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The largest FREE community event in Western Australia

The Channel 7 Mandurah Crab Fest returns with a spectacular two-day extravaganza this March!

Come along with the whole family and enjoy the largest FREE community event in Western Australia!

On the weekend of the 16th and 17th of March, the City of Mandurah will play host to a fantastic array of gourmet food vendors, celebrity chefs and MKR celebrities, Channel 7 personalities, kid's activities and live entertainment, including headliners Montaigne and Josh Pyke!

Make the most of your visit with our top picks!

What to Eat

The major highlight of the Crab Fest is, of course, the amazing seafood showcase. Sample over 50 tantalising seafood dishes - including the native Blue Manna crab. Participating pop-up restaurants include Crab Boil by Flics Kitchen, Sharkys, Redmanna Waterfront Restaurant, Blackboard by Food & Co, Catch 22, Roll'd, Thee Shucker, Spanish Quesadilla / The Flying Fish / Slow Food, Casablanca Real Moroccan Cuisine and Tapasman.

Complementing the seafood favourites are mobile food vans located at the Eastern foreshore offering a range of sweet and savoury delights!

Foodie Events

There will also be foodie events to partake in, such as demonstrations on the Coles Buy West Eat Best Cooking Stage with your favourite Channel 7 and Nova 937 personalities. Check out the full cooking stage line-up here.

If you are looking for an intimate experience, don't miss the exclusive Taste of Crab Fest with Ben O'Donoghue. Held on Mandurah's Eastern Foreshore, you'll enjoy a stellar line-up of gourmet canapes showcasing some of the culinary brilliance that Crab Fest offers.

Live Entertainment

In addition to celebrating the best of Mandurah's food scene, the Mandurah Crab Fest also showcases the region's thriving culture, relaxed lifestyle and wonderful location.

Throughout the festival, the Music Stage will offer a fantastic line-up of great bands and musicians. Saturday's headliner is indie-pop favourite Montaigne while Sunday's headliner is much loved Australian singer/songwriter Josh Pyke! For more information on the FREE gigs as part of the festival, click here.

Children's Stage

The littlies are catered for with an amazing children's entertainment line-up. Kids can enjoy dance performances, puppet shows and a special appearance from The Lulus!

The family-friendly entertainment is rounded out with the annual En Plein Air Art Competition at the Vivid Art Gallery in Smart Street Mall.

The waterways are also open, so bring your boat, cruise down in style and get front row seats to the Saturday night fireworks and live music on Sunday.

With fresh food, live music, performances, children's entertainment, competitions, cooking demonstrations, celebrities and more, it's no surprise that the Mandurah Crab Fest attracts over 100,000 locals and visitors to the City of Mandurah.

Start planning your weekend and discover all that Mandurah has to offer and more at this year's event. For all the latest news and events, please visit:

  • www.crabfest.com.au

  • instagram.com/mandurahcrabfest

  • www.youtube.com/user/CityofMandurah

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    When: 16 - 17 March 2019
    Where: Mandurah's Eastern Foreshore
    Cost: FREE
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