The world’s largest melon festival: Chinchilla, QLD

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For those looking for the ultimate summer weekend getaway, that’s full of activities and entertainment the whole family can enjoy, look no further than the Chinchilla Melon Festival held from Thursday, 14 to Sunday, 17 February 2019.

The Chinchilla Melon Festival provides a safe, happy and inclusive environment for families to visit and enjoy with exciting new events added to the festival program this year.

Chinchilla Melon Festival Vice President, Darryl O’Leary says: “This year’s Festival is the 14th to be held and also celebrates a remarkable 25 years since first starting in 1994. If you’re looking to entertain the kids over the summer be sure to add the Chinchilla Melon Festival to the list. There’ll be plenty of fun for the grown-ups as well!”

More than 15,000 visitors from around the globe visit the biannual Chinchilla Melon Festival. Every two years, Chinchilla transforms into a melon mecca drawing local, national and international crowds to experience one of the country’s most distinctive festivals.

Some of the top attractions include market stalls, street entertainment, kids movie night, dash for cash, classic car show, melon skiing, melon pip spitting, melon tug-o-war, FMX stunt show, a concert and a laser light show.



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