And just like that, it’s February.

Another big month on the events calendar, there’s no shortage of things to get amongst across the Margaret River Region. Fitness fiends will already have the big sporting events in their sights, with the Busselton Jetty Swim a particular highlight for participants and spectators alike, as the foreshore comes alive with entertainment and plenty of family fun.

For those interested in taking things at more of a slower pace, take a look at the range of live music popping up across some of our favourite venues – with most events free entry.

Read on for some of the best events happening in February in the Margaret River Region.

There's plenty of community spirit at the Cowaramup Sundowner Concert Series.

Cowaramup Sundowner Concerts | Every Sunday in February

Cowaramup

Celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, the Cowaramup Sundowners are a much loved part of the annual calendar. Taking place every Sunday from 5pm throughout February in Pioneer Park, there will be performances from local musicians and food stalls serving up some yummy dinner options. Roll out your picnic blanket and enjoy this family friendly end to the weekend.

Club Marine Geographe Bay Race Week | 6 - 9 February

Geographe Bay

Did you know that WA’s premier yacht regatta is right here in the South West? The Club Marine Geographe Bay Race Week is full of fun for everyone, even if you don’t know your port from your starboard. There’s lots to keep busy with both on and off the water, with a nautical festival feel to all of the activities.

Get swept up in the excitement of Geographe Bay Race Week.

Kiteboarding Wave Nationals Titles | 10 - 13 February

Margaret River

As the pinnacle event of the Cabrinha National Wave Series, this contest will bring together some of the best wave riders to battle it out for the Australian Titles. It’s the first time it has been held in Margaret River, so make sure you head over to Main Break to catch some of the action. There will also be a program of evening activities happening around town to make sure that things are just as exciting off the water, keep an eye out on their Facebook page to stay in the loop.

Busselton Marathon, Half Marathon & Fun Run | 12 February

Busselton

Hopefully you’ve been training alongside all of that festive feasting recently, as the Busselton Marathon, Half Marathon and Fun Run is one of the most enjoyable courses to run in WA. The flattest route going around, the event is renowned for helping runners get that elusive ‘personal best’. For spectators it’s even better: you get to sit on the beach at Busselton’s beautiful foreshore and enjoy the atmosphere. Wins all round.

Aerial shot of swimmers and spectators with Busselton Jetty for the Busselton Jetty swim
The annual Busselton Jetty Swim is a highlight of the sporting calendar.

Busselton Jetty Swim | 13 February

Busselton

The Busselton Jetty Swim is one of the state’s most enjoyable and accessible open water swims. The pros will race the 3.6km swim in about 40 minutes, but it’s perfectly fine to take your time and clock in at the three hour mark – or spectate. There is also the option to compete as a team relay, and kids can get involved with the 222 metre swim. The celebrations are plentiful on land as well, with a great array of entertainment and festivities happening along the Busselton Foreshore.

Summer Breeze Sessions @ ArtGeo | 18 February

Busselton

Ready to catch some great live music outdoors in Busselton? Head down to The ArtGeo Courtyard and catch the next Summer Breeze Session !

For this month’s Summer Breeze Session, Albert Gray and Cleo & Co are taking the stage, the Breeze Bar will be serving refreshments and there is plenty of space on the lawn to bring a picnic and enjoy the show. Local band Cleo & Co shine with a fusion of rock, soul and pop with hints of jazz, while Albert Gray’s music captures the magnetism of life on the road and echo the raw emotional works of Ryan Adams delivered with the vocal charisma of Bill Withers.

Albert Gray @ Brewhouse | 20 February

Margaret River

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