Your 2019 Freds Pass Rural Show Entries are Now LIVE! The 2019 program will be out late March and will see us “Celebrating 40 Years” and everything great about living in the rural area. Can you believe that a small event that commenced as a school fete in 1978 will celebrate a major milestone of 40 years this year!
Friday night kicks off with the 50km Feast dinner for 160 people, partnered with Litchfield Council & NT Government for the very first time. Tickets available online now. The Paddock to Plate marquee will be a key feature of the Show in 2019 and will promote leading Chefs such as Jimmy Shu, Lynton Tapp, Rachael Ciesiolka, Betty Banks(MKR). Paddock to Plate will provide amazing food & cooking demonstrations that will leave your tastebuds talking!
This years entertainment line up is one fitting the occasion of a 40th celebration, headlined by true blue Aussie fave Shannon Noll! Nollsie has become a legend, a meme, an everyday hero and a county boy who stands by his word and convictions. His rise to fame as the first runner-up of the first Australian Idol series in 2003 changed his life from farm hand in Condobolin forever. Our own Music Talent Quests at your Freds Pass Rural Show could be the start of something extraordinary for our own local musicians! Book your spot today! Local musicians playing their original songs will provide us with ongoing entertainment at the main stage before Micks Whips will whipcrack us straight into the fireworks at 8pm Saturday night!
Sunday will feature Jazz on the Grass with more entertainers and local talent including the Katherine Outback Experience with Tom Curtain. The great Woodchopping Exhibition continues, then One Mob Dance Crew will start the big Woodchop Auction for Gavin Howie- dig deep and support one of our very own local, rural farmers after the horrific accident in January that nearly claimed his life.
Throughout your Show will be all the agricultural and horticultural aspects of your Freds Pass Rural Show that you have come to expect and cherish. Equestrian events will run both days, Brahman bulls, goats, chickens, Noels Ark Animal Nursery, tractors, mowers, farming equipment, water tanks, solar, plumbing are all going to be here in one exciting location! Childrens Entertainment will be brought to you by Smile-A-Mile Fun Bus & Yenz Entertainment, amongst all the regular side-show alley rides & excitement! The Outback Track Showbags are available from the 2 Information Booths are are limited to 500 children under 10 years old.
Litchfield Races will be held during Sunday, entry available at the event, great prizes like Kingpin vouchers, pool toys and others to be won! 3pm Sunday we will see the ladies line up on the track for the chance at winning a $1000 Ruby Pendant, all thanks to Creative Jewellers Studio in Coolalinga!
We can't wait to see you all at your show!