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20 April, 2022

Bigger and better Mt Garnet weekend

MT Garnet is gearing up for the biggest event on the annual calendar when the town hosts its annual rodeo and races over the May Day long weekend.

Bigger and better Mt Garnet weekend - feature photo

The small town will be inundated with visitors keen to experience the three-day festival which features two days of thoroughbred racing and a one-day action-packed rodeo as well as nights filled with live music and campfires. 

For the early birds who arrive on Thursday, there’s a meet and greet at the golf club and barbecue from 6pm. 

On Friday, the racing kicks off , with a five-race program, culminating in a cabaret that evening. 

On Saturday, a six-race program will be staged, along with Fashions on the Field for the ladies to strut their stuff . 

The day will end with an evening cabaret. 

On Sunday, it’s all about the action in the arena, with the rodeo to start at 8am, filled with all the events that will keep the crowd entertained all day. 

With live music, family friendly events and activities, horse racing, rodeo and bull riding, golf, and camping, it’s a weekend that will create memories that will last a lifetime. 

Those who wish to attend can purchase a weekend pass online at Children aged 16 years or under enter for free. 

Patrons can pay for a day entry which costs $25 at the gate but be aware there are no EFTPOS facilities so cash only will be accepted at the gate.


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