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Gala Day

Gala Day is the high point of Bright Autumn Festival, falling this year on Saturday 5th May 2018.

trombone-400x267The main streets of Bright are closed of to traffic to create a carnival atmosphere. Features of the day include:

  • Bright Rotary Market from 9am – 1pm
  • The Autumn Festival Parade from 1:45pm
  • Live music
  • Bright’s Got Talent at the Sibley Sound Shell
  • Kiddies Korner
  • Along with Annual Art Exhibition at the Bright Art Gallery and the open gardens, it is an exciting day to celebrate all the colour of autumn.

More details of the day can be found in the program.

The market has loads of stalls, food vendors and live music and has a wonderful atmosphere as hundreds of visitors come to town for the market and the ensuing parade. The parade kicks of after the markets and is a fantastic celebration from the many groups that make up the vibrant community of Bright.

The theme for the 2017 parade is “Life in the 90's”.

Gala Day Parade Entries

Parade entries can now be completed online, or you can download and print an entry form.

Printed entries can be posted to:

The Parade Co-Ordinator
P.O. Box 19, Bright Victoria, 3741

or emailed to

Wandi Nut Festival

This festival showcases the wonderful produce and crafts of Wandiligong, famous for it's nut and fruit orchards.

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Open Gardens

Taken in the sights, sounds, and smells of an Alpine autumn by visiting our open gardens.
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About the Festival

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Autumn Art Show

Spanning over 50 years, the Bright Autumn Art Show is one of Australia's oldest and longest running art shows.

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Festival Program

The 2017 Bright Autumn Festival has a fantastic program, with activities to appeal to all.
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Our Sponsors

The Bright Autumn Festival could not exist without the fantastic support of our sponsors.
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