Beech­worth Golden Horse­shoes Fes­ti­val is gear­ing up for 2016

North East Tourist News - - Beechworth -

BEECH­WORTH’S huge an­nual Easter cel­e­bra­tion, the Golden Horse­shoes Fes­ti­val, is set to be big­ger than ever in 2016.

The event is be­ing held from Good Fri­day on March 25 un­til Easter Mon­day on March 28.

The fes­ti­val com­mit­tee is al­ready plan­ning a fresh line up of lo­cal acts and ac­tiv­i­ties for the fes­ti­val.

Chair Ian McVea is look­ing for­ward to the event and en­cour­ages those within the com­mu­nity who wish to be­come in­volved in this ma­jor event to reg­is­ter their in­ter­est through the Beech­worth Newsagency.

“We have a great va­ri­ety of ac­tiv­i­ties planned for this year’s fes­ti­val with car dis­plays, live mu­sic, chil­dren’s ac­tiv­i­ties, Easter egg hunt and the main event be­ing the Grand Pa­rade on Satur­day,” Ian said.

En­tries for the Grand Pa­rade have started to come in with the theme for this year’s pa­rade be­ing Mu­sic and Fun.

The floats are a high­light to the day with the reen­act­ment of political as­pi­rant Daniel Cameron’s march through town on a horse shod with gold lead­ing the pro­ces­sion.

Fes­ti­val in­for­ma­tion, ap­pli­ca­tion forms for spon­sor­ship, stall hold­ers, en­trants in the Grand Pa­rade, busking and vol­un­teer­ing are all avail­able on the fes­ti­val web­site, www.beech­worth­gold­en­horse­

FUN: Easter is al­ways fun dur­ing the Golden Horse­shoe Fes­ti­val

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