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Dayboro Day Festival

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Dayboro Day Festival

Time: May 31, 2015 from 10am to 3pm
Location: Dayboro
Street: Williams and Heathwood Streets,
City/Town: Dayboro
Website or Map: http://www.dayborodistrict.co…
Event Type: festival
Organized By: Dayboro Festival
Latest Activity: May 24, 2015

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Event Description

The main street in Dayboro comes alive every year on the last Sunday in May.  That's when the Dayboro Day Festival is held, incorporating our Antique & Collectables Fair at the Dayboro Show grounds.

Dayboro Day Festival

The festival is held on the last Sunday in May every year.  The day begins with a Combined Church Service at 8.00am in the grounds of the Uniting Church in Williams Street. The Grand Street Parade commences around 10.00 am.

Dayboro Day Festival: Williams and Heathwood Streets, Dayboro

Dayboro Antique & Collectable's Fair: Dayboro Show grounds - off Mt Mee Rd Dayboro

FREE PARKING is available at the Dayboro Showgrounds and a FREE SHUTTLE BUS service operates throughout the day, ferrying passengers between the Showgrounds and the township – Although, if you prefer, it is but a leisurely stroll through parklands right into the bustling activity at the Festival.

The main street, Williams Street, and also Heathwood Street, are closed to all traffic from 8.30am to 3.30pm.

Since 1991 this festival has grown to attract over 20,000 visitors to our beautiful country town. Dayboro is located at the foot of the D'Aguilar Ranges, 21 km's N/W of Petrie. Come and experience a touch of rural hospitality from our historical town.

Our festival just gets bigger and better each year.  This year will be no exception.  

Our line up of events & attractions includes:

  • Antique & Collectables Fair
  • Combined Church Service
  • Kids 'Passport to Fun'
  • Street parade
  • Official opening & Awards ceremonies
  • Waterless raft race
  • Pineapple pie eating competition
  • Helicopter rides
  • All day live entertainment
  • Conversations

 

  • Homemade Jams, Lollies and Cakes many made be local groups
  • Heaps of craft stalls
  • White elephant stall
  • A massive book stall operated by our Dayboro Scouts
  • Grocery Wheel run by Dayboro State School
  • Dayboro Historical Society Display
  • Animal Farm
  • Police and Ambulance Displays
  • Fire Engines
  • Local Blacksmiths in action
  • Rides for the children and many more attractions

There are heaps of food stalls, and these backed up by our local shops such as:

  • The Famous Dayboro Sausage Man (Dayboro Butchery)
  • The Dayboro Bakery
  • Rendezvous at Dayboro - Coffee shop & Book shop
  • The Dayboro Café
  • Terahs Restaurant
  • Post & Rail Restaurant
  • Dayboro Tea House
  • Holistic Mammas

Cost for entry to Antique & Collectables Fair:

  • Adults $5.00
  • Children under 16 free.

All monies raised will go to a local community cause.

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