Whether you’re a seasoned festival goer or a first timer this blog will take you through the Who What When Where and Why of the Cunnamulla Fella Festival! The 2019 Cunnamulla Fella Festival is not to be missed, and this year it’s more jam packed than ever with activities, education, food, family fun and of course the rodeo! So you don’t miss out on a thing we’ve put together this guide to the 2019 Cunnamulla Fella Festival.
Who will be there you ask!? None other than top entertainers, singers, performers, you name it! The likes of, Cathy Drummond, Dani Young, Red Neck Gentleman, Adam Brand, Cosentino, Country Horizon Duo and Ashton Entertainment. If that’s not enough there will be plenty of kids, adults, couples, singles, locals, travellers, bull riders, circus performers, horses, cattle and other furry friends. In other words, EVERYONE, will be there so we suggest you be there to!
What’s on at the Cunnamulla festival this year? The list of Activities is endless, but our top picks are:
Singalongs: A favourite of everyone’s and there’s plenty to go around! There will be different musical events each day and often more than one a day. Check the official schedule to see who tickles your fancy!
Sumo Wresting: No explanation needed here. Sumo wrestling will take place Thursday the 29th of August at 1pm at the Cunnamulla Library.
Rodeo School: While it may not get your skills up to scratch to ride in this year’s Rodeo, it might just get you well on your way to riding next year. Get tips from the pro’s and get ready for a whole lot of fun. Rodeo school will be held Wednesday 28th, Thursday the 29th and Friday the 30th at 3pm, John Kerr Park.
Kids Circus Workshop: If you’d rather learn the circus act’s than watch them this is the spot for you. Learn the tricks of the trade and challenge your friends! Taking place on the Wednesday 28th and Thursday the 29th at Cunnamulla Town Centre from 3pm – 4pm.
Globe of Death and Circus Acts: After attempting the circus tricks there no better step to perfecting them than watching the experts. Globe of Death and Circus Acts will be on at 7pm the 28th at Cunnamulla Town Centre. Additional Circus acts will be on Friday the 30th at 10am and Saturday the 31st from 9am – 1pm.
Sheep Shearing Display: If you want a truly outback experience, we suggest putting this one at the top of your list, an iconic Australian display. To be held at the Cunnamulla Town Centre from 9am – 1pm on Saturday the 31st.
Wood Chopping Challenge: You may have to split your time between this and the sheep shearing display to witness this showcase of strategy and strength! Cheer on the wood choppers from 9am – 1pm Saturday the 31st.
Rodeo: A night of pure talent and EPIC stacks! You’ve not had the full country experience until you’ve watched the crazy action of a rodeo. There no better one than the Cunnamulla fella festival rodeo. It will be kicking off at 6pm on Friday night the 30th of August at John Kerr Park.
Fireworks: Have we saved the best for last? We will let you decide! Our moneys on the rodeo 😉 However the fireworks come in close second. No better way to send off the night than with a fireworks display. Starting at 10pm Saturday the 31st at John Kerr Park! We look forward to lighting up the sky!
Pre-Festival activities and entertainment began the 24th of August and go through until tomorrow, Thursday the 29th. The Main event “The 2019 Cunnamulla Fella Festival” runs from Friday the 30th of August to Sunday the 1st of September.
Lucky for you there’s so much fun to be had the festival is located all over town. From the 29th August to the 1st of September, the main festivities are being held at John Kerr Park, Cunnamulla Town Centre and Eulo Hotel. As for the pre festival activities they will be hosted at various locations including; The bowls club, Cunnamulla Bushlands, Cunnamulla showgrounds, Cunnamulla Library, Cunnamulla top tourist Park, Cunnamulla cabins and caravan park, Cunnamulla town hall and Yowah, Be sure to check the online schedule for where each specific event is located.
We’d rather ask you WHY NOT?? Enjoy a long weekend (or week) among friends, family and locals while sharing in all that Cunnamulla has to offer. It’s a culturally rich experience with many activities for all. You will leave after the Festival wanting more and we will be sure to see you every year following! Come and enjoy the fun!
Lastly, just between you and me…. we have inside info on the best place to stay and rest your head for the weekend! With all it’s usual charm and more, Club Boutique Hotel is ready to make your Cunnamulla Fella Festival trip even more memorable! Come home to your comfortable 1-bedroom rooms, 2-bedroom suite’s or luxury glamping tent. We will leave that choice up to you! Book here. See you soon!