About the Festival

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Karnidale 2025

Karridale, 30 kms south of Margaret River in South-Western WA will once again come alive to Karnidale 2025.
Internationally acclaimed shows, bands and performances from 5pm friday 17th January  and  all day and night on  Saturday the 18th January.  Market stalls, great food, workshops and creativity. And you camp for free! Gates open at 2pm on Friday.

lunar patrol wagon at Karnidale Festival - Lunar Circus, Australia

The festival will feature a unique line-up of Circus, cabaret, magic and comedy stars plus fabulous live bands will be playing all day too.
Enjoy an authentic festival experience and get up close and personal with acrobats, aerialists and sideshow superstars strutting their stuff on a stunning country estate, just three hours from Perth. You can even try some circus classes, if you’re brave!

This is like no other festival experience in the world.

The two jessicas at Karnidale festival - Lunar Circus, Karridale, Margaret River, Australia
Late Night Cabarets at Karnidale, - Lunar Circus , Margaret River, Australia

Once the kids are tucked in bed, the night-time entertainment takes a turn for the risqué with the late-night cabaret and sideshow not for the faint of heart.

5 * recommends Karnidale – The Western Australian Circus Festival.

“Has to be one of the best weekend camping festivals on the planet, if not the universe!
Amazing acts, great music can’t wait for the next!👍”

crowds at Karnidale Festival - Lunar Circus Australia

The bars are open all day for those with a taste for our extensive selection of cocktails, spirits and locally brewed beers and wines.

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See you in KARNIDALE 2025, January  Friday 17th JANUARY and Saturday 18th JANUARY