Elders pirate Terry Deefholts gets into Jacarrrrrrr after the Elders show in front of a huge crowd on Jacaranda Thursday. Photo Adam Hourigan / The Daily Examiner
Elders pirate Terry Deefholts gets into Jacarrrrrrr after the Elders show in front of a huge crowd on Jacaranda Thursday. Photo Adam Hourigan / The Daily Examiner Adam Hourigan

Schedule of events for Jacaranda Thursday

JACARANDA Thursday is traditionally one of the biggest days of the Jacaranda Thursday and today will be no different. There is plenty of official events happening throughout the day as well as entertainment at various venues throughout Grafton.

Checkout the timetable below to help plan your day:

  • 8am: Free breakfast at Market Square
  • 8am-3pm: Market stalls on Prince St
  • 9am onwards: Jacaranda business skits
  • 1pm: Gold Cup competition at Market Square
  • 1pm: Back to School with Double Shot in the Jacaranda Hotel car park
  • 2pm: Ben Francis Band at the Clocktower Hotel, Grafton
  • 7.30pm: Tonight's The Night Rod Stewart Show, South Grafton Ex-Servicemen's Club
  Market Square & Grafton CBD  
  • 6am-8.30am: Free BBQ breakfast at Market Square
  • 6am-3pm Entertainment, Vendors & Amusements at Market Square
  • 8am-2.30pm Jacaranda Markets on Prince Street - Over 100 stalls
  • 9.30am-5.30pm Out of the Box Clarence Valley Youth Art, Workshops & Activities at Out of the Box Cafe, Market Square, Grafton
  • 10am-11am Royal Meet & Greet with the Jacaranda Queen & Royal Party at Market Square
  • 10am-2pm Official Grafton Jacaranda Festival Souvenir & Information pop up shop in Grafton Shoppingworld, also popping up in Market Square

Business Rose Bowl Performances & Dress ups throughout the CBD - 8.45am-12pm

 
  • CRANES Community Support Programs - 9:30am, 10:30am, 11:30am
  • Clarence Valley Council - 9am, 10am, 11am
  • Crowe Horwath - 9am, 10am, 11am
  • Elders Real Estate Grafton - 9:30am, 10:30am, 11:30am
  • First National Real Estate Ford & Dougherty - 9:15am, 10:15am, 11:15am
  • Westlawn - 9:45am, 10:45am, 11:45am
  • 1pm - 3pm Business Gold Cup Performances on stage at Market Square
Entertainment  
  • Jacaranda Hotel Grafton - Double Shot in the carpark from 2-6pm, BBQ all afternoon from 1.30pm
  • The Clocktower Restaurant & Hotel - Ben Francis Band +DJ Set 2-6pm, lunch until 3pm
  • Roches Family Hotel - Tangled from 2-6pm, open for lunch & dinner
  • Vines at 139 - open from 7am for breakfast & lunch, live entertainment "Concern for the Bees" from 1pm
  • GDSC - Open 9.30am, 8pm lock out, lunch & dinner, members draws, cash draws & pick your prize
  • The Grafton Hotel - Open from 9.30am
  • Crown Hotel Motel - Open from 10am, lunch from 12noon and dinner from 6pm
  • Village Green Hotel - Open from 10am, open for lunch & dinner
  • Hotel Motel 5 - Five Mile - Open from 10am-7pm, serving lunch


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