Immerse yourself in an enchanting world of art, performance, colour and light at illuminate Wollondilly, Picton’s award-winning arts and cultural festival, taking place on Saturday 18 May 2019.
C91.3 will be broadcasting Live and Local from the windows of the Picton Hotel across the week in celebration of the big day on May 18th! Wake up on the right side of the day with Josh and Lyndal for Breakfast, Chuckle along with Cranney from 9am, make those school pick-ups bareable in the arvos with Arch and follow the non-stop, side-splitting shenanagans with Christian and Bella for the Drive home.
Illuminate is all about experiencing the township of Picton and seeing it transformed with spectacular performing arts and live music, delicious local and international food, market stalls selling unique and eclectic items, and fun activities for all ages. As night falls, watch landmark buildings come to life with breathtaking digital projections from emerging and established local artists. This brilliant visual display will be curated by renowned multimedia artist Khaled Sabsabi, known for his immersive, engaging and enlightening visual experiences.
The Mac Kids Carnival will also return at Illuminate Wollondilly in the Picton RSL Memorial Park, with 6 amazing rides, DJ music, Carnival Food and Sideshow Alley Games, this is the perfect day out for the kids aged up to 12.
The town’s glowing buildings will be the backdrop for the crowd-pleasing lantern parade, where children and adults parade through the festival footprint with paper lanterns they have created. The event will conclude with a spectacular fireworks display over our historic town.
Now in its fifth year, the reinvigorated illuminate Wollondilly 2019 is set to delight attendees like never before, with exciting new activities for the whole family and even more awe-inspiring lighting projections. New additions include LED dancers, street performers, DJ activation truck, silent disco and more.
Illuminate Wollondilly is a free event and will run from 12pm to 9 pm. In the three days leading up to the festival, local artworks will be displayed in Picton Shire Hall alongside a selection of artisan market stalls, showcasing the rich talent of the area.
For more information, head to the website here.