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Rumfest 2019: Rum, Ribs & Reggae ALL STARS

12th October 2019 - Gates Open at 10AM and close 5PM

Join us for a day of all things RUM, RIBS and REGGAE showcasing local MUSIC, FOOD and DRINKS at the Canefire Gardens; nestled in the heart of the lush Swan Valley region.


Soukouss Internationale
Dilip 'n the Dav’s
The U-Nites

Enque Band


DJ Razor Jack & Mumma Trees




General Admission: $40 ($30 Early Bird) + Booking Fees

This will grant you access for the full duration of the event to our internationally acclaimed range of spirits, cocktails and slushies, succulent eats and the best (and most laidback) Reggae jams Perth has to offer and a chance to sit amongst titans during the ever popular rib-eating competition

VIP Admission: $150 ($120 Early Bird) + Booking Fees

This will grant you access to all areas including the exclusive VIP Bar and Garden area where you can escape the hustle and bustle of the festival to enjoy a slower paced break. Enjoy complimentary light refreshments, access non-festival bathrooms, air conditioning and exclusive low-key entertainment.

Event Info:

Food: We have carefully selected a handful of Perth’s premier rib-loving food trucks to delight you with a variety of Reggae-inspired delicacies including jerked chicken and many many varieties of ribs. We’ll also have a fully functional barista on site to keep you well fueled with coffee and other assorted snacks.

Rib-Eating Competition: Don’t fill up on lunch because we’re holding our 4th annual RIB EATING COMPETITION on the day. A handful of avid food demolition experts will be randomly chosen to compete head to head for the official title of Rumfest’s Bottomless Pit!

Drinks: In addition to our fully stocked spirit bar with our range of rums, liqueurs and white spirits; we’ll be making cocktails, alcoholic slushies and perhaps a gin and tonic for the trend breakers as well as featuring a local beer producer on the day.

Transport: Parking at the event will be limited to coaches and busses however there will be some FREE parking off George Rd (North of the Distillery). We have partnered with UBER to put extra vehicles on prior and after the event. 

Accommodation: Midland Tourist Park offer very affordable chalets. Book now to secure your stay only a short ride from the event. info here.


Q. Can we bring kids?
A. Unfortunately No, this is an 18+ event. 

Q. Will there be Gluten Free and Vegetarian alternatives?
A. Yes. Please discuss your dietry needs with your vendor on the day.

Q. Can I bring my own food? Drinks?
A. No. We have 6 food vendors all serving a variety of Carribean eats as well as Ice Cream and a Barista on-site and fully functioning bar.

Q. What should we bring?
A. Definitely bring a hat, it could be a hot day and we don't want you cooking. Last year was very busy so we also recommend bringing a picnic blanket or some cushions for grassed areas.

Q. Can we park?
A. No. We will be allowing drop off and pickups only in the front of the venue but no parking is available. Please plan accordingly. Please note, fines have been issued to those parking in neighbouring carparks.

Q. When is the best time to arrive?
A. The diehard fans get here at 10AM to secure a good spot for the day but things will be really heating up by lunch time.

Q. Will there be tickets at the gate?
A. Only while tickets last. We have limited capacity and once we're full that's it! so get in early!

Q. What do I need for entry?
A. Photo ID and your ticket.

Q. Are tickets refundable/transferable?
A. No refunds on tickets. Tickets may be passed to a third party for entry. 1 entry per ticket.

If you have any more questions please don't hesitate to contact us via the button below!


Great Northern Distillery Canefire Gardens
496 Great Northern Highway, Middle Swan, WA 6056

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