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Bunbury Skyfest Australia Day Celebrations
26 January 2019 – 26 January 2019

The City of Bunbury’s SkyFest Australia Day Celebrations will be held on Saturday 26 January 2019 at Bicentennial Square and Graham Bricknell Music Shell.Free for the community to attend, we invite you all to join us in this celebration of National pride, spirit, and to celebrate all things Australian.Begin your Australia Day with a fundraising breakfast beginning at 6.30am. This will be followed by the Bunbury Runners Club Fun Run which takes off from the Leschenault Inlet at 7am. The Mayors Citizenship and Awards Ceremony will commence at 8.30am at the Graham Bricknell Music Shell. From 4pm, there will be a range of free activities and entertainment for the whole family including live music, Lions train rides and much more with the traditional rides and amusements are back again in Sideshow Alley. Parents and families with young children can visit the Kids Stage where kid friendly shows will entertain the kids while the parents can stand back and watch. Make sure to grab a bite to eat from the large selection of food vans and don’t forget to check out the Market Square with a wide selection of products from local and out of town stall holders.As always, the live music concert on the Graham Bricknell Music Shell will feature a selection of local and South West musicians.  Singer/songwriter Katy Steele will headline the entertainment for this year’s SkyFest Australia Day celebrations on Saturday 26 January. Steele will be remembered as the frontwoman for band Little Birdy who gained popularity in 2003 to 2009. The band had hit singles on both the ARIA chart and in Triple J’s Hottest 100, and was nominated for several WAMi Awards and ARIA Awards. In 2016 Steele launched her solo career and has been touring and releasing music ever since. When she takes to the Graham Bricknell Music Shell stage at the end of the month audiences can expect to hear a selection of both her solo work and Little Birdy songs.  Also on stage will be local musicians Laine Wolfe, Tracey Barnett, 2s a Crowd, Down Under and The Hunting Birds. The concert begins at 3.55pm with a Welcome to Country. The fireworks display will again light up Bunbury from 8.30pm with the biggest and best Australia Day fireworks show in WA outside of Perth.

For further information visit: http://bunbury.wa.gov.au