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Great Kites & Bikes entertainment at the Soundshell and in Banner Park

Entertainment Program

INFORMATION TENT 9-4
Sponsored by NBN

Information, programs, water, helicopter hats, Kites & Bikes raffle, lucky kite dip & lost children - near the Housie Shed. Please note Ducks for the duck race have sold out, but can be purchased form the Rotary Tent oposite. 

SES ON DISPLAY 9-1
Meet the volunteers & thank them for their great work. See the equipment used to save local lives

FREE FACE PAINTING 9-2
Sponsored by Cino Bambino

Have your child’s face painted beautifully outside Cino Bambino café while you have a break.

FESTIVAL OPENING/WELCOME 10AM
Sponsored by Byron Shire Council

Welcome to country by Bundjalung representative, Nigel Stewart, opening by the Mayor, Cr Simon Richardson, Chamber president, Todd Buckland and a special guest.

YOUTH MUSIC 9-10 & 2.30-3.30
Our young musicians set the scene for a full day of fun ahead and close the event with their wonderful music at the Soundshell.

BIKE DECORATING & CRAFT PAVILION 9-2
Sponsored by Crystal Castle

Join Wilson’s Creek Public School for bike decorating or for craft fun using reclaimed beach refuse, recycled & traditional craft materials. (See bike program).

CIRCUS ARTS 10.30-11 & 1.15-1.45
Sponsored by Dominic's Restaurant

Be impressed by these talented youth and seasoned professionals from Circus Arts as they perform aerial moves at the Soundshell.

NR UKULELE ORCHESTRA 11-11.45
Sponsored by BH Medical Centre

Our very own local Northern Rivers Ukulele Orchestra plus singers will delight with a repertoire of kites and bikes themed songs at the Soundshell.

BUCKLEY FAMILY BAND 12.30-1.45
Sponsored by Uncle Tom’s Pies

All time great family entertainment play rockin, honky tonk boogie woogie blues, and sing some breathtaking harmonies in their festival debut. Not to be missed!

SHORTY BROWN 12-12.30 & 3.30-4
Sponsored by Brunswick Holiday Parks

Fun & games with parachutes, balloon animals and magic tricks in two locations - at the Soundshell at 12 & in Banner Park at 3.30

SAMBA BLISSTAS 12.30-2.00
Sponsored by Dolphin Café & Fish Bar

Enjoy the Samba Blisstas' amazing drumming & energy as they progress in line from the Housie Shed, Banner Park, Soundshell and over the Footbridge to the beach for the kite fly-in on the beach at 2pm.

MALVERN ALL STAR VARIETY SHOW 2.30-4
Sponsored by Hotel Brunswick

Showcasing talented singers, instrumentalists & local dance schools at the Hotel Brunswick, with the irrepressible Mae Wilde as your MC.

DUCK RACE 3-3.30PM
Sponsored by Apartments Inn Byron Bay
This is certainly a festival favourite as 300 ducks are launched into the Brunswick River. If we've got the tide right, the winning duck (with your number on it) will cross the winning line in a flash. Ducks (duck numbers) can be purchased now from the Rotary BBQ on the day. The winning duck will take away a weekend of luxurious accommodation for a family at Apartments Inn Byron Bay, the second duck will win a Mountain Bike Tour for two people, the third duck can feast at Dominics Italian Resturant with $100 voucher and fourth duck will win a treatment to the value of $70 at Bayside Acupuncture. The race is jointly run by Mullumbimby Rotary and the Chamber, with the Brunswick Nippers hepling to collect the ducks at the finishing line. 

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BIG SLIDE JUMPING CASTLE 10-2
Sponsored by Fun4Kids Amusements
$3 per ride on the 2m high inflatable slide or buy an all-day wrist band for $10 from the Info tent and slide to your hearts content! 

Market, Massage & Food Stalls

Visit one of the family oriented market stalls or eat at the Rotary BBQ or other fundraising food stalls in Banner Park or at the Surf Club. Buy cool water at the Info Tent & support the Visitor Centre. Please also support our festival cafe sponsors who fund most of the entertainment.

Have a relaxing head, shoulder or other massage in the massage tent.

Festival Parking

Two locations are available this year for parking. Please note that Council rangers may be out to enforce legal parking around town. 

Memorial Park  - A fundraiser for Brunswick Volunter Marine Rescue
Please enter from Fawcett St

Brunswick Heads School  - A fundraiser fot the Primary School
Please enter from Park St 

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