DUCK RIVER MEADOWS OPEN DAY 12 NovemberNov 2022 09:00 - 16:00 Australia/Hobart12 Nelson Street, Smithton, Australia



Bring the family to visit the happy cows. See them being milked at the Robotic Dairy, with free hourly bus tours.  Discover La Cantara Artisan Cheese, visit their factory and meet the makers back at the Duck River Pavilions for delicious cheese tastings and sales

Stay a while and take in the wonderful sounds of Sheyana & Jimmy Reece from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm.

For some archaeological fun - check out the giant wombat dinosaur (mega fauna) bones in the museum. You can’t miss it. Keep an eye out for the huge flying Cow kite floating over the Pavilions skies.

The Duck River Meadows Open Day will be a day to remember – with

Kite Making - Kite Flying

A fabulous free Kite Making Workshop – for 20 participants only. Ages 6 - 16. (Parental support appreciated)

Kite Making Workshop - 10:00 am – 12:00 noon.  Kite Flying Workshop – 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

A fantastic kids one day event where you can make a kite and learn how to fly it, and take it home!

Kites will be on sale as well.

Food & Coffee

Sugar Flour Cake Van will be on site as well with delicious homemade creations and coffee, also the Lions Food Van will satisfy your needs for BBQ treats.

Jenski’s will be heading the café with delectable ploughman’s lunches, treats and coffee.


SHEYANA & JIMMY REECE -Duck River Meadows 11:00am to 2:00pm

Shasa Bolton will be showcasing and displaying his incredible Whirligigs, which will also be for sale.

An event not to be missed.


12 Nelson St, Smithton

9:00am – 4:00pm

FREE Entry & Dairy Tours


T: 03 6413 5333

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  • Offer an excellent, authentic experience connected to the Festival’s themes
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Terms & Conditions

This opportunity is open to all prepared food sellers throughout the Circular Head municipality.

To qualify for participation in this project, participating businesses MUST

  • Prepare and present a signature dish that features local produce
  • Can be dine in or take away
  • Must make it available during your normal business hours from (11-20 Nov 22)
  • One Signature Dish ONLY per business 
  • No cost to participate
  • Business must Register their Signature Dish (with copy and images) by 1 August 2022.
  • Business must Report back to the Festival, the number & value of  dishes sold by 23rd Nov 2022.