Events in the Margaret River this Winter
We love the Margaret River region in winter. Think beautiful blue skies, crisp air and the perfect time to explore the outdoors or sit by a cosy fireplace and enjoy your favourite wine.
Aside from visiting Brown Hill’s cellar door, there are plenty of incredible events and festivals in the Margaret River region to enjoy throughout the cooler months. So if you’re looking for a winter getaway destination – look no further!
Here are some of the key happenings for your diary.
1. Margret River Farmer’s Market I Every Saturday
The Margaret River Farmers’ Market has been operating for over 13 years and is an amazing showcase of the region’s local and organic produce. Running every Saturday from 8am to 12pm all year around, a trip to these markets are a must! Don’t rush your visit, it’s a great opportunity to wander around and sample some amazing fresh produce and mingle with the locals. Visit the website →
2. Truffle Kerfuffle, Australian Truffle Festival I June 22 - 24
This weekend-long celebration is of one of Australia’s most unique food and wine festivals. Taking place in Manjimup, the heart of Australian truffle country, you can go truffle hunting, meet truffle farmers and growers and indulge in indulgent truffle experiences with world-class chefs. Visit the website →
3. South West Mud Fest | 7 July
This event is one for the adventure-lovers who don’t mind getting dirty! South West Mud Fest is a 5km mud course that’s open to the whole family. It’s held out the back of the Bootleg Brewery in Willyabrup – so after the course you can enjoy a hot shower and then sample some of Bootleg’s famous brews. Visit the website →
4. Cabin Fever Festival | July 13 - 22
The 10-day Cabin Fever Festival is a celebration of all that is wonderful about Margaret River in winter. Think chocolate, cheese and coffee appreciation, wine dinners, bonfires, brews, live music and more. This year’s festival features more than 40 unique events throughout the region, from Busselton to Margaret River. Visit the website →
5. Yahava KoffeeWorks Latte Art Slam I 16 July
Local company Yahava Koffeeworks are much more than your average coffee shop. This boutique roaster also offer tastings and coffee appreciation classes. As part of the Cabin Fever Festival, Yahava KoffeeWorks Margaret River are hosting a special ‘Koffee Safari’ workshop and Latte Art Slam. Visit the website →
5. CinefestOZ | 22 – 26 August
Lights, camera, action! Now running for more than 10 years, CinfestOZ is a five-day event that showcases amazing Australian and French film every year in August. There are plenty of exciting events on offer, including beachfront red carpet film premiers, cosy sidebar short film screenings, gala lunches, free community screenings and industry soirees. Visit the website →