Gympie Gold Rush Festival

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  • Location: Lake Alford Park, Gympie, Not Assigned 0000 Queensland

The Gympie Gold Rush Festival is fun for all the family! Come and celebrate Gympie's 140th birthday with a fantastic lineup that will make you laugh, sing, dance, eat and rise up to a challenge.

Enjoy culturally historic events, contemporary art performances, the Queensland gold panning championships, an Ecumenical Church service, poets roundup, live music, and fair rides. There is also the Twilight Float Parade, jugglers and tricksters, stilt walkers, floating sculptures, video projection, water soundscapes, literary awards, a visual arts competition, garden parties, and a great mix of market stalls and fabulous food. All of the above plus more is there to be enjoyed throughout the week at the festival in the park in the Queensland gold city of Gympie.

From 13 Oct 07 To 20 Oct 07
Phone: 07 5485 2709

Join us in a week of celebrations, as we commemmorate Gympie's Birthday and it's famous golden history.  Enjoy the many events throughout the week such as the Gold Rush Ambassador appointment at the Gold Rush Garden Party, Queensland Gold Panning Championships, Combined Church Service, Photography exhibition, Art Festival, Live Entertainment, Market days, Children's activities, Family movie night, Rides and amusements, Live sculptures in the park, Poet's Breakfast, Literary Awards, Mayoress Command Performance, Twilight street parade, fireworks and much, much, more.

The annual Gympie Gold Rush Festival celebrates its thirty fourth year in 2007.  This year the festival will be celebrated over the week from the 13th to 20th October. Lake Alford will come alive with in the park with Community Groups & Market stalls, Amusement Rides, Live Entertainment, Main Stage Music, Youth Activities.  Twilight Grand Parade, food and liscenced venues and much more!

Starting the Festival off will be a Ball on the 13th October


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Lake Alford Park, Gympie, Not Assigned

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