Huon Valley Mid-Winter Festival

Concert or Performance

10 Jul 2020 to 12 Jul 2020 Annual Event

Willie Smith’s Apple Shed is the hottest hut in the Huon Valley: craft ciders, locally-sourced lunches, and plenty of space to sit, chat and roll in the hay.
They’ve partnered up with other like-minded locals to throw a Mid-Winter Festival to celebrate the region’s apple-picking history.
At its core is a focus on wassailing: the ages-old tradition of scaring evil spirits from the orchard in order to bring on a bumper crop.
Now, things may seem a little strange at first: shouting, banging drums, fire, shotguns, giving gifts to the trees and so forth, but what else would you expect?
And if none of that bobs your Geeveston fanny, that’s okay too – there’ll be a two-storey effigy, fire, feasting and eclectic folk music in abundance.

Facilities

Bar Cafe Carpark Family Friendly Public Toilet Restaurant

Event Dates

Annual Event

10 Jul 2020 to 12 Jul 2020

Nearby Accommodation

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House on the Hill Bed and Breakfast

House on the Hill Bed and Breakfast

Huonville, Huon Valley

Heritage Apartment Living

Crabtree House

Huonville, Huon Valley

Huonville Guesthouse

Huonville Guesthouse

Huonville, Huon Valley

Main entrance and parking area

Walton House B&B

Huonville, Huon Valley

Accommodation Huon Valley

Riverfront Estate

Huonville, Huon Valley

The original Methodist Church (circa 1860)

Abbey on Main

Franklin, Huon Valley

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