The Hastings Foreshore Festival on Australia Day is an awesome one day event filled to the brim with FREE family-fun!
Designed to bring the community together it includes a free bacon and egg sanga breakfast (prepared by the 1st Hastings Scouts while they last!!), official ceremony and flag raising with the Tingara Navy Cadets, kids activities, inflatable amusements, face-painting & aussie games with the fabulous Faery Emma and some awesome live music all day from the Westernport Regional Band, The Whisky Gypsies and Matt Katsis!
Of course, it also showcases a curated selection of the very best Emu Plains Market stallholders sprawled around the picturesque lawns of the Hastings Foreshore.
This exciting event is proudly presented by the Untold Events Co and supported by the Mornington Peninsula Shire.
ORDER OF PROCEEDINGS
9.00am Event Opens
Hastings 1st Scouts free community breakfast commences – limited serves available)
9:30am Western Port Regional Band commence playing
10:00am Welcome and opening address by Councillor Kate Roper (Cerberus Ward)
10:05am Flag raising ceremony by Tingira Navy Cadets
Tingira Navy cadets march with drumcorps. Cadets hoist flag.
Westerport Regional Band play AdvanceAustralia Fair
10.25am CrKate Roper introduces Dr Bronwyn King Australia Day Ambassador (short introduction)
10.27am Address by Dr Bronwyn King
10.37am Cr Kate Roper to thank Dr Bronwyn King and to present her with the Australia Day pin.
10:40am Close of official proceedings.
Western Port Regional Band play I Still CallAustralia Home
11:00am Matt Katsis (1 x hour set)
12:15pm TheWhisky Gypsies (2 x 45min sets)
2:00pm Event Concludes
During the course of the event there will also be numerous free activities available including:
· Faery Emma & Friends Australia Day craft tent & games
· Faery Emma & Friends face painting
· Trackless Train Rides along the foreshore
· Huge Inflatable amusements
· Lawn Games
HASTINGS FORESHORE (right near Pelican Park) 9AM TO 2PM