What’s On – Nannup calendar of events
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Upcoming local events


Being located in the heart of Western Australia’s South West, Nannup is a short drive from most of the region’s popular events. Holberry House is the perfect place to come home to after a day of fun, so check our Nannup calendar of events to help plan your visit.

April 6 – Balingup Field Day
April 25 ANZAC service Nannup
April 27 – 12 May Margaret River Open Studios
May 3-5 Busselton Triathalon and Ironman 70.3
May 3-5 Margaret River Readers and Writers Festival
May 31 Manjimup 15000 Motocross
May 31 Nannup Cup Boat Race
June 22 – Truffle Kerfuffle

All year – Mountain Biking – Nannup

Every Day – Sculpture Walk

July 7 –  South West MudFest @ Bootleg Brewery

July 19 – 28 – Cabin Fever – There will be over 35 events that celebrate the best of winter down south.

August 15 – 19  –  August Nannup Flower & Garden Festival

August 22 to 26   – August Cinefest Oz

August 25  – Balingup Medieval Affair

September 15  –  The Tiger Hunt

All year – Mountain Biking – Nannup

Every Day – Sculpture Walk

All year – Mountain Biking – Nannup

Every Day – Sculpture Walk

October 18 to 21 – Cape to Cape Mountain Bike Race

November 7 to 10 – Tour of Margaret River (in Nannup)

Novemebr 15 to 17 – Margaret River Gourmet Escape   A truly magical showcase of Western Australia’s premium produce and wine, with celebrated international and Australian culinary talent.

All year round 


A feature in the grounds are sculptures and works of art.  Several pieces have been created by community workshops, such as the one above.  View the works of talented West Australian sculpture artists in the lower gardens.  This ongoing exhibition is open during daylight hours.  Entry for visitors to the exhibition and open garden is $4.00.   


All year round 


Originally a road and rail line used to remove logs from the jarrah forest, today the trail is utilised by walkers and mountain bike riders.  Unlike other rail trails it is hilly in sections and becomes narrow in many places, proving challenging, but very scenic. The trail features interpretation on the old timberline heritage, beautiful flora and fauna and spectacular views to the bends in St John Brook from Sleeper Hewer’s Camp.

Beginning at either end, the trail runs from the rail bridge (over the Blackwood River) […]

Friday 22 –Sunday 23 April 2017 


Make Smoking History Rally is Round 1 of the Australian Rally Championship and is held in the plantations around Nannup during the day and on the Busselton Foreshore in the evenings.  The main street of Nannup is transformed into pit lane, providing an opportunity to get up close to the cars, teams and drivers.

Friday 21 – Sunday 30 April 2017


The Southern Forest region invites you to discover its treasures behind the farm gate, the artists studio and local secrets.  The Festival is a showcase of the regions premier food and wine producers, culinary professionals, art, heritage and of course natural beauty.

Australian sculpture artists in the lower gardens.  This ongoing exhibition is open during daylight hours.  Entry for visitors to the exhibition and open garden is $4.00.

19 May 2018 


SEVEN – Trial Cycling Event – Inspired by the early versions of the Tour de France, SEVEN will take you on an epic journey that at times will seem surreal, to the point you will have to remind yourself that you are still in Western Australia.

Ride the unridden, discover the hidden. SEVEN – Trial Cycling Event may just be the toughest one day event in Australia. The route includes Arcadia, Chainsaw Ridge and The Crucible. Suited to Mountain bike riders MTB and the Cyclocross riders CX.

This event is being held in […]

Saturday 26-Sunday 27 August 2017


The best of medieval, mythical and mystical all on offer in Balingup.  Dress up (hire costumes available on site) and join in the atmosphere of the carnival.

Saturday 6 – Sunday 7 May 2017


Gardens are open from 9.00am to 4.00pm.  The Blackwood River Valley in WA’s South West is absolutely gorgeous in Autumn right through into Winter. Unlike destinations that are over on the coast, it feels to me as if the cosy inland Blackwood Valley towns come alive as the weather cools down and the days shorten.

Australian sculpture artists in the lower gardens.  This ongoing exhibition is open during daylight hours.  Entry for visitors to the exhibition and open garden is $4.00.

Friday, June 21, 2019


Truffle Kerfuffle is a unique 3 day wine and food festival held in Manjimup, 40 mins south east of Nannup. It celebrates the black truffle and Southern Forests wine and produce.

The event village is established at the picturesque Fontys Pool where you can taste and purchase regional produce and wines,  and participate in long table lunches, cooking demonstrations and truffle hunts.

The ultimate Winter Getaway – an all weekend celebration of one of the world’s most luxurious ingredients, fresh black truffles, just minutes from where they are unearthed.

Join in […]

16 – 18 November

Margaret River Gourmet Escape


Margaret River Gourmet Escape, described by one of our returning stars, Nigella Lawson, as an astonishing event in a magical destination is returning 16-18 November!

Not alone in her affection for the event, other returning stars include crowd-favourites Rick andJack Stein, Tetsuya WakudaJulien RoyerAshley Palmer-WattsJo BarrettMitch Orr and Guy Grossi to name a few. They’ll be joined by an impressive line-up of first-time chefs and wine experts, to host over 45 events in […]

18 – 21 October


The Cape to Cape is Australia’s largest longest running and most popular four day MTB stage race.

Plan your preparation for this event with a stay at Holberry House near Margaret River Western Australia,

It’s on this October from the 18th to the 21st and features an iconic riding experience that includes access to stunning private stunning trails, vineyard visits, brewery finishes and some of the warmest hospitality the region has to offer.

Stages range from 50 to 63 kilometres over the four-day event taking riders through unique […]

Annual Event – 3rd week of AUGUST


4 days of all things gardening featuring special guests Costa Georgiadis, Millie Ross and Deryn Thorpe. Costa’s message of sustainability, conservation, the environment, education, love, happiness, permaculture, and community is one that resonates with many gardeners.


23-27 August 


Cinefest Oz premiers feature films and events in the regions cinemas, galleries, wineries and Town Hall, making it a feast for the senses and a chance to get up close to stars and producers in the movie industry. Nannup will participate in the Community Screenings in the Town Hall each day.
More information is available from www.cinefestoz.com

See video here.

Saturday 18 January 2020

Fervor Pop Up dining experience

Holberry House in Nannup will be hosting a Fervor Pop Up dining experience with acclaimed chef Paul Iskov and team in their lower gardens on Saturday January 18th 2020.

Fervor harnesses locally sourced and native ingredients, presented in a unique 8-course degustation with pop-ups throughout WA and wider Australia. Picture music on arrival, welcoming drink in hand, before settling in for an evening of new tastes and experiences with great company.

This is a highly interactive evening and guests are encouraged to get up and view the […]

Saturday 22 April 2017


The ultimate day out for those who own a small farm or semi rural property.  Animal husbandry, water testing, fashion parades, garden tips and workshops, with plenty of interesting stalls.  Gates open to the public 9am – 4.30pm at the Balingup Sports Oval. Adults $15. 

15th SEPTEMBER – 9am

THE TIGER HUNT – Nannup Cycling Event

Ride WA and Middle Earth present a most magnificent off-road route through Blackwood Gorge. It is a 60km course consisting of secret tracks that wind around glacial hills and valleys to an elevation of 1300 meters. The organisers are supplying a support vehicle, halfway refreshments and a few special surprises along the way! There will be Food Options post race. Suitable for MTB, Gravel bikes and CX. The course is described as “Spectacular. Undulating to various degrees.” and features 8 categorised climbs. With a start/finish in […]

27 January

Leeuwin Australia Day Long Weekend Concert

Each year Leeuwin stages a series of spectacular alfresco concerts in the picturesque grounds of the Estate as part of the Winery’s ongoing association and sponsorship of the Arts. The Leeuwin Concert series is a highlight in Australia’s social and cultural calendar. Visitors from all over Australia and abroad make the pilgrimage to the Margaret River Estate to enjoy the music of the industry’s greatest performers. Attired in anything from top hats to t-shirts, they picnic on the lawns whilst enjoying these remarkable events. […]

WA Labour Day long weekend, 1-4 March

Nannup Music Festival

Join us in March 2019 as we celebrate thirty years of music and community. It will be an amazing and inspiring weekend for everyone and a special place to share a festival experience and authentic good times with your family and friends. A colourful celebration of original music, art, nature, community and diversity.

Come be part of the wondrous bubble that Nannup becomes over the Festival weekend!

The Nannup Music Festival offers an eclectic mix of incredible acts over free and ticketed venues, street performances, […]