From parkour to yoga, food vans to lawn games, there is so much free entertainment for all the family during the WesTrac Bunbury Geographe Gift, and even more is being added to the program! Keep an eye on our Facebook page for more announcements.
Friday 27 April
Athletes Q&A Pasta Evening
To kick off our weekend The Bayview Bar will be hosting our athletes’ Q&A. Australia’s fastest sprinters and Commonwealth Games athletes Trae Williams and Riley Day will be there to answer your questions and provide an insight into their lives in this elite sport. Tickets are $38 via the Bayview and will be on sale soon. This includes beautiful homemade pasta and garlic bread.
Saturday 28 April – FREE ENTRY & Sunday 29 April – GATE ENTRY
7am Hatha Yoga with Ro Harding
This FREE class will be run by Ro Harding who has been practising for over 10 years. This general Hatha Yoga class is the perfect way to welcome in the day in a healthy and fun way. All levels including beginners are welcome to join. Enjoy the beautiful natural surrounds as you move and stretch to strengthen the body, invigorate the mind while finding a sense of ease and stillness. BYO yoga mat or towel.
8am Community Fun Run (Saturday only)
Hosted by the Bunbury Runners club this event kicks off the running program for the weekend, and will take participants through the streets of Bunbury
8.30am Fun Run Breakfast (Saturday only)
All participants of the fun run will be served a free continental breakfast courtesty of the Bunbury Farmers Market. To redeem your breakfast simply present your registration bib. Breakfast will be served from the Wyalup Beach Café which will be well signed.
9am Good Nights Café Concert
In the beautiful café area under Bos stretch tents, the weekends music program will kick off with Bunbury Men of Song boys. This will be followed by a full program of music to take us through the weekend.
9.30am – 4.30pm Food Vans
There is a fantastic choice of food and beverage avaialble at the Wyalup Beach Café including coffee, icecream, healthy options including raw food and coco whip, Morrocan, German, Filipino, Argentinian and Japanese. Something for everyone.
10am – 4.30am Large Machine Simulator
Courtesy of Piacentinni and Son, families get the chance to ‘ride’ the simulator and see what it it really like sitting atop one of these well recognised giants of the WA mining industry
Street theatre at its best with Spare Parts Puppet theatre. Amongst the busy crowd roam strange creatures. Sightless and silent, these interactive shape-shifters morph as they explore the world around them. Will you explore with them? Mysterious, playful, curious, and gentle, an encounter with Transfigurations will leave you wanting more…
Sat 12pm , 1pm, 2pm, 3.30pm / Sun 10am, 11am, 12pm
Inflatable Obstacle Course
Carey Park Scouts will be present all day to share their obstacle inflatable course. Non stop FREE fun
Freerun X5 Jam
Bunbury’s much loved Freerun X5 crew are bringing their annual JAM to the Westrac Bunbury Geographe Gift. Parkour attracts people from all walks of life and has freedom in a sport like no other. It promotes healthy lifestyle well being along with creating good mental strength, as well as all the benefits of body strength and agility. This is truly not just a sport but a spectical to watch and admire. Marc Hay,Will Tuck and Brandon Parker have been practicing the art of motion for the last 6 years and will host this Jam over both days. Their program will include an international competition where high calibre competitiros will vie for great prizes. In additon their will be displays, workshops and competitions for the kids.
If you are looking for a break from the other activity find a friend and have a play of the free lawn games that will be set up during the day. Lots to choose from including giant noughts and crosses, connect four and Jenga. Also to play is quoits and kids bocce. The lawn games garden is FREE and will be fully supervised.