Australia Day

26 January 2015

146 days to go

A-Z of Event Ideas

A - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander dance festival, Affirmation ceremony, Afternoon tea, Animal farm, Arts and crafts exhibition, Athletics, Aussie slang contest, Australiana quiz

B - Balloon art, Basketball competition, Battle of the bands, Bazaar, BBQ-s for breakfast, lunch, dinner, Beer can regatta, Billy boiling competition, Billy tea and damper feast, Billycart races, Birdman rally, Boat race, Boomerang throwing, Bowls tournament, Breakfast, Bush dance, Bush picnic, Bushman's relay, Bush regeneration day, Bush tucker tasting, Bush walking tour, Buskers

C - Citizenship ceremony, Cat competition/judging, Celebrity dunking, Celtic festival, Chinese lion/dragon, Chocolate wheel, Church services, Citizen awards, Civic reception, Clowns, Coach rides, Collage, Colouring-in competition, Concert, Coo-ee competition, Cow pat bingo, Cricket match, Croquet

D - Damper cooking, Dance display/competition, Debating, Disco, Dog competition/judging

E - Eating competition, Egg and spoon race, Emergency services open day/display, Essay competition, Exhibitions

F - Face painting, Family tree displays, Fashion parade, , Film festival, Fire engine rides, Fire service demonstrations, Fire station open day, Fireworks, Fishing competition, 
Flag raising ceremony, Flyball demonstration, Food and wine festival, Fun run, Futuristic day

G - Garden competition, Golf tournament, Greyhound racing, Gumboot throwing

H - Harness racing, Hat competition, Heritage walk, Historical building tour, Historical display, Horse racing, Horse shoe tossing, Horse shodding display

I - Ice scuptures, In-line skating demonstration, Invite your local member, Iron man/woman competition

J - Javelin throwing, Jelly bean guessing competition, Jelly mould competition, Jumping castles

K - Kite flying competition, Kayak races, Kid's relays, Kindness awards, Kilt fashion parade, Knitting competition/display

L - Lamington making, Lamington throwing, Line dancing, Lion dance, Literary awards, Local legends (explore history and recognise local achievers) Lucky dip, Lucky door/gate prize

M - Meat pie eating competition, Merry-go-round, Morning tea, Mouse racing, Multicultural food, Model car/aircraft exhibition, Movie screening, Mural, Music festival

N - Needlecraft display, Noodle market

O - Old time dancing, Open gardens, Outback concert, Oz quiz evening

P - Parade, Pavlova making demonstration, Pet show, Photographic display, Picnic, Poetry readings, Pony rides, Pool party, Public speaking competition, Pumpkin bowling, Puppet show

R - Raft race, Re-enactments, Relays, Republicans vs monarchists cricket match, River procession, Rock climbing wall, Rodeo, Rolling pin toss, Rubber duck races

S - Sack races, Sandcastle building competition, Sao eating competition, Sausage sizzle, Scarecrow building, Shearing demonstration, Sheepdog trials, Shief tossing competition, Show jumping and dressage, Shovelling competition, Singing, Skateboarding demonstration, Skydiving, Sporting competitions, Stalls, Story-telling, Street theatre, Stroll through park, Surf carnival, Swimming carnival, Swimming relays

T - Talent quest, Ten-pin bowling, Thong throwing, Three-legged race, Time capsules, Touch football, Treasure hunt, Tree planting, Triathalon, Tug-of-war, Twilight concert

U - Up hill race, University vs TAFE sporting matches, Ukulele demonstration

V - Vegetable sculptures, Vintage car display, Volleyball

W - Welcome to Country, Water slide, Wheelie bin races, Whip cracking, White elephant stall, Wood chopping, Wooden horse race, Wool bale rolling

X - X-factor competition

Y - Yabby catching competition, Yarn spinning, Yo-yo competition

Z - Zoo tours, Zodiac quiz

 

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