|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
|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
|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
|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.
|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.
|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.
|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
|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
|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.
|Wilma Preston Art Gallery|
|41 Regent Street Port Fairy VIC|
Open: 7 days
Wilma is a realist artist whose works are displayed for sale or viewing at the sudio/gallery at the rear of 41 Regent Street.