And we’re off and running with tickets now on sale for our 2017 festival! Grab your tickets before July 1 and take advantage of our early bird prices saving yourself up to $55!

With a full program announcement due out in early July, we can tell you that this years’ stunning program has absolutely something for everyone and is set to impress. Pleasingly, we also have more international acts, many exciting collaborations, new artists, your old fav’s and we are really looking forward sharing the program with you all.

So grab your tickets now and get your gang together. We look forward to welcoming you back to Wangaratta!


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