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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Alice in Pantoland at Margaret River HEART

11 March 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Ever wondered what goes on when the theatre lights go out and the characters have left the stage? Do Cinderella, Bo-Peep and Goldilocks hang out together? What happens when you mix pirates, monsters, fairies and witches? Welcome to the wonderful world of Pantoland, home of…

Undalup Bunuru Festival

Undalup Bunuru Festival 2021

13 March 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Act-Belong-Commit Undalup Bunuru Festival 2021 The Act Belong Commit Undalup Bunuru Festival will be held on Saturday, March 13th at Riflebutts Reserve, Prevelly Beach, in Margaret River. The Bunuru Festival is designed particularly with children and families in mind. It is a smoke and alcohol-free…

Take a Seat Outdoors Art Exhibition

14 March 2021 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Featuring Seats of Art created by local artists & artisans and exhibited in a private outdoor garden setting. A large number of unique and diverse seats will be displayed and available to purchase. Including recycled materials, timber, iron, metal, fabrics and more in 3D or…

HEART Cinema: Inventing Tomorrow

HEART Cinema: Inventing Tomorrow (PG)

15 March 2021 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Harmony Week is an opportunity for all Western Australians to celebrate our vibrant multicultural State. The week runs from 15–21 March every year and encourages everyone to experience, explore and appreciate WA’s wealth of cultural, religious, linguistic and ethnic diversity. Come along to our special…

Walking Through History Talk: Hadrian’s Wall – Margaret River Library

18 March 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Pam Lynch is a Perth author and motivational speaker with a passion for hiking, travel and Romano-British history. Pam has a first-class honours degree and a PhD in Classics and Ancient History from the University of Western Australia, and a passionate fascination for the archaeology…

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World Food Twilight Market – Margaret River

19 March 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The World Food Twilight Market will see up to 14 local ‘world food’ vendors serving affordable ready-to-go food and beverages from around the globe to the community. This twilight market will essentially be an international food hall held outside in the Margaret River HEART Soundshell…

HEART Cinema: High Ground

HEART Cinema: High Ground (MA15+)

19 March 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm
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Starring an all Australian cast with Simon Baker, Jacob Junior Nayinggul and Jack Thompson. Set against the stunning landscapes of 1930s Arnhem Land, High Ground chronicles young Aboriginal man Gutjuk, who in a bid to save the last of his family teams up with ex-soldier…

A Special Argyle Diamond Event at JahRoc

Argyle Pink Diamonds & Jewellery at JahRoc

20 March 2021 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

With the closure of the iconic Argyle Diamond in November 2020, there has been an unstoppable demand for these truly limited pink diamonds that have maintained strong value appreciation. JahRoc Galleries invite you to view the largest collection of Argyle origin pink diamonds and jewellery…

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Backstories Margaret River

27 March 2021 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Backstories is a multi-sited storytelling festival located in the suburbs of Perth and regional Western Australia. Spend a lazy afternoon with friends and family in the comfort of your neighbour’s backyard and enjoy hearing from two trained storytellers. Bring a picnic, something to sit on,…

Ben Elton - Live 2021

Ben Elton – Live 2021 at HEART Margaret River

29 March 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on 30/03/2021 at 7:30 pm

Due to overwhelming demand Ben Elton has added a second date to his ‘Live 2021’ show at the Margaret River HEART. All dates Mon 29 March 2021, 7:30pm to 8:40pm – Margaret River, Margaret River HEART – EXTRA & FINAL SHOW Tue 30 March 2021,…

Vasse Art Award

3 April 2021 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until 10/04/2021

Art award, exhibition and art sales. Showcasing up to 250 art works from local, state and interstate artists. First prize $8000. Over $13,000 in prizes. The Vasse Art Award (VAA) launched in 2004 as a fundraiser for a small country primary school and has since…

Grace Under Pressure – Theatre Show – Margaret River HEART

22 April 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Health professionals are with us when we’re born, and they’re with us when we die. They devote their lives to caring for us, but how do we care for them? Can a doctor or nurse give a patient the best possible care if he or…

Grace Under Pressure at Margaret River HEART

22 April 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Arts Margaret River presents An Alternative Facts production. Grace Under Pressure by David Williams & Paul Dwyer in collaboration with the Sydney Arts & Health Collective Health professionals are with us when we’re born, and they’re with us when we die. They devote their lives…

Elvis: If I Can Dream - Elvis Presley Tribute Show

Elvis: If I Can Dream – Elvis Presley Tribute Show

30 April 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Come and celebrate the magical hits of The King Of Rock n Roll in a sensational 2 hour concert spectacular! All of Elvis’ No 1 hits will be performed in the original style that made Elvis the greatest performer that ever lived. Internationally acclaimed sensation…

WAYJO - Basie and Beyond

Basie and Beyond at HEART Margaret River

5 May 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The West Australian Jazz Youth Orchestra are coming to Margaret River HEART, Wednesday May 5th! The WAYJO MinterEllison Monday Night Orchestra invites you on a bold jazz journey from Basie and into the big band beyond… Enjoy classic big band repertoire, artfully paired with reinvented…

Margaret River Reader and Writers Festival

Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival

14 May 2021 - 16 May 2021

Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival 2021 The Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival is a storytelling spectacular held in the heart of the Margaret River region. Hear established and emerging storytellers share stories at this not-to-be-missed event for anyone who loves arts, culture, books and Margaret…

Emergence Creative Festival

9 June 2021 @ 9:00 am - 11 June 2021 @ 5:00 pm

After it's debut launch in 2012, the Emergence Creative Festival has developed a strong community of creatives in the world of visual art, advertising, media, and music. This June, the iconic Margaret River Region becomes a creative playground for one of the world’s most inspiring…

A Taste of Ireland - Margaret River

A Taste of Ireland – Margaret River

3 July 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

‘A Taste of Ireland―The Irish Music & Dance Sensation’ comes to Margaret River for the first time with a performance that is ‘Celtic―for this generation’. Laugh, cry and jig into the night with a show that has entertained thousands. Hot off its premiere New York…

Undalup NAIDOC Festival

10 July 2021

Get involved in NAIDOC week on Wadandi Boodja. The Undalup Association will celebrate this year's NAIDOC week with a festival for all to participate in. This year's theme is 'Heal country, heal our nation'. Healing Country means embracing First Nation’s cultural knowledge and understanding of…

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Cabin Fever Festival 2021

16 July 2021 - 25 July 2021

This winter, put a hold on hibernation with more than 25 unique events throughout the Margaret River region!
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Margaret River Region Open Studios

Margaret River Region Open Studios 2021

11 September 2021 - 26 September 2021

The Margaret River Region Open Studios returns 11 to 26 September 2021, 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…

Strings Attached Festival 2021

8 October 2021 - 10 October 2021

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…

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