Saturday, December 20, 2014

Nickelodeon To Take Over Sydney's Hyde Park To Host Special Summer Playground On Australia Day 2015

Nickelodeon Australia has announced the exciting Nick News on their official website,, that, to celebrate Australia Day 2015, the Australian version of the world's number one kids' channel has partnered with the Australia Day Council of NSW (ADCNSW) to hold The Australia Day Summer Playground in Sydney's historic Hyde Park on Monday 26th January 2015 to help make Australia Day 2015 the biggest Australia Day ever!

Will SpongeBob be there? Yes! Can ShellHeads visit the Turtles lair? Of course! Will Luke Ryan and Wyatt Nixon-Lloyd be there? Who else would Nick have in charge of this epic Australia Day event?!

As part of Nickelodeon's Australia Day Summer Playground, Nick will be hosting exciting activities to keep everyone entertained!

Here's what's happening:

See all the stars LIVE on the Main Stage including Luke & Wyatt, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Dora the Explorer, Sam Moran, the Hi-5 crew, and SpongeBob SquarePants, plus Slime Time Live!

NickHeads can meet their favourite Nick characters and snap a snazzy selfie in the Nick Fan Zone!

ShellHeads can visit Nick's Heroes in a Half Shell in their natural habitat, their sewer sweet sewer!

Got a little brother or sister tagging along? NickHeads can jump in the photo booth in Dora's house and be their hero in the "Dora & Friends" area!

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's SuperNick! Get into costume, find your inner super hero, and get a greenscreen shot of you in action in the SuperNick zone!

Visit the Sponge Out of Water area and take a photo with Spongie in his beachy zone!

Plus Nickelodeon's friends at Football NSW will have you covered if you're in a sporty mood. Or you can chill out in the Book Nook and hear a Nickelodeon story, make a mask or colour a masterpiece. And there'll even be sweet Nickelodeon merchandise you can buy on the day!

It's a great chance to celebrate Australia and everything that makes it such an awesome place to live on Australia's national day!

So grab a hat, grab a drink, grab your sunscreen and come along and enjoy Australia Day with your family and friends. And bring your camera! So many photos! So little time!

You can find out much more information about this amazing adventure and other ways you can get involved in Australia Day, such as the Aussie Fan campaign, in which you can win a VIP Magic Pass for Family of 4 to Sea World, a Nickelodeon Bag, poster, "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" Pillow Pet and a "SpongeBob SquarePants" LEGO Set, the Little Aussie Songster competition, where entrants can win a P&O Cruise holiday of a lifetime, iPad Mini's and Lego Creative Suitcase's, and Salute to Australia, which is encouraging everyone to bring their friends and family down to Sydney Harbour for 12pm to Salute to Australia and sing the Australian national anthem, "Advance Australia Fair", in harmony with synchronised choirs as Australia's armed forces tip their hat to their great southern land, plus see a amazing 21 Gun Salute and aerial flyover of RAAF Jets, here on Nickelodeon Australia's official Australia Day 2015 website! Plus, follow the latest Australia Day news on social media using the special custom hashtags #AusDayNSW #AussieFan!
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