Armidale celebrates the 25th annual Autumn Festival

Congratulations to winners of the Armidale Autumn Festival Grand Parade:

Bands: Marching Koalas

Schools: A tie between Minimbah and Montessori, highly commended St Mary's

Businesses: Fairy Shop, highly commended Bupa

Community: Scouts, highly commended St Albert's College

And the OVERALL WINNER... The Fairy Shop!

NOT even Mother Nature could rain on the Autumn Festival parade, the streets were lined with onlookers who cheered as bands, elaborate floats and even a giant foam star made their way down the main streets of the CBD.

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