Tweed River Festival Celebrates Tumbulgum 1866 – 2016

The Tweed River Festival is a celebration of community and environment with a week-long program of community events.
See 2016 Festival Events Program beginning Sunday 6 November

Join Us in Tumbulgum for the Main Event
Saturday 12 November 2016


Fabulous Food and Beverage Choices HERE

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Tumbulgum 150 Years & 2016 Tweed River Festival 

Join Us at The Junction of the Tweed and Rous Rivers, to celebrate 150 years at Tumbulgum.

tumbulgum_poster1x_rbWe’re bringing the 2016 Tweed River Festival to Tumbulgum. The Entertainment Program is packed full of great local artists performing on the main stage, in the Tumbulgum Hall, at Living Waters Church and along the riverbank, all FREE to the community!

Tumbulgum Community Association will present a display of historic images in the hall from 10am.

There’ll be street performers Hoopla Circus and Roving Butterflies, face painting, balloon artists, weaving workshops by Helle Jorgensen, 19th Century Survival Skills demonstrations by Owen, a guided Heritage Trail through the Village, river cruises with Mt Warning Tours and Endeavour Cruises, lantern workshop, and much more.

The village’s four great eateries, Tumbulgum Tavern, Birdwing Cafe, House of Gabriel and The Bearded Baker, will be open during the day. We encourage visitors to contact businesses directly for their hours and bookings.

chapel-5-735x400  More food and beverage vendors will add to the flavour of the day:  Dave’s Sugar Cane Juice, Flat Earth Organic Kombucha, JuJu’s, Crabbes Creek Wood Fired Pizza, Gopal’s Gourmet, Tumbulgum Rangers Sports Club, Living Waters Church, Northern Rivers Water Ski Club, Dungay Public School P&C.

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Saturday 12 November 2016

Bluey Hill Park, North Tumbulgum

12:00 Noon
Goodjinburra Welcome to Country, Official Opening Tumbulgum 150 Years Celebration and Monument dedication. Music: The Whopping Big Band, Murwillumbah High students.

River Stage and on the River

Get your Zumba on with Shantelle at 2:40pm.
Click on the links for music videos and bios.

Kids Caring for Country

Hoopla Circus

Lissy Stanton Band

Tumbulgum Public School


Seven Deadly Swings

Cadillac Rockers

Mohini Cox

Kazah Duo

Northern Rivers Water Skiing

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Enjoy the sights from a seat on the river with:
Mt Warning Tours    and    Tweed Endeavour Cruises

Tumbulgum Hall

Historic Photographic Display from 10:00am
Historic Village Escorted Heritage Trail.  Meet at the hall at 4:15pm for the full tour stopping at each interpretive sign in the village or pick up a brochure to do it yourself.

Voice Weavers

Arte Gitana Flamenco

Pasifika Breeze South Sea Island Dance, Zumba by Shantelle, Seventh Day Adventist Health Check Assessment, Fasolati a Contemporary Choir

Tweed River Festival Lantern Parade at sunset – approx 7:45pm

Lantern Parade featuring Tweed Valley School Children

SpiritFire, Fire Entertainment

Tumbulgum 150 Years Laser Light Show

Hoopla Circus and Boat Lantern Sail Past

thank-you-beautiful-text-graphic-for-share-on-hi5   A huge THANK YOU to our generous sponsors and raffle prize donors who are making it possible to provide the Entertainment Program FREE to the community.

You’re the Best!

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4 Responses to Tweed River Festival Celebrates Tumbulgum 1866 – 2016

  1. Kylie says:

    I believe you have market stalls on the day and I am a local. How do Register my interest ? Thanks

    • trishbudd says:

      Hi Kylie, thanks for your interest in the Tumbulgum 150 event. All stalls have been finalised. We have a full program of FREE entertainment suitable for all ages. Our local eateries and additional food and beverage vendors are confirmed. The event is jam packed full of fun and we hope you will come along to enjoy the Tweed River Festival in Tumbulgum on Saturday 12 November.

  2. With help from @TroveAustralia, I’ve written a brief story about two of Tumbulgum’s pioneers.

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