Discover Eden is all about continuing the search for whales from shore or sea and exploring our friendly town and natural surrounds.
First time at the festival? Here’s what you need to know.
From early Kite Flying Display Various locations.
9:00am Seafarers Service Eden Seafarers Memorial, Bramble St, Rotary Park
This Outdoor Church Service will: Remember the cost made by Seafarers, lives lost and dangers endured. Acknowledge the value of Seafarers, the skills they possess and the produce and wealth they harvest for our nation. All welcome.
9:00am-4:00pm Open Model Display RSL Hall, 84 Bass Street.
Model ships, cars, planes and more will be on display. Come see these intricate works of art.
9:30am-3:30pm Exhibition Centre Five displays in one location
This is a special year for the Shoalhaven Rod Runners Show and Shine. It marks 10 years the display has been at the Eden Whale festival and it will be the biggest display yet with over 60 vehicles on show!
9:30am Red Heart Blue Rock and Roll Show Imlay Street.
Local musos Jackson Fisher and Corine Masliah will be playing their perfectly suited rock and roll tunes for the show and shine. Catch them at Sprout Cafe later in the day.
9:30am-3:00pm Marine Rescue Open Day
10:00am-4:00pm Benjamin Boyd History Centre @Boydtown
The Centre is located in the Boydtown Shipyard on Boydtown Park Road at Boydtown. It features original paintings and period photographs with extensive descriptions of Ben Boyd’s activities including commercial enterprises such as whaling, shipping, banking, owning and operating stations, wheat and wool growing and trading, both out of Sydney and Boydtown.
10:am-3:00pm NPWS Davidson Whaling Station Open Day
Explore the beautiful historic site and chat to the locals over a cup of billy
tea and damper.
10:30am Campbell Page Colour Run
11:00am + 2:00pm Historic Cemetery Tours
Learn the stories of our historic cemetery that pre-dates our town.
11:00am Photography Competition Award
People’s Choice Award announced and presented at Show and Shine.
7:00pm ‘Blue’ the film at Uniting Church Hall Chandos St
BLUE aims to ignite public awareness about the key issues facing our oceans today. Come see the film and join the conversation.
Entry: $10 adults, free children. Light refreshments provided.
Free family entry if you bring a shopping bag of rubbish cleaned from local beaches.