The Music & Booze Co. and Newtown Jets announce a “Welcome Day” celebrating diversity in sport

Australia’s oldest (and coolest) rugby league club, Newtown Jets have teamed up with long-time collaborators, The Music & Booze Co. to present their annual “Welcome Day”. With music from Heaps Gay DJ’s and Newtown’s iconic Welcome Choir, the day promises to be a fun-filled affair.

The Petersham Rugby Clubs (womens and mens) have also been invited to take part in a the opening derbies. The women’s team will take on arch-rivals The Briars while the men compete against Canterbury RFC. This leads us into the main event between the Jets and the Sydney Roosters. Rugby and Rubgy league together – what could be more inclusive than that?

There’s a massive range of vegetarian and vegan food on offer, with vegan burgers from Mr Charlies, and local faves Vege4loveMorleysVejoes and White Peal Pizzeria. Australia’s only Kombucha Ice cream van, Mr Booch join Yullis and Tokyo Taco.

Same deal with drinks; beers from Philter, with several distillers such as  Brix RumFellrPoor TomsLily fields GinGoodradigbee Distillers and Archie Rose showcasing the best of local gins and more.

Heaps Gay DJ’s need no further introduction – being well known for their bright and inclusive parties. Tickets are set at $22 for adults and $10 for kids. And for those families who want to bring littles ones along, kids under 12 can enjoy free entry, ensuring that all steps of life, no matter how big or small, can enjoy this truly unique Inner West spectacle.

It all happens on Saturday 8th June at Henson Park (Marrickville, NSW)

Check out tickets here