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We're back!

The festival will be held on the scenic riverbank behind the Laurieton United Services Club. As always, we will proudly celebrate the finest local produce, chefs, cooks, brewers, roasters, winemakers and entertainment on offer from the hinterland to the coast, in the laid-back atmosphere that can only be found at the Slice of Haven.

We'd love your help in spreading the word that Slice of Haven is back! Share our social media posts with your networks. If there are any sponsors out there who'd like to support our event, please get in touch.

Since 2008 the Camden Haven Chamber of Commerce and volunteers have loved bringing the Slice of Haven festival to our community.


It is a celebration of homegrown talent and gourmet food. Moreover, the festival is a source of community pride. People connect over a picnic blanket, music, food and drink. Visitors come and soak up a slice of the Camden Haven way of life while we locals pinch ourselves and think, how lucky are we to live here?


We, the organisers, had our community's safety at heart as we make the decision to postpone Slice of Haven 2020 and 2021.

Getting to Slice

Slice of Haven is held on the foreshore of the Camden Haven River on the corner of Seymour and McLennan Streets Laurieton.

Parking is available in Bruce Porter Reserve (manned by SES), weather permitting, or surrounding streets.

Some seating is provided, but you are encouraged to bring a picnic blanket and chairs to take advantage of the open spaces and shade under trees.

Entry is via gold coin donation. The proceeds are donated to the volunteer groups who assist the committee in the set-up, pack-up and event operations on the day. Recipients include Camden Haven Surf Lifesaving Club, Camden Haven Girl Guides, State Emergency Service, and a local sporting club which helps before and after the event.


Your pets may be part of your family - entirely well-behaved and totally adorable - however, they are not permitted at Slice of Haven.

This rule follows the guidelines set by the NSW Office of Local Government's Responsible Pet Ownership, Companion Animals Act:


All dogs, apart from police and corrective service dogs and genuine assistance dogs, are banned from:

  • within 10 metres of a children's play area

  • within 10 metres of food preparation or consumption areas, except cafes or restaurants whose owners permit dogs (not restricted dogs or declared dangerous dogs) in their outdoor dining areas

  • recreation areas where dogs are prohibited

  • public bathing areas where dogs are prohibited

  • school grounds

  • child care centres

  • shopping centres where dogs are prohibited

  • wildlife protection areas.


Cats are banned from public areas where food is produced or consumed and from wildlife protection areas. There is considerable concern in the community about cats injuring or killing native wildlife.

Although the Companion Animals Act 1998 does not require you to contain your cat on your premises, you should consider doing so for your cat's own safety and for the protection of native wildlife.

You can contain your cat on your premises by keeping it indoors or by building a cat enclosure on your premises.

This information is from the NSW Office of Local Government.

Site map May 2022

Check out the map details below or download a PDF - here

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