Opening the Festival with Mardi Gras
It’s at this event the general public will also get the first glance of the 2015 Blossom Festival Princesses who will be on stage joining in on the festivities.
A highly anticipated activity during the evening is the fireworks display.
Last year the display left hundreds of children with wide smiles as fundraising efforts allowed a huge range of fireworks to be let off for 10 minutes, However this year’s display is going to be bigger and better than before.
In November of 2014 a gentleman approached Event Manager Martin McPherson, offering to pay for the 2015 fireworks display.
‘‘I am pleased to report that we banked his generous donation and once again residents will experience an international quality fireworks display as part of Mardi Gras at this year’s Blossom Festival.
‘‘Words fail me when I come to express my gratitude to this man and his wife who wish to remain anonymous...’’
The Mardi Gras is an excellent way to start the Festival, and opens your eyes to just how much planning and organisation has gone into creating a Festival that has well and truly stood the test of time.
Don’t miss it!