Bloom Street Festival Coming to Tumut’s Elm Drive

Published on 02 July 2024

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Elm Drive in Tumut is set to Bloom this October with a free on-street festival.

Snowy Valleys Council is teaming up with Business Snowy Valleys to host a vibrant on-street festival complete with live performances, cultural activities, creative installations, interactive light features, and delicious food and drink.

Council’s Director of Community and Corporate Jessica Quilty said the overarching theme of Bloom is to cultivate a sense of belonging and connection in our community while activating our public spaces.

“With carefully curated local food vendors, interactive installations that encourage participation and engagement, and a range of activations designed to entertain and inspire we aim to bring people together for a vibrant and memorable experience,” Ms Quilty said.

The Bloom event will be held on Saturday the 12 of October 2024 in Tumut and will involve the temporary partial closure of Elm Drive with the event flowing into Rotary Pioneer Park.

Planning is already underway to create a unique and thought-provoking event. featuring collaborative projects and artistic displays including interactive light features, artistic stations as well as dedicated food and beverage areas.

More information will be shared in the coming weeks, including how local businesses and community groups can get involved in the event.

Snowy Valleys Council has received $150,000 under the NSW Government’s Open Streets Program, to temporarily close streets to vehicles for a day and open them to people with placemaking activations.

Part of the Vibrant Streets Package, the Open Streets Program aims to inject vibrancy into our streets and help create thriving local places that support businesses, creative sectors, and the community through events and activations.