Have a Go Oval

There is so much happening this year on the Have a Go Oval. Scroll down to see all the details. This year’s festival also includes lots of:



  • Rotary races – from 10 am (hourly)
  • Vikings battle – 11.15 am and 3.15 pm
  • SES Jaws of life – 11.30 am and 2.30 pm
  • Tug of War – 12 noon
  • Tai Chi (community stage) – 12.15 pm
  • Marcette Tappers (Community stage) – 1 pm
  • Australian Syrian Youth Marching Band
  • Have a Try at wide range of sports
  • Climb the towering Rock Wall
Have a Go Oval returns to the Eltham Football Oval (Eltham Central Park) this year. Come on over and have a try at a huge range of activities. A must see is the annual Tug of War grudge match. Who can out muscle the might of the Eltham CFA or SES? Catch the Vikings as they fight a mock battle or admire the skills of the SES as they demonstrate the jaws of life.
A big thank you to Temby Motors for sponsoring the Tug of War.



Join in the fun of the Rotary Races for your chance to win loads of prizes! (on the hour every hour).





The Melbourne based Australian Syrian Youth Marching Band will be performing on the oval at 2.30 pm to classic Australian and Syrian music. Don’t miss this colourful cultural experience!



Try your hand at a range of sports including: basketball, tennis, football, handball, lacrosse, mini golf and more. Many thanks to Eltham Wildcats – sponsors of Have a Go Oval again this year.




Come on over to the towering Rock Wall, reach new heights and show your climbing prowess! (suitable for bigger kids).