Lithgow Halloween 2017

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 28/10/2017
2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Location
Main Street Lithgow

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Lithgow Main Street will be overrun with freaky fiends, ghouls, zombies and lovable fantasy characters. The night time activities will start from 6.10pm with a street parade led by Samba drumming band Samba Trombada to the main stage for the official welcome and the best dressed competition. The event will feature local creative talent with live music and performances. One of the features of Lithgow Halloween is the creative skull auction organised by Lithgow Tidy Towns where ornamental skulls are turned into colourful works of art and proceeds of the auction are donated to charity. The main shopping area will be transformed into a fun-filled pedestrian zone with non-stop entertainment including amusement rides, markets and a community Trick or Treat activity for children. The Lithgow Halloween event is managed by Lithgow City Council with Gold sponsorship from Centennial Coal and Energy Australia, Silver sponsorship from Lithgow McDonalds. Markets will open from 2.00pm with entertainment from 3.00pm through to 10.00pm.

Live band

This year’s event will feature the band Australian Played with two live sets full of Australian rock music through the decades including AC/DC, INXS, The Angels and many more.

Street Parade

The Samba drumming band Samba Trombada will lead the street parade along Main Street at 6.10pm and they invite you to join in with them to start off the night time activities.

 Dedicated DJ Stage

With the strong response form past years Lithgow Halloween 2017 will have a dedicated DJ stage with dance music from 6.00pm-10.00pm.

Amusement rides

There will be additional rides at this year’s Lithgow Halloween for young children plus a thrill ride for anyone brave enough to ride the Round Up.

Markets

Market stalls will be back again this year with lots of interesting and possibly spooky things to purchase from 2.00pm

Street Food

Many of the cafes and restaurants along Main Street will have special menus plus street food for sale this year.

Best costume competition

Each year so many people put a huge effort into creating the most amazing costumes for Lithgow Halloween and at the 2017 there will be a great chance to show off their efforts in the best costume competition.

MC and Street Performance

The MC and master of fun for 2017 will be one of Australia top MC’s Timothy Hyde, and he will ensure that that there will be no sad faces at Lithgow Halloween. Street performances and all things wacky will be in the hands of Zany-Yare with lots of weird and strange things going on along Main Street.

Skull Auction

Each year the Lithgow Tidy Towns Skull Auction is bigger with an amazing collection of creative designed skulls for auction on the night. Be sure to check out the collections earlier so you don’t miss out.

Trick or Treat

Halloween tradition has always involved Trick or Treat and Lithgow Halloween provides a safe place for kids to enjoy the fun and treats generously provided by local business and groups to add to the fun of Halloween.

When:         28 October 2017 with markets starting from 2pm

Where:        Main Street Lithgow

Costs:          Free to enter. There will be ride tickets available to purchase closer to the date.

Contact:       Lithgow Visitor Information Centre on 1300 760 276 or on tourism@lithgow.nsw.gov.au

http://www.halloween.lithgow.com/

https://www.facebook.com/lithgowHalloween/

 

2016 Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hIaiP2FkWxU&feature=youtu.be

 

 

 

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