We regret to advise that SHEEPFEST 2021 has been Cancelled due to Covid-19 restrictions.

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Darkan Sheepfest has proudly chosen to support Royal Flying Doctor Service ‘Mental Health Programs’ as our 2021 Mental Health Organisation.

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Welcome to Darkan Sheepfest.

Darkan lies in the heart of the Shire of West Arthur and has a long and proud history of producing fine wool, tasty meat and excellent breeding stock.

Darkan Sheepfest is an event that showcases our community: to compete for shearing glory, to present fine sheep flocks for judging, to share fun and laughter with children, to explore fashion, food and markets.

But most of all it provides an opportunity for city and country people to come together and enjoy a good old country show.

Best of all it is only a gold coin donation on entry!


Press Release: ‘Blue’ Skies the Limit for Darkan Sheepfest Skydivers.

27January 2020 Why would anyone want to jump out of a perfectly good plane? When it’s for a great cause! Members of the Hillman Farm Skydiving Club Inc are set to skydive down at sunset at Darkan Sheepfest, Saturday 8th February and are planning to go ‘blue’ to highlight and support the ‘Blue Tree Project’. …

Press Release: Darkan Sheepfest to Run Final Shearing Cut Out

The ‘Shearers’ and Shed Staff’ Reunion will not only honour legends of the Australian Wool Industry but reunite great mates. As a farm kid, there was nothing better than racing home from the school bus at shearing time to see what delicious treats were leftover from smoko. Although, as you got older you realised there …


Darkan Sheepfest

PO Box 135, Darkan WA 6392


Karlene Goss – 0428361366