Rushworth's Steam Traction Engine
Marcie, our Easter Bunny!
Draught Horses in Parade
Hunting for easter eggs in the Community House garden
Vintage delivery van
A scary scarecrow
The animal farm, The Chookery Nook
One of our horse drawn vehicles

Rushworth Easter Heritage Festival

Dates: 4 - 5 April 2015

Address: Rushworth High Street and Moora, High Street, Rushworth, Recreation Reserve, Moora, Rushworth, Victoria 3612

Mobile: 0429 686 375  

Email: rushworthfestival@gmail.com
Web: rushwortheasterfestival.org.au

The Rushworth Easter Heritage Festival takes place over Easter Saturday, in the heritage-listed High Street of Rushworth, and Easter Sunday at Moora, seven kilometres from Rushworth.

The Rushworth Easter Heritage Festival is a family friendly event designed to involve the whole community in showing the heritage of this gold-rush town.

Easter Saturday has a wood and produce auction and a large market, the Committee are already planning various entertainment for 2015 and as soon as that information is available it will be put on this site.

At 1pm enjoy a parade around the heritage listed main street takes place which includes working draught horses, vintage carriages, vintage cars and other entries. These are free events with the opportunity for patrons to donate gold coins towards costs.

Easter Sunday at Moora displays approximately 90 working draught horses demonstrating the old methods of farming, ploughing, scarifying, hay-grabbing and much more. This is a wonderful opportunity for photography.

Other entertainment includes live music, children's games, blacksmithing, barrel making and hand-shearing.

Food is also available on site.

This is a great opportunity for all generations of the family to enjoy a low-cost day out.

Content: Rushworth Easter Heritage Festival Inc.

Cost

TypeValid fromValid toEntry cost($)

Adult

Entry is for Easter Sunday only

05/04/1505/04/15$7.00

Child - 5 to 15 years

Children under 5 years are free

05/04/1505/04/15$5.00

Concession

05/04/1505/04/15$5.00

Facilities

  • Car park
  • Child activities
  • Entertainment
  • First aid equipment
  • Public telephone
  • Shaded area
  • Shop

Disabled access

Rushworth High Street has paving and ramps for wheelchair access. Care must be taken on the grassed area due to exposed tree roots.At Moora disabled people can drive directly to demonstration areas and park there.

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