Port Fairy Folk Festival


The Port Fairy Folk Festival was established in 1977. The festival has put Port Fairy up front and centre on the world stage of folk music.

The festival is now a part of the DNA of this wonderful township and reinforces its rich cultural traditions as well as celebrating new and innovative music and art.

Bookings for Unpowered sites during the 2023 Folk Festival open on the 31st of May 2022. Bookings are processed in the order received.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why do I need to apply for a booking during the festival?
The weekend is a highly organised event. Armbands are provided to park guests and must be worn to gain entry into the park.
Do prices change for bookings during the festival?
Yes (see our rates page) Prices reflect the high demand for accommodation over the weekend and the sheer size of the event. The price includes the administrative costs of processing bookings and armbands, extra staff and security for the weekend. It is no ordinary weekend.
What about if I am not attending the festival during my stay?
Southcombe Caravan Park is situated right next to the main Folk Festival arena and is in a prime location for you to enjoy the Folk Festival. Only Folk Festival ticket holders may book for this special weekend.
Is there a minimum/maximum nights stay for the festival?
Pricing for the festival weekend includes Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights (minimum). Extra days may be added to your stay charged at normal site rates.