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6 Ways Crush Festival is Crushing it

Crush Festival is just around the corner, Friday October 6 – Sunday October 15, to be exact, and we are getting more and more excited by the minute as we flip through this year's program.
Here are 6 ways Crush Festival is crushing it this year:

1. Carnivale Fun

The epitome of Crush Festival this year is the Crush Carnival. Held from 3pm to 9pm the carnival offers a mix of internationally renowned, like 'Moving Pictures', yes the band who wrote the iconic "What About Me" we all came to know and love, and local acts such as the ever popular, 'Pub Rock Choir'. The carnival also boasts a gallery of local arts and art groups you can join as well as food vans so you can enjoy the live acts while you munch on your favourite street food.

Book your tickets now!

When: Saturday October 7, 3pm – 9pm

Where: Bundaberg Kart Club, University Drive, Bundaberg


(Credit: Crush Festival)

2. Festival Spirit

Crush Festival has partnered up with Bundaberg Rum to bring you The Spirit of Bundaberg Festival. Voted the World's Best Distillery Event in 2016, the festival is back for another year of award-winning rum, local food and incredible local music.

Event access if FREE!

When: Saturday October 14, 10am – 5pm

Where: Bundaberg Rum Distillery, Whittred Street, Bundaberg East


(Credit: Bundaberg Rum)

3. Gravity Defying Performances

Over the past few weeks kids from all around the region and from Brisbane have been training with acrobatic group 'Circa' to perform '31 Acts in 30 Minutes' at Crush Carnivale. Come see the impossible happen as these little acrobats defy gravity and create magic upon the stage.

Book your Crush Carnivale tickets now!

When: Saturday October 7, 3pm – 9pm

Where: Bundaberg Kart Club, University Drive, Bundaberg


(Credit: Crush Festival)

4. Innovative Art

Crush Festival offers a platform for local artists to get creative and to showcase their abilities. This years program features a range of innovative art events from the Hinkler Mural Launch, painted by Tim Phibs, to Sandsculptures and Beach BBQ.

Find more information about the events here.

When: Events run from Friday October 6 – Sunday October 15

Where: Locations vary, please see event details for more information.


(Credit: Crush Festival)

5. World-Class Writing Workshops

Back by popular demand Writefest offers a range of carefully curated workshops for everyone from budding author to those who just want to get their toes wet, as well as workshops for children and for adults.

Book your workshop now!

When: Workshops run from Friday October 6 – Sunday October 8

Where: Locations vary, please see event details for more information.


(Credit: Crush Festival)

6. Hilarious Live Acts

Much anticipated, Grey Nomads V's The World, is set to sell out fast and have you doubled over in your chair. Follow husband and wife duo, Rob and Maude, on their hilarious plight, and join in with the show as participants in the karaoke competition.

Book your tickets now!

When: Tuesday 10, 4:30pm and Thursday 12, 4:30pm

Where: Bundaberg Kart Club, University Drive, Bundaberg

There are so many amazing events on offer over the 10 days of Crush Festival so get exploring here!


(Credit: Crush Festival)

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