Blackbutt Avocado Festival

  • Event Holder
    Blackbutt Avocado Festival
  • Date
    12 Sep 2020
  • Time
    07:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Admission Price
    FREE entry
  • Location
    Blackbutt, QLD


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2020-09-12 07:00:00 2020-09-12 17:00:00 Australia/Sydney Blackbutt Avocado Festival In our humble opinion there is no celebration bigger, of all things Avocado, in Australia than in the Blackbutt Avocado Festival. The festival highlights the agricultural, historical and cultural heritage of the South Burnett region focusing on the main local agricultural crop – The Avocado. Blackbutt, QLD Blackbutt Avocado Festival


Categories

Event
  • Community
Target Demographics
Age
  • 0 - 15 Years
  • 16 - 39 Years
  • 25 - 54 Years
  • 16 - 54 Years
  • 55+ Years
  • Families
Gender
  • Both Male/Female
Target Regions
  • Within 1 hour of the Event
  • Within 3 hours drive
  • Queensland
  • Australia-wide

Sponsorship Benefits

Naming rights to one Festival activity or event from any Festival major events e.g.:Ken Mills Street Parade

Comprehensive and prominent placement of your logo on all sponsored event relevant printed matter such as programmes, website, Face Book page, media releases and six (6) newsletters.

Mention of your business as a major sponsor in all communication activities.

Prominent presence at the Festival and associated events in the form of sponsor signboards

The opportunity to feature your commitment to the community and Blackbutt as The Gateway to the South Burnett and a events for the 12 months of the sponsorship in your own advertising and media activities.

Marketing package valued at $500. - Facebook, Website, online digital marketing.

Sponsored Event Experience

Event Hero - the skydiving parachutists (yes, there will be three (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lf-19VnnTj0)

Event Background

The Blackbutt Avocado Festival is the result of the success of the Bloomin' Beautiful Blackbutt Festival (BBBF) established in September 2009 and was funded and managed by a volunteer sub-committee of the Blackbutt and Benarkin Garden Club Inc and has grown consistently in participants and economic contribution to the community for several years.

The Bloomin' Beautiful Blackbutt Festival was subsequently incorporated in October 2010. In 2016, the festival was called the Bloomin' Beautiful Blackbutt Avocado Festival. As a result of consultation and discussion with the executive, local businesses and the community, the festival is now known as the Blackbutt Avocado Festival. It is one of the events run by the Festival committee under the overall marketing brand of Bloomin' Beautiful Blackbutt – Gateway to the South Burnett.

Event Details

They're full of good fats, we love them smashed, and they make guac rock!

Whether you're Team Hass or Team Shepherd, there's no denying that Aussies love their avocados, and the town of Blackbutt in the South Burnett region of Queensland is throwing a festival in honour of our favourite green friends.

The Blackbutt Avocado Festival will be held on Saturday 14 September and visitors can take part in a number of avo games, including the avo roll ($1000 first prize), avo toss, avo golf, guess the variety (there are 14 of them!), avo juggling and the avo strongman/woman contest and in a world first - Rod Benson Skydiving Team will jump from a plane at 1,500meters and land on an avocado target in the centre of the Blackbutt Showgrounds.

For those more interested in eating them, there will be a number of cooking demonstrations, a guacamole making competition, avocado growing workshops, as well as plant sales and plenty of avocados available for purchase. Try an Avo-go-go smoothie or indulge in a tequila inspired Avocado Sunrise cocktail at the Avo-BAR-do.

Come dressed in your best "avocado" inspired costume to win big prizes. Meet Alvin the Avocado.

There will also be over 100 market stalls, food vendors, a street parade, children's activities, live entertainment and a woodchop demonstrations.

You'll be green with envy if you miss it!

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