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The York Festival attracts thousands of people over September and October to WA’s oldest inland town. Our location in the West Australian Wheatbelt informs much of the content of our program, the Running of the Lambs costumed obstacle event, the Hay Bale Challenge sculpture competition, and the history and drama of the Great Gold Hunt.  

A special highlight this year is the creation of three giant straw sculptures by Japanese artist Akira Moriya.  Watch, or get involved in the construction of these spectacular representation of endangered Australian fauna.

Other highlights include walking tours, Artitja Fine Art’s Spring Salon, performance of Moominpappa by the Sea presented by Spare Parts Puppet Theatre, silent disco, Cosplay + Croquet, popup skate park, human foosball, giant scrabble, comedy, live music and heaps more!

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Want to get involved?

Volunteers, stallholders, sponsors, community organisations and artists or performers wanting to be part of the Act-Belong-Commit 2018 York Festival are invited to see our Apply section.

Where is York?

The historic town of York is an easy 1 hour drive east of Perth, off the Great Southern Highway. York is a popular destination for weddings, special events, day visitors and weekend escapes. Settled in 1831, York is WA’s first in-land settlement and sits nestled in the beautiful Avon valley. It boasts many striking examples of grand early colonial architecture and excellent museums including the York Town Hall, the Residency Museum, the Courthouse Precinct, the York Motor Museum, Tipperary School and the Sandalwood Yards.

Explore local info and useful links in our About York section.

The York Festival is run by an incorporated association, York Arts & Events Inc.  ABN:  25 505 899 542 Learn more about York Arts & Events here.

Ngala Kaaditj Ballardong Noongar moort keyen kaadak nidja boodja – we acknowledge the Ballardong Noongar people as the original custodians of this land.

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