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Willunga Almond Blossom Festival 2018

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It will be one blossoming festival not to miss out on
The Willunga Almond Blossom Festival will be a celebration of the first blossom of the season, an important part of the history and landscape of the Willunga region and there certainly will be no shortage of fun and entertainment!

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This family-friendly weekend event will be loaded with non-stop entertainment for all ages and interests to enjoy from activities to an exciting mix of food and festivities.

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The celebrations will showcase a program including the very popular and well-known Willunga Farmers Market, live music, kid's and family-friendly activities, carnival rides, games, firework displays, food trucks, shows, petting zoo and much more.

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Highlights at the Festival will include:

- Family Fair Day Weekend
This event will feature free family-friendly activities including climbing wall, face painting, market stalls, live music, pony and camel rides, amusement and carnival rides, and food trucks.

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- Almond Hub (Saturday 28th- 12noon-9pm)
Entry: Adults: $8pp, Children (5-12yrs): $5pp & Family (2 adults up to 4 kids): $20
This event will include Children's Almond Trail, cooking demonstrations, Australian Almond Board Display, Meet & Greet the Grower sessions, talks, recipes & stories from Author Helen Bennetts and firework show at 7pm. There will also be kids craft, giant games, animal nursery, live music in the Marquee, Almond Cookery Competition, science show, folk festival jam session, art exhibition, market stalls and Teenagers Games Room in the Old Show Hall.

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- Sunday Events (29th July- 10:30am-5pm)
Entry: Adults: $8pp, Children: $5pp & Family (2 adults up to 4 kids): $20
This event will feature kids craft with Splodge, giant games, children's Almond Trail colouring competition, farm animals, wood turning display, dog agility demonstrations, live music in the Marquee, artist exhibition, soup's kitchen, market stalls and in the Old Show Hall teenager games room.

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- Firework Show
On the 28th (Saturday) at 7pm, there will be a fireworks display show accompanied with food stalls ranging from warm wraps, pasta, crepes, Latin street food to traditional carnival foods as well as dessert stalls and coffee & hot chocolate stalls to keep you warm as you watch the spectacular firework show.

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- Street Parade
Will be held on 29th (Sunday) at 10am at the top of High St, Willunga. The free Street Parade will feature local identities, live music, historical vehicles, dance troupes, local businesses, CFS truck and much more. This year's theme will be "Back where it all beganÂ…" to commemorate the 49th year festival.

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- Market Stalls
These will be held on both days of the Festival and will showcase a variety of stalls selling a diverse range of displays including handmade woollen products, cards, candles, jewellery, fashion items such as clothing, scarves, beanies and accessories, cake stalls, plants, art and craft, preserves and more.

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- Festival Lunches
These events will be held on 30th & 31st July and 1st August. The festival lunch events will showcase a three-course menu, entertainment, and market stalls.
Event price: $28pp and will be located in the Festival Hall, 1 Main Rd, Willunga

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- Almond Cookery Competition
Be sure to check out this delicious event! The event will showcase almond cake, almond biscuits, almond bread, and almond novelty section- just to be creative.

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- Awards Night
This will be held on 3rd August in the Show Hall with doors opening from 6:30pm. The awards night will celebrate the achievements of the recreation park community with the announcement of the Club Person of the Year and Sports Person of the Year. It will also feature live music, local wines and food as well as a Wine Raffle.

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With so many things to do, see and experience this Festival is a must add to the calendar! Be sure to save the date and have a 'funtastic' day out with family and friends.

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Why? The ultimate family-friendly event
When: 28 July 2018- 1 August 2018
Where: 6 Main Road Willunga
Cost: Free & ticketed events
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