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Events in and around Derby
As the seasons change in Derby, Western Australia, so do the fun and exciting events that take place throughout the year. From outdoor concerts to food and wine festivals, there's something for everyone to enjoy. Here are some of the top seasonal events for locals and visitors.
Spring is the perfect time for outdoor activities in Derby. As the temperatures warm up, locals and visitors alike can enjoy the Derby Boab Festival. This vibrant annual event brings together performers, food vendors, and artists, all showcasing the unique beauty and culture of the region. Some of the most popular attractions at the festival include live music, dance performances, and the chance to taste some of the best local cuisine.
Summertime in Derby is all about enjoying the great outdoors. One of the most popular events during this time is the Kimberley Moon Experience. This music festival takes place under the stars and features an impressive lineup of local and international musicians. Past performers have included Jimmy Barnes, Jon Stevens, and The Black Sorrows. This event is perfect for families, friends, and couples looking to experience the best of Western Australia's music scene.
Autumn in Derby is a time of harvest, and there's no better way to celebrate than with the Kimberley Agriculture Show. This annual event showcases the best produce, livestock, and crafts from the region. Visitors can enjoy everything from sheep shearing demonstrations to horse races, as well as live music, animal shows, and food and wine tastings. This is a great event for families with children, as there are numerous activities and games for kids to enjoy.
During the cooler months, Derby comes alive with its annual Shinju Matsuri Festival. This event celebrates the town's rich cultural heritage, with activities including a street parade, live music, and dance performances. Visitors can also enjoy a range of arts and crafts displays, as well as food and wine tastings featuring local produce. The highlight of the festival is the fireworks display, which lights up the sky over Derby in a dazzling show of color and sound.
No matter what season it is, there's always something fun and exciting happening in and around Derby, Western Australia. To learn more about these events and how to participate, contact the Derby Visitor Centre at +61 8 9191 1426. The Centre is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.