Here in Mandurah, we are no stranger to delivering award-winning festivals, events and activities for our community and visitors. Be part of our exciting upcoming events program in 2023/24 and help us deliver some of WA’s most celebrated events in the calendar.

There's a range of opportunities for businesses, groups, organisations and community members to get involved in. Join our crew as a volunteer, stall holder, entertainer, sponsor, pageant float and more.

See full event program here.

Opportunities to be involved

The Channel 7 Mandurah Crab Fest is WA's biggest free regional festival, showcasing a jam-packed weekend of fresh food, live music, children’s entertainment, competitions, cooking demonstrations, celebrities, water-based experiences, and more!

This prestigious award-winning event attracts more than 100,000 local, national and international visitors to the city, all keen to get a taste of what Mandurah has to offer. Join the fun on March 15 and 16, 2025, as we bring back the Channel 7 Mandurah Crab Fest like never before. 

We are taking applications and enquiries for volunteers and event sponsorship.

Event volunteer - Get your volunteer mode on and be part of our crew as we deliver the iconic Channel 7 Mandurah Crab Fest for our community and visitors.

Event sponsorship - A variety of sponsorship opportunities are available for this event. Please contact the events team for more information on


Vendor applications open 8 July, 2024

  • Mobile food vendors - Self contained registered food vehicles offering delicious meal and snack options. Apply now
  • Tasty retail eats - On-the-go snacks, artisan products and hunger quenching bites that are pre-prepared and packaged in advance. Apply now.
  • Gourmet food offerings - Be part of the 'Taste of the State' marquee where meals are prepared and cooked fresh onsite for festival goers. Apply now.
  • Fresh seafood - To host the one of a kind 'Crab Sales Marquee' selling fresh, frozen and pre-cooked blue manna crab and a variety of other seafoods (no cooking onsite). Apply now.
  • Market stalls - A variety of stalls selling artisan products, arts and crafts, gifts and goodies. Apply now.
  • Interactive experiences - Including a range of interactive games, arts and crafts, recreational experiences, educational activities and family friendly fun. Apply now.

Mandurah Christmas Pageant Float Applications

The ever popular Mandurah Christmas Pageant is back on Friday 29 November 2024 to kick off the festive season with a bang. The evening will be bursting with all things Christmas, starting with the pageant itself where community groups, local businesses, schools, sporting clubs and not-for-profit organisations parade their floats full of lights, colour and creativity!

Get your creativity on, as the best float of this years pageant will be receiving an incredible $1,000 in prize money!

Christmas Float and Stallholder & Exhibitor Applications will open 8 July 2024.


Submit an application online

Christmas in Mandurah is magical, and we’ve got a jam-packed calendar of events and activities for everyone this festive season. The City Centre will transform and there will be heaps happening for the whole family to enjoy. 

Christmas Lights Trail Community Activities

The Mandurah Christmas Lights Trail will be back, bigger and better than before, lighting up the City Centre from 29 November 2024 until 5 January 2025. With over 23 installations to make up the trail, you'll see why Mandurah really is the Christmas capital of Western Australia.

We're on the lookout for all kinds festive entertainment and activities to pop up among the lights trail, making for a wholesome experience that families from near and far can enjoy. Roving performers, music acts, dance performances, choirs, arts and craft activities, crowd entertainers and more. Join the fun this Christmas in Mandurah.

Christmas Stallholder & Exhibitor Applications will open 8 July 2024.

Submit an application online

Be part of our crew as an EVENT VOLUNTEER

Get your volunteer mode on and join us as we bring back an epic calendar of events this Summer! Apply here