Festival Of Busselton Returns For Its 50th Year

2014 will mark 50 years of the Festival of Busselton and over 25 events are scheduled to be held in the City. There is sure to be lots of fun and enjoyment for everyone, so make sure to come down and join in the action.

Deckchair cinemas in Busselton and Dunsborough; Pirates Competition aboard the STS Leeuwin on the Busselton Jetty; Children’s Treasure Hunt; Fishing Clinic; Petticoat Lane; Sandcastle Competition; Float Parade; Teddy Bears’ Picnic; as well as a Closing Night Concert to be followed by dazzling fireworks– these are just a few events that the Festival of Busselton and related community groups will hold in 2014.

As well as these, there will be numerous minor events including Tiny Tot, Logo Chops, Children’s Chalk Art, Deckchair Theatre, Aerial Firefighting Display, Duck Drop, Junior Fishing Competition, Flare Demonstration and Pet Parade.

The Beach Festival will then kick off in the final weekend of January. There will be heats of the Battle of the Bands followed by the Rotary Club’s Australia Day Breakfast, an evening and afternoon of Tribal Mix and more fireworks after that.

Most of the events are free to attend, though a gold coin donation is desired at some of the major ones in order to cover costs.

Taking place since 1964, the Festival of Busselton is designed to make visitors to the City more welcome, and provide plenty of activities to enjoy during the summer season. With an array of community events, aquatic activities, live music and much more, the Festival is entertaining for all ages and backgrounds.

Being part of the Festival of Busselton is an ideal way to discover everything that the seaside town of Busselton and adjoining towns have to offer. This region has always enjoyed an excellent reputation as an outstanding seaside destination for family vacations. An increasing number of interstate and foreign tourists are experiencing the magic of this unique part of the world- amazing coastline, national parks and temperate climate combined with a huge range of tourist attractions and facilities.

The 50th Festival of Busselton will take place from Tuesday, January 7th to Sunday, 26h 2014.

To find out more about the Festival of Busselton, make sure you get hold of one of the Festival guidebooks that will be available widely. Moreover, you can visit the Festival’s official website and Facebook page for up to date information.

Details of activities for the festival can be downloaded here – Click Here

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