|The area bounded by Regent, Gipps, Campbell and William Streets is an Alcohol Free Zone. Police ensure that this local law is observed.|
|39A Bank Street Port Fairy VIC|
Open: 7 days
This colourful and contemporary gallery is home to 7 local artists. Glass, sculpture, painting, silk, jewellery and more. Call in and meet the artists.
|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
|Old School, Downs Road Codrington VIC|
Open: Usually open but advisable to ring
Expose yourself to art and experience the passion that is the art of Kate Smith
|1st weekend in September|
Ex-Libris is a celebration of literature inspired by the Welsh “bookshop” village of Hay on Wye. During the fair, Port Fairy will come alive with thousands of books for sale at the Community Centre and literary events happening at various venues around town.
|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
|Port Fairy Historic Centre|
|30 Gipps Street Port Fairy VIC|
A wonderful collection of shipping relics, old photographs and displays relating to the history of the local region.
|Sou’West Collectables & Music|
|1164 Princes Highway Killarney VIC|
Open: 10am to 5pm 7 days
New and secondhand instruments. Sheet music and accessories. Collectables, old wares and antiques.
|Wishart Gallery & Expresso Bar|
|19 Sackville Street Port Fairy VIC|
Open: Wednesday to Sunday 10am to 5pm and by request
Large contemporary art gallery specializing in works by leading Australian printmakers. Also painting, sculpture, glass, ceramics, jewellery and textiles by established and emerging local and national artists.
|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.