Pack your sunscreen, a five-day family-friendly ‘Kingdom Festival’ is popping up just out of Geelong
20.01.2022

Pack your sunscreen, a five-day family-friendly ‘Kingdom Festival’ is popping up just out of Geelong

Meet the Eynesbury Kingdom Festival.

If you’re looking for something fun and outdoorsy to do with the kids or the family before school goes back, the inaugural Eynesbury Kingdom Festival is it, located just an hour drive away from Geelong.

Running from Saturday, January 22 to Wednesday, January 26, the festival is just the ticket to fight off those covid blues.

The key takeaways

  • The Kingdom Festival is a 5 day event, also including roving entertainers, carnival games, show bags, novelty stores & more
  • For the adults there’s a mobile bar, beer garden, bis screen TV that will be displaying the AO and a restaurant
  • Perfect for kids of all ages, starting on Saturday 22 January

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Coined a kid-friendly extravaganza, the event is jam-packed with food, rides and entertainment and activities, including roving entertainers, carnival games, show bags, novelty stores and more – it’ll be a showground experience at Eynesbury! Rides include cult classics like the Pirates ship, Chair O Planes, Jungle Maze, Meltdown, Bungee Tramps, Superslide 4, jumping castles, water slides, laughing clowns and more. Other entertainment will include pony rides, face painting, science shows by the acclaimed Professor Bunsen and a magic show with Micky Trickstar. 

Parents and guardians won’t be left out, with on-site food and beverage options available at Ms  Peacock and the Bird Bar(th). Expect an array of scrumptious gourmet food and lavish cocktails. The synthetic beach and beer garden will also provide the perfect reprieve to watch summer sports (hello Aussie Open) via the big screen.  

According to Resimax Group CEO Steve Hooker, festivalgoers can expect a jam-packed schedule of exciting activities and entertainment.  

“Our aim with the Kingdom Festival was to create an unmissable event that caters to kids and families from all walks of life. This includes a guest appearance from crowd-favourite, Micky  Trickstar, and face painting and balloon artists, Bibi and Cheeky Button,” Steve said.  

“Along with some fantastic performances, kids will have a chance to ride a pony and stock up  on their favourite showbags.” 

On the festival’s last day, Wednesday, January 26, there will also be an Australia Day party with food trucks, live music, pop-up bars and helicopter joy rides.

The event makes up a part of Eynesbury Homestead’s brilliant three-month summer program of free markets, festivals and foodie events.

Perfect for families and kids 3+, entry to the Kingdom Festival is free, whilst an all-access pass to six hours of rides is available for $35. You can purchase that here.

It all goes down at Eynesbury Homestead and surrounds, 487 Eynesbury Road, Eynesbury VIC 3338 from Saturday, January 22nd to Wednesday, January 26th between 12pm and 6pm. 

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