Brighter Days Festival
VIC Labour Day Weekend
7 - 9 March 2020
Proudly presented by
Harley-Davidson Financial Services


Raffle Winners

Congratulations to our raffle winners!
1st prize: Santanna Thomas
Ticket No: 2129
Brighter Days Ford Mustang
With thanks to Bayford Ford and Mustang Motorsport

2nd prize: Melanie Lunt
Ticket No: 4130
Harley-Davidson Road Glide Special
With thanks to Harley-Davidson Australia

3rd prize: John Chesser
Ticket No: 0012
Ducati Multistrada 950
With thanks to Fraser Harley-Davidson

4th prize: Mick Gambin
Ticket No: 3504
Harley-Davidson Street 750
With thanks to H-Dtv and Geelong Harley-Davidson

5th prize: Phillip Rubbina
Ticket No: 2879
Kincrome Tool Workshop
With thanks to Kincrome

6th prize: Jason Renny
Ticket No: 2615
1 x double pass to 10 Premier Artist Headline Shows
With thanks to Premier Artists

The lucky winner of the 5 or More Draw: Sal Morabito
Ticket No: 5OMD-92
Noosa Holiday with airfares and spending money
With thanks to Arrow Wood Products

Thanks to everyone who bought a ticket to support our charities:

DEBRA Australia
EB Research Foundation
Cooper Trewin Memorial SUDC Research Fund


Brighter Days Festival 2019 Entertainment and Events Schedule

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Raffle results

Download the results of our 2018 raffle.


BEST CUSTOM - Brendan - Entry 58 - 1910 Board Track Racer
BEST ORIGINAL CONDITION - Sean - Entry 48 - 1925 J-Model
BEST MODIFIED - Matt - Entry 33 - 2015 H-D Breakout
BEST CLASIC - Michael - Entry 17 - 1930 V-Series
BEST EUROPEAN - Steve - Entry 10 - 1972 Ducati Scrambler
BEST SOFTAIL - Ryan - Entry 38 - 1994 H-D Fatboy
BEST DYNA - Kate - Entry 4 - 2012 Dyna Superglide
BEST TOURER - Darren - Entry 23 - 2016 H-D Road King
BEST BOBBER - Peter - Entry 64 - 1974 Shovelhead
BEST CAFE RACER - Glenn - Entry 68 - 1981 Honda 500
BEST PAINT - Kim - Entry 13 - 1992 Fatboy
COMMITTEE’S CHOICE - Sean - Entry 47 - 1972 XR-750
BEST JAPANESE - Steve - Entry 9 - 1969 Honda 450 Twin
BEST AMERICAN - Tim - Entry 5 - 1980 FLH
BEST CVO - John - Entry 35 - 2008 CVO Springer
DIRTIEST BIKE - Joel - Entry 61 - 1948 Chopper The Meteor
BEST BIKE IN SHOW - Joel - Entry 61 - 1948 Chopper The Meteor


BEST CUSTOM - Steve - Entry 34 - 1969 XY Ford Utility
BEST ORIGINAL - Daniel - Entry 13 - 1968 HK GTS Monaro Coupe
BEST CLASSIC - Stuart - Entry 37 - 1957 Chev Belair
BEST PAINT - Glynda - Entry 63 - 1971 XY GT Ford Falcon
BEST MUSCLE - Stephen - Entry 27 - 1968 Fort XT GT
BEST HOT ROD - Ian - 1934 Ford Coupe
COMMITTEE’S CHOICE - Brad - Entry 29 - 1975 HJ Monaro
BEST IN SHOW - Glynda - Entry 63 - 1971 XY GT Ford Falcon

2018 amazing chase RESULTS

1st...   The Legends
2nd...  Team supreme
3rd....  Rat Scott’s

Raffle was won by Ryan.

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SHUTTLE Bus Schedule

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Brighter Days Festival 2017 Wrap-Up

Well it's all over for another year...and I think anyone who attended would agree, the 2017 Brighter Days Festival smashed it out of the park!

All three days and nights of bikes, cars and music in the beautiful town of Bright, in the amazing setting by the river were just fantastic, as was the crowd and the amount of money raised! Read more.

RAFFLE winners

How awesome, ALL THREE raffle prize winners were in the crowd!!! 

And the winner is:

1st: P Brown. Ticket 1501 2017 Harley Ultra Limited kindly donated by Northside Harley-Davidson
2nd: L Sgambellon. Ticket 0523 Harley Street 500 kindly donated by H-Dtv
3rd: Mark Horsfield Ticket 1047 Kincrome Tool Workshop value $5000, kindly donated by Kincrome

Thanks everyone who purchased a ticket! We were SOLD OUT by Sat night - a magnificent effort from all.

Stay tuned for the wrap up of the whole weekend once we're sorted!

The Brighterdays Committee

GO LOCAL Magazine

Great write up about Brighter Days in 'Local GO Magazine Lifestyle Magazine Summer 2017'. Read more.

Event parking & public transport

There is no public CAR access or parking within the Festival Precinct at all over the weekend. (Motorbikes, Stall holders and Artists excepted). There is a dedicated Cooper Card Run parking and departure point for all participating cars located in the Rotary Slide Car Park. (See festival map on back page). Read more.

2017 Brighter Days Babes Longest Lunch

Proudly supported by e-Select Finance.

A great day for the babes to have a bit of ‘ME’ time. Join us for a memorable dining experience at one of Victoria’s most spectacular venues, Boynton’s Feathertop Winery. Read more.

Brighter Days Festival 2016 Wrap-Up

Well definitely brighter and most definitely bigger, the 2016 Brighter Days Festival is over for another year. With an estimated crowd of between 20-30 thousand for the weekend, this festival is now officially on the map. Proudly sponsored by Harley-Davidson Financial Services and H-Dtv, the annual Victorian Labour Day weekend in March was deemed a huge success. Read more.

Hog Magazine Article

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Brighter Days Foundation

Supporting children's charities

Major Sponsors

  • Harley Davidson logo
  • Northside Harley Davidson