ALBANY EVENTS

find events happening in albany & the great southern

Annual Events Guide for Albany & surrounds.

Click on images for specific dates & details of each event. 

Current Events in Albany

Current Events in Albany

CURRENT EVENTS Visit the City of Albany Events page to view current events in Albany and surrounds. Also find upcoming annual event details on the City of Albany events page. Check City of Albany website for details.

See Albany with the locals!

See Albany with the locals!

BOOK A BUSY BLUE BUS TOUR! Join a Busy Blue Bus tour in Albany and the Great Southern for a wide range of unique experiences from the killer whale expedition to breweries, wineries and fresh local produce. Step into an ancient forest or walk the way of the Anzacs and discover our history and traditions.

Taste Great Southern

Taste Great Southern

MARCH | APRIL 10 DAYS The Heart of West Australian Food & Wine. Celebrating award winning wine, fresh produce & star chefs, all happening in the Great Southern Region. Degustation lunches, music, markets, free events & more! Click on image to see events.

New Year's Eve Celebrations

New Year's Eve Celebrations

JANUARY This spectacular fireworks event over the Princess Royal Harbour is hosted by the City of Albany. 9pm for the young ones & midnight for the grown ups! Details City of Albany website closer the date.

Albany Summer School

Albany Summer School

JANUARY EVENT (2 weeks) This annual event hosts classes & workshops in music, art, craft, nature study, writing & a host of other pursuits with expert teachers. Book early, classes fill quickly. Check website for details.

Festival of the Sea

Festival of the Sea

MARCH (weekend 2 days) This fishy festival includes wonderful local seafood, boat building and sea shanties. Held in the Albany Boatshed. Visit website for details.

City of Albany Art Prize

City of Albany Art Prize

MARCH APRIL MAY This art prize plays a significant role in the region's cultural & economic development Integral to the City’s Art Collection via the major acquisitive prize, sponsored by The Jack Family Charitable Trust. Visit website for details.

Sustainable Living Festival

Sustainable Living Festival

MARCH This Festival celebrates how we can all make a difference at home, work, & in the great out-doors. A truly regionaly based Festival. Check website closer to the date. albany@greenskills.org.au

Anzac Remember

Anzac Remember

APRIL Albany is widely considered to be the birthplace of the Dawn Service tradition. Immerse yourself in history and reflection at The Anzac Albany Festival. Check website for details.

Great Southern Art Award

Great Southern Art Award

APRIL - JUNE An acquisitive art award by the City of Albany. It is an opportunity for Great Southern artists to have their work displayed professionally and be seen by over 2000 visitors. City of Albany events close to the date.

Torbay Hall Markets

Torbay Hall Markets

MAY & NOVEMBER Come and enjoy a market day morning amongst the karris. Plants, bric-a-brac, handmade crafts & home grown fruit and veg + sausage sizzles & devonshire teas. Check Facebook page for details.

Vancouver Street Festival

Vancouver Street Festival

MAY Vintage tweed ride, live music, food & art, ceramics, textiles & the community out in full colour. Info on City of Albany website closer to the date. arts@albany.wa.gov.au

Welcome the Whales Festival

Welcome the Whales Festival

JUNE (sunday) Celebrate the return of the whales at Albany's historic whaling station. Live music, delicious food, heritage & whaley great family activities to enjoy. Details on City of Albany website.

Albany Classic

Albany Classic

EARLY JUNE EVENT (long weekend) "Around the Houses". A race through the heart of Albany's historic CBD. Vintage wire wheels, post-vintage & classics, open wheel racers & muscle cars. Check website for details.

Southern Art & Craft Trail

Southern Art & Craft Trail

SEPTEMBER & OCTOBER Follow the trail throughout the region and discover artists at their studios, galleries, wineries & many more places where art is created and exhibited. visit website for more info. trail@artsouthwa.com.au

Albany Wildflower Show

Albany Wildflower Show

SEPTEMBER View hundreds of examples of local wildflowers at this annual spectacular event held by the Wildflower Society of WA. Details on website closer to event date.

Bloom Festival

Bloom Festival

SEPTEMBER & OCTOBER Experience the extraordinary landscapes & natural beauty of this region. Wildflowers, tours, open gardens, workshops, long table meals, art & craft. Check website for information.

Show & Shine

Show & Shine

SEPTEMBER If you have a love for cars and would like to be a part of a car club with like minded people we would love for you to come down and see what we're all about. mobile 0477 562 572 Check website for details.

Camping & Caravan Show

Camping & Caravan Show

NOVEMBER Click image to visit our website for current info. Looking to make that big purchase, upgrade or just check out what's new, this is the perfect opportunity to see the very latest products, all without having to leave town! check our facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/GreatSouthernCCShow/

Albany Agricultural Show

Albany Agricultural Show

NOVEMBER (2 days, weekend) See livestock, produce, craft, cooking, demonstrations, farm machinery, caravans, art, photography, flowers, poultry, sideshow alley & more. Check website for details.

Kalgan Hall Market Day

Kalgan Hall Market Day

DECEMBER Early Christmas shopping, crafts, plants, food, preserves, raffle, sausage sizzle, morning teas. Visit Facebook for details.

Christmas Festival & Pageant

Christmas Festival & Pageant

DECEMBER The community to comes together to celebrate a fantastic year in Amazing Albany. Held in Albany's York Street. Check City of Albany website/events for details.