As the region’s signature annual event, the Bloom Festival provides an opportunity for communities to work together and celebrate ‘everything that blooms’ in the region. Highlighting the character of rural WA, the Festival delivers vibrant experiences for a mix of visitors from around the nation enjoying what our passionate communities have to offer.
With six weeks of over 50 events and displays spanning across nine shires – a trip to the Great Southern is a must-do each spring. Events and activities include arts, crafts, displays, exhibitions, fauna and flora-themed activities, creative workshops, food events, markets, Noongar cultural events, open gardens, wine and dine events, family fun days, movie nights, live music, heritage trails, guided flower walks, tours & hikes including through the Stirling and Porongurup Ranges.
The Festival spans across the entire Great Southern Treasures region, from Kojonup, out to Pingrup, down to Bremer Bay on the coast, across to the Porongurup and Frankland River, taking in major centres such as Katanning, the Stirling Range and Fitzgeral River National Parks and everything in between.
Venues, individuals, community groups, businesses, organisations and individuals throughout the Great Southern region are invited to be part of the festival by hosting events to be held within the Great Southern.
Events include, but are not limited to:
Events can be held over an hour, day, weekend, week, or the full duration of the Festival.
Single Free Event: $50
Multiple Free Events: $100 (total fee)
Single Paid Event: $100
Multiple Paid Events: $150 (total fee)
Public Liability Insurance: $125 (if required)
Single Free Event: $100
Multiple Free Events: $150 (total fee)
Single Paid Event: $150
Multiple Paid Events: $200 (total fee)
Fee contributes to marketing & advertising campaigns and resources for each event such as:
Neighbouring shires of the Great Southern Treasures may participate in the Bloom Festival if a few requirements are met.
There are also advertising options available for both the website and program booklet, find information here