The Benalla Festival kicks off Friday and runs through to Sunday.November 8, 2012 4:55am
The Benalla Festival kicks off in two days’ time and this year’s event is not to be missed.
Friday night’s Mair St party starts at 6
Don’t miss Saturday’s street parade at 12.30
The new Skate Park will be officially opened by Bill Sykes at 2
On centre stage at the foreshore from 2
Later in the afternoon live band Junk Male takes to the stage singing an array of popular covers that will guarantee to have the crowd up dancing.
Then at 8
As part of his successful Million Suns Tour, Shannon’s presence at the festival is guaranteed to be a huge hit with the crowd.
The weekend will be fun for all with the popular bungee trampolines and bungee run, as well as a rock-climbing wall, jumping castle and raft races on the lake.
A Day in the Gardens on Sunday is always a great day out with face painting, art displays, market stalls and much more including the ever popular teddy bears picnic.
Bring family and friends and enjoy the beautiful foreshore environment and the 2012 Benalla Festival celebrations. See the centre page spread for a full program of events and activities.
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