Taste. Shop. Play. weekend planner


Taste. Shop. Play. weekend planner

Taste. Shop. Play. is back and bigger than ever! On Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 September Westfield Kotara will be the place to be, with exclusive offers and events everywhere you look.

There is so much to do this Taste. Shop. Play. weekend that we've designed a planner to help you make the most of it.

Find the best parking, scope out great places to eat and stay updated with all of the exclusive retailer offers and unique events as they unfold.


It's not a Taste. Shop. Play. weekend without exclusive offers! View all offers here.

What's happening

Here is a taste of what you can expect this weekend:

Mitch Revs sneaker customisation
10am - 2pm | Level 2 near Kmart
Purchase a pair of white sneakers in centre over the weekend and Mitch will customise them with one of ten unique designs.
Find out more here.

Build a Bear kids workshops
Mulitple times each day | Level 2 near Target
Bring to life your very own “Lil Cub” by participating in a fun heart ceremony! Kids take home their very own bear. $10 per person, bookings are essential.
Find out more here.

Pop up play zone
10am - 2pm | Level 1 outside David Jones
Play Timezone arcade games for free, visit the pop-up Event Cinemas booth, get your hair braided with a splash of glitter or your face glitter painted! All glitter is biodegradable.

Lush bath bomb workshops
1pm | Level 2 outside the Lush store
Learn how to make their colour filled 'Groovy Kind of Love' bath bomb and master what ingredients they use (and why) including the incredible benefits. Bookings are essential. Find out more here.

Live music
10am - 1pm | Multiple locations around the centre

David Jones Waterford Master Craft Series
The Master Craft Series is a global programme of consumer events, that will showcase and celebrate the Waterford brand's dedication to Irish craftsmanship.
Guests will be given the opportunity to engage with Tom Brennan, second generation master craftsman, while learning about the precision and passion that goes into their craft before having the chance to have their Waterford crystal purchase engraved by the Tom.

For 2019, Waterford has partnered with The Balvenie, whisky to allow guests to opportunity to engage with various forms of craftmanship.

Book your seat by calling David Jones on 0249232555

Platypus spin and win
Customers that spend $150 or more during the Taste. Shop. Play. weekend will be given the opportunity to spin our wheel and win a prize! Including free pairs of shoes, vouchers and more.

Billini spin and win
Offering $50 gift voucher plus loads of other great prizes!

Grab a bite to eat

Whether you are short for time and need to eat and run, or you want to sit down and relax for a well-deserved meal after all of the Taste. Shop. Play excitement, there are tonnes of options to choose from. Here are some of our top picks:

Quick bite

  • Fast Fuel
  • Grill'd
  • Jamaica Blue
  • Soul Origin
  • Nandos
    Discover more dining options here.

Time to dine

  • Beerhaus
  • Sushi Musa
  • Noodle Hut
  • Hong Kong Chef
  • Criniti's
    Discover more dining options here.


Arrive prepared by finding the best places to park before you visit Westfield Kotara.

  • Enter via Park Ave for Fresh Food and Level 1 retailers and best access to Level 2

  • Enter via Lexington Parade for best access to The Rooftop and David Jones

Pro tip: drop your car off at Snap Car Wash located on Level 1 at the Fresh Food entry or Level 2 via Park Ave and have your car washed while you shop and experience what's happening inside.

Find out more about parking here.

Valet Parking

Have someone else do the parking so you can focus on the fun with the Snap Car Wash Valet Parking service on Level 2 via Park Ave.

Find out more here.

Need help navigating the centre?

If you need to locate a specific store or event but have no idea where it is, visit our friendly concierge team on Level 2 near OPSM, or call them on 0240162571 and they will be able to direct you to the right location.

We look forward to seeing you for what is shaping up to be the best Taste. Shop. Play yet!

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