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Author Topic: River Festivals : What do the Best ones have??  (Read 872 times)
Hurricane Annie
Zeppelin Captain
New Zealand New Zealand

« on: January 02, 2016, 09:45:12 am »

 I have been seeing  these river festivals/ revivals  mentioned on the internet.  A poster on here is advertising one  on the Ohio River  in Marietta that looks interesting.

The  ones I stumbled upon  had people dressing up old timey, side shows ,folk bands ,  raft competitions  and mass wedding ceremonies.   How many more out there  are there  and what do they entail.

 We have some big rivers here in New Zealand , but I haven't heard of any river festivals . I am thinking this is a shabby omission on  the part of  river towns here.

.... tell me more ...

Snr. Officer
Australia Australia

The typing jellyfish monster

« Reply #1 on: January 04, 2016, 10:37:51 am »

I thought we had one here, but I cannot see any mention of it.

Brisbane had the Riverfire event, culminating in a Dump-and-burn by strike fighters, but may not now as those aircraft (F-111 Aardvark) are no longer in service. I was there one year and actually dined in a restaurant whilst waiting to go back where I was staying. Southbank was blocked off apart from foot traffic for safety.

Orkses is never beaten in battle. If we wins we wins and if we dies we dies fightin' so it don't count as beat. Even if we runs away it means we can always come back for anuvver go, see!

Hurricane Annie
Zeppelin Captain
New Zealand New Zealand

« Reply #2 on: January 04, 2016, 12:43:08 pm »

Another poster told me about the Murray River paddle boats in Perth . Do they have a festival there.?
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