THE BENALLA FESTIVAL 2019
The Benalla Festival is celebrated every November on the foreshore of Lake Benalla and around the Rural City.
The Festival is a celebration of the local lifestyle. The program of fun and creativity aims to engage the community and visitors with street entertainment, music, theatre, art, dance, exhibitions, fireworks and more. Every event is a chance to celebrate our community spirit, create, consume and come together for two weekends of fun activities.
The 2019 Festival theme is Fiesta of Festivities…a celebration of events and festivals that bring the community together to interact, feel good, learn, celebrate and grow.
Save the dates: 2nd to 10th November 2019. Stay tuned for news and updates
Be part of the 2019 Benalla Festival
Are you interested in holding an event during the Benalla Festival this year?
This year’s Benalla Festival runs from 2-10 November 2019 with the theme “Fiesta of Festivities”.
If you would like to hold an event as part of this year’s program, please download an Expression of Interest form and return it to us by Friday 26 July 2019.
If you would like more information on becoming a sponsor of the 2019 Benalla Festival, please download the 2019 Benalla Festival Sponsorship Prospectus.
A big thank you to our generous 2018 Benalla Festival sponsors listed below.
The involvement of the business community and individuals is critical to the staging of the Festival. Through the support of our partners, sponsors and friends, events within the Festival can be presented at little or no cost to patrons.
A Day in the Gardens Market
Are you interested in having a stall at this years A Day in the Gardens market?
Stall holder expressions of interest are now open. Applications close 18 October 2019
Village by the Lake
Interested in catering at the Village by the Lake event on Saturday 9 November 2019?
Due to popular demand, stall holder expressions of interest are now closed.
Benalla Festival Street Parade
Be sure to be involved in the fun and creative display of community spirit and personality in this year's Street Parade on Saturday 9 November, 2pm. Remember your participation is limited only by your imagination!
Tatong Art Show
Entries are now open for the 6th annual Tatong Art Show. An entry form is downloadable from the link below with hard copies available from the Goulburn Murray Credit Union - Benalla Branch, Benalla Art Gallery and Visitor Information Centre in Mair Street, Benalla. Entries close on 21 October 2019.
The official opening of the Art Show and announcement of winning works will be held on Friday 1 November at the Tatong Memorial Hall from 7pm - 9pm. The exhibition will be open during the Benalla Festival from 10am - 4pm on the 2 - 5 and 8 - 10 November.
For further information contact Nicki on 0428 696 408.
FRIENDS OF THE FESTIVAL
Amcal Max Benalla
Avondel Motor Inn
Benalla Golf Club
Benalla Residential Rural Real Estate
Benalla Signs & Designs
Benalla Veterinary Clinic
Comfort Inn Benalla
Dodd Fuel Installations
Dr Paul Kelly & Mrs Robyn Kelly
Glider City Motel
Gliding Club of Victoria
Graeme Currie Electrical
Green 'n' Grow
J&A Gladstone Caltex
Jenny Milner - Marsha Watson Pharmacy
LJ Hooker Benalla
Lucy Lu Boutique
Miller’s Department Store
Mitre 10 Benalla
NJ Todd Funeral Services
North East Life Physiotherapy Services
Patersons Carpet Court
Smith Dosser Accountants
Steph Ryan MP
Top of the Town Motel
Westpac Bank Benalla