Haven’t got plans over the March long weekend yet?

No dramas — your event planning just got a whole lot easier!

We’ve gone and done all the groundwork for you, so you can go ahead and finish your morning cuppa in peace.

Read on for some of the best events happening in the Margaret River Region to spend your Labour Day long weekend.

Photo: Dunsborough Arts Festival

Events on Friday | 1 March

Live Music at Caves House Hotel

Ease into the long weekend on Friday night with your mates, a cold drink and laidback live music. Live Music @ Caves House keeps going on Saturday and Sunday too.

Caves House Deck
Kick off the long weekend at Caves Hotel. Photo: Supplied

Augusta Weekend Fiesta

Also kicking off on Friday night, the Augusta Weekend Fiesta offers something for everyone — outdoor movies, food trucks, markets, themed bike rides, SUP board races, and so much more.

Beerfarm Rodeo

If you were lucky to secure tickets, head straight to the Beerfarm Rodeo on Friday and Saturday, otherwise jump on the waitlist. It will be a wild ride for sure.

The Beerfarm Rodeo has already become an institution. Photo: Supplied

Events on Saturday | 2 March

Cape Grace Winemaker’s Pick 2024

Be part of the excitement of vintage, get your hands dirty in the vineyard and dig into a scrumptious lunch and barrel tastings after all your hard work at Cape Grace Winemaker’s Pick 2024.

Shellfish and Sauvignon | Passel Estate

Shellfish and Sauvignon means your Saturday lunch is sorted —the team at Passel Estate is firing up the BBQ to serve irresistible crayfish and shrimp rolls. Pair them with a glass of chilled Sauvignon Blanc.

Passel Estate deck
Enjoy Shellfish and Sauvignon on the beautiful grounds of Passel Estate this Saturday. Photo: Supplied

The Busselton and South West Heritage Festival | Busselton Cultural Precinct

Tone City Records Festival | The River

Grab your friends, grab your tickets, and don’t miss out on Tone City Records Fest at The River! With DICE + Rum Jungle, Dear Sunday, The Velvet Club, Lola Scott, The Colliflowers, you’re in for a brilliant indie playground.

Catch the crew from DICE at Tone City Records Fest this Saturday. Photo: Supplied

Louis Rebeiro & The Blues Machine | Settlers Tavern

Unmatched energy and passion, undeniable talent, and of course blues are what the musical trio Louis Rebeiro & The Blues Machine are all about. Head to Settlers Tavern this Saturday and enjoy this special long weekend treat.

Events on Sunday | 3 March

Dunsborough Arts Festival | Dunsborough Foreshore

The iconic Dunsborough Arts Festival runs from Saturday to Monday, with one of the most beloved highlights being the concert and fireworks finish on Sunday night. Bring a picnic blanket, find the perfect spot on the lawn, grab dinner from the food stalls and take in the foreshore buzz.

Dunsborough Arts Festival
Free live music, fireworks and more at the Dunsborough Arts Festival. Photo: Chad Jackson

Sunday Sundowner | Augusta

Enjoy the epic views at the Augusta Hotel with free live music for the whole family. The Sundowner is part of a series with the courtesy of Arts Margaret River to support the local music scene and bring families of all backgrounds together.

Spiced Gold Sundays | Bungalow Social

Some of the best pizzas in town and a side of some silky smooth sax with Shmonée – yes, please! Head to Spiced Gold Sundays at Bungalow Social from 4pm this Sunday and find a spot in their backyard, last time was packed.

Spice Gold Sundays at Bungalow Dunsborough, Schmone
Spice up your Sunday night at Bungalow Social. Image: supplied

Katanga Junior | Settlers Tavern

Tanzanian artist Katanga Junior is part of this year’s WOMADelaide lineup, and you can experience his amazing blend of reggae, ragga and hip-hop for free at Settlers Tavern.

Margaret River Town Square Markets

The Margaret River Town Square Markets delight with a a wide variety of stalls including arts and crafts, woodwork, jewellery, clothing, photography, jams, honey, sausage sizzle, candles, ice creams, handmade goods, live music and heaps more.

Busselton Fringe

Be entertained, dazzled and swept off your feet at this year’s Busselton Fringe. From mesmerising dance performances and side-splitting comedy to jaw-dropping circus acts and beyond, the festival boasts a lineup featuring cherished local talents and exciting new faces.

Expect anything but the ordinary at the Busselton Fringe. Photo: Mark Boskell

Events on Labour Day | 4 March

Sculpture by the Bay

The Dunsborough Arts Festival wouldn’t be the same without Sculpture by the Bay. Head to the Dunsborough Foreshore on Labour Day, as the JMW People’s Choice Award will be announced. By the way, have you put your vote in?

Vote for your favourite artwork at Sculpture by the Bay. Photo: Chad Jackson

Cape Track Walk by Friends of the Cape

Give your body and mind a break from the weekend indulgences and join the  Cape Track Walk by Friends of the Cape. The informative and enthralling guided walk starting at the Waterwheel is part of the Augusta Weekend Fiesta. What a fantastic way to finish the long weekend!

Water Wheel
Finish a fabulous weekend on the beautiful Cape to Cape Track. Photo: Elements Margaret River

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