Bingara Orange Festival Program nearing fruition

June 19, 2008

Music! Music! Music! is the theme of this year’s Bingara Orange Festival which promises to surpass the success of previous years.  The program is in its final stage of  preparation.

Friday, August 1
The festival’s festivities will start on Friday night at the Roxy Theatre, with The Brazz Boys, a ten piece band who will travel all the way from Willoughby, Bingara’s twin town.  The Brazz Boys will guarantee a night of fabulous entertainment – a Rock and Roll Dance Party to help raise funds for the Bingara Central School Band. The Gwydir Shire Combined Schools Band will also be performing. 

Saturday, August 2, commencing 9.00 am
Orange Festival Street Party!
Maitland Street (the main street)

For your enjoyment there will be: 

  • amusement rides
  • face painting
  • market stalls
  • food court
  • dog show
  • vintage cars
  • live entertainment includes: The froth blowers, The Brazz Boys, Jamie Flegerbein and Horns On Sticks (a musical trio on stilts), who will be roaming the streets
  • dancing (belly dancing, Latin American, hip hop)
  • festival parade
  • Rugby League – Bingara V Tingha 2.30pm Gwydir Oval

The final program with times will be posted on the Orange Festival Site shortly.