Step into the Deni Ute Muster’s very own prehistoric world with the fascinating, family-friendly Dinkum Dinosaurs. Meet Ranger Jim and his team who combine dinosaur education and entertainment in an exciting exhibition and shows. Jim never fails to captivate the crowds with his demonstration of amazing dinosaurs followed by a much-loved comedy puppet show, guaranteed to make you laugh. Explore the animatronic dinosaur discovery trail and come face-to-face with Dillo the Dinosaur, a giant four metre friendly dinosaur. You’ll be able to get your groove on with Dillo who loves dancing with the little ones! Dinkum Dinosaurs is an impressive act not to be missed so don’t forget to check the program times closer to the Muster. With three shows each day, as well as Dillo Dinosaurs Dance Time, it will have you laughing, learning and leaving the kids obsessed with dinosaurs.
Rescue Dog Extravaganza
The Rescue Dog Extravaganza is a high energy dog show, consisting of a range of demonstrations and performances revolving around the amazing skills of the talented dogs that make up part of the Howling Husky Sled Dog Tours Company. These dogs consist of huskies, malamutes, and other polar crosses with over 85% of them being rescue dogs. The team will provide an educational, as well as entertaining and highly interactive experience.
Sick of walking, no worries, jump aboard the Muster Train and we will chauffeur you around the Festival Arena. Pick up will be from Gate 2, Gate 3, Gate 5 stopping at all your favourite places along the way.
Le Petite Grande
The team from Laughter House entertainment will be bringing their Le Petite Grande performance tent, where they will house some hilarious acts. Stay tuned for what shows they will be performing!
Rock Climbing Wall
Climb above it all and check out the Festival Arena from 8m up! For those scared of heights, why not challenge yourself as the Rock Climbing Wall has full safety equipment so you need not worry about a thing.
The Superslide is an impressive 4 lane, giant slide which is 12m high! Race your mates to the bottom and climb back up the stairs to do it all over again. This will be sure to get your heart racing.
The team from Twisted Science will be running the following workshops.
Measure, mix, and create amazing slime. Is it solid or liquid? Take your creation home for more science fun. Slime is one of the coolest polymers out there and we make ours with a whole lot of laughter!
Super Bouncy Balls
Make your own super bouncy balls – so much bouncy action in a cool ball. You’ll love it!
Fancy some time out? Bring the kids to the Muster Sandpit where they will be able to spend hours building castles and utes while you relax and watch their wonderful creations unfold from the seating area.
Peter Hodge Camel Rides
Take a ride over the Muster Plains and see the festival arena from on the back of these majestic animals. Peter Hodge has been raising camels for over two decades so don’t miss out on meeting his clever companions. Our favourites are Arnold and Cappuccino.
We are lucky enough to have the best whip crackers in the country putting on a show for the Deni Ute Muster patrons. Having travelled from all corners of Australia to be here, you will be blown away by the talent as the Riverina Whip Cracking Challenge takes place.
Fancy giving it a go for yourself? Have a crack in the Novice event which will take place at 3pm Friday.
Come and see the axes fly at the Wood Chop Demonstrations. There will be a wide range of cutters including juniors, pro’s and sawyers. There are no logs too big for these wood chopping fanatics.
ARB Bullride Spectacular
Come along and witness the most heart pounding sport on earth at the Bull Ride Spectacular. The 2022 Bull Ride will feature the best bucking bulls from the Woodall’s Rodeo stock.
Watch them rapidly charge out the chutes and experience the longest 8 seconds of your life. Can the rider hold on for that long or not?
Competitor informationEntries open on Thursday 22nd & Friday 23rd September 9am – 5pm. Cancel outs and late entries open Monday 26th September 9am – Midday. Please call Lainey on 0427 814 449. If unanswered please leave a message with your name, event, contact number.
Deni Ute Muster entry included in entry fee.
If you think you have what it takes to get the crowd going and WOW the judges then these are the competitions for you. Once again we will be running the Circlework, Barrel Race and Go to Wo so take your pick, or enter all 3!
The amazing Fusion Group will be running free children’s activities from 9am each day, including cookie decorating, face painting, woodwork, crafts, games and much more! Baby change and Mothers area are available here as well as free tea and coffee. A place where everyone is welcome to sit down and recharge their batteries before heading back out to enjoy the entertainment.
Would it even be a Deni Ute Muster without the everyone’s favourite corner – Carnival Corner! We have all the crowd favourites including dodgem cars, a Ferris wheel and fast paced rides for the adrenaline junkies.
Show n Shine
The Coates Hire Show n Shine is not to be missed! Displaying the best Utes from all over Australia, this competition is the perfect opportunity to showcase your Ute and prove why it is the best of its kind. Competitors will also have the opportunity to win $250 per category winner and have a chance at taking home the whopping $4,000 and the prestigious title of ‘Ute of the Year’ winner.
Categories this year are:
- Best BnS Ute
- Best Street Ute
- Best 4×4 Ute
- Best Themed Ute
- Best Chicks Ute
- Best Country Ute
- Best Classic Ute
- Most Flags
- Furthest Travelled
- Loudest V6
- Loudest V8
- Loudest Diesel
Mini Muster Mobeel Competition
Last year being the first for this competition saw many AMAZING mini mobeels getting around the Muster site. Bringing the competition back again this year we are expecting even more customised wagons, prams and pulleys, so don’t miss out on your chance to be part of the fun!
When: Saturday 1st Oct at 9:30am
Where: Coates Hire Show n Shine Arena
How to enter: Easy, just turn up on the day!
The winning family will receive 2 x 2023 Adult Deni Ute Muster tickets.
All mobeel entrants (kids) will receive a small gift bag. Thank you to our sponsor Care South.
We are thrilled to have our Tradie Challenge back for another year. This year we are building Cubby Houses which will be donated to families in need.
Half gameshow, half party. All you need is a little sense of humour and the ability to laugh at yourself. During the show the bingo numbers continually prompt snippets of songs, jokes and air guitar competitions that make the crowd the stars of the show. There will be one show each day, with the Saturday show attempting to be Australia’s Biggest Bogan Bingo in front of the Main Stage so don’t miss out!
Jetpack Entertainment will wow the crowds with their water-powered jetpack / flyboard devices, powered by a 330hp Seadoo Jetski. The Jetski pumps up to 10,000Litres of water a minute to make the jetpacks fly up to 20 meters in the air! The performers do it in a 1-meter-deep inflatable pool.
Jetpack Entertainment is the only company in the world touring with this completely portable pool performance with world ranked Hydroflight athletes performing at this years’ event.
Check them out here @jetpackevents #jetpackentertainment
Crocodile Obstacle Course
Calling all kids, come and burn some energy on our giant obstacle course. You cannot miss it; it is the giant crocodile shaped inflatable!
Bluey Live Interactive Experience
See Bluey and her little sister Bingo during their Live Interactive Experience at the Deni Ute Muster.
Catch this adorable duo and their friends on stage for 5 Live Interactive Experiences over the weekend.
Get ready to play Magic Asparagus, Magic Xylophone, Keepy Uppy and more with your favourite Heeler duo.
After each show there will be the chance to meet Bluey and Bingo in person for smiles, photos and plenty of flossing of course! Spots will be limited with more information to follow closer.
Geelong Helicopters are back operating joy flights over the famous Deni Ute Muster site. See if you can spot your campsite from the thousands below!
Look to the sky on Saturday night and enjoy the amazing fireworks display by the one and only Howard & Sons Pyrotechnics.