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East Fremantle's George Street Festival

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Wow - such a lot to do, buy, see and eat at this festival
The George Street Festival began way back in the 1980s. At this time, they had the help of the George Street vendors. The Town of East Fremantle has been facilitating this festival since the 1990s. It is an annual opportunity for participation between local government, shop owners, community groups and the residents to showcase the uniqueness of East Fremantle!

This year, George Street will once again host this popular event, but this time it is a week early, making it the last weekend of our spring.

The festival will be held on Sunday 25th November 2018, from 11.00 am to 6.00 pm and it will be held along George Street, East Fremantle.

This is a popular festival and some of the things that you will be able to do here include:
Look around the shops and the hand-picked stalls
Start your Christmas shopping
Free activities for the children
Take a selfie in the themed photo booth
Look at the amazing original art pieces
Check out the new sustainability techniques
Buy some street food
Buy the delicious food from the cafes on George Street

Artisan Stalls
The artisan stalls will feature:
Gourmet food
Health and well-being items
Home-wares and jewellery

Free Entertainment and Activities
These activities include:
Music on the main stage
Busking along the street
Roving street artists
Sustainability support
Healthy living demonstrations

For the Children
Children will have the opportunity to participate in the following:
Baby animal farm
Bouncy castles
Face painting
Healthy cooking demonstrations
Community treasure hunt
Upcycled crafts

All the vendors will have genuine artisan products as well as services that are ethically produced. There will be no disposable plastic bags given out at this venue as it is a plastic bag free event.

Products that are imported and/or purchased from a wholesaler are inappropriate for this event. Ethical means that the ingredients and materials should be purchased in a way that demonstrates "respect for the people who produce them as well as for the environment."

Entry to this festival is FREE! Gold coin donations are welcomed and any proceeds from these will be shared among the community groups assisting with the festival.

You will be able to have breakfast, lunch and dinner at this festival and open for breakfast include:
Ari & Esmay
George Street Quarters
Hubbles Yard
Young George

Open for dinner include:
Cook & Mason
Salsa Rossa
Young George
Street eats

Open during the Festival include George Street and East Fremantle traders:
Ari & Esmay cafe as well as street stall
Biodynamic street stall
Cook & Mason restaurant and street dining
Cuisine Du Puy street stall
Duke of George jazz bar
Fed By Cate street stall
George Street Quarters cafe and street dining
Giorgios Pizza
Hubbles Yard cafe and al fresco dining
Liquor Barons - al fresco wine, beer and spirit tasting
Northern Star Ocean Products street stall
Quarterdeck Deli
Salsa Rossa - restaurant and al fresco dining, and street food
Sweet Pete street stall
The Left Bank - street stall, restaurant and al fresco dining
Tradewinds - street stall, restaurant and al fresco dining
Young George - restaurant and al fresco dining, bar snack specials, street food

Cooking Demonstrations
There will be a cooking demonstration and you will need to check out their Facebook page closer to the date in order to find out more details.

Live performers
East Fremantle's George Street Festival will present some talented musicians on the main stage, and along the street.

Local performers include:
The Brush Factory which is a venue for performing arts, including, tap, ballet, and singing
The Trio - they are back together for a special one-hour performance from 5.00 pm to 6.00 pm. They will include some of Ari's originals and the trio's unique version of popular covers.

Other performers names are to be released during November, so check out the above Facebook page link.

Fashion Vendors
These include the following George Street traders:
Harpers Emporium
Savvy Brands
Vivante Fashion
Plus artisans

George Street Traders
Beauty at Hairy Canary
Bo Blonde
Eighty One on George
Floral Army
George Street Hairdressing
Lantern Architecture
Manusa Day Spa
Mint Property
There will also be street stalls with WA artisans

Health Vendors
The following are health-related vendors:
George Street Traders
Dental on George
George Street Chiropractic
George Street Physio & Pilates
George Street Podiatry
Pilates Centre WA

Sponsors and Supporters
Sponsors for this event include:
Town of East Fremantle
Lotterywest (to be confirmed)
Fremantle Herald
Menu Magazine

Please note: George Street will be closed, from East Street to Duke Street, from 7.30 am to 8.30 am on the day of the festival.

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Why? For a wonderful day out with fabulous activities, food and events
When: 25th November, 2018
Where: East Fremantle, 14 - 134 George Street, East Fremantle, WA, 6158
Cost: FREE
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