Catalpa Adventure Festival

Sketch of historic sailing ships on the water with the text Catalpa Adventure Festival.
Community event
  • Date
    10 April 2023
  • Time
    12pm - 6pm
  • Price
  • Location
    Churchill Park
  • Suitable for
    All ages

Come along to a fun-filled afternoon celebrating the amazing and daring escape of six Irish prisoners from Fremantle Prison.

On Easter Monday 2023, a short stage performance will recapture the events of nearly 150 year ago. Hear about the story of the men involved in this elaborate plan to bring the sailing ship Catalpa from America to Rockingham Beach in 1876.

In addition to the performance at the Rockingham Foreshore there will be a festival for all ages and backgrounds.

This free family-friendly event will include:

  • performances by talented musicians
  • Irish dancing on stage
  • free kids activities and craft
  • food vans
  • licensed bar area
  • a range of market stalls

Visit the event website for more information.

Churchill Park

The Esplanade, Rockingham
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