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Jazz by the Bay

01/06/2018 - 04/06/2018

Get down to Dunsborough and surrounds for hot jazz, sultry soul and foot stomping funk this June long weekend. Jazz by the Bay happens across Dunsborough, Busselton and Margaret River with the festival hub at Lions Park, Dunsborough where there are free community concerts on…

Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival

01/06/2018 @ 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until 03/06/2018

The Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival is a three-day storytelling spectacular held from 01-03 June 2018. For the 10th year anniversary of this annual event, the hub of the festival will be held at Voyager Estate winery with additional workshops and feature events held…

South West Mudfest


For some, winter means cosying up in front of a wood fire, drinking big mugs of hot Milo and knitting scarves. For others, it means flinging themselves into huge mud puddles, down slippery slides and over unyielding obstacles. If that gets your heart racing, then…

Busselton Chevron City to Surf for Activ

29/07/2018 @ 7:00 am - 11:00 am

The Chevron City to Surf for Activ is back in Busselton for the fifth year and whether you run, walk or roll your way through the 4km or 12km, the atmosphere is contagious! It’s a day of fun and fitness, a celebration of inspiration and…

Augusta Adventure Fest Rapid Ascent 2018

03/11/2018 - 04/11/2018

Hanging out for your next adventure? The new-look Augusta Adventure Fest hosted by Rapid Ascent features a NEW FUEL-INJECTED FORMAT this November with new standalone races on Saturday, and the return of the non-stop adventure race on Sunday! Swim | Paddle | Trail Run |…

IRONMAN 70.3 Western Australia 2018

01/12/2018 @ 5:30 am - 11:30 pm
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One event on 02/12/2018 at 5:30 am

IRONMAN 70.3 Western Australia will be staged alongside the legendary IRONMAN Western Australia event that will take place in Busselton on 2 December 2018. Incorporating the iconic Busselton Jetty, IRONMAN Western Australia is renowned worldwide for being the place to go for a personal best.…

IRONMAN 70.3 Western Australia 2018

02/12/2018 @ 5:30 am - 11:30 pm

IRONMAN 70.3 Western Australia will be staged alongside the legendary IRONMAN Western Australia event that will take place in Busselton on 2 December 2018. Incorporating the iconic Busselton Jetty, IRONMAN Western Australia is renowned worldwide for being the place to go for a personal best.…

Western Australian Circus Festival 2019

18 January 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 20 January 2019 @ 12:00 am

Held over two glorious days on the weekend of January 19th and 20th, the WA Circus Festival is set in the unique and picturesque surrounds of Karridale. The forest comes alive with the sound of whoops, whistles, and cheers as entertainment runs from the evening…

Busselton Jetty Swim

9 February 2019 - 10 February 2019

The Busselton Jetty Swim is a premier event on the WA sporting calendar and features a 3.6km ocean swim around the iconic Busselton Jetty. Entrants are invited to swim solo or in teams of two or four, and the event has grown from 82 participants…

Half Marathon & Fun Run – Busselton Foreshore

9 February 2019 @ 7:00 am - 10:00 am

The SunSmart Busselton Half Marathon & Fun Run will be held on Saturday, 9 February 2019 and is managed by the Busselton Runners Club. There are three courses to choose from; the half marathon (21.1km), 10km fun run, and 5km fun run. Walkers are welcome…

Sunsmart Busselton Jetty Swim

9 February 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on 10/02/2019 at 6:00 am

The premier ocean swim around the iconic Busselton Jetty, in the south west of Western Australia. Since 1996, the Busselton Jetty Swim has grown from a local event to an internationally recognized event.  In 2019, the event will attract 2700 competitors. The Sunsmart Busselton Jetty Swim 2019…

Augusta River Festival

3 March 2019

Craft and food stalls, water and land based activities, music and entertainment, fireworks!

The Leeuwin Concert 2019 with Paul Kelly

9 March 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Iconic Australian singer, songwriter and musician, Paul Kelly will headline the 35th annual Leeuwin Concert in Margaret River, Western Australia on Saturday March 9. Inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame in 1997, Paul Kelly has recorded over 21 studio albums, two live albums and…

Margaret River Region Open Studios

27 April 2019 - 12 May 2019

The Margaret River Region Open Studios is a 16-day event offering a trail of discovery for all art lovers. With over 100 artists, this is the largest event of it's kind. Artists and artisans are expected to open the doors to their art studios and…

Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival

3 May 2019 - 5 May 2019

Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival The Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival is a storytelling spectacular presented by Arts Margaret River, held on the picturesque grounds of Voyager Estate.  Hear established and emerging storytellers share their ‘wild, weird & wonderful’ stories at this not-to-be-missed event for…

Busselton Festival Of Triathlon

3 May 2019 @ 7:00 am - 5 May 2019 @ 5:00 pm

The 2019 SunSmart Busselton Festival of Triathlon, will take place from Saturday 4 May– Sunday 5 May. In addition to the SunSmart IRONMAN 70.3, which will remain the premier event of the festival, we will also host an Open Water Swim, SunSmart Kids Triathlon and…

Margaret River Ultra Marathon

4 May 2019 - 5 May 2019

The Margaret River Ultra Marathon boasts 80 kilometres of magnificent trail running through one of Australia’s most beautiful regions; Margaret River in south-west Western Australia. It will take runners on a journey through a diverse range of breathtaking landscapes, starting at Hamelin Bay in the…

The Margaret River Pro 2019

29 May 2019 @ 7:30 am - 4 June 2019 @ 5:00 pm

The Margaret River Pro forms part of the World Surf League (WSL) World Championship Tour (WCT), where the top ranked 34 male and top ranked 16 female surfers compete over a 12-day period. This is one of eleven WCT events globally, which occur at iconic…

Jazz By The Bay

31 May 2019 - 3 June 2019

Warm up your winter at Jazz by the Bay, where some of the best live jazz, funk and soul acts take over Western Australia’s humming coastal communities of Dunsborough, Busselton and Margaret River. The four-day festival pairs jazz with the region’s best gourmet food and…

Meet the Winemakers Masterclass at Xanadu Wines

1 June 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2 June 2019 @ 3:00 pm

Discerning wine lovers should head south for the WA Day long weekend to enjoy a special event to celebrate Xanadu Winery’s new flagship releases. Meet the winemakers in an exclusive masterclass in the Barrel Hall and be amongst the first to taste some very special…

14th Annual Margaret River Art Auction

21 September 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Annual Margaret River Art Auction is now in its 14th year. This popular event continues to showcase diverse works from the region’s most prominent artists, high-profile interstate contributors, and emerging local artists. Our 2019 event will be held on Saturday 21 September at the…

Cape to Cape MTB

17 October 2019 - 20 October 2019

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South West Mudfest

29 October 2019 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am

Grab your mates, grab your kids or grab your dog – the mud run for everyone returns to Bootleg Brewery in 2019 promising the ultimate spring holiday fun! We’re the craziest, funniest and muddiest obstacle race in the South West, and all about having a…

Western Australia Gourmet Escape

15 November 2019 @ 9:00 am - 17 November 2019 @ 8:00 pm

Buy your tickets and transport at your local visitor centre!

IRONMAN Western Australia 2019

1 December 2019 @ 6:45 am - 2 December 2019 @ 12:00 am

IRONMAN Western Australia returns to the beautiful coastal town of Busselton on December 1, 2019 A stalwart of the Asia Pacific triathlon scene since 2004, IRONMAN Western Australia takes place in the scenic town of Busselton, in the south-west region of the vast state of…

Emergence Creative Festival

20/02/2020 @ 9:00 am - 22/02/2020 @ 5:00 pm

EMERGENCE CREATIVE IS ON HOLD FOR 2019 BUT WILL BE RETURNING IN 2020. STAY TUNED The Emergence Creative Festival will take a 'Gap Year' for 2019 to focus on some of the great Emergence Creative Projects we are planning in 2019. After kicking off in…

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