Bloomin’ Beautiful Blackbutt Festival ( BVRT Qld)

You and your friends are invited to Blackbutt and the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail during the Bloomin’ Beautiful Blackbutt Festival. This year the Festival presents a program full of free rail trail inspired activities and events.

Saturday 10 September

10am-3pm BVRT Expo. Information stalls and displays at the BVRT pavilion. Woodworking demonstrations with the Blackbutt Woodworkers
10am-10.30am Waler horse agility and Waler horse heritage riding demonstration with members of the Waler Horse Society of Australia
10.30am-12pm Animal Instincts – Equine and canine tricks and training with Hayley Chambers
12.15pm-1.15pm Equine Health with Blackbutt Vet, Dr William Roughan
1.30pm-2.30pm Talking saddles with Shane Nash, Nash Custom Saddles
2.30pm-5pm Natural horsemanship demonstration with Ken Anderson

Sunday 11 September

8.30am Free sausage sizzle breakfast
9am Official opening of the Nukku School
9.30am-12.30pm Australian Trail Horse Riders Association 25 km trail ride on the BVRT to Gilla
10am-3pm Free horse-drawn wagon rides on the BVRT every half hour!
3.30pm Bird watching walk along the BVRT guided by Valdamay Jones from Birds Queensland

Don’t forget to enter your photo of the BVRT into the ‘Sensored’ photographic competition or your sculpture into the All Trails Lead to Blackbutt Sculpture Award.

Camping facilities and horse yards available at the showgrounds.

First in best dressed!

For more information on the festival see

And for information see our Trail Description or the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail Website.


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