AVOCADO ROLL - A game of skill, accuracy and bloomin’ finesse

The signature event of the Blackbutt Avocado Festival involves rolling an avocado down a 35m long rough grass course. If the avocado stops within the course boundary the distance from the target is measured. The eight closest entrants from each heat return for the final at 4pm Saturday. There are three heats for adults and three for children.

Prizes :
ADULTS 1st - $1000   2nd - $200    CHILDREN (U12)  1st - $200   2nd-  $50

AVOCADO DROP TOMBOLA – 3 parachutists will jump from 4,000feet and land on an avocado target.

Buy a Cup (Write your name and phone number on it) and place it on the giant Avo Joe template on the arena of the Blackbutt Showgrounds. When the parachutist lands, he will select a Cup closest to his landing spot. Each Cup will be numbered. Your lucky Cup number can be written on the back of your hand as a reminder that you have entered the 2019 Avo Drop Tombola.

Cups cost $5 each or 3 for $10

Prizes: 1st Cup $500, 2nd Cup $200, 3rd Cup $100

AVOCADO TOSS- A test of concentration, precision and even luck

Throw an avocado at the target board featuring characters from the Blackbutt Avocado Festival avocado family – Avo Jo, Avo Flo, Big Hass and Little Pip.

Land your avocado through the hole and into the net behind - win the corresponding prize for that target.

Prizes :
AVO JO – $50   AVO FLO – $20   Big Hass – $10   Little Pip – $5

“AVO GOOD TIME” - With Alvin the Avocado

Catch up with Alvin the Avocado as he wanders the Festival Trail.  Get your photo taken with Alvin.

AVOCADO JUGGLING - Test your juggling skills in the Great Avocado Juggle.

Contestants choose three avocados to juggle during one of the four heats throughout the day – keep three avocados in the air for a minute or more and you may win through to the final held at 3.30pm

Prizes :
Winning finalist will win the Grand Juggle Prize of $100 with an Avocado Merchandise pack to the runner-up


Put an entry in to guess the exact weight of the demo Avocado and win the cash prize.

Avocado will be on display in the Hall on the Rail Trail from 8.30am – 4.00pm for entrants to enter their estimate.

Blackbutt District Community Organisation Scarecrow Competition!

“GET YOUR AVO ON” PHOTO SHOOT - A FREE fun photo opportunity

“Get your Avo On” and have a friend take your photo as you pose behind the giant avocado photo board. Pose using the pre-cut holes for your face and “belly”. Upload the pic to our Festival facebook page and our Blackbutt facebook page.