Ashburton Festival 2019

2014 Ashburton Festival

Added by Ashburton Traders Association On 6, January 2014

View the official ashburton festival pdf here.

Join the Totally Locally’ Street Parade – (12pm)

Ash-Fest-ParadeALL welcome to march in Community Bank® Street Parade

Dress in your organisation’s uniform or put on your most colourful dress ups Special Prizes for the best costumes and imaginative ‘onesie’ Meet & start at Coles Local (Shell Servo) at 11.50am

Email: to let us know your group is marching

Win a Holiday

logoCome to the Festival…..WIN a 5 night holiday in FIJI at Beqa Lagoon Resort (meals included)

Entry forms delivered in Your Local Progress Leader or available at Allways Travel 168 High St Ashburton. Drop them to Allways on Festival day.



10.30 amFlare Dance Group
11.00 amAshburton Primary Dance
11.15 amAshburton Primary Choir
12.00 pmStreet Parade starts at Coles Local 11.45am walks to Welfare Parade
12.25 pmFestival Welcome
12.30 pmThe MIK MAKS
1.15 pmThe Time Wasters will ‘rock your socks’!
2.15 pmBethany Fisher ‘Teen Sensation’ – join in & dance to favourites from Justin Bieber, Hannah Montana, High School Musical & more
3.00pmCombined Schools (Glen Iris, Solway, Ashburton) Rock Band, Choir & Dance Club

Marquiz Playspace

10.30 am – Tai Chi workout – everyone can take part
11.00 amThe MIK MAKS
12.00 pm – Street Parade starts at Coles Local 11.45am walks to Welfare Parade
12.30 pmDiamontes Circus
1.15 pmSolway Choir
1.30 pmRedline
2.30 pmJugularity


Australia’s best Animal Farm, Live Snakes & Crocs, Roving street performers, Magic, Music, Mayhem

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Sustainable Ashburton See * Learn* Taste

Local Ashwood Permaculture Garden, Ashburton Honey Supplier, Ashburton Food Forest, Ashburton Community Gardens

WOW New Community Centre & renovated Library Open for viewing & performances

10am – 2pm – Ashburton Community Centre – Dance & Music performances
1pm – 4pm – Ashburton Library presents world famous Book Artist Nicholas Jones (work has to be seen to be believed)

GRAB A BARGAIN from wide variety of Ashburton Traders


  • Netball HOOP SHOOT – Waverley District Netball Association
  • FOOTY HANDBALL – Ashy Redbacks & St Mary’s Footy
  • KICK A GOAL – Ashburton Soccer
  • CRICKET FAST BOWL – Eastern Willows Cricket Club
  • CLIMBING WALL – Scout activities
  • KIDS GAMES – Ready Steady go Kids
  • Fabulous Food from Ashburton Cafes & interesting exotic offerings 
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Street Closures

Ashburton residents please note High St. and side streets near the shopping centre will be closed to through traffic from 8am – 6pm. The community apologizes for any inconvenience and thanks you for your patience. Please join in the free festivities.

SUNDAY Ventura Bus Diversion to/from HOLMESGLEN NOT Glen Iris Rail Station
Enquiries: 1800 800 007 or see for details.

Ashburton Community Festival thanks our sponsors:

  • City of Boroondara
  • Ashburton Traders Association
  • Ashburton Community Bank® branch of Bendigo Bank
  • ABC Traffic Management
  • Samson Hire
  • Sustainable Living Festival
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