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Volunteer and be part of the PURPLE ARMY in 2023

WE NEED YOU! Join the Grafton Jacaranda Festival Purple Army and make a difference to the largest annual event in the Clarence Valley.

Volunteers are required for all events during JACARANDA SEASON which includes Illuminate in See Park and the Grafton Jacaranda Festival from Thursday 19 October to Saturday 11 November 2022. Anyone from the age of 15 are welcome to apply. You can choose volunteer opportunities below for event set up, retail, tour guides and working at the events.


Please also encourage your family and friends to also get involved and complete this form to volunteer. 


Committed Volunteers across numerous days will receive a PURPLE ARMY t-shirt and your size is requested below.

All volunteers that complete this PURPLE ARMY Volunteer Form will be contacted by Festival's Volunteer Coordinator.  If you have any questions, please contact the Festival Manager:


Mark Blackadder

Festival Manager

P: 0429167732


Grafton Jacaranda Festival Vision: To create a distinctive nationally acclaimed Festival that pays tribute to Grafton’s Jacarandas and delivers on the Jacaranda spirit that is beautiful, welcoming, fun, creative and inclusive to all.

With your help the festival can certainly achieve this vision. Thank you!

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