Down Under Fest

A Joey in a pouch (that isn't its mother's) at Down Under Fest 2012

Down Under Fest took place over Memorial Day weekend in Cumming, GA, and hundreds of Aussies, Americans, locals and travellers alike got to experience a taste of Aussie life in the American sun. On board were Aussie musicians, a petting zoo with kangaroos, a footy lots of Aussie food and gift vendors and plenty of activities [...]

My Fox Atlanta Reporter Paul Miliken gets a taste of Aussie kulcha

This weekend, the Down Under Fest took place in Cumming, Georgia. As the rest of the USA remembered fallen soldiers and took place in leisurely BBQs, a large area just outside of Atlanta was designated an Australian wonderland. My Fox News Atlanta was there to cover the activities.

Paul Killingley, in motion

Down Under Fest hits just outside of Atlanta this weekend, and the state of Georgia’s getting ready by tuning into all things Australian. To introduce the festival, Paul Killingley, an Aussie entertainer who plays guitar and didgeridoo, appeared on CBS’ Better Mornings Atlanta to talk about all things Australian – Vegemite, Lamingtons, and ‘chucking a [...]


The Down Under Fest is finally here! The ultimate event for Australian culture in America is coming this Memorial Day weekend in Cumming, GA. If you’re heading down, don’t forget to tag your instagram photos with #ustralian, your tweets with #downunderfest and send your snaps to We’ll be including them in our Down Under Fest [...]


Next weekend, the Down Under Fest takes over Polo Fields in Cumming, Georgia. And yes, there will be kangaroos, sports, boomerangs, beer and of course vegemite involved in the celebration.

Photo by Rafe Baron

Last week was a week of solemnity when we commemorated Anzac day and all that it entailed. This week, we don’t get to rest – there are a lot of amazing Aussie events happening around the country.