WITH sold out sessions on Saturday and Sunday, event manager Jade Evans has labelled the inaugural Bathurst Fun Fair as an overwhelming success.
Held at the Bathurst Showground, the event had two sessions on both days, capped at 400 due to coronavirus regulations, with thorough cleaning held throughout the day.
Ms Evans said she was pleased with how well the event was received by the public.
"The mayor came down on Saturday and we had the police come down to check everything was COVID Safe and they were happy with it. We've passed with flying colours," she said.
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"The social distancing worked well, everyone followed the rules and we didn't need to ask anyone to leave.
"We're probably going to go through a pallet of handwash by the time we're finished. We're just so grateful for Bathurst and how people have embraced us."
Ms Evans said people were grateful for the opportunity to come and enjoy themselves at the fair.
"People are just happy to get out and enjoy some fun," she said.
"The carnival food and rides in Bathurst are always a hit, and the dole whip has gone amazingly well.
"We're grateful to be able to come to Bathurst. We normally operate during the show and the winter festival, so we're excited to have come here again."
The Fun Fair will continue next weekend and Ms Evans encouraged people to purchase their tickets online, to not be disappointed at the gate.
"Next weekend we'll definitely sell out," she said.
To purchase tickets for next weekend visit www.ticketebo.com.au.