LOCAL EVENTS

Local Events

WHAT’S ON IN & AROUND PORT FAIRY


JANUARY

Moyneyana FestivalYour opportunity to relax and enjoy what Port Fairy has to offer over the summer holiday period
Open Day of Historic Buildings
Lions Club Art Show

FEBRUARY

Port Fairy Farmers MarketHeld every 3rd Saturday on the Village Green, corner Sackville and Bank Streets

MARCH

Port Fairy Folk Festival Australia’s world famous independent music festival presents major international and national folk, trad and roots music artists during a four-day festival of folk, country, Celtic, blues, jazz, bluegrass, traditions, contemporary, singers, songwriters, acoustic rock and world roots music.
• Port Fairy Farmers Market – Held every 3rd Saturday on the Village Green, corner Sackville and Bank Streets 

APRIL

Woody’s Murray-to-Moyne 24 hour 520kmTeam Cycle Relay Event 
• Mutton birds migrate
• Historical Society Pioneer Dinner
Koroit Irish Festival Join the friendly folk of Koroit for some traditional and not-so-traditional Irish games, music, dancing, a fabulous street parade and some good craic.
• Port Fairy Farmers Market Held every 3rd Saturday on the Village Green, corner Sackville and Bank Streets 

MAY

• Warrnambool May Race Carnival
• Port Fairy Farmers Market – Held every 3rd Saturday on the Village Green, corner Sackville and Bank Streets 

JUNE

Winter Weekends in Port Fairy 
1) Winter Weekend launch at the Whale Bone Gallery
2) ‘Kids activity tent’
3) ‘Find That Photo’ treasure hunt
4) Fishing clinic
5) Golf competition
6) Rock wall climbing & bungie
7) Port Fairy & District Community Bank Dachshund Dash
8) Dogs Breakfast
Port Fairy Farmers Market Held every 3rd Saturday on the Village Green, corner Sackville and Bank Streets 
Southern right whales arrive
Warrnambool Fun 4 Kids Festival

JULY

Winter Weekends in Port Fairy 
• Port Fairy Farmers Market – Held every 3rd Saturday on the Village Green, corner Sackville and Bank Streets 

AUGUST

• Port Fairy Farmers Market – Held every 3rd Saturday on the Village Green, corner Sackville and Bank Streets 

SEPTEMBER

ExLibris Book FairHuge antiquarian and second-hand book sale. Literary sessions with local and visiting writers. Poetry readings over coffee and cake. Sessions held in charming, intimate, historic venues
• Mutton Birds fly into Griffiths Island
• Port Fairy Farmers Market – Held every 3rd Saturday on the Village Green, corner Sackville and Bank Streets 
OCTOBER

Port Fairy Spring Music Festival The festival presents classical and contemporary ensemble music in fresh and collaborative programming
• Port Fairy Farmers Market – Held every 3rd Saturday on the Village Green, corner Sackville and Bank Streets
NOVEMBER

• Port Fairy Show – enjoy the horses, animals and arts and crafts
• Koroit Show
• Heritage Discovery Weekend
• Tarerer Gathering of the clans – Indigenous and other Australian – Cultural, Music, Dance, Film, Food, Art, Community
• Port Fairy Farmers Market – Held every 3rd Saturday on the Village Green, corner Sackville and Bank Streets
DECEMBER

• Carols by Candlelight – on the Village Green
• New Year’s Eve Processions and fireworks
Moyneyana Festival commences Christmas Eve
• Port Fairy Farmers Market – Held every 3rd Saturday on the Village Green, corner Sackville and Bank Streets
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