About the Program

Is there an official program guide?

An official program is available for collection from the Bendigo Visitor Centre prior to and during the event. Programs will also be available for collection through the festival precinct over the weekend - look out for our roving information volunteers!
A digital version of the program is also available on this website.

 

When and where are the parades?

O'Brien Electrical Bendigo Torchlight Procession

When: Easter Saturday, April 20 2019

Where: The parade route follows View St, Pall Mall, McCrae St, and Bridge St
 

Bendigo Advertiser Gala Parade

When: Easter Sunday, April 21 2019

Where: The parade route follows View St, Pall Mall, McCrae St, and Bridge St

 

Will there be access viewing for the parades?

Designated viewing areas will be available for patrons with motorised scooters or wheelchairs for both the O'Brien Electrical Bendigo Torchlight Procession and the Bendigo Advertiser Gala Parade.

These areas will be clearly signed, please be considerate and keep these areas clear. Accessible viewing location can be found on the accessibility map.

More information on festival accessibility can be found here

 

When and where are the fireworks?

The fireworks will take place immediately following the O'Brien Electrical Bendigo Torchlight Procession (approximately 9.30pm) on the evening of Saturday April 20, 2019 within the proximity of the Rosalind Park Poppet Head.

The best viewing locations are Rosalind Park (near the Rotunda), Dai Gum San precinct, the Alexander Fountain, View Street, Queen Elizabeth Oval and Barnard Street.

All livestock and pet owners are recommended to take appropriate measures to ensure the safety and comfort of their animals.

 

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