Australia Day Celebrations 2019
Tocumwal Chamber of Commerce is inviting you to a free breakfast at the Tocumwal old boat ramp on Saturday.
Chamber will be cooking the free community barbecue at 8am before the Australia Day ceremony.
Egg and bacon rolls will be cooked by chamber members, while Tocumwal Rotary will provide the fresh-squeezed orange juice.
At the conclusion of the ceremony Chamber will be lighting up the barbecues again to cook hamburgers and sausages until about 1pm, depending on the weather.
There will also be a tea and coffee van and the cricket club will be bringing fairy floss and popcorn.
Once all of the formal Berrigan Shire festivities are finished on Saturday why not stick around and check out the activities the Tocumwal Chamber of Commerce has on offer?
The big event of the morning is the rubber duck race.
More than 1000 numbered ducks will be released on the Murray River, and the person who purchased the lucky duck to cross the finish line first will win a $1000 cash prize.
There are also cash prizes for a lucky duck with $500 worth of vouchers to be spent in Tocumwal.
You can purchase a duck in the race for just $5 on the day.
For those who want to ensure they don’t miss out, ducks can be purchased now from the Post Office in Deniliquin St.
Live music will also be provided by Callum Gleeson.
Chamber president Sergio Redegalli said it will be a fun family morning, with families across the region invited to attend.
‘‘It will be a beautiful sunny morning on Saturday, and what better place to be than Tocumwal,’’ he said.
‘‘This is a great way to celebrate Australia Day and enjoy a nice freshly cooked breakfast.
‘‘There will be plenty of tourists in the area, so this will give them something to do on Australia Day and also give them an opportunity to enjoy our foreshore.
‘‘It would be great to see families from across the shire attend as we want to showcase how good the old boat ramp is for events.
‘‘The rubber duck race will be perfect for the family and lots of fun for everyone.’’
Jo Ruffin and Kerry Davies at last year’s Tocumwal Chamber of Commerce event.