Theme for 2023 is ‘Furry Friends”


Features a selection of fabulous beanies live & on our Online Auction in 2023.

A WARM WINTER CELEBRATION OF FABULOUS FIBRE ART. The Murrindindi Beanie and Fibre Festival is a small volunteer organization who use their passion for all things fibre to provide a great community arts event that is open to anyone to enter and in turn provides support for the smaller causes in our beautiful Murrindindi region.

In 2023 our clever, creative, Fibre Festival will be both live and online. Our live Fibre Festival & Market is held in the Alexandra Shire Hall, Saturday & Sunday May 27th & 28th, 10-4pm, showcasing a fabulous array of fibre arts and stalls holders. While our online auction is on from Monday the 22nd, ending Sunday the 28th May, 3pm.

Our annual Beanie & Fibre Festival is a much loved and greatly anticipated community event strongly supported by the whole town of Alexandra, the Murrindindi Shire and beyond. In fact, all items sold at our fabulous fibre festival are hand crafted and donated by our amazing supporters both here and from overseas. People love the warm and inviting atmosphere, and the opportunity to purchase a really special, hand made beanie or winter warming item.

The Beanie Fest Competition is run concurrently to the Festival inspiring & showcase the amazing creativity of fibre lovers from beginners to those who are experienced. All skill levels and ages are catered for and as always we encourage those who are new to creating with fibre to take the plunge and enter the competition. Many of our donated items are made locally & showcase the amazing talent within the Murrindindi region.

Our annual Online Auction offers a fabulous select group of beanies or winter warmers via a touch of a button or two. To secure the beanie of your choice, you can bid as many times as you want using your iPone, iPad or computer on our Auction site 32auctions.com/beanie2023

Each year, ‘Wear a Beanie Day’ is featured on the Friday immediately prior to the Beanie Fest & is celebrated by many school students. With places of work & the general public also getting into the spirit of the colour & excitement of our fibre festival fun, while donating a gold coin for the privilege.

Money raised from the sale of beanies and winter warmers is used to support community projects within the Murrindindi Shire.

The Murrindindi Beanie and Fibre Festival welcomes any group within the Shire of Murrindindi to apply for funding for their community based club or project by emailing the MBFF Committee – murrindindi.beanie.fest@gmail.com and tell us something about your group, your role within the community and why you would like to receive some funding from the MBFF.

 Good luck! We hope you will find that special item!

MBFF is a community based not for profit group promoting products, art and craft produced locally in the Shire of Murrindindi. The Murrindindi Beanie & Fibre Festival acknowledges the huge support of the local community and the The Shire of Murrindindi. The MBFF is a member of Regional Arts Victoria.

Murrindindi Beanie & Fibre Festival, by the community, for the community.