Chinchilla Melon Festival program released.
Excitement builds as the official program to the world’s largest
melon festival – the Chinchilla Melon Festival is released.
There is sure to be a rush of excitement from melon and festival fans alike when the official program to the world’s largest melon festival is released online today.
For those looking for the ultimate summer weekend getaway, that’s full of activities and
entertainment the whole family can enjoy, look no further than the Chinchilla Melon Festival held from Thursday, 14 to Sunday, 17 February 2019.
The Chinchilla Melon Festival provides a safe, happy and inclusive environment for families
to visit and enjoy with exciting new events added to the festival program this year.
The Chinchilla Melon Festival will offer more family fun than ever before with an abundance of new events and experiences for families of all sizes and children of all ages, including a peddle-powered smoothie experience, rocky roll race, big melon weigh-in for kids, extra melon ski runs and many more.
Chinchilla Melon Festival Vice President, Darryl O’Leary says: “This year’s Festival is the
14th to be held and also celebrates a remarkable 25 years since first starting in 1994. If
you’re looking to entertain the kids over the summer be sure to add the Chinchilla Melon
Festival to the list. There’ll be plenty of fun for the grown-ups as well!”
More than 15,000 visitors from around the globe visit the biannual Chinchilla Melon Festival.
Every two years, Chinchilla transforms into a melon mecca drawing local, national and
international crowds to experience one of the country’s most distinctive festivals. Some of
the top attractions include market stalls, street entertainment, kids movie night, dash for
cash, classic car show, melon skiing, melon pip spitting, melon tug-o-war, FMX stunt show, a concert and a laser light show.
“This iconic Australian festival is one of regional QLD’s biggest events and 2019 will be no
exception with the festival set to attract visitors from far and wide, putting more heads on
hotel beds and diners in restaurants, all driving the local economy,” Mr O’Leary said.
“I encourage festival fans across Australia to start planning their visit to Chinchilla next
month for an outstanding country QLD event.”
To view the official Festival program and for more information on the Chinchilla Melon
Festival visit www.melonfest.com.au