The Shire of Capel is situated in the shores of Geographe Bay approximately 180 kilometres south-west of Perth. Extending from the 29 kilometres of pristine beach fronting onto Geographe Bay to the edge of the Darling Scarp; The Shire has a blend of rural countryside, rolling hills and wide-open spaces, popular beaches, rich Jarrah forests, and the magnificent Tuart Forest National Park.
The Shire of Capel is one of the fastest-growing regions of Western Australia, with a growing diverse economic base opening up endless events and business opportunities. Capel Shire is unique in its diversity and we invite you to take the time to explore and experience our wonderful shire with all it has to offer.
To find out about upcoming events in the Shire of Capel view our Events Calendar, or click the links below to visit our Facebook Events or Eventbrite home pages.
Shire Marquee Events
The Shire of Capel host three annual Marquee events sponsored by Lotterywest; held throughout a unique variety of location.
Shire of Capel Community Sponsored Events
The Shire of Capel is a fast-growing community with an increasing number of community-run events. The Shire prides itself on ensuring that community-run events have the full support of the shire and offer assistance in any way possible toward the development of these events run by our amazing community.
Key Shire Sponsored Community Events:
More than just a trail ride, the 2019 Capel 200 Trail Bike Rally is a non-competitive event that offers a full day of quality off-road riding on some of the best trails in WA. You ride at your own pace and the mix of trails and optional full-on enduro sections mean you can ride it as a casual trail ride or as serious training for your next enduro.
Capel Makers’ Trail is a local makers and artisans trail that will run for four days and take in the towns of Capel, Peppermint Grove Beach, Boyanup and Dalyellup. It will focus on showcasing the very best that is handmade in the Shire of Capel.
“Our goal is to create an awesome, fun and healthy family day out for the whole community.”
Event Sponsorship Program
The Shire of Capel conducts an application round of Event Sponsorship Funding each year for the local community groups and organisation to apply for funding to assist in the growth of their event. For more information on our Event Sponsorship Program visit the link below.