Youth Week 2023


Connect . Participate. Celebrate!

Youth Week is an opportunity for community members aged 12 – 24 years to express ideas, diversity, and views, create and enjoy activities, and celebrate talents and contributions to community.

Youth Week events to be held in Waverley LGA on Sunday 30 April were postponed due to forecast bad weather. The new date is Sunday 25 June 2023.

Check out the full festival program, below. We look forward to seeing you soon!

WAVES Music Festival

Bondi Park comes to life with the sounds of young, local bands, DJs, and acoustic performers. Enjoy the festival vibe with games & activity stalls, a photo booth, face painting, and food at this all-ages, drug and alcohol-free event.

When:  Sunday 25 June 11.30 am - 4.30 pm

Where:  Dolphin Court Amphitheatre, Bondi Park, Bondi Beach

Cost: FREE

Live Mural Workshop

Extraordinary artist Emmanuel Asante invites young people aged 12 – 25 years to embark on a creative journey into colour, imagination, and image-making in this live mural event exploring the Youth Week theme ‘Connect, Participate, Celebrate!’.

When: Sunday 25 June, 11.30 am - 4.30 pm

Where: WAVES Music Festival, Bondi Park, Bondi Beach

Cost: FREE

Clothes Swap Stall

This Youth Week, swap your pre-loved clothes, update your wardrobe, and save money and the planet. Open to people aged 12 - 24 years old.

When: Sunday 25 June, 12 to 1 pm or 3 to 4 pm. Participants MUST drop off clothes between 10.30 and 11.30 am on the day.

Where: WAVES Music Festival, Bondi Pavilion Courtyard, Bondi Beach

When: FREE - bookings are essential. Click here to register.

Bondi Beats Pop-Up @ Youth Week 2023

Bondi Beats’ music workshop and mentorship programme is hosting a one-off dedicated pop-up at this year’s Youth Week event! Focusing on contemporary music performance, you'll get the chance to expand your knowledge in the fields of DJing and MCing, get hands-on with the equipment, and receive professional guidance from an established artist. Held as a free community platform at the Bondi Pavilion in the Music Studios, this dedicated session will run 2-4 pm over 2 x 1-hour sessions. For young people aged 12 – 24 years.

Limited spaces - register now!

When: Sunday 25 June, 2 – 4 pm

Where: Music Studio 1, Bondi Pavilion, Bondi Beach (during WAVES Music Festival)

Cost:  FREE. Limited places! Reserve your place here

WAVES Skate Competition

Put yourself in the running to test your skills and win some great prizes! Enjoy the Bondi vibe and check out the WAVES Music Festival between sessions.

When: Sunday 25 June 11 am - 3/4 pm

Where: Bondi Skate Park, Bondi Beach (during WAVES Music Festival)

Cost:  $6 refundable ticket - click here to pre-register

11 am-12 Midday - Registrations and Practice

12 Midday - Junior Comp*

1/1.30 PM - Senior Comp*

2/3 PM -  Prizes

*Please note: competition divisions may take longer than 1 hour depending on number of entrants.

Youth Week Partners

Waverley Celebrates Youth Week in partnership with WAYS Youth & Family, Woollahra Council, and NSW Dept. Communities & Justice.

Need more information?

  • Customer Service Centre on 9083 8000
  • Visit us as 55 Spring Street, Bondi Junction
  • Email us

Or contact: Nicole Fairley
Community Development Officer - Children, Families and Young People
Phone: 9083 8936