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Grand Parade
Saturday 16th April

3 PM

All Weekend

Gardner's Fun Park  :  10 AM till 5 PM
Police Paddocks, High Street

Family fun including Dodgem cars, Cha Cha, gold rush trains, jumping castles + more!

Beechworth Botanica Animal Magnetism Art Exhibition : 10 AM - 4 PM
Memorial Hall, Ford Street

The Mayday Hills Art society is delighted to present a fabulous exhibition of superb art from botanical and wildlife artists from around Australia. Gold coin donation.

People of Beechworth
Exhibition : 
10 AM - 4:30 PM
Robert O'Hara Burke Museum, Loch Street

An exciting new exhibition will be on display from Easter Saturday at the Burke Museum which aims to connect our modern community with our unique history. Make sure to check out our Historic Courthouse in Ford Street too!

Explore Historic Beechworth
Various locations

Immerse yourself in our rich history by visiting our amazing historic museums, locations and tours. 

Good Friday

Men & Ladies Good Friday Stroke Event : 10:30 onwards
Beechworth Golf Course, Balaclava Road

Open to all golfers, with or without a handicap. $10 per person; all proceeds will go to the Good Friday Appeal. Afternoon Tea and raffles at the conclusion of play

All Weekend & Good Friday

Easter Saturday

Easter Saturday

Beechworth Fun Run : 9 AM start
Beechworth Golf Course, Balaclava Road

Participate in 3km or 10km fun runs while raising funds for our local Football & Netball Club

Quercus Chill Out Zone : 10 AM - 3 PM
Quercus Community Gardens, Ford Street

A safe space for families to relax, snack, colour and unwind.

Old Cranks Show & Shine : 10 AM - 2 PM
Ford Street

A truly magnificent collection of vintage, veteran and classic era cars will be lining Ford Street.

Animal Nursery : 10 AM - 3 PM
Camp Street

A friendly, positive and safe environment for kids to get up close with some of their favourite furry and feathered friends.

Face Painting : 10 AM - 3 PM
Beechworth Bakery, Camp Street

Pony Rides : 10 AM - 2 PM
Camp Street

We are very excited to have Beechworth Mobile Pony Parties on site providing pony rides throughout the day

Food Court : 10 AM - 4 PM
Camp Street

Select from an amazing array of food stalls and eateries in the heart of town. While you enjoy a great program of live entertainment on the stages and on the streets throughout the day

Roaming Performers : 10 AM - 3 PM
Ford Street & Camp Street

Stilt walkers, period costumes and native animal musical performances throughout Ford & Camp St

Camp Street Stage

Memphis Trio & Eva Rosita : 10 AM,
11 AM & 12 PM

Rockabilly Magic from North East Victoria. We're a four piece band playing what you love best... old-skool Rockabilly! So C'Mon Everybody... dust off those blue suede shoes, leave the cadillac at home and get on board the hottest gig around.

Lucky 7's : 1 PM & 2 PM

Local cool country and retro rock and roll band that will have you on your feet dancing the afternoon away.

Local Young Talent!

We are excited to have some of our local young talent joining us on stage this year during intermissions.

Maya Humphrey's : 10:45 AM & 1:45 PM

Charlotte McIssacs and Tom Schofield:  11:45 AM

Ollie Kavanagh : 12:45 PM

Ford Street Arena

Albury Wodonga Pipes
& Drums : 
10 AM

Albury Wodonga Pipes and Drums is a community band committed to the enjoyment of pipe bands with members hailing from the surrounding region

An exciting array of traditional First Nations dances performed by local Damu Dance Company

Damu Dance Company : 10:30 AM & 12:40 PM

Wodonga Brass Band : 11 AM

Local community brass band with a long proud history to match their musical skills and heart.

Light Horse Re-enactment : 11:40 AM

Watch expert light horseman re-enact routines and listen to stories, histories and legends about our iconic Australian past.

Wagga Pipe Band : 12:10 PM

We are a small social Highland Pipes and Drums Band based in Wagga Wagga, NSW.

Shoeing of the Golden Horseshoe : 1:10 PM

Echoing the story of Daniel Cameron and his horse shod with shoes of real gold, this annual highlight brings the legend to life.

Hung Hing Lion Dancers : 2:05 PM

We are proud to have the amazing Hung Hing Lion Dancers performing with their beautiful lions.

Welcome to country - Damu Dance Company : 2:30 PM

A Welcome to Country ceremony will be performed by the Damu Dance Company

Mayor's Welcome : 2:50 PM


Rotary Craft Market : 9 AM - 3 PM
Queen Victoria Park, Sydney Road

The Rotary Club Market features great stalls offering a wide range of arts and crafts, food and drinks, jewellery, clothing and bric-a-brac.

Quercus Flea Market : 8 AM - 3 PM
Queen Victoria Park, Sydney Road

Checkout the annual Quercus Flea and Art Market, selling old, unique and new wares

Lantern Night Market :  5 - 8 PM
Chinese Gardens, Albert Road

A celebration of our Asian and Multicultural history, explore food, craft, & art stalls, Peculiar Strangers Book Launch, Hung Hing Lion Dancers, Bonnie Melbourne and much more!

Organ Recitals  : 11 AM & 1:15 PM
Town Hall, Ford Street

Join experienced organist Sandra Williams as she brings our historic town organ and Town Hall to life with majestic melodies.

Grand Parade! : 3 PM

Ford Street (From Church Street to Williams Street)

A celebration of our town, community and history with a fantastic array of floats, bands, dancers and more!

Chinese History Walking Tour  : 4:10 PM
Departs from the Chinese Protectors Office, Ford Street

Join local historian Daniel Goonan as he talks about our local Chinese history, life on the goldfields for Chinese miners and their families and local legends.  Free.  Walk will finish at the Lantern Night Market, Chinese Gardnens, Albert Road

The Peculiar Strangers by Vivienne McWaters Book Launch  : 5 PM
Lantern Night Market, Chinese Gardens, Albert Road

Peculiar Strangers by Vivienne McWaters - They came to find gold, some did, some didn’t and some settled in North East Victoria these are their stories. Launched by Cathy McGowan

Hung Hing Lion Dancers  : 6 :30PM
Lantern Night Market, Chinese Gardens, Albert Road

We are proud to have the amazing Hung Hing Lion Dancers performing with their beautiful lions. (time adjusted due to sunset)

Easter Sunday

Easter Egg Hunt  :  10 - 11 AM
Begins from the Kiosk, Corner Ford & Camp Street

Collect your clues and join the hunt for our Easter Bunnies! No pre bookings

Easter Bunny Stilt Walkers: 10 AM onwards
Ford & Camp Street

Giant Easter Bunnies will be roaming our main streets in celebration of Easter Sunday.

Easter Monday

Easter Market : 
10 AM - 2 PM

Wooragee Primary School, Beechworth - Wodonga Road, Wooragee

A fantastic selection of local food, craft and product stalls, cow poo lotto and more!

Easter Sunday
Easter Monday
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