Russell Birdman Festival 6th-8th of July 2012 Bay of Island NZ isnow in its 4th year . This year event is run over three days, giving people the opportunity to make a real weekend of it
Birdman Festival 3 Day Programme
Russell Birdman has plenty of fun guaranteed for this year’s 2012 event! Three days of wacky fun with the Birdman contest being on Saturday. The Birdman Festival is all about fun, and is a true spectator sport.
Friday The Drag Race Where Men with handbags, heels, frock & lipstick line up for an obstacle course. While the Women look as “manly” as possible and join in The Drag Race starts at 5pm at Russell Wharf
Finishing the night in The Duke of Marlborough witha band and drinks! All welcome. No entry fee.
Saturday Russell Four Square Beach Dig Under 10s beach dig, free to enter. All kids that enter win a prize. Held at Russell Waterfront at 9:30am
Plane Flying Competition
Something’s got to fly at Birdman! For $3 you get a plane ) and then you have a go to see how far you can fly it. All ages welcome and some great prizes. Held at Russell Town Hall. 9:30-1:30pm.
Family Fun Dingy Races
This is fun for the whole family, dinghies and lifejackets are provided. Row, row, row out round the buoy and back! Free to enter.
Held at Russell Waterfront 10:30am.