Queen's Baton Relay 2018

Sun 28 Jan 2018

Time: From 8am

Don't miss the spectacular arrival of the Queen's Baton into Wagga Wagga on its way to the Gold Coast for the Commonwealth Games.

Wagga Wagga will be the first official host in New South Wales along the relay route, arriving into Bolton Park and then making its way through the city streets.

The Queen’s Baton carries a message from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II calling athletes from across the Commonwealth to come together in peaceful and friendly competition.

Starting on 13 March 2017 at Buckingham Palace, the Baton has already begun an epic 388-day journey through all nations and territories of the Commonwealth.

The Queen’s Baton will arrive on the Gold Coast for the XXI Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony on 4 April 2018, where Her Majesty, or a representative, will remove the message from the Baton and read it aloud to officially open the Games.

Events to welcome the Queen’s Baton to Wagga Wagga at Bolton Park will include a free breakfast from 8am, followed by the official ceremony from 9am.

There’ll also be free sporting activities for kids with the PCYCLittle KickersWagga Swim Club and Wagga Wagga Crows Junior Rugby Union Club all in attendance.

The Queen’s Baton will be live in the city from 10am to 11am.

Cost: Free
Location: Bolton Park, cnr Morgan & Tarcutta Streets, Wagga Wagga
Contact: Wagga Wagga City Council on 1300 292 442

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