Program

Saturday - September 14th *8am til late*

FREE Parking                   Pet Friendly (on a leash please)


Morning Events:

7.00 – Breakfast at the Blackbutt IGA Country Canteen

8.00 –The Festival Begins

7.00 – 6.00 - Blackbutt IGA Country Canteen – Burgers and Chips; Avo ice-creams and avo cheese cake

8.00 – 4.00 - Tarong Power Station and Meandu Mine Kids Central

8.00 – 4.00 - AGL Energy Machinery Alley - sponsor - 

9.00 - 4.00 - Yarraman Quarries Live and Local Bands at the Butt

9.00 – 3.00 - Green Nugget Orchards Juggling and Avocado Strongman and Strongwoman

9.00 – 4.00 - Googa Farm Avocado Games - Avo Roll, Avo Toss, Avo Golf

9.00 – 4.00 - Blackbutt Medical  “Get your Avo On” Photo Shoot at Avo Central.

8.00 – 4.00 Avocado Central Activities – cooking, competitions, photo and art displays, demonstrations and talks

9.30 – 12.30 and 2.00 - Ford on Food Avocado - Jason Ford

8.00 – 4.00 - CWA High Street Cafe

9.30 – 3.00 -  IRON JACK Woodchops and Woodcutters Bar -

10.00 – Blackbutt IGA Best Avocado Costume Competition at Avo Central

10.30 – Official Opening of the Festival at Avo Central

11.00 – Ken Mills Toyota Street Parade Goes from Coulson Street along the Festival Trail finishing at the Showgrounds Arena

12.00 – Street Parade floats / cars / individuals / bicycles will be on display at Showgrounds

Afternoon Events

2.00 – Avocado Juggling Finals

3.00 – Avocado Strongman and Strongwoman Finals

3.30 – Monster Raffle Draw; Guess the weight of the avocado draw; Match the avocado variety draw

4.00 – Avo Roll Finals

5.00 – Market stalls and Attractions close

4.00 - 6.00 – BBQ available at the Blackbutt IGA Country Canteen

Rockin the Night Away at the Showgrounds 

5.00 – 8.00 - Music by Mr Q  IRON JACK Woodcutters Bar

 

On Going Festival Events

Australian Dreamtime Reptiles
Panasonic Steel Band
Memphis Moovers
Jack & Jack and Ma'amselle Claire Roving Stilt Duo
Blazer and Squirt the Fire Truck
Horse drawn carriage rides and Trackless Train rides
Jumping castle
Face painting
Horse shoeing demos

Linda Tillman