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Welcome to Festival of Fisher's Ghost
|Each November, the legendary Festival of Fisher's Ghost comes alive in Campbelltown. The Festival is steeped in history, dating back to 1956. It is named after Australia's most famous ghost, Frederick Fisher.|
Held over 10 days, the Festival features the spectacular Street Parade, the prestigious Fisher's Ghost Art Award, annual Fisher's Ghost Fun Run, a Street Fair, Craft Exhibition, open days and a giant carnival with fireworks.
Be part of the legend and enjoy the many events on offer - if you dare!
The 2016 Festival will run from 4 November to 13 November.
Campbelltown's Biggest Celebration
|Campbelltown City Council is proud to bring you one of the longest running community events in Australia, celebrating its 60th year in 2015. |
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The Legend of
|Almost four months after the mysterious disappearance of local farmer, Fred Fisher, in 1826 a strange occurrence took place in a local hotel. On that memorable night, a wealthy and respectable farmer, John Farley, stumbled into a local hotel in a state of shock. John claimed he had seen the ghost of Fred Fisher sitting on the rail of a bridge over a creek. The ghost pointed to a paddock down the creek then faded away.|