Darwin Show Day is held every year in July. Usually on the penultimate or last Friday of July, in 2022 it fell on the 22nd. Celebrations are held at the Darwin Exhibition Center located in Winnellie (Australia). Talented people gather here to demonstrate their skills in cooking, gardening, music, culture, and an animal show is also held.
Darwin Show Day gathers more than 50 thousand people annually. In addition to local residents, visitors from other cities and even countries attend. The mission of the event is to show guests how to enjoy the blessings of life.
The festival was first held in 1951 with the Marangi Progress Association. The next year, a permanent meeting place was chosen – the Darwin Exhibition Center. Various thematic exhibitions and entertainment events are held during the festival. The day ends with fireworks. There are also kiosks where you can buy products and souvenirs. For many people, Darwin Show Day is a great opportunity to demonstrate their skills.
- The holiday lasts from Thursday to Saturday, but the most important events are held on Friday, including the parade.
- It is believed the best craftsmen gather in the Darwin Exhibition Center, and the best goods and amazing shows can be seen there.
- In 1963, the opening ceremony was attended by Queen Elizabeth II. She was presented with a luxurious bouquet of flowers.
- Darwin Show Day is considered one of the most popular holidays in Winnellie and even Australia, with about 50 thousand people attending.
How to take part
Organize your farm; this is a very profitable and exciting business. Visit the exhibition with the whole family, and in the evening make a presentation of your own skills and talents.
When is Darwin Show Day celebrated in 2023?
Darwin Show Day is observed on the last Friday in July each year.