2020 Princess Ball to Go Ahead – New Venue & Format

2020 Blessing of the Fleet Princess Ball to Go Ahead – New Venue & Format.

Plans are underway to have a special dinner event at the Dunn Lewis auditorium Tuesday, 8th December, 2020, to allow the crowning of this year’s Princess of the Fleet and the two runners ups.

The event is in it’s early planning stages, but will comprise of a sit down two course meal with Princesses, their partners, their families, dignitaries and members of the Rotary Club of Milton-Ulladulla (the organising body).

Due to covid19 restrictions, there will be no dancing, which is normally a large part of the ceremony.

The auditorium of the Dunn Lewis Centre, Ulladulla was chosen due to it’s ability to fit 300 seated guests, allowing for the current 4 metre square rule.

The event however, will give the young ladies an opportunity to come together and wear their gorgeous gowns.

Tickets are restricted to two guests for each Princess and partner and are available here: https://www.trybooking.com/BMPUN

 

 

Princess Ball 2013

Pictured above: A moment in time. The traditional Princess Ball.

 

 

 

Due to COVID19 Restrictions, the Easter Blessing of the Fleet Festival is CANCELLED for 2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Spectacular Blessing of the Fleet Festival – Ulladulla.

Don’t miss Ulladulla’s spectacular annual Blessing of the Fleet Festival on Easter Sunday, 12th April, 2020, one of the biggest festivals on the NSW, South Coast.

The Festival will be kicking off at 10am, with LIVE MUSIC from The Summits.

Legoman will then take the stage, followed by These 3.

Golden Guitar winner, Matt Scullion will play to the crowd at 1pm.

The Braggs are on the harbour stage at 4pm, followed by KICKS Dance Troupe.

Golden Guitar Winner, Matt Scullion.

 

 

The colourful Blessing of the Fleet Princess Float Parade is a highlight at 11:20am.  The Blessing of the Fleet Princesses are accompanied by their partner’s on the imaginative floats that they have made with their local sponsors.

The Floats are led down the Princes Highway (which is closed to traffic for the day) by St Peter, Patron Saint of the Fishermen, with the local Italian fishermen of Ulladulla making the pilgrimage to the harbour for the Official  Blessing Ceremony.

Milton Ulladulla ExServo’s Princess Float Parade.

 

There will be entertainment on the main stage near the Civic Centre all day.  

Show Bags will be available along the highway (in front of the Ulladulla Civic Centre), as well as out front of the Marlin Hotel.

Amusement Rides to suit all ages, across the town.

Browse the many market stalls, expos and exhibitions that will surround the Ulladulla Civic Centre area and you won’t go hungry if you visit the food court or the eateries in the main street. 

Kids should head to the Civic Centre for some fun in the Kids’ Zone. Here there will be Art & Craft activities, Kinder Gym,  Lego corner and Face Painting. There is an interactive Show between 1 and 2 pm from the talented Live Wire Theatre.

The ever popular Scottish Tattoo will perform on the highway at 2pm.

Scottish Tattoo.

 

The Bannisters Beach Games commence on the harbour foreshore at 1:30pm.  Three legged Races, Egg & Spoon and the very messy Spaghetti Eating Contest. The iconic Tug-O-War kicks off at 2:30pm and the Greasy Pole following at 3:15pm.  The Bannisters Beach Games are presented by the Milton Ulladulla APEX Club and draw huge crowds each year.

Bannisters Beach Games, Tug-O-War.

 

The Marlin Mini Carnival will be going all day with a Synthetic ICE RINK, Live Music, Jumping Castle, Circus Acrobatics, Cartoonist and Show Bags.

 

Coast To Coast Portable Synthetic Ice Rink.

 

Circus 35 Degrees South Acrobatics.

 

DJ Mystergio will rock the crowd from 4pm on the harbour foreshore, leading into the Grand Finale Spectacular Mollymook Golf Club Fireworks, at 6pm.

 

 

 

Blessing of the Fleet Fireworks – Ruby Boland photo.

 

The Ulladulla Blessing of the Fleet Festival is made possible by the proud support of many community businesses and is coordinated by The Rotary Club of Milton Ulladulla.

 

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