We’ve put together our list of the most exciting festivals coming up in your state.
What better way to enjoy the Spring sunshine than a festival with your friends and family? To get you in the mood to celebrate, we’ve put together our list of the most exciting festivals coming up in your state!
Melbourne 12th November
This fun-filled festival is an opportunity for people of Polish heritage to connect with their history and community while also contributing to Melbourne’s cultural diversity. Treat yourself to some delicious Polish cuisine, watch the dance performances, and bring the kids for what’s sure to be a fun day out!
Melbourne 3rd December
The Red Bull, Billy Cart Race, is sure to be a day full of laughter. The race challenges teams to prototype and create a crazy ride. The billy cart is then raced through an obstacle track to the finish line. Head to the Red Bull website to check out the details and see previous entries.
New South Wales
Woolgoolga 6th November
Back for its fifth year, the Blues and Berries festival will be an epic day of music and berries by the beach. Enjoy some tasty berry-inspired street food, market stalls, local berry produce and tours of the local berry farm. Pack your chair, sunscreen and the family for a day in the sun!
Grafton 28th October - 6th November
Throughout October and November, the Jacaranda trees turn the streets of Grafton purple. The Jacaranda Festival celebrates this transformation and showcases the history and pageantry of modern times with an inclusive vision. Not to mention there’s a float parade!
Brisbane 5th - 6th November
Celebrate the worlds of fantasy with a huge weekend filled with supa-star celebrities, cosplay, fan clubs, musical performances, creative masterclasses, Q&As, shopping, tournaments and competitions.
Cairns 26th November
Get your snacks and picnic blanket ready for the Understory Film Festival! This festival is an opportunity for regional filmmakers to share their stories with a wide audience, and audience members will help choose the winner on award night!
Boddington 4th November
Join this jam-packed festival for a night of family fun! Enjoy live entertainment, music, food trucks, an art gallery, face painting, a dress-up and drawing competition, and much more!
Armadale 25th October - 30th November
Celebrate the best food, wine and arts the region has to offer against the picturesque backdrop of the Darling range. Wander through wildflowers and tulips while immersing yourself in the rich culture and stunning spring landscapes.
Hobart 6th November
The Nepal Festival Tasmania is running for its first year in 2022! Head to the Parliamentary Gardens to experience the rich Nepali culture and heritage. Bring some friends and indulge in tasty food and great entertainment.
Hadspen 13th November
If you love plants, you won’t want to miss this! Delight in the abundance of plant stalls, gardens, ornaments and homewares. Visit the farmyard for some mouth-watering treats, which you can enjoy while wandering through the charming gardens and outbuildings.
Darwin 9th November
In need of a laugh? Well, this comedy festival has you covered. This cheeky event has recruited the freshest, fiercest comedians around for a night of laughs and entertainment.
Darwin 19th - 20th November
See some of Darwin’s best local artists and craftspeople at the Tactile Arts and Crafts Fair. All items are high-quality, handmade pieces by talented locals from the textile, ceramics, jewellery, glass, painting, drawing and sculpting industries. You’ll also find homewares, soaps, candles, beauty products and more.
Adelaide 11th - 20th November
Celebrate Italy’s world-class wine, cuisine, art, culture, and traditions. Stretched over ten days, this festival allows you to take time to enjoy the Italian culture and partake in almost 60 events! Head to the website for the full program.
Adelaide Hills 17th - 18th December
Pick your own tasty organic cherries in the Adelaide Hills! Need a break from picking? Enjoy a host of local music, DJs, and activities for the kids. Did we mention there’s wine, a Christmas craft market and organic food and sweets from local food vendors too?