Boolarra Folk Festival 2018

Boolarra Folk Festival 2018

The Boolarra Folk Festival is a FREE annual community event held in the beautiful country township of Boolarra.

Please come along and enjoy the relaxed and friendly atmosphere, whilst enjoying some fantastic live music. Our Art, Craft and Food Market will once again provide visitors with the opportunity to discover the work of many local artisans.

The multi-award winning Boolarra Folk Festival is unique to Gippsland. It is the only free folk festival that is an all-day event and is staged in one of the most beautiful parks in Gippsland! Our 16th festival is sure to be a fantastic day.

Program for 2018


The multi-award winning Boolarra Folk Festival is unique to Gippsland. It is the only free folk festival that is an all-day event and is staged in one of the most beautiful parks in Gippsland! Our 16th festival is sure to be a fantastic day.

When: This year the Boolarra Folk Festival will be held on:

Boolarra Folk Festival Launch: FRIDAY 2ND March 7 pm at ARC Yinnar

7 pm BRASSWIND CIRCUS
8 pm DAN MUSIL AND BEAU ATKINSON
9 pm MOLLIMOR

ADMISSION $12, BYO SUPPER, BAR WILL BE OPEN, CALL (03) 51 631 310 FOR BOOKINGS, TICKETS ALSO AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR.

BOOLARRA FOLK FESTIVAL SATURDAY 3RD MARCH

Market: 10 am to 4 pm in Railway Park FREE ENTRY
Music: 11 am to 8 pm in Centenary Park FREE ENTRY

FEATURING:

BOOLARRA PRIMARY SCHOOL KIDS DRUMMING, DREAMTIME DANCETROUPE, PHILL SCHUHMANN, THE STEAMING MONZAS, TWO CELTS, SHANTYTOWN, DAVE DIPROSE, THE ROYAL HIGH JINX, THE NIGELLAS, COALVILLE ROAD, JOHN FLANAGAN TRIO AND BOOMULELE

For set order and times, please buy a program on the day from our Information Tent $3!
Paddock Parking on Saturday $2, all parking proceeds go back to the festival.

BOOLARRA COMMUNITY HOTEL SATURDAY 3RD MARCH 2018

8 pm – 11 pm BOOLARRA SOCIAL CLUB

FREE ENTRY, BAR OPEN, MEALS IN THE BISTRO


BOOLARRA COMMUNITY HOTEL SUNDAY 4TH MARCH 2018

11.30 am – 1.30 pm BORDERLINE and HOLLANDER ROAD
1.45 pm – 3.30 pm WOLF AND WILLOW

FREE ENTRY, BAR OPEN, MEALS IN THE BISTRO

About the Festival
ATM & Eftpos Facilities
We will have a mobile ATM on site.

The Music Stage
The Music Stage is located in Centenary Park and will feature free music from 11 am to around 8 pm. The Boolarra Community Hotel runs an Alcohol Tent and Enclosure near the Skate Park. Alcohol bought in this area must be consumed in this area. B.Y.O. Alcohol may be consumed in Centenary Park but otherwise please observe the alcohol and smoke free areas. New in 2018, we will run two extra food stalls in the music park from 3 pm to 8 pm to cater for evening meals.

The Information Tent
The Information Tent is located near the stage. Please feel free to make any enquiries here. In 2018 our fine Boolarra Folk Festival Wine will be for sale throughout the day at the Boolarra Folk Festival Wine Tents which are located in Railway and Centenary Parks. As with all our merchandise, proceeds from Boolarra Folk Festival Wine sales go towards funding next year’s festival. Please also see our Information Tent for T-shirts, Programs, Stubby Holders and Stickers, or give a gold coin donation. Tickets for our raffle (prizes revealed on the day) are also available at the Information Tent. So please help us keep the festival free and buy some merchandise!

Market & Food
There will be a delicious range of food available to purchase in the food court at the market, including vegetarian and gluten free options.

Acoustic buskers are welcome to perform in Railway Park. No amplification allowed.

PLEASE NOTE: Dogs must be on leads at all times.

Drumming Circle
Steve Schultz will be running a drum circle program at this year’s festival. He will set up in the Boolarra Memorial Hall and will run one afternoon session from 1.30-2.30 pm. Entry is free. If weather is bad, the drum circle will be held in the Multipurpose Building on the corner of Church and Irving Streets.

The Boolarra Folk Festival is held at Railway Park, Boolarra, nestled at the foothills of the Strzelecki Ranges.




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When & Where


Dates:  - 
Times: 10 am to 4 pm


Boolarra Folk Festival 2018  Christian St,  Boolarra Victoria 
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