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          Welcome to Grafton Jacaranda Festival

Be our guest and immerse yourself in 10 glorious days of celebration. Raise a glass of something good, to the all-too-brief natural wonder of the blossoming Jacarandas. Here’s to everything that’s great about the regional life.


Beautiful, welcoming, fun, creative…and a little bit crazy

From Jacaranda Queens to Drag Queens…and everyone in between.


It’s where we all belong.



"Celebrating the town's hundreds of lilac-blossomed trees with art exhibitions, live music, markets and parades"

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Registrations Close: Thursday 02 November 2023 07:00 PM (AEST)

Jacaranda Fun Run

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Jacaranda Fun Run starts at Memorial Park at 2 Prince Street, Grafton overlooking the Clarence River. Runners can enjoy a unique run experience. Enjoy the infamous bendy Grafton Bridge into South Grafton and back.All Entries are individual and MUST read included waiverJoin us for the most vibrant and ehilarating event of the season!

Save the date: Sunday, 5 November, for the incredible Jacaranda Fun Run!

Prepare to be enchanted as you run through the stunning Jacaranda canopies, over the famous Grafton Bendy Bridge and with breathtaking views the majestic Clarence River.

Lace up your running shoes and choose your challenge! We have options for all abilities and fitness levels: 21km, 10km, 5km, and 2km.

For those looking for a burst of colourful fun, our 2km run includes an optional purple colour run at the finish line in Memorial Park. Grab your white t-shirt and let the colours fly!

This event is all about inclusivity, so gather your friends, family, and coworkers and let's make memories together. Everyone is welcome no matter what fitness level.

Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity!

Visit to get your tickets and secure your spot in the Jacaranda Fun Run.

Come join us for a morning filled with laughter, achievement, and community spirit at the Jacaranda Fun Run. We can't wait to see you there!

Key Timings

Friday 3 & Saturday 4 November

Bib Collection from JACA HQ

Shopping World “The Link”

Prince St Grafton

Sunday 5 November

5.30am - Registration, Bib Collection & Information

Presentations will follow once all runners cross the finish line.

Start Times:        21km - 6.30am 10km - 7am / 5km - 7.30am / - 8am

*OnlineBooking Fee 4.2% or $1.99 min