Russell Birdman Festival 13, 14, 15, 16 July 2017

The Russell Birdman Festival is in its 11th year of what is the zaniest and most Kiwi of all festivals in Northland. This is a 4 day free festival!
Thursday and Friday is all about the kids! we will have old fashioned races, scavenger hunts and all sort of fun for all ages, finishing off with a kids disco – with flashing lights and a disco ball!birdman-2
Saturday you have a spaghetti eating competition, dinghy races, WOK Cook-off, beach dig, Eggstravaganza, Kids Fancy Dress Comp, The infamous Drag Race. There is a huge variety of food and craft stalls, plus live
music all day.
Saturday is the day of the famous Birdman Jump – great prizes and cash to be won! And the night time brings you the Birdman Ball at the Duke of Marlborough Hotel.

Sunday – Musical Chair Madness, cake decorating, The Great Russell Race, and a kids fishing birdmancompetition.
To enter the Birdman competition visit the website. There are lots of different categories – so have a think about what suits you best – and go for it! Great prize money to be won!
You can also enter “The Drag Race” if you are a bloke and want to dress in a frock, heels, accessorised with a handbag.
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Photos by Stephen Western Photography