24th December 2017 - 26th January 2018
Running annually from Christmas Eve (24 Dec) to Australia Day (26 Jan), Moyneyanna Festival ensures the phrase 'I'm bored' is never spoken, with all ages activities and music being rolled out daily. The Festival starts with a free BBQ, Santa and a sing-a-long on Christmas Eve. On New Year’s Eve the streets are lined with locals and visitors enjoying the vibrant colours and creativity of the old fashioned decorated float parade, followed by live music and fire-works into the night. Each day there are different events to suit all ages, like the duck derby on the river, classic wooden boats and much more.
9th - 12th March 2018
Forty thousand people descend on Port Fairy each Labour Day long weekend in March to experience the toe tappin’, thigh slappin’ Port Fairy Folk Festival - a world famous independent music festival featuring jazz, blues, folk, acoustic, country, rock, and bluegrass music.
Local performers and international artists showcase their talents across the four day event. From the formal main stage performances to the informal street busking, there is something for everyone. The festival has a mix of ticketed and free events featuring all musical genres.
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.
A series of weekends throughout June and July commencing Queens Birthday long weekend.
The Port Fairy Winter Weekends is a celebration of Port Fairy’s history, culture and community. Events are held across two themed series of weekends throughout June and July. The weekends celebrate food, wine, arts, performance and music community, showcasing the winter romance of Port Fairy's …..
Highlights of the festival include the markets, a gourmet lunch, art installations, roving entertainment and plenty of kid friendly activities.
Annually held on the second weekend in September, ‘Ex Libris - The Festival of Words’ presents a program to engage book lovers of all ages and tastes. These include workshops with visiting authors, often held in historic venues, allowing interaction between the writers and their audience.
Friday 13 - Sunday 15 October 2017
The Port Fairy Spring Music Festival was created in 1990 by the late British / Australian composer Michael Easton ARAM and the pianist Len Vorster and has been staged as an annual regional music festival since then.
The October festival presents classical and contemporary ensemble music in fresh and collaborative programming.
What's on in Port Fairy
Tower Hill Bush Walk and Wildlife Experience
Experience the unique environment, wildlife and indigenous culture as guests of Worn Gundidj Aboriginal Co-op at Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve.
Port Fairy Community House Market
The Port Fairy Community Market runs at Railway Place on the second and fourth Saturday of each month and weekly during January.
Port Fairy Farmers' Market
The Port Fairy Farmers' Market offers fruit, vegetables, flowers and honey in season, native, exotic and succulent plants, preserves, wine, cheese, cakes, eggs,...
Koroit Irish Festival
The Koroit Irish Festival has matured into a winning combination of its original, signature entertainment, and exciting new talent and events each year,...
Mills Cottage Conservations Tours
Enjoy a guided tour of Mills Cottage to hear about the recent conservation works currently being undertaken to the building, including plastering, carpentry...
Where Song Began - Port Fairy
‘Where Song Began’ is a musical celebration of Australia’s birds and how they shaped the world.