27 February 2020

Get out and about this long weekend

Not sure what to do this long weekend? Lotterywest has you covered with these stellar events, all proudly supported through our grants program.


Highway to Hell  

Applecross to Fremantle is set to become the world’s longest stage for an epic family-friendly concert on Sunday, March 1.

Pick a spot along Canning Highway and watch in awe or dance up a storm as trucks roll past from 5pm churning out tunes from WA’s beloved AC/DC.


Hyde Park Festival

Picturesque Hyde Park will become a playground of family entertainment this weekend.

High Fashion will take centre stage in Hyde Park each day and there will be food, music and family-friendly activities on Sunday evening.

The two-day event will be home to more than 200 lakeside stalls from food to arts and crafts.


Augusta River Festival

All the action takes place on Blackwood River foreshore this Sunday. 

The Augusta River Festival will showcase the Blackwood Regatta, live music and more than 70 market stalls and fireworks.


Jambo Africa 2020

The largest annual African festival in Australia is happening this Saturday!

Jambo Africa offers an array of music, dancing, diverse arts and authentic African food.

This free family-friendly event will showcase fashion shows, artists in traditional costumes and iconic drumming – all creating a memorable and unique experience promoting cross-cultural awareness and understanding of African culture.


Nannup Music Festival

The Nannup Music Festival presents a mix of acts all with the iconic bush backdrop of Australia’s remarkable South West.

There will be workshops, talks, poetry, camping, food and artisan markets, a sculpture walk and free activities. Each day of the long weekend is packed with events. 


The Dunsborough Art Festival

Dunsborough Arts Festival is a weekend of activities, sculptures and music for everyone.

Sculpture by the Bay will feature more than 30 artworks, concerts and a chance for a dance as the sun sets over magical Geographe Bay.


Broome Mardi Gras Festival

From make-up tips to drag bingo, the 2020 Broome Pride Mardi Gars Festival will be full of colour and glee.

It’s all part of prompting social inclusion for all LGBTQI+ as well as their family and friends in the Kimberley and surrounding region. 


Image: Cam Campbell