Famous Festivals to Attend in Australia.


Rich in cultural diversity and folk scenes, Australia know how to enjoy every moment with full enthusiasm. Australians are part lovers, and while exploring this beautiful country, you will find a chance to attend multiple events around the country. From Tropfest to AFL Grand, countless festivals in Australia to throw celebrations throughout the year. This read will guide you about some of the most loved festivals in Australia and where and when you can find these events. 

Famous Festivals Across Australia

New Year's Eve

Although new is celebrated with full enthusiasm worldwide, nothing could be better than Australia's New Year eve. The whole country lightens up with the fireworks, lights and festivities. People visit beaches and public places with families and friends to enjoy the parties. Preparations start 3months before the New Year to make this event better than last year. This event is strongly recommended and worth trying if you go to Australia at the end of this year. 


If you are seeking some extra fun on your tour to Australia, the Moomba festival is a highly recommended event for you. This fascinating event features carnivals, joy rides, food stalls and fireworks, and it takes four days to complete during Labour Day week in Melbourne, Australia. This event is a go-to place for all the Tourists due to its traditional Australian Community touch. 

Tropfest Australia

First, celebrate in 1993, almost 70,000 people attend this particular event every year, and thousands watch it live. Paramatta park in Sydney is the venue for this festival where industry and celebrities are invited as judges to select the winner out of 16 finalists competitors. Cate Blanchett, Geoffrey Rush were part of the last panel. 

Perth International Arts Festival

It is a must-visit for tourists to Perth, Australia. Australia has been celebrating this festival since 1953, and it attracts approximately half a million spectators every year. Festivities run for three consecutive weeks, from February to March. 

Street art, classical music, dance, theatre performances and events for family entertainment happen across different venues as part of this festival. If you are in Australia or planning to visit in future, make sure you attend PIAF, and I bet you won't regret going there. 

AFL Grand Final

Since 1896, Australians have celebrated this event annually to maintain the fitness level of cricketers. This grand festival is one of Australia's most famous sporting events arranged under the Australian Football league. Eighteen teams compete from various parts of the country to win the title of Premiership Champions. Finalists face each other at Melbourne Cricket Ground last Saturday in September or October. 


As the name suggests, this four-day event has seven stages in total and is celebrated in the botanic park of Adelaide, attracting more than 500 celebrities each year. Starting in 2017, the World of Music, Arts and Dance (WOMADelaide) promotes Awareness about Environmental Ailments and Cultural Diversity through music. 

Being Australia's one of the biggest celebrations, this event features many events, including opera, contemporary music, dance, music plays, writers week, and virtual arts. If you are visiting Australia during February or March, don't miss the chance to enjoy the brilliance of this festival. 

Darwin Festival

People in Northern Australia began this festival in 1979 to celebrate the revival of cities after the destruction caused by Cyclon Tracy in 1974. Festivities commence in August and run for almost 18 full days and nights. Comedy, cabaret, workshops, concerts, dance music and films are the main aspects of this beautiful event. 

A few words in Conclusion

Apart from its wildlife diversity and landscape, Australia is second to none celebrations. Selecting Australia as your tour destination will pay off because festivals continue throughout the year, and you need not worry about choosing a specific date or month to land there. Don't miss any of the events mentioned earlier during your lovely stay in Australia.