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Dayboro Day Festival & Dayboro Antique & Collectables Fair 2023

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The BIGGEST festival in the 'Town of Yesteryear' is back on

After a 3-year hiatus, the main street in Dayboro - 'The Town of Yesteryear' - will once again come alive on the last Sunday in May for the Dayboro Day Festival, incorporating the Antique & Collectables Fair at the Dayboro Memorial Showgrounds. All are invited to enjoy the festivities on Sunday 28 May 2023 from 8.30 am.

Event organisers have promised a jam-packed programme of exciting events, great family attractions, fun kids activities and a fantastic showcase of local food this year!

Entry is FREE for the Dayboro Day Festival, held between Williams and Heathwood Streets, Dayboro.

The Grand Street Parade commences at 10.00 am and is followed by the official opening and presentation of the Dayboro Community Awards by the Mayor, local Councillor, State Member, and Federal Member.

Throughout the afternoon, families can then enjoy a host of events, attractions and activities - highlights include:

  • Antique & Collectables Fair at the Dayboro Showground - Since commencing in 2007, the Antique & Collectables Fair has been a must-visit for avid collectors. Discover a diverse selection of fine English, European, Continental and Australian wares on-site. There will be something to suit every taste!

    Cost for entry to Antique & Collectables Fair - Adults is $8.00 / Children under 16 free (must be accompanied by a responsible adult).

    Funds raised from the Dayboro Day Festival and Antique & Collectables Fair are returned to the community as decided by DDPAI.

    Other family-friendly events to enjoy include:

  • Waterless raft race

  • Pineapple pie eating competition

  • All day live entertainment

  • Heaps of craft stalls

  • Dayboro Historical Society display

  • Animal Nursery

  • Pony Rides

  • Emergency Services displays

  • Climbing Wall

  • Rides for the children and many more attractions
  • There will also be a range of food stalls on site, backed up by local shops such as:

  • Dayboro Crown Hotel

  • Dayboro Valley IGA

  • Dayboro Village Meats

  • Rendezvous at Dayboro

  • The Dayboro Bakery

  • The Dayboro Cafe

  • The Dayboro Drop

  • The Old Storehouse

  • Silverwood Cafe

  • Johnnys Pizza

  • Dayboro Gelataria

  • Dayboro Sugar Rush
  • Don't forget to check out Dayboro Art Gallery and The Churn Room, Bohemian Decor, Treasure Tribe, Shaneta Fashion Boutique and The Linen Closet!

    FREE PARKING is available at the Dayboro Memorial Showgrounds and a FREE SHUTTLE BUS service operates throughout the day, ferrying passengers between the Showgrounds and the township. Although, if you prefer, it is but a leisurely stroll through parklands right into the bustling activity at the festival.

    The main street, Williams Street, and also Heathwood Street and part of McKenzie Street, are closed to all traffic from 8.30 am to 3.30 pm.

    For all the latest on what's on at the Dayboro Day Festival & Dayboro Antique & Collectables Fair, please like and follow the Facebook page.

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    When: 28 May 2023
    Where: Dayboro Township
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