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Man charged over choking woman in Sydney
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Illuminations Festival

The RE/MAX Advantage Illuminations Festival, Wynnum is on again year so pencil Saturday 18th June 2016 into your diary. The parade of light and lanterns will run from the park at Manly and end at the Wynnum wading pool and a sea of floating illuminated globes. It’s a beautiful site to see.  There will be a wide range of food avaliable, activities and stalls to entertain, the festival ending with a fireworks display. 

Program 2016
3:00 – 8:00 Twilight Markets & Amusement Rides
Browse the markets and pick up some wonderful arts & crafts!
A great variety of food will be available for purchase to tempt all taste buds
Amusement rides tickets are $5 per ticket or buy 5 for $20
5:30 – 7:00 Stiltwalkers & Fire Twirlers (roving entertainment)
7:30 Fireworks – sponsored by Cr. Peter Cumming’s Wynnum Manly Ward SIF Grant & Joan Pease MP, Member for Lytton,

8:00 Event end
After Party – Sports Bar @ Waterloo Bay Hotel

Bandstand Park
5:30 – 8:00 RE/MAX Hot Air Balloon on Display
Main Stage sponsored by Waterloo Bay Hotel - MC Ranger Stacey
3:00 – 8:00 Musical entertainment
5:00 Official Welcome by Cr. Ryan Murphy representing the Lord Mayor

Wading Pool – sponsored by Magic Fencing
5:30 – 7:30 Wading Pool Lantern Display with illuminated SUPs by BrisSUP
5:00 Lantern Parade assembly
6:00 Lantern Parade departs Wading Pool to walk to Bandstand Park

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