THE FESTIVAL OF BUSSELTON
Hosted by: City of Busselton
The event will start on: 08 Jan 13 09:00
And will end on: 19 Jan 13 22:00
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The 49th Festival of Busselton is set to be action packed, with a range of different events planned over the two weeks. A deckchair cinema in Dunsborough will start the Festival on Tuesday, January 8 and the last official event will be the closing night fireworks and concert on Saturday January 19.
Festival highlights include:
DARYL BRAITHWAITE PERFORMING AT THE FESTIVAL OF BUSSELTON
Date: Saturday January 19th 2012 Location: Signal Park, Busselton Description: Daryl Braithwaite will play from his huge repertoire of hits at the free family concert with a local band as the supporting act. The traditional...
Young Ambassador competition.
The sail training ship Leeuwin will be visiting Busselton for four days over the first weekend of the festival.
Pirates Competition on Saturday January 12.
Free deckchair cinemas.
A skydiving display, marine flare display and aerial firefighting demonstration is planned to follow the Children’s Treasure Hunt on the beach in front of the Equinox Cafe on Saturday January 19. The closing night concert on Saturday January 19, promises to be a highlight with the announcment of the Young Ambassador winners and a fireworks display to close the festival.
BUSSELTON JETTY SWIM
Hosted by: Busselton Jetty Swim Commitee
2014 Dates TBA
Be Active Busselton Jetty Swim 2014 will be held over 2 days, with fun activities and family entertainment for all ages. The swim itself will take place on the morning of Sunday 10th February 2013. Registrations open on 1 October 2012, with those who enter before 30 November 2012, going into the draw to win a fantastic prize. Entry is still only $40.00 per person. The course takes participants around the 3.6 km of Busselton’s iconic Jetty, in the tranquil waters of Geographe Bay. Individuals and teams of two and four persons will take part in one of South West WA’s most famous sporting events. Over 1000 swimmers take part each year, from first-time novice entrants to experienced professional competitors. Enter the best jetty swim in the world, or come along and join in the fun and cheer them along.
Leeuwin Concert February 2014. Exact dates and headline performance TBA
Venue: Sandalford Wines, Metricup Road, Wilyabrup
p: 9755 6213
Watch this space for confirmation of dates and announcement of artist.
TELSTRA DRUG AWARE PRO
Date: March 2014 exact dates TBA
Venue: Surfer's Point, Margaret River
Prime Men's event. Women's World Tour Event; Event Dates: Trials 15 March 2013. Main event 16- 24 March .
Venue: Surfer's Point, Margaret River. Note that this has now been elevated to one of the 12 World Championship venues for Women in 2013 and Men and Women in 2014
One of Australia's most challenging road cycle events - teams and solo riders race to complete the most laps in 24 ho
Hosted by: Cowarumup Community
Join Delirium 24-hr Cycle Race April in Cowaramup for a fun- filled weekend.
QUIT FOREST RALLY 2014
Quit Forest Rally, the West Australian round of the East Coast Bullbars Australian Rally Championship, will be held Exact dates TBA
Venue: Busselton Foreshore and Nannup
Contact Details: www.rally.com.au
Western Australia`s round of the Australian Rally Championship - The Quit Forest Rally - attracts Australia`s best cars and drivers, including the best classic cars. The rally also incorporates motor bikes, making it a weekend of Motor Sport Extravaganza.
Spectators can get up close to the action on the Busselton foreshore, Nannup plantations, and the Service Park, in the main street of Nannup.
Quit Forest Rally, the West Australian round of the East Coast Bullbars Australian Rally Championship, will be held 5th - 7th April 1 2013.
BUSSELTON HALF IRONMAN
2ND TO 6TH May 2013. Actual event starts 0700 at Barnard Park, Busselton Foreshore on Sat 5th May
See: http://www.busseltonhalf.com for full details
GROOVIN THE MOO (now fully sold out)
Bunbury 11 May Lineup:
The Amity Affliction
The Bronx (USA)
DZ Deathrays (DJ Set)
Frightened Rabbit (UK)
Hungry Kids Of Hungary
The Kooks (UK)
See the website for more: http://2013.gtm.net.au/bun-home.html