THE YORK FESTIVAL 2022

SEPT 24 TO OCT 9

FULL SITE COMING SOON

A FESTIVAL IN THE HEART OF THE AVON VALLEY

The York Festival blossoms and blooms over two weeks during Western Australia’s spectacular wildflower season. It takes place in the historic town of York, which is nestled in the heart of the beautiful Avon Valley region on Ballardong Noongar land, just 100kms east of Perth. Featuring music, dance, theatre, walking tours, exhibitions, literature, Ballardong Noongar storytelling, family and children’s activities and much more, The York Festival showcases the vibrant history and culture of WA’s first inland town and its community.

OUR PROGRAM

Performing & Visual Arts

Jazz, classical, dance, theatre, cabaret, comedy and more, all in our Peace Park and Speakeasy festival hubs and in historic venues throughout the town.

Nature & History Walks

Enjoy an Avon River and nature walk, a Ballardong Noongar cultural tour, a wildflower walk or a York History or architecture tour with the York Society.

Noongar doll.

Family & Kids Activities

Build a cubby house, make a Noongar doll or sock puppet, learn to write your own story or paint and print your own banners, aprons and even shoes!

James Foley as a viking.

Literature & Storytelling

Join some of WA’s best adult and children’s authors and illustrators for conversation, storytelling and workshops in our biggest writers’ program yet.

YOUR VISIT

Travelling to York

Whether you’re coming from interstate or just out of town, York is the ultimate day-trip or long-stay destination.

Hospitality

Find out where to stay and what to eat and drink, not just in York but throughout the beautiful Avon Valley.

Accessibility

Everything you need to know about parking, disabled access, amenities and more is right here.

COVID Safe

We want you have fun. But your safety and wellbbeing are our priority. Here are our COVID Safe guidelines.