Situated a mere 30 minute drive out of Perth, Swan Valley is the ideal location for a day trip away. Take advantage of the close proximity to experience the fantastic array of annual events the Swan Valley has to offer, from food and drink festivals to rock concerts among the vines.

Annual Events

Rock Out in the Vines

Summer concerts from beloved international artists under the stars at various wineries and resorts – what’s not to love? Various dates.

Heritage markets

Unique handmade gifts at Guildford Town Hall, on the third Sunday of every month. Ongoing.

Throwing of the Grapes

This festival at Oakover Grounds offers live music, DJs and grape stomping and throwing. Mar.

Vintage Weekend in Swan Valley

The Swan Valley and Regional Winemakers Association hosts fine dining with matching wines, tastings and wine history. Mar.

Pork & Cider Festival

On the Anzac Day long weekend, feast on chef-created pork eats and ciders, plus live music, entertainers and buskers at Oakover Grounds. Apr.

Western Mud Rush

This 9km obstacle course at the State Equestrian Centre Brigadoon involves ice, crawling, climbing and mud. Register early to ensure a place. Aug.

Oktoberfest at Elmar’s

Live music, pork shanks and bratwurst, stein-holding comps and tug-o-wars in the valley’s largest beer garden. Oct.

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