All aboard for Shore Leave Festival

Geraldton is the seafood capital of Western Australia so what better place to host Shore Leave Festival! A four-day cuisine, culture and entertainment extravaganza guaranteed to satisfy all who have a love for seafood and fun.

Scheduled for Wednesday 27 April – Sunday 1 May 2022, this vibrant festival pays homage to the region’s rich maritime history and produce through an array of activities and entertainment.

Catering for a range of budgets with free art exhibitions, guided tours of the museum, dragon boat races and markets to a variety of ticketed dining experiences – Shore Leave Festival is an event not to be missed.

The crowning culinary experience of this celebration is the Abrolhos Long Table Lunch on East Wallabi Island.

Those out for culture as well as food and entertainment can look forward to a Smoking Ceremony and performances by the Wilinyu dancers and Yamatji Boys at the opening Welcome to Port.

Live music will be on show throughout the weekend at The Helm on the Geraldton Foreshore including the Midwest’s very own swashbuckling group Rum Jungle Sea Shanties!

So block out your calendar, bring your appetite as well as your thirst for adventure and we will see you in Geraldton for Shore Leave, the ultimate seafood festival.

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