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2013 Barwon Heads Festival of the Sea

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The Barwon Heads Festival of the Sea returns to the quaint seaside village of Barwon Heads on between the 12th and 17th of March 2013. There are many smaller events including art, a quilting exhibition and fun and games on the foreshore leading up to the main event the famous duck race on the Barwon River at 3:15 on the Sunday.


The cute yellow duckies can be sponsored and the lucky ducks will win a share of a pretty impressive line up of prizes including holidays. Thousands flock to the banks of the Barwon River to see the hundreds of yellow ducks swim down the river in what is a exciting and fun experience.

Sunday will see a huge festival market span the foreshore between the bridges and the pier. There will be buskers, rides food, drink and plenty of family fun for all ages including the ever popular pony rides and petting farm

Some of the great entertainment on Sunday will include Swellbound, Trailer Trash, Radio Vertigo, Farquarharson, Catfish Voodoo and the sensational Ozzie Mozzie Bush Band. The young will have their very own entertainment stage with puppet shows, the Funky Mamas and a hand drum workshop being only a few of the great acts appearing on stage.


Now in its thirteenth year the Barwon Heads Festival of the see is a wonderful free event that is not only bike friendly but plastic bag free. It has become one of the favourite events on the Bellarine Peninsula’s jam packed events calendar.