All's fair at Emerald Beach
SKYDIVERS, circus shows, parading pooches and a venomous snake safety display are just a few of the things lined up for the 2013 Emerald Beach Fair.
The countdown is officially on for the huge community event, to be held at the Emerald Beach Reserve on Sunday, May 26.
Fiddaman Rd will close to traffic for the day as the reserve and surrounding areas become a sea of food and market stalls and entertainment.
Publicity officer and committee member Ken Kennedy said this year was shaping up to be amazing.
"We had about 7000 people last year and we're expecting at least that again this year," Mr Kennedy said.
"The stall places all filled up really quickly and we have a great array of food, entertainment and market stalls."
Coffs City Skydivers will be jumping into the fair again, landing on Emerald Beach.
The Moonee Vets/Brontosaurus Pets Pooch Parade is again expected to be a highlight, along with Fling the Golden Thong, local dance and physical culture displays and a cake-baking competition.
Street art created by local primary school students will again be hung throughout the village over the coming weeks as part of the fair.
The fair is organised and run by volunteers and all money raised goes back into projects for the Emerald Beach community.
Entry forms for the competitions are available at Emerald Beach General Store, Emerald Beach Bottle Shop or online.