Newspaper article Daily News (Warwick, Australia)

Thousands Flock to Final J&J Weekend

Newspaper article Daily News (Warwick, Australia)

Thousands Flock to Final J&J Weekend

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Kirstin Payne

Reporter

J & J visitors

Jazz @ the Gallery: 1500 visitors

Killarney Bonfire night: 2000+ visitors

Midweek: 7000+ visitors

Grand car rally: 1500 visitors

THE quirky, crafty, curious and downright talented are set to swarm the popular haunts of the Rose City today and tomorrow as the Jumpers and Jazz festival winds up with a bang.

For the event organisers the end of another J&J does not prompt a sigh of relief, simply a sigh of satisfaction as yet again visitor numbers have continued to climb.

Over the past 10 days of the festival the streets of the town have been explored by an estimated 7000 visitors during the weekdays alone.

Further crowds have been drawn from as far away as New Zealand specifically for events like the Killarney Bonfire Night, Grand Car Rally and tomorrow's Picnic in the Park.

"I think we are being conservative on estimates," Warwick Tourism and Events CEO Tracy Vellacott said while reviewing visitor numbers. …

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