Macleay River Festival


Macleay River Festival3The Macleay River Festival is a family friendly, all ages, community event. Held at Riverside Park, Kempsey, the festival aims to showcase the spirit and diversity of culture and experiences in the Macleay.

The Macleay River Festival plans to become a major feature on the events calendar for the region and is guided by a steering committee made of local community members.

Macleay River Festival2The Macleay Valley is the traditional home of the Dunghutti of which there are four tribes: Dangaddi, Dainggati, Thungutti and Djunghatti. The Festival byline “Guwiny Guthun Bitha” means “Spirit Belong to the River” and was coined by the Dunghutti Language Group – Ngabu Bingayi.

Telephone: +61 2 6566 3226


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