Spring into Corrimal: Build-A-Bear craft

Lots of fun: Lederer Corrimal will be hosting a free Build-A-Bear workshop from 9am to 4pm where children can make their own Build-A-Bear for free.

Lots of fun: Lederer Corrimal will be hosting a free Build-A-Bear workshop from 9am to 4pm where children can make their own Build-A-Bear for free.

WHY is Lederer Corrimal keen to get involved in the festival?

“Lederer Corrimal is excited to get behind Spring into Corrimal as we want to show our support for the local families and our long-term commitment to the community and our retailers,” senior marketing manager Jane Slattery of Lederer Corrimal said.

“Lederer Corrimal have come on board as Gold Sponsors of Spring into Corrimal this year, in addition we have the naming rights to the food arena which will be known as the Lederer Corrimal International Food Arena.

“Come and say hi to us at our fete stall on Railway Street where we'll be giving away free branded reusable Lederer Corrimal shopping bags. We'll also have a special guest at the stall for you to meet - the Build-A-Bear mascot.

“In-centre we'll be hosting a free Build-A-Bear workshop where children can make their own bear from 9am to 4pm on Sunday September 9. In total 500 bears will be given away. It will be first in best dressed on the day.

“In addition, we've got 1200 free coffees we'll be giving away to lucky people. Finally, we'll be flying the Lederer Corrimal banner in the parade which will be led by centre manager Tony Warren.”

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This will be the first year Lederer Corrimal will participate at Spring into Corrimal and they are most thrilled about meeting the locals and involving their retailers on the day.

After all, Lederer Corrimal is located in Corrimal where the festival is being held.

Lederer Corrimal is your perfect destination for delicious food, great fashion, homewares and beauty. They have all your shopping needs covered.

“We want the community to know we're open for business on Sunday, September 9 and invite all Spring into Corrimal festival goers in-centre for a reprieve from the heat, a coffee or cake, a spot of shopping or a Woolworths visit to see out the weekend,” Jane said.

The family rides will be held at the Lederer Corrimal shopping car park that is located in Short Street.

So what are you waiting for? Have a full day out with the whole family enjoying the festival and seeing what amazing things Lederer Corrimal has to offer.

Traffic control

Spring into Corrimal plans to go ahead regardless of what the weather will be – rain, hail or shine – but all are hoping for a sunny day.

Roads will be closed in Corrimal so you can either catch the train to Corrimal station and walk a short distance or park in the streets around the area.

Thanks to sponsors

Many thanks to Corrimal RSL Club, Lederer Shopping Centre Corrimal, Uniting, Specsavers Corrimal, Wollongong City Council, Cossies R Us, Corrimal Chamber of Commerce, Wollongong Printing, Carter Ferguson Solicitors, Sassy Me, Ziems Butchers, Stop Slow Traffic Control, Stefanutti, Remondis, PhysioHealth Strong Kids and Living Hope.

Support sponsors

Besides the Corrimal Chamber of Commerce and the many members and volunteers to make the Spring into Corrimal Family Festival happen successfully year after year,  it is also special thanks to media partners such as WIN Network, i98FM, Illawarra Mercury, Bluejuice Events and Waples Marketing.

It’s also a big day for Destination Wollongong because the Corrimal festival isn’t just for locals but also for the many visitors who come from far and wide.