Beechworth Golden Horseshoes Festival 2019

The iconic Beechworth Golden Horseshoes Festival is a celebration of the traditions and history that formed the town.

Enjoy the Easter weekends activities including fun runs, the Grand Parade, markets, the Sunday Easter Egg hunt and much more.

The Beechworth Golden Horseshoes Festival is traditionally the biggest annual festival on the Beechworth calendar with plenty of activities that everyone is sure to love. The whole family will enjoy a packed weekend program.

This is a weekend not to be missed!

Beechworth Golden Horseshoes Festival 2019

The iconic Beechworth Golden Horseshoes Festival, which will once again be celebrated over the 2019 Easter long weekend, is getting ever more entertaining & exciting! Harking back to golden beginnings, this year's festival celebrates the gold rush that provided the riches so abundantly on display in the beauty & history that is Beechworth, and invites you to come join the fun.

We look forward to seeing you here and encourage you to discover everything this immensely popular festival & town have to offer.

The Festival commemorates the 1885 legend of Daniel Cameron who during the gold rush famously led a parade through the streets of Beechworth on a horse shod with shoes of real gold. Cameron, a political aspirant to the Victorian Legislative Assembly, proved a hit with the locals who duly elected him to the State's first parliament.

As happens each Easter Saturday, the legend is re-enacted with a ceremonial shoeing of a horse with golden shoes, and a Grand Parade led by a rider in the guise of Daniel Cameron.

But wait, there's plenty more! There'll also be Arts & Crafts/Flea markets as well as Makers Market stalls dotted throughout the festival precinct, live music across two stages, roaming street entertainment, circus arts, Show & Shine, a petting zoo and LOTS MORE.

This not-to-be-missed event is enjoyed by thousands of visitors every year, celebrating the history, music and fun that's the Beechworth Golden Horseshoes Festival.

When & Where

Date/s: Friday 19th April 2019 - Monday 22nd April 2019



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