Friday is for our official festival and exhibition launches, whale watching and exploring Eden
Explore the bay on a whale watching charter or shore based whale watching adventure in the morning.
Later head back to town for the official festival launch at 1:30pm at the Eden Killer Whale Museum.
Rarely a year goes by that whales aren’t seen during the festival opening and the museum’s huge viewing deck is a great spot for watching whales over afternoon tea.
Arrive early and discover the stories of our place including maritime, Aboriginal and pioneering history.
Learn the fascination story of Old Tom, the killer whale who worked with local whalers for decades.
Learn about the rise and fall of Benjamin Boyd and all the other stories that make Eden the unique place it is.
Official Opening at Eden Killer Whale Museum
1:30pm – 3:00pm Festival Launch
Paul Webster, representing major festival sponsor Port Authority of NSW, will be officially opening the Festival.
We will be treated to performances from students of Eden Primary School, Eden Marine High School and the Wobbles.
Our boisterous Town Crier, Alan Moyse will be doing a “Call to Order”.
Afternoon Tea will be served and you are welcome to explore the Eden Killer Whale Museum.
The fun doesn’t stop there with the launch of our exhibition centre at 179 Imlay Street at 5:30pm.
There also be live music, food and kids activities at the festival grounds from 6:00pm.
More details to come soon on both those events.