Back to 1967 - Saturday, October 15th

Biggenden will go crazy all day and all night long with markets, parade, music, pig racing, food and fireworks

Biggenden Rose Festival Parade 2016 - 1967 Revival

Are you ready to participate in the parade? We need you and your float to come join us, following the 1967 theme! Get a Float Nomination Form here

The parade will kick off at 11am and is expected to continue until 12:30 and floats will be judged. Be ready in the centre of Biggenden before 11am so you will not miss this main event.

All day Markets, all day Festivities, Music and Fireworks

The day will start early with market stall holders getting ready. Entertainment officially starts at 9am, come down for that first cup of coffee.

  • 8:30am Flowershow - entries by 8:30am, 9am judging, at Biggenden CWA Hall, all day viewing
  • 9am official opening of markets and food stalls going until late night
  • 9am start of kids rides, family fun all day, buskers and more - Kids Rides Details here
  • 9am Novelty Games - meet us at the former Tuck in Café in Edward street - Novelty Games Flyer
  • 9.30am first DidgEra live performance with more performances throughout the day - DidgEra Details
  • 10am Pig Racing - First Race 10am, every 2 hours, last show 6pm - near Commercial Pub Peak Pig Racing Flyer or visit the website
  • 11am Rosefestival Parade Theme 'Back to 1967' - Victoria Street start to Edward Street with Salesyard street terminus
  • Unveiling of the Biggenden Rose by Craig Nelson after the parade
  • Fashion Parade after the unveiling at Deb's Country Outfitters
  • 4pm Dog Jumping Competition - register with Justy by 3:30pm, starting 4pm, near Agtraders
  • 6pm Live Music - Classic Credence, The one and only true Australian tribute to the classic hits of Creedence Clearwater Revival Live in Biggenden, classiccreedence.com or on facebook
  • 7pm Calcutta - in support of the Biggenden Charity Campdraft See Campdraft program
  • 7:30pm Aerial Fireworks Display - 2 major sponsors bring us the most ridiculous firework ever seen in Biggenden - KC's Fireworks Displays specialise in providing professional firework displays throughout the world kcsfireworks.com Just look up for a front row experience. Kolan/Perry Community Enterprises - Gin Gin Community Bank® Branch of Bendigo Bank supports our community and contributes to the fireworks Bendigo Bank in Gin Gin
  • 8pm Live Music - Highway 9
  • 9pm Live Music - Classic Credence, Market and Foodstalls continue till late