|Eclectric Designs Glass Blowing Studio|
|62 Regent Street Port Fairy VIC|
Open: Most afternoons 1pm to 5pm
Visit the working studio where Robert and Freya create colourful hand blown glass, lampworked beads, cast glass sculptures and enambled plates. Glass bead making workshops
|34 James Street Port Fairy VIC|
Open: Thursday to Maonday 10.30am to 4pm or by appointment
Over 1000 dolls and toys from old to modern. Wheelchair access.
|Christmas Eve to Australia Day|
The festival starts with a free BBQ, Santa and a sing-a-long on Christmas Eve. On New Years 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 spectacular fireworks display. Each day there are different events to suit all ages.
|Labour Day Weekend |
Approximately 40,000 people come to Port Fairy every March for this world famous independent music festival. The best musicians from around the globe perform at this 4 day festival of folk, country, blues, jazz, bluegrass, acoustic rock and world roots music. The festival transforms the town into a spirit of cultural celebration with the “Free Festival of the Streets” alongside the main concerts in the ticketed arena.
The festival has won 3 Australian Torism Awards in a row and the Hall of Fame Award. Demand for tickets and accommodation is huge (tickets sell out in 1 day) so contact the festival before October.
|Trains run daily from Melbourne to Warrnambool with connecting coach services to Port Fairy. |
Ring V-Line for up to date timetable Ph: 136196.
Warrnambool Buslines 03 5562 5748
|Police 000 Campbell Street Port Fairy|
Ambulance 000 or 133 009 for non emergency transport
Fire Brigade 000
SES Emergency 132 500
Moyne Health Services Villiers Street Port Fairy Ph: 03 5568 0100
Medical Clinic Villiers Street Port Fairy Ph: 03 5568 1559
Sackville Street Port Fairy Ph: 03 5568 1083
Ph: 03 5568 1855
|Other Festivals & Events Port Fairy & Districts include|
Wooden Boat Festival.
The Great South West Pub Trail
Mortlake Buskers Festival.
Championship Sheep Dog Trials
Warrnambool Wunta Fiesta
Koroit Irish Festival
Warrnambool Racing Carnival
Southern Right Whales Arrive
Warrnambool Fun for Kids Festival
Heritage Discovery Week
Port Fairy Show
The Port Fairy Visitor Information Centre will have current information on all festivals 1 month prior to each event
|The area bounded by Regent, Gipps, Campbell and William Streets is an Alcohol Free Zone. Police ensure that this local law is observed.|
|Port Fairy Historical Society|
|30 Gipps Street Port Fairy VIC|
Open: Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday 2pm to 5pm and or by appointment
Normal 2,500 Peak Periods 10,000 Folk Festival 40,000
Moderate climate with average temperatures
Summer 22 degrees Winter 14 degrees
Average Yearly 700mm