Babinda Harvest Festival 2013
Just an our drive from Cairns, Babinda will celebrate their 50th harvest Festival. The Babinda Harvest Festival is an annual Babinda event. In this sugar town, it celebrates the start of the sugarcane harvest (mid June), as well as celebrating the harvesting of other tropical produce from their region.
The Grand Parade will have themed floats from businesses, schools and clubs. Then it's off to the Showgrounds for an afternoon and evening of free entertainment, amusements and rides, the crowning of the Harvest Queens, fireworks display, displays from Babinda schools, local produce, and historical agricultural machinery, pony rides, lolly drop, and a live band and bar.
Also, uniquely Babinda: Sugar Bowl competition, Gumboot Toss and Umbrella Toss.