Grafton CBD & Surroundings
The Grafton CBD is a hive of activity on Jacaranda Thursday. Begin the day with a delicious breakfast brought to you by Radio 2GF and The Independent, providing their annual FREE breakfast in Market Square. The Independent will once again challenge 2GF to see who are the breakfast master chefs!
Market Square will be packed with vendors, amusements and a live radio broadcast whilst you listen to the performances from the Jacaranda Buskers Competition. From 8am, markets line Prince Street with a vast range of products for you to browse.
Whilst you enjoy the roving entertainment, ensure that you pop into the many local shops that are immersed in the fun of Jacaranda Thursday and dress up their stores and team members to different themes.
Lunchtime in Market Square is not to be missed, grab lunch at the food vendors and settle in to watch as local businesses entertain us, with their creativity and talent competing for the highly-coveted Jacaranda Gold Cup. Performances begin at 1pm.
Jacaranda Thursday is one day not to be missed, where the town comes alive and shows us how Grafton is fun, beautiful and a little bit crazy.
If you are a market holder and would like to attend the Jacaranda Festival, please see the Stall Holder Application Form
The annual free breakfast is proudly brought to you by Radio 2GF and The Clarence Valley Independent
Order of Events:
From 6am = 2GF & The Independent Free Breakfast in Market Square
From 8am = Market stalls down Prince Street Grafton
From 9am = Local businesses and shops dress up in theme
From 9:30am to 1pm = Newcastle Permanent Jacaranda Thursday Stage.
From 1pm = Daily Examiner Jacaranda Business Competitions. Watch a showdown of talents in Market Square where businesses entertain you for the prestigious ‘Gold Cup”
Newcastle Permanent Jacaranda Thursday Stage
Newcastle Permanent brings some of our great local talent together to ensure that Market Square is filled with music all morning, whenever you need a break from the crazy fun of Prince Street on Jacaranda Thursday. Don’t forget to bring the kids down to the stage at 10am for the children’s entertainment
Time: 9:30am to 1pm
Event proudly sponsored by Newcastle Permanent
Daily Examiner Jacaranda Business Competitions
The Grafton CBD is a hive of activity on Jacaranda Thursday where you find local businesses dress up and add to the fun and festivity of the day. Watch local businesses perform skits set up along Prince Street and surrounds culminating in a showdown of talents in Market Square at 1pm
Time: 1pm to 4pm
Event proudly sponsored by The Daily Examiner