Westbrook Family Fun Day will have everything you want and more
WESTBROOK Family Fun Day is two years in the making and it's back for the fourth time on September 11 with everything you expect ... and a little bit more.
This is an event for the community, by the community and this year Lions Club organisers expect a whopping 3000 people to attend - not bad for a town with a population just over that number.
"It's really about focussing on affordability for families to come and have a great day together," said event manager Clayton Rogers.
"Mum and Dad, or Nan and Pop can bring the kids along to enjoy the free rides and activities, and they don't have to pay a lot for the whole family to have a fun time."
All you need is a gold coin donation, which makes it easy to go for an hour or the whole day.
The superslide is sure to be a big hit, along with four jumping castles, a train ride, animal farm, face-painting and, for those aged 5-15, a skateboarding competition.
Food vendors, coffee and other stalls, raffles, professional gigs and local dance and school performances, ensure this will be a day to remember.
For those who really want an experience not to forget, there's even helicopter joy flights, with the chopper landing just 500m from the site, and prices from $60 per person.
With the event fully sponsored by local businesses, council and clubs, funds raised from entry go to local charities and Lions Club programs.
"This really is a great community initiative, and it's cemented its place in town," Mr Rogers said.
He's delighted the Facebook site has over 15,000 hits, which suggests a lot of interest in the event to celebrate all things Westbrook - its people, talents, businesses and products.
The family fun day runs 10am-2.30pm on Sunday, September 11 at Centenary Park, Barwick St, Westbrook, just 15 minutes from Toowoomba CBD.