Rail Trail Family Fun Day – 1st birthday celebrations

Riding the rail trail

Finally our long awaited Family Fun Day and 1st birthday celebrations of the Tumbarumba to Rosewood Rail Trail are almost ready to happen – it’s all going ahead this coming Saturday 10 April 2021.

It’s our third attempt at running an opening celebration, each previous one thwarted by Covid restrictions. Luckily though each previous attempt had dreadful weather on the day, so we are kind of happy we had to wait! It will be cooler on Saturday than it has been these past few weeks but so far no rain is forecast!

We have a very full schedule of fun events across the rail trail and Tumbarumba and Rosewood.

It’s going to be the ‘Unofficial Official Opening’ and will be a fun day for all ages!

Here is a summary of the events taken from the program.

We also have a free shuttle bus running all day with bike trailers!

Tumbarumba to Rosewood Family Fun Day Saturday 10th April 2021

8.30am – 10am Figures Street, Tumbarumba Birthday Celebration Ceremony Birthday cupcakes Food and drink available 8am-10am Tumbarumba Pipes & Drums Displays 

– Ride Tumbarumba 

– Cycling Without Age (also arranging rides) 

– Penny Farthings 

9.30am – 1pm: Glenroy Station Free Activities Puppet shows Photo booth Face painting Roving performer Ice Cream & Coffee vans 

Kearsleys Function Centre Coffee and refreshments from 9am Bar open from 12pm 2pm-4pm – Petting zoo 2pm – Horsemanship demonstration 2:30pm – Pony cart demonstration 3pm – Dog Trial Expo 

11am – 3pm: Wolseley Park Rail Trails Australia Munday’s Catering pre order collection 

9am: Gone Barny, Rosewood Boutique Markets from 10am Ollie & Scuzzi performing from midday VinBar from midday 

10am – 4pm: Pioneer Park, Rosewood Never Mind The Damage performing from 12pm Coffee and food available at Rosewood General Store Anzac biscuits stall Historical bikes and train displays Jumping castle and face painting 

Other activities along the trail on the day will include: Instagram and Facebook frames Scavenger hunt & Geocaching Cycling Without Age trikes Pioneer Women’s Hut will be open at Glenroy, access only available by vehicle or bus – there is no direct access from the Rail Trail.

Rail Trail map from Australian Geographic story
Rail Trail map from Australian Geographic story

We hope to see you there. But if you can’t make us, please wish us well!

Rail Trail Committee

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