Moyneyanna Festival

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.

Port Fairy Folk Festival

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

April 2018

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.


Port Fairy Winter Weekends

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. 

Ex Libris Port Fairy Festival of Words

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.

Port Fairy Spring Music Festival

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.