Amy and Kiara Easton loved the fairy floss at River Heads.
Amy and Kiara Easton loved the fairy floss at River Heads.

RiverFest to return

HUGE public support for the inaugural RiverFest has led organisers to declare it a runaway success.

River Heads Progress Association president Billie Rustin said the overwhelming response from punters would ensure its return in 2013.

"It was very pleasing, we were really delighted with how it went and the number of people that turned out for the two days," she said.

"From stallholders to the general public, our feedback indicates they have all given it the thumbs up, which is very good news."

Ms Rustin said thousands of people visited River Heads for the event on both the Saturday and Sunday.

She said the Saturday evening dance and fireworks extravaganza in particular, which could be viewed from as far away as Urangan Marina, was perhaps the feature that left the biggest impression.

Meanwhile, in a bid to improve the event for its 2013 return, Ms Rustin said survey cards had been handed out to many who were involved in RiverFest.

She said in this respect, organising for next year had already begun.



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