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Viva Walhalla!

August lights up in Walhalla

Walhalla Vinter Ljusfest has got off to a good start with many visitors returning after last year's cancellation.

The theme of historic town's festival of lights is 'Viva Walhalla', coming on the 40th anniversary of the death of Elvis Presley.

Russell Wright from the Walhalla & Mountain Rivers Tourism Association says attractions like live Elvis shows, the light train and ghost tours are filling up accommodation.

"We've seen some great numbers visiting the township and it's early days into the festival yet," said Russell, "but numbers are expected to grow as the month goes on."

"The accommodation providers are reporting very full bookings well into the month ahead."

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Walhalla Vinter Ljusfest - 1 to 27 August, 2017

The Valley of the Gods shines in August with special lighting, moving images and sound. The display occurs every night starting from 6.30pm to 9pm and is free to view for all visitors to Walhalla.

The theme for 2017 is "VIVA Walhalla!" Be prepared for some great times during the Ljusfest.

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