The Annual Emerald Bank Heritage Rally and Market Day

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ALL THINGS HERITAGE AND YESTERYEAR…The annual Shepparton Heritage Rally is on again this Father’s Day with plenty of fun for the whole family to enjoy. Photo: Nicholise Garner.
ALL THINGS HERITAGE AND YESTERYEAR…The annual Shepparton Heritage Rally is on again this Father’s Day with plenty of fun for the whole family to enjoy. Photo: Nicholise Garner.

THIS YEAR sees Shepparton’s seventh year hosting the Emerald Bank Annual Heritage Rally. Taking place at the Emerald Bank Complex, the event has evolved over time, becoming bigger and better and attracting thousands of people locally and interstate.

Held every year on Father’s Day, The Heritage Rally incorporates Shepparton’s Farmer’s and Village Markets along with a variety of working demonstrations, as well as a 1923 McDonald Imperial Roller, model steam engines, model planes just to name a few. Shepparton’s Heritage Rally has proved extremely successful and continues to grow each year supporting children’s interest in our history.

A great place to take dad and celebrate Father’s Day, Emerald Bank’s Heritage Rally and Market Day will be held this Sunday, September 2 from 9am-3pm

With 70 market stalls, this will be Emerald Bank’s biggest market day so far this year. The day will be a great family day out with live music, kids entertainment a jumping castle, miniature train rides, horse drawn wagon rides and a petting zoo for kids. There will be a free shuttle bus between Emerald Bank and the Shepparton Airport, where from 10:30 to 3pm, the GV Aero Club will join in the celebrations with their open day. An antique aircraft fly-in will take place along with joy flights and the AOPA Freedom to Fly Team will be conducting a display (weather permitting) and will also have a free Junior Simulator Bus set up.

All parking on Sunday at Emerald Bank attracts a gold coin donation per car. This event is one to look forward to each year and a great way to spend the Father’s Day weekend.