Jacaranda Children’s Morning
It’s all about the kids on the first morning of the Festival. Come down to Market Square, check out the market stalls, rides and amusements. A morning of games and dancing for kids of all ages. Please find a breakdown of events:
Parade of Youth and Banner Competition
A parade of youth from Schools and Community Groups across the Clarence Valley, proudly carrying banners they have designed in response to this year’s them which is “Jacaranda Avenue”. The parade starts at the River end of Prince Street to Market Square. The banners will be displayed at Grafton Shoppingworld for the remainder of the Jacaranda week.
Time: commences from 9am
For further information please phone Pauline on 0419 986 554
Beautiful Baby Photo Competition
Bring in your favourite professional** or candid photo to the Jacaranda Office to enter into the annual Jacaranda Festival Baby Competition.
***LINK TO ENTRY FORM BELOW – PLEASE READ ON***
Great prizes for First & Second place in four sections for Boys & Girls aged:
*0-6 months = Boys & Girls
*7-12 months = Boys & Girls
*13-18 months = Boys & Girls
*19-24 months = Boys & Girls
Photos need to be on a USB and labelled with the child’s name and with completed registration form (please see link to form below)
Entries will be taken only on Wednesday 20th August to Wednesday 26th September 2018 between 9am and 12 noon
** You must have permission from the photographer to use the photograph
Announcement and Presentation of Prizes will be at the Jacaranda Children’s Morning Market Square, Saturday 27th October 2018, after the Parade of Youth and before the Children’s Party & Dress-up Competition (between 9.30-10.00am approximately).
Great prizes up for grabs!
Please click HERE for the entry form!
Come dressed as your favourite character and join in the fun. The Party Princess and Prince (ages 8-11) and the Jacaranda Flower Girl and Page Boy (ages 4-7) will be drawn from the entrants. Children that are awarded these titles will need a suitable outfit to participate in the Westlawn Finance Jacaranda Queen Crowning that very evening and also be available for the following Saturday for the Newcastle Permanent Jacaranda Float Parade (3rd November 2018)
Please check back here closer to the Festival for the entry form
Time: 9am to 1pm
Cost: gold coin donation
This event is proudly sponsored by Bendigo Bank