12:00am 27th December - 11:45pm 1st January
The Woodford Folk Festival is held annually over six days and six nights, from Dec 27th through to January 1st. More than 2,000 local, national and international, artists, musicians and presenters put on over 438 acts to an audience of an estimated 132,000 people. The festival begins each year with the iconic Opening Ceremony and closes with the spectacular showcase, the Fire Event on New Year’s Day. This year will be the 35th Woodford Folk Festival and the 28th held at Woodfordia. It is the largest gathering of artists and musicians in Australia.
The festival programme features concerts, dances, street theatre, writers’ panels, film festival, comedy sessions, acoustic jams, social dialogue and debate, folk medicine, an entire children’s festival, an environmental programme featuring talks, debates and films, art and craft workshops, circus performances and workshops, late night cabarets, parades and special events including the spectacular fire event.
The festival streets are lined with restaurants, cafes, stalls, bars, street theatre and parades. Tree-filled campgrounds, butterfly walks, ponds and wildlife complete the picturesque site. The festival appeals to a diverse audience with all ages and many nationalities attracted each year. It’s a magical experience, and one not to be missed.
When: December 27 - January 1
Where: Woodfordia, 87 Woodrow Road, Woodford
Who: All ages (family-friendly event)
Tickets: Tickets are on sale now, head here to view the ticketing options
More information: Contact Festival Admin: 07 5496 1066 between 9am – 5pm (EST) Monday – Thursday (Open on Fridays between OCT-JAN). Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Stay up to date with the festival developments by checking their Facebook page HERE
Program subject to change
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