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Lions National Brass Band Festival

In November each year, Mount Gambier hosts the renowned Lions National Brass Band Festival. The event includes a marching band parade in the morning and followed by a larger march later in the afternoon. This event is often televised on the local community TV stations.

This festival includes a number of entertainment programs, music shows and competitions that offer cash rewards to the winners. The participants at the event compete for the prestigious Lions Band of the Year Award and also for the KEA Musical Director Award.

Lions National Brass Band Festival 2020 Event Dates, Parade Mt Gambier

The Lions National Brass Band Festival is a project of the Lions Club supported by the city council of Mount Gambier. The Mount Gambier Christmas Parade Committee and Win TV also support this popular event.

Set within the gorgeous landscape of Mount Gambier, SA, the Lions National Brass Band Festival boasts a tranquil yet vibrant venue for visitors to this town to enjoy. Whether you’re interested in shows or competitions, you will certainly enjoy this unique event held in Mount Gambier each year.

The Lions Club of Mount Gambier is all set to include two new awards as a part of this popular Brass band contest. Each of the awards includes a trophy and a handsome cash prize. The festival encourages many young and enthusiastic people to take part and compete with other contenders to win prizes.

Those interested in participating in the Lions National Brass Band Festival should browse through the event’s website and check out the criteria that you need to fulfil before enrolling for the various contests at this event.

Event Dates

TBA - November 2020

Event Times



Front of the Town Hall


Commercial Street East
Mt Gambier, South Australia




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