1st Annual Hoedown - Farm Animal Rescue

1st Annual Hoedown

Join us for our 1st Annual Hoe Down, here in Dayboro on April 30th, 2016.Hoe Down Eventbrite Flyer 2016-3 (1)

We will be fryin’ up some delicious food, and partying down to a professional caller and some wicked country tunes. Country gear is an absolute requirement, as is doin’ some hootin’ and some hollerin’.

We’ll start the night by watching the hens, goats and sheep being rounded up and moved into their barns. Then, after enjoying some vegan viddles, we’ll be schooled by an expert caller in the basics of hoe down dancin’ and then we’ll watch the arms and legs fly! We will have moonshine available for purchase and your little ‘uns are welcome to join, but soda’s only for them!

Options for camping overnight at the sanctuary, including joining our volunteers for barn opening, will be available closer to the date. A charge will apply. The sanctuary is 45 minutes from Brisbane City for those who wish to return home after the event and not stay at the farm.


3.30pm                                                      Campers arrive to prepare their site (additional charge)

4.30pm                                                      Barn close commences

6.15pm to 8pm                                         Dinner is available

7pm to 9pm                                              Hoe Down time!

9pm till late                                              Music

6.15am                                                       Barns open

OPTIONAL CAMPING  ARRANGEMENTS for those who wish to stay over:

$20 per tent space plus $10 per person (includes breakfast)

$35 per rv/campervan/wagon plus $10 per person (includes breakfast)

$50 per rv including power from a standard socket (we have three spaces), plus $10 person (includes breakfast)


  • No camper permitted within 20 meters of the barns
  • No noise permitted
  • There is no lighting provided (you must bring a torch)
  • No showers are available, but a restroom is provided in the camping area
  • Barn open is at 6.15am. After this time the animals will be free-ranging in the camping paddocks
  • Breakast at 7.15am
  • Departure is required by 10am
  • No food to be stored in tents
  • Campers will be required to sign a disclaimer regarding snakes and the possibility of a sanctuary animal damaging camping equipment

For camping bookings, please contact farm@farmanimalrescue.org.au with type of camp and the number of campers. Camping spaces must be booked and paid for at least one week prior to the event.

We expect the event to be great fun for singles, couples and family alike, but at a hoe down you have to share your partner, so be warned! All proceeds will go towards our animal rescue fund.

So git on down and git you some o’ those there tickets!


Farm Animal Rescue Inc.

1713 Dayboro Road
QLD 4521

FAR Management Committee

President - Brad King
Treasurer - Chris Harvell
Director - Carol Slater
Director - Cheryl Evans
Director - Leizl Estioko
Secretary - Olivia Spadina

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