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Golden Gumboot Festival
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Golden Gumboot Festival
Tully, Cassowary Coast Area

07 May

07 4068 2288


Originally the Golden Gumboot was a competition between Tully, Innisfail and Babinda as to which town is the wettest in Australia. The winner for the competition (since 1970) was awarded with a rubber boot and with an annual rainfall of up to seven metres - Tully was the winner.

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Tully's reputation for being "A Pretty Wet Place" is celebrated each year at the Golden Gumboot Festival. The 'Gumboot Games' are a major feature of this family oriented festival, along with a float parade, Golden Girl Quest and a big afternoon of entertainment, music, displays, children's activities and food and market stalls. The festival is launched with a Quest Night, where Quest entrants are introduced and judging occurs. The Gumboot Festival is Tully's major annual festival and each year a community organisation or a community project is selected to benefit from the festival proceeds.

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Property Details


  • Car park
    Car park

Free Entry

Event Dates

07 May

Frequency: Annual


Tully Showgrounds

Butler Street
Corner of Murray Street
Queensland Australia 4854
Contact Details:
Phone: 07 4068 2288

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