Come one, come all, the 2013 Celebrate Mooroolbark Festival is nearly upon us!
Join in the festivities on Friday, March 22nd and Saturday, March 23rd for a fantastic night and day of local culture.
We are thrilled to announce a very full program of entertainment this year, with more than we can possibly list here!
The festival opens on Friday night 22 March with a 7.30pm Talent Quest in the Community Centre. Tickets will be $5 which include a light supper.
The festivities continue on Saturday 23 March from 9.30am to 4pm, beginning with a colourful street parade of local schools and community groups wearing costumes that will represent the circus theme of the festival. So follow the Street Parade alongBrice Avenue, past Mooroolbark’s local businesses and services to the festival hub at Red Earth Park.
There’ll be a Bungee Challenge, a Trackless Train, “Chuggy Choo Choo” a Seaworld Playground, Tubby the Robot and Baby, balloon animals, face paintings, belly dancers, clowns, donkey and pony rides, marketplace and lots of other exciting attractions!
Coming from the main stage you’ll hear such sounds as the Victorian Police Showband, the Croydon Citizens Brass band, the beat of the Native American Indian ‘Red Horse’, local school choirs and the colourful Ghawazee Belly dancers.
Many competitions and prizes will also be available for schools groups and community members to get involved in.
This is just a sample of the free and low cost attractions to delight in, and of course there will be a huge assortment of delicious food to be had. So come and enjoy a fantastic night and day of local culture.