Cultural Events & Festivals

Tall trees, calm white sandy beaches, ribboning vineyards, natural amphitheatres and bustling main streets combine with sunny days and starry nights to provide the perfect setting for cultural events and festivals.

Music, art and cinema all make an appearance on the festival calendar and the events range from major concerts to smaller gigs, screenings and performances.

The arts and culture scene in Your Margaret River Region is thriving, which is attracting international and national artists and creating our own. Check out the cultural festivals and events calendar.

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Yagu Gurlbari (Big Secret) @ ArtGeo

5 July 2019 @ 10:00 am - 28 August 2019 @ 4:00 pm

ART ON THE MOVE touring exhibition Yagu Gurlbarl (Big Secret) presents a collection by renowned artist Julie Dowling. The exhibition centres on the theme of slavery of First Nations Peoples in Australia, in past centuries and current Australian society. The exhibition presents a series of…

The Greater Your Storm the Brighter Your Rainbow

5 August 2019 - 18 August 2019

As Park ot the Pinking up the Region event the Mrgaret River Galelry has created an exhibition based on pink with the focus artpiece being by Hayley Welsh "The Greater Your Storm the Brighter Your Rainbow" The Margaret River Gallery is proud to be part…

Sip & Draw @ The Pourhouse

21 August 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 25/09/2019

Hey Everyone, The Pour House bar and kitchen is happy to welcome back Pam and the Sip and Draw crew. Come down and join us for some live drawing every Wednesday evening from 6:30 to 7:30. Sit back draw and sip down on some wine.…

In My Blood It Runs – Cinefest Augusta Opening Night

28 August 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Augusta premieres the observational documentary In My Blood it Runs, told from the perspective of a 10-year-old Aboriginal boy in Alice Springs, struggling to balance his traditional Arrernte/Garrwa upbringing with a State education. Drinks and a spread of tasty treats will be served prior to the screening…

Cinefest Augusta Community Screenings

30 August 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on 31/08/2019 at 10:00 am

2019 CINEFESTOZ FREE COMMUNITY SCREENINGS “AACTA Inspired”. This year's Community Screenings Program is a celebration of Australian Academy Cinema Television Arts (AACTA) nominated and awarded feature films, showcasing the best cinema Australia has had on offer for the past 10 years. Come along and enjoy…

LIFE Stand up Comedy

12 September 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Join Jon Pinder, Michael Gledhill and Simone Springer three of Perth best comics for a night of Killer Comedy. Jon Pinder: Winner of WA Raw State Final and Best Joke Laugh Resort 2018 Mick Gledhill: Raw State finalist. As seen on Comedy panel pontificants. Simone…

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…

Strings Attached Festival

11 October 2019 @ 9:00 am - 13 October 2019 @ 5:00 pm

Staged over 3 days in Margaret River, Strings Attached is a celebration of Players, Makers & Collectors; lovers of guitars, basses, ukuleles, mandolins, banjos and more. Showcasing Exhibitions, Performances, Masterclasses & Workshops, this will be a festival with much to offer both the local community from which it has sprung, and enthusiasts…

Christmas Exhibition

19 December 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

An exhibition of paintings , ceramics and sculpture by interstate , overseas and local artists. Paintings by the renowned Christopher Lees and Chris Bellamy depict the Australian landscape in subtle surrealist and hyper realistic themes. Ceramicist Maria Chatzinikolaki and wood worker Ian Thwaites respond with…

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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