The York Festival attracts thousands of people over September and October to WA’s oldest inland town.  COVID-19 meant we couldn’t deliver a festival in 2020, so we are proud to be bringing you TWO festivals in 2021!

MARCH MINI FEST 6 & 7 MARCH 2021

MARCH MINI-FEST PROGRAM

The March Mini-Fest 2021 is a one weekend teaser for the Sept 2021 main festival to re-engage our local community and remind followers of the Festival that we are still here, creating collaborative arts and culture experiences,  still contributing to the economic development of our region.

The program of free or very low cost arts and cultural activities will run over the weekend of 6 & 7 March 2021 to uplift, entertain, amuse and inspire!

On the program so far: Live Music, Poetry Slam Competitions, Opera on a Truck, Trail Hikes, Kid’s Escape Room, Live Art Classes, Cookery Work shops, Find the Feature Race, York Convict Walk  and more..

THE YORK FESTIVAL 25 SEPTEMBER TO 10 OCTOBER 2021

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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, Wheatbelt 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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