The town of Margaret River is home to the region’s biggest events
Leeuwin Concert Series
Under a starry southern sky, with the majestic backdrop of karri trees, Leeuwin Estate’s concerts are magical experiences. There are two concerts, both bringing big-name artists to the region and featuring exceptional musicians. Mar.
Dubbed the ‘anti-conference’, this festival brings together like-minded creatives from across the globe for a four-day sensory overload. The southwest’s own ideas-fest is an influential celebration of creativity where concepts get off the ground. Mar.
Drug Aware Pro
Watch the best of the best take to the famous waves at Surfers Point. Flocking there from all over the world are the big names in surfing, such as eleven-time world champ Kelly Slater, plus many more top surfers who take on the Margaret River break. Apr.
During this two-week event, artists from around the region open their studios to the public, allowing art lovers to step behind the scenes. Meet more than 80 local artists and see how their works come to life. And, of course, you can purchase some exceptional one-off pieces at a great price. Apr.
Readers & Writers Festival
As a celebration of literature, the Readers and Writers Festival heralds the beginning of winter in a celebration of the ultimate indoor activity. Arts Margaret River’s flagship event brings together more than 30 acclaimed writers from across Australia and beyond, to share the secrets of their craft. May.
Cape to Cape MTB
The Cape to Cape MTB is the nation’s largest multi-stage mountain bike race, covering the entire Margaret River region. Attracting top athletes from around the world, the event weaves its way through vineyards, bush and small towns, and along the coast. Oct.
Food and wine superstars from across the globe descend on Margaret River for this three-day extravaganza. The line-up is usually a closely guarded secret until nearer to the release of ticket sales, however, we can tell you that past events have attracted acclaimed chefs including Heston Blumenthal, Massimo Bottura and Davide Scabin. Get your tickets early because the popular events sell out fast! Also book your accommodation well in advance to avoid disappointment. Nov.
Running in the warmer months, this is a great way to spend a balmy evening down south. Think wine, cheese, picnic rugs and a good movie, set among the beautiful vineyards of Cape Mentelle. Nov-May.