Come and enjoy Australia Day at #HavanaInRye !

Australia Day is always a great day of celebration and family fun, and no doubt 2014 will be no different!  Make the most of it by coming down to Rye and staying with us during the week and over the long weekend.

The Mornington Peninsula provides a great spot for our favourite national holiday, with a great selection of events and entertainment over the weekend.  Australia Day in particular has a great choice of things to do for the whole family, both in Rye as well as nearby Rosebud:


    From 2pm
    Free Lunch
    , sponsored by Rye & Dromana Community Bank Bendigo Bank 

    2pm – 3pm
    Live Music, Legend

    2pm – 4pm
    Rye Yacht Club
     off the beach sailing experience

    2pm – 4pm
    Vintage Car Display
    , pier car park

    Rye Historical Society
    , heritage bus tour

    4pm – 5pm
    Kikki the Clown

    Flag Raising, including Australian National Anthem, Rye Primary School Choir, Australia Day Ambassador Pete Smith, Woolworths Representative, Rye RSL President

    6pm – 7pm
    Live Music,

    7.45pm – 9.15pm
    Live Music
    , BABBA (a tribute to ABBA)

    9.15pm – 9.30pm
    Fireworks Display
     (subject to weather)


    8.30am – 1pm
    Live Music,
     sponsored by Rye & Dromana Community Bank Bendigo Bank, contemporary, county & jazz

    9am – 1pm
    Free Activities and Entertainment
    , mini golf, face painting, carnival rides, interactive games, animal farm, magicians, dog & reptile demonstrations

    9am – 10.30am
    Free Breakfast
    , sponsored by Rye & Dromana Community Bank Bendigo Bank, serving 1200 breakfasts

    10.15am – 11am
    Flag Raising
    , including address by Australia Day Ambassador Ian Cheesman and Fun Run Prizes given

    Fun Run, 10km run from Safety Beach / 5.3km walk/run from Dromana Information Centre finishing at the Village Green in Rosebud.  Register at

And particularly, don’t forget the FIREWORKS DISPLAY in Rye from 9.15pm !

Rye Fireworks

For more information on what’s happening on Australia Day, check out the Peninsula Australia Day web page!

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