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Grit and Resilience Festival- Tuesday, October 10 2023

The Grit and Resilience Program, along with CAV, VACCA, Mental Health and Wellbeing Local, The Rural City of Wangaratta, Open Door Community House, LINE Wangaratta & Mind Australia, is excited for this year's Grit and Resilience Festival right here in our town! 

�� Tuesday, 10 October 2023

⏰ Time: 4 pm – 6.30 pm
�� Location: King George Gardens, Wangaratta


The Grit and Resilience Festival is all about fostering connection and building a strong, supportive community. We believe in coming together to uplift each other through life's challenges and celebrations.

What to Expect:

1. Activities for Togetherness:

  • Engage in a variety of activities designed to bring people closer.
  • Connect with fellow community members who share the same values.

2. Entertainment:

  • Enjoy live music performances by Project 365, guaranteed to boost your spirits.
  • Find moments of inner peace with our yoga sessions amidst the festival's energy.

3. Giant Games and Fun:

  • Get ready for friendly competition and laughter with giant games.
  • Food and drink stalls will ensure you stay energized throughout the day.

4. Inclusivity Matters:

  • We embrace diversity and extend a warm welcome to all residents and visitors.
  • The festival caters to families and individuals of all ages and interests.

Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity to celebrate resilience, unity, and the vibrant diversity within our community. Join us at the Grit and Resilience Festival for a day of connection and fun!

This event is brought to you by the Victorian State Governments, Social Inclusion Action Group.

Past events and activities

July 2023- June 2024

RU OK? Day- 14 September 2023



An Old School night out- Saturday, August 12


Sweet Buzz Video by RCOW Events & Others


VACCA Ovens Murray NAIDOC 2023- Wangaratta Gathering- Sunday, July 9