The Festival has been running since 2008 and is staged on behalf of the Communities of the Yarramalong Valley by the Yarramalong Valley Community Inc. With the support of the Wyong Regional Chamber of Commerce, the event will be part of the “Australian Springtime Festival”.
Everybody is welcome to come and join in the fun of the various events, whether it be entering a Scarecrow in the competition or simply enjoying a pleasant drive through the Valley to view the fantastic Scarecrows entered by others.
September 1st sees the start of the Festivals Scarecrow Competition. Running until Sunday September 16th, this event has proved to be very popular over the years, with visitors coming from far and wide to view many imaginative, clever and amusing Scarecrows throughout the Yarramalong Valley.
The grand finale of the Festival will be the Yarramalong Valley Spring Show which opens its gates at 9.00am on Sunday 16th September. Now upgraded to an Agricultural Show and part of the part of the Wyong Shire Agricultural Show, this event will include a number of attractions synonymous with agricultural shows, such as a Wood Chopping competition, an Animal Farm Nursery and a children’s fruit and vegetable art Competition. Others attractions will include a variety of Variety Market and Food Stalls, a BBQ, Camel rides, pony rides, milking display, fun games and activities and a free Jumping Castle for the kids and the hilarious Wife Carrying Competition. Live musical entertainment will be provided throughout the day headlined by the fabulous Jumpin’ Jukebox in the afternoon. ATM also on site.
What: Yarramalong Valley Spring Festival
When: Saturday 1st - Sunday 16th September