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Street Bazaar is back

By Deniliquin Pastoral Times

The Do It In Deni Street Bazaar will be back for a second year this March, and the community is being invited to help make it a massive success.

Chamber member businesses are being encouraged to participate in the event, with those outside the immediate CBD invited to apply to host a street stall in Cressy St, which will be closed to traffic between Edwardes St and Napier St.

The Deniliquin Business Chamber is also calling for expressions of interest from local community groups to get involved.

‘‘We are looking for groups to bring along a marquee, a table, some products or an activity, or some information to share with those attending,’’ chamber executive officer Janet Renehan said.

‘‘Those attending would be locals and people visiting Deni from Victoria, as the Street Bazaar is held on the Saturday of the Victorian Labour Day weekend.

‘‘After last year’s inaugural event we had some great feedback from all who came, and particularly from the visitors.

‘‘They thought it was wonderful to come into the CBD and find so many activities.

‘‘The businesses were all very supportive too.’’

Mrs Renehan said this year’s event would follow a similar format to last year, but hopefully on a larger scale.

She said the popular dog parade would again be a highlight.

‘‘We hope it will be a little bit bigger this year, with more stalls and marquees, more displays and hopefully more food,’’ she said.

‘‘We’ll also have some live music, and of course the dog parade.

‘‘The Naponda Farmers’ Market will also be in the Waring Gardens that morning, which will be great.

‘‘The street will be closed between Edwardes and Napier Sts so there will be less parking, but it will be an opportunity to leave the car at home and walk or ride your bike and enjoy the atmosphere.’’

Community groups wishing to host an activity or stall at the Do It In Deni Street Bazaar are asked to submit an EOI before 5pm on Wednesday, February 27, to [email protected].