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1st Saturday, November
The Port Fairy Historical Society invites you to explore the large collection of publications and exhibits in Port Fairy's old court house. Disablity Access.
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Port Fairy Accommodation, Tourism and Community pages.
Your comprehensive guide to Port Fairy accommodation, Port Fairy restaurants and businesses, Port Fairy galleries and artists, holiday activities and festivals in Port Fairy and regularly updated event and other local information.
Visit Port Fairy and enjoy the unique atmosphere of an old fishing port, boasting verandah-fronted streets and over 50 'classified' historic buildings dating back to the 1840s.
Port Fairy Folk Festival Vacancies
Port Fairy Show Grounds Camping
Port Fairy Show Grounds Camping (03) 5568 1226 Camp sites available - unpowered only $75 per person for the weekend.
Maisies Cottage is available for the folk festival. The cost is $1800 for a 4 night stay for 4 people. Ring and book on 0418 681 369 or 0401 709 707 and check their website www.portfairyholidays.com.au
Carleton Inn, Killarney
Carleton Inn (03) 5568 7290 www.port-fairy.com/carletoninn has a vacancy for the festival. It's a single room (suit a bloke) shared bathroom facilities. 10 minutes drive into central Port Fairy. $60 per night with a 3 night minimum. 5568 7290
Douglas on River
Queen room at Douglas on River (03) 5568 1016 www.douglasonriver.com.au has a vacancy for the festival. Queen room with waterside views is available at the Douglas on River with breakfast. $350pp Contact us on 5568 7290.
0Casino Cottage (03) 5568 1016 www.seacombehouse.com.au Seacombe House - heritage Casino Cottage has queen bed and ensuite $600pn or $500pn if booked for 3 nights. The Comfort Inn has a room with queen, single bed and ensuite but with a 2 night minimum. Available from Thursday $340pn. Call (03) 5568 1082.
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The Loft, Old St Andrews
The Loft was built in 1999 and is part of the larger Old St Andrews estate. This architect designed retreat is ideal for couples. The Loft accommodates 2 people in a queen bedroom plus a single divan in the reading alcove. Fully equipped kitchen, laundry, reverse cycle air-conditioning supplemented by a wood fire. The private courtyard with outdoor facilities and barbecue is sheltered and secluded. Off-street covered parking. The Loft is in the centre of town and close to everything.
March 7 to 10, 2014
Each March, during the Labor Day long weekend, Port Fairy welcomes 500 performers and over twenty thousand festival goers to the Port Fairy Folk Festival.
25 to 27 April 2014
A celebration of the region's
June and July, 2014
September 5 to 7, 2014
The program includes author readings and signings, presentations, practical workshops and other activities including second hand book sales and displays by other book sellers.
Established in 1990, the Port Fairy Spring Music Festival presents a weekend of classical and contemporary ensemble music in small, intimate and acoustically excellent venues around town.
Christmas Eve 2014 to January 27, 2015
Moyneyana ensures a summer of fun in Port Fairy offering plenty of free entertainment and activities around the town. A highlight is the New Year's Eve street parade, live entertainment on the Village Greenand midnight fireworks. Little wonder Port Fairy is a favourite family destination during summer.