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  • Blue Ribbon Rice Tastes of the Burdekin Saturday July 19 Don't miss it.....

    This year Tastes will host our celebrity chef Tanya Bartolini and our Pacific Reef Fisheries cook is between the 000 services. Ambos, Firies and Police

  • The Fun Has Begun... Burdekin Water Festival June 20 to September 6, Why not join us?

    Our 2014 has something for everyone. Look at our events calendar and join in.

  • Wilmar Sugar Senior Ambassador Program 2014

    We have 7 new beautiful Senior Ambassadors this year, who will wear the crown? See them on stage at Tastes.

  • Queensland Country Credit Union Junior Ambassador Program

    18 young Burdekin Juniors are very excited to be on stage again at Tastes of the Burdekin.

  • 2014 SunWater Burdekin Blokes Program

    3 young Burdekin Blokes ready to tackle the Blokes challenge at Tastes of the Burdekin.

  • Rotary Grand Parade

    This will be a great spectacle on our final day of Festival 2014. Our Grand Parade is a showpiece of creativity colour and music and has something to interest everyone.

  • Ergon Energy Wearable Art

    Guaranteed to be another brilliant display of creativity on our Mardi Gras Night with entrants from across North Qld. For more info call Sandi Milani 0427 821 065

  • Festival Mardi Gras

    This is the final festival night of family fun and celebration. Our special guest entertainers will be announced shortly. Something for the entire family to enjoy. Commencing after the Grand Parade.

  • Glitz, Glam & Giveaway Twilight Shopping Street Party Thursday Sept 4th

    The Burdekin Water Festival Committee, in partnership with Burdekin Future Group and Southern Cross Austereo and Burdekin Shire Council are working on giving local businesses a boost as part of this year's 2014 Water Festival. Soon to be launched.

  • Ergon Energy Wearable Art

    Guaranteed to be another brilliant display of creativity on our Mardi Gras Night with entrants from across North Qld. For more info call Sandi Milani.

Blue Ribbon Rice Tastes of the Burdekin Saturday July 19th Burdekin Theatre Forecourt at 5.00pm

2014 Tastes of the Burdekin is just around the corner and this event promises to be a great night of free family entertainment. The focus of Tastes is on food and there will be over 20 different food stalls offering a wide variety of food. 4TO-FM’s Steve Price is hosting our event this year.

Starting at 5.00 pm Tastes of the Burdekin is held in the Burdekin Theatre Forecourt and also set up in the block in front of the Theatre which will be closed to traffic for the night of the event. We will be presenting our Junior and Senior Ambassadors at the start of the night and our Burdekin Blokes will be given a few surprise tasks for their Blokes Challenge on the night guaranteed to entertain.

Celebrity Chef Tanya Bartolini will present a cooking demonstration.  Tanya is originally from Ingham and now lives in Brisbane.  She is the creator of popular food website www.thekitchenbench.com.au, is an author and regularly features on the Today show and other TV programmes.

Our local emergency services will take part in the Pacific Reef Fisheries“000 Challenge that will see the winner receive $1000 to donate to a charity of their choice.  This is an annual challenge, with various local groups taking part each year, and is becoming more popular each year.

There will be over 20 food stalls with a large variety of dishes to sample and Farmers Lane will feature fresh produce from local farmers.  Boxes of local produce are available for $5 each.

There is entertainment from local entertainers and giveaways throughout the event.

Why not join us for our Blue Ribbon Rice Tastes of the Burdekin for 2014. Sat July 19 from 5.00 pm.

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