Schools Spectacular


What better way to enjoy the amazing Schools Spectacular than to start with SpecFest!

Now in its fifth year, SpecFest is the ultimate outdoor entertainment hub with great food, activations and chill-out zones for the whole family to enjoy.

SpecFest celebrates all things spectacular and will this year feature the final rounds of the rural and remote band competition, Surround Sound, on the main stage.

SpecFest is free for the whole family to enjoy and offers the perfect preshow atmosphere to enrich your spectacular experience!

SpecFest Hype Reel 2023

Duration: 1:30


SpecFest information

Check out our SpecFest map, schedule and activations.

Do you have a question? You can visit our frequently asked questions page to see if the answer is here.

SpecFest 2023 Flash Mob


The Spec Fest Team invite dance groups from public schools all over NSW to participate in the SpecFest 2023 FlashMob. This exciting initiative, now in its second year, will take place as part of the entertainment at SpecFest, the outdoor festival that accompanies the 2023 Schools Spectacular, on Friday 24 and Saturday 25 November 2023 (Term 4 Week 7).

On either Friday or Saturday, students will rehearse the choreography with our choreographer, perform as part of the Flash Mob, feature as part of a video released to celebrate SpecFest, and have sit in performer seating to watch the evening performance of the 2023 Schools Spectacular.

Nominations for the 2023 SpecFest Flash Mob have now closed. If you wish to be considered for a late application, please email

    Creating Our Future - SpecFest 2022 FlashMob

    Duration: 2:52

        Sponsorship opportunities

        Our sponsorship options offer a range of partnerships and engagement opportunities to suit your organisation’s objectives and investment level.

        For more details, please contact Sandra Copeman.

        Sandra Copeman
        Manager, Business Engagement and Development
        Arts, Sports and Initiatives
        02 7814 2482 [telephone] | 0408 696 571 [mobile]