Women's Festival (IWD) 2024


This year marks 113 years since the first International Women's Day (IWD).

The Pig & Whistle are extremely proud to be hosting its fourth International Women’s Day Festival on March 2nd, 2024.

Live music, entertainment, market stalls and motivational speakers are among a full day of activities celebrating women’s achievements at the fourth annual International Women’s Day Festival at Main Ridge on Saturday March 2nd.

Hosted by The Pig & Whistle Tavern, the festival will include a live stage and roaming performances from Velvet Bloom, Marilyn on Menopause, and Peninsula musicians. Organisers have also invited a group of adventurous women to bring along their 4WDs and camping hacks so you can meet and greet the beauties and their beasts.

There will be a Q&A with true crime author and podcaster Vikki Petraitis, who will be talking about some of the region's most notorious serial killers and crimes, and psychic therapist Joyce-Kay will deliver a live medium presentation. A range of activities exploring arts and crafts, well-being, culture, education and the environment will be available for you to enjoy, and various speakers will focus on the creative, social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women on the Peninsula.

There will be plenty of fun for the kids as well as multiple market stalls and hands-on art and craft all for just $10-$25. It’s on Saturday, March 2, from 10am-5pm. You can grab your tickets and the full program at thepigandwhistle.com.au

The festival’s program is continuously growing and businesses, not-for-profit organisations and community organisations that would like to become involved on the day by promoting a product, sponsoring the event or provide any digital cross promotion, please get in contact. We would love to hear from you.


  • Saturday, 02 March 2024 | 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM


The Pig & Whistle, 365 Purves road, Main Ridge., Main Ridge, 3928, View Map

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