AUTUMN FESTIVALSby PORT FAIRY & REGION VISITOR INFORMATION CENTRE
As a region with a rich heritage influenced by its historical ties, Port Fairy has no shortage of cultural richness, and its Autumn events showcase this variety with amazing color and vibrancy.
We bring you a curated pick of Autumns unmissable festivals, from around the Port Fairy region.
Music in the Vines - 2 March 2019
Macarthur's community run Music in the Vines Festival is a one-day event with a great line-up of regional artists, local food, and wines from the Henty Wine Region held at the Suffoir Winery & Brewery two kilometers west of Macarthur.
The festival also hosts an emerging talent competition, with young and up-and-coming acts and bands invited to enter, perform at the festival, and go in the running for prizes.
Buses will be running to this is family-friendly festival from Hamilton, Warrnambool, Port Fairy, Hawkesdale, Portland and Heywood showcasing what the Macarthur region has to offer.
Port Fairy Folk Festival - 8 - 11 March 2019
Australia's world famous Port Fairy Folk Festival is a major event presenting international and national artists in a four day festival of music, arts and culture.
Port Fairy Folk Festival was established in 1977 by Jamie McKew and members of the Geelong Folk Music Club. In 39 whirlwind years Jamie produced 40 outstanding festivals that put Port Fairy up front and centre on the world stage of folk music. This festival is now a part of the DNA of this wonderful township and reinforces its rich cultural traditions as well celebrating new and innovative music and art.
Koroit Irish Festival - 27 - 29 April 2019
Koroit Irish Festival celebrates all that's Irish in this little patch of green in south west Victoria. The festival, hosted around the small town of Koroit, goes for three days every April. The festival host a stack of live Irish music, dancing, the Australian Danny Boy Championship, kids activities and street entertainment.