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The LiveLighter Dardanup Bull and Barrel Festival

The place to be this weekend

The LiveLighter Dardanup Bull and Barrel Festival


Enjoy the fun and frivolity of the 14th LiveLighter Dardanup Bull and Barrel Festival this Saturday!

The 2017 Festival theme is Fire Your Imagination with a focus on the Arts. Join in the Kids Craft activities, be a part of Dardanup’s Got Talent Competition, enjoy the music and dancing on 2 stages, enter your art in the exhibition or enter the Wearable Ag Art Competition and of course you can’t miss the burning of the Bull in the evening, plus you can…….

Taste the foods from around the world and peruse over 150 market stalls

Enter Dardanup‘s Got Talent- download an entry form

Enjoy the fashion parade by CM Management

Play in the Kids Craft marquee and under 5s Play area

Enter the Wearable Ag Art Competition( workshops available) – download an entry form

Enjoy all the activities at the Youth Haven on the oval – bands, Free Run display, sumo wrestling  and photo booth

Amaze at the Die Cast Toy & Train display in the Lesser Hall

Pot up some parsley or make a fruit kebab in the new Kids in the Kitchen marquee

Enjoy non stop music on the Cristal stage on the oval or the Festival stage outside the Hall

Visit the Dardanup Lions stall featuring a static display of 100 years of service rendered by the Chicago USA initiators of our Clubs.

Play with circus equipment at Joe Bolton’s Suitcase Circus

Guess the Bulls weight and win a prize

Pat a baby animal at Old Mc Donalds Farm

Dig for Treasures at Bills Farm

Watch the Donkey & Miniature Horse display

Have a free horse and cart ride with compliments of Doral, our major sponsor

Enjoy a Pony or Camel Ride

Reminisce at the Stationary Engines display

Watch the Wood Turning Display

Admire the Art Exhibition in the Clubrooms on the Oval

Pop into the Solaris Care marquee and enjoy a massage

Pat an Animal at the Down on the Farm Arena – Alpacas, Dexter cattle, Goats, Heritage sheep & Miniature Horses.

Visit the Ferguson Valley Visitor Centre

Enjoy the Remote Control Trucks

Cheer on your goat at the Goat Races

Learn about farming on the Festival Quiz and maybe win a prize

Listen to the Bunbury City Brass Band

Enjoy the Tastes of Ferguson Valley in the big marquee on the oval

Thrill at the Burning of the Bull


Saturday, 7th of October 2017

10am to 5pm

5pm to 9pm for evening entertainment and lighting of the fire sculpture

Dardanup Town site

Entry is Free