PARENTS and children were having a ball at the one year anniversary of the FunLoong playground today.
From 11am - 2.30pm the mall was packed, with families enjoying the food, music, face painting, arts and crafts and more.
Revelers were also given free party hats and cake to the mark the occasion.
The Bendigo Chinese Association Lion Dancers performed and there was also entertainment from the Bong Bong Hat Band and Hey Dee Ho.
The playground was built one year ago as a means of attracting more people to the Hargreaves Mall.