Gulgong Chinese Gold Festival
Gulgong, NSW, 2852, Australia
30th September 2017 to 2nd October 2017
Gulgong will celebrate its gold rush heritage at the inaugural Chinese Gold Festival on the October long weekend. Learn to dance the strip-the-willow and quadrille in the atmosphere of old woolshed dances, to the music of the accordion, mandolin, fiddle, guitar, harmonica, bones, lagerphone and assorted cutlery. Family Fun Games at Gulgong’s Red Hill Precinct include Apple Bobbing, Chalk drawing, Damper Baking, Face painting, Gumboot Throwing, Jacks & Knuckles, Noughts & Crosses, Sack races, Tug of War. There's a Gulgong Craft Club demonstration of old crafts, Gulgong Gold Experience open, Gold panning, Gold digging, Gulgong World Famous Paparazzi Photographers taking photos, presentation of colouring in competition prizes, $10 Circus demonstrations, Martial Arts demonstration & Dragon Boat on display, Market stalls - food, cold drinks, crafts and more!