What’s On – Nannup calendar of events 2018-01-26T02:10:48+00:00

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.

WA Labour Day long weekend, 2-5 March

Nannup Music Festival

Proudly sponsored by Holberry House, The Nannup Music Festival is held annually over the WA Labour Day long weekend, over which time the streets come alive with stalls, performances and activities. The Festival, now in its 29th year, is a community-spirited event operated by a passionate and dedicated team of Staff and Committee from the not-for-profit Nannup Music Club Inc.

It is an amazing and inspiring weekend for everyone and a special place to share a festival experience and authentic good times with your […]

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) in […]

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 […]

23-27 August 2017 


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

Daylight hours


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.   

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.

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. 

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.

Friday 23 – Sunday 25 June 2017


Enjoy a weekend of wine tasting, gourmet dinner, master-classes with visiting chefs whilst you taste some amazing local produce.  For something a bit different book a tour to go on a truffle hunt in one of the nearby truffle orchards.  Set in the majestic venue at Fonty Pool you can travel across in under an hour from Nannup.

Accommodation packages are available at Holberry House, with complimentary transfers to the Village.

Annual Event – 3rd week of AUGUST


Featuring a Floral Display in the Great Hall of Flowers, open gardens, art workshops, garden talks, weekend market stalls, and children’s activities. Musical entertainment provided, including choir performances and street theatre.

The 2017 event featured a sundowner with guest chef Anna Gare and a Garden to Gourmet program. A ‘Forest Foraging’ event with local Josh Whiteland to teach people about native foods and how to prepare them,  and a ‘Garden Gourmet’ program and master-classes with acclaimed chefs and garden personalities.

The event is held in the […]

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.