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  • Writer's pictureThe Beagle

Good old-fashioned family fun guaranteed at Tilba Festival

On Easter Saturday, April 16, Central Tilba will once again welcome locals and visitors to share one of the best days out of the year.

Bate Street will come alive with a full day of live music, market stalls, an abroad array of food, traditional street games and great entertainment for the kids – and under 16s are free!

An opening ceremony at 9am on the Najanuga Stage will kick off a day of non-stop live music from talented bands and solo artists drawn from around the region. Cheese rolling, boot throwing, egg tossing and donut eating competitions run throughout the day, as well as a forging display, magician, face painting and other entertainment. Don’t miss the Tilba RFS truck! And 2EC Radio will be broadcasting live from 9am til midday.

Visitors can park at Tilba Tilba Oval and take the free courtesy bus to the Festival or choose to park in our temporary car park at the top of Corkhill Lane, at Latimers Lane, and walk or take the bus down the hill to Bate Street. While dogs are very welcome at the festival, they are not permitted on the bus, so dog owners should please park at Latimers Lane.

Organised by a small group of enthusiastic local volunteers, the Tilba Festival is a not-for-profit community event. Proceeds directly benefit the Tilba District through donations to local community groups, including the School of Arts Trust and the CWA. Entry is by pre-purchased ticket only. Tickets can be purchased at If you or the Festival is affected by Covid, tickets will be refunded. Tickets are $15 for adults, $5 for concessions and children under 16 are free.

Don’t miss this great day out of old-fashioned fun for all the family!

Above: It's nearly that time again! One of the biggest, best days out of the year is nearly upon us! Don't miss the Tilba Easter Festival this Easter Saturday! Have you made a plan yet? Head to to purchase tickets - kids under 16 are free - and download a program! Start planning now! We promise an action-packed day!


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