The sun shone down on hundreds of people enjoying the 2017 Brown Hill Community Festival. Image: Nigel Stevens Photo: Nigel Stevens

Brown Hill Community Festival

The 2019 Festival will be held from 5.00 pm - 7.30 pm on Friday 25 October 2019 at the magnificent Brown Hill Reserve. The inaugural Brown Hill Community Festival, held in 2016, was awarded Ballarat's Community Event of the Year!

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Come and join the Brown Hill community for the fourth Brown Hill Community Festival! Well-established on the Brown Hill calendar, this family-friendly event brings together people from across Brown Hill to celebrate our wonderful suburb and welcoming community. Local children will sing and there will be performances by Sing Australia, the Ballarat Highland Dancers and the Federation University Pipe Band. Being a Children's Week event, the festival will include lots of activities for kids, run by AFL Goldfields, the Western Bulldogs, 11th Ballarat Girl Guides, Waterwatch Victoria and more. Food and drink will be available from local groups including a sausage sizzle, pancakes and cold drinks. Food vans will include a coffee cart (BYO cup for a 50c discount) and Indian food. We invite you to help us celebrate our fantastic Brown Hill community. Bring a picnic rug, a bottle of water, some gold coins and a reusable cup for a 50c discount on a hot drink.

The 2019 Brown Hill Community Festival will be held from 5.00 pm - 7.30pm on Friday 25 October 2019 at the Brown Hill Recreation Reserve, 377 Humffray Street North. Stay up to date by following the 'Brown Hill Community Festival' on Facebook.

We are proud to be part of the City of Ballarat's Children's Week program.

We would like to thank the Brown Hill Uniting Church for their generous sponsorship of this event. We would also like to acknowledge support from Harcourts Ballarat (promotional signage), City of Ballarat (poster design) and the Ballarat Rockers (use of the Brown Hill Hall and car park).

Family friendly activities will be run by:

Our Emergency Services vehicles will include:

Performances will include:

Local Community Group displays will include:

Food will include:

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So save the date to make sure you can join our community for this award-winning event, celebrating all that we love about Brown Hill.

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2018 Festival

The 2018 Brown Hill Community Festival on Friday 26 October 2018 was a fantastic celebration of the Brown Hill community.

Here is a link to the 2018 Festival Report.

You can download the 2018 Festival Poster.

2017 Festival

The 2017 Brown Hill Community Festival on Friday 27 October 2017, was a great success. Here is a link to the Festival Report.

You can download the 2017 Festival Poster (PDF 378 kB).

Hear a VoiceFM interview about the Festival on Monday 23 October with Sarah Greenwood-Smith from the Festival Committee (18 minutes).

2016 Festival

The inaugural Brown Hill Community Festival was held on Friday 28 October 2016 at the Brown Hill Recreation Reserve, 377 Humffray Street North, Brown Hill. Images are available on the Brown Hill Community Festival Facebook page.

'My Brown Hill' image competition

Find out more on the 'My Brown Hill' Image Competition page.

Contact

Email: festival@brownhill.vic.au

Facebook: Brown Hill Community Festival Facebook page

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Fire engines, Spiderman and faint traces of tomato sauce. Could this be little boy heaven? Photo: Ian Wilson