix.


(Saturday) 12:00 pm


Henson Park

Marrickville, NSW

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