Hooked on Portland 2019

Hooked on Portland LogoThe 'Hooked on Portland' festival will return this Australia Day to celebrate the coastal centre as a fishing and tourism hotspot. Portland is recognised across Australia as a game fishing destination particularly for large southern bluefin tuna, which are a great sportfish and highly regarded table fish.

The free festival, hosted in partnership with council, Victorian Fisheries Authority and Regional Development Victoria, will feature some of Australia’s best up and coming musical performers and celebrity chefs, as well as offering entertainment and activities for all ages including a national skate competition, fishing clinics and competition, children’s amusements, market stalls, pop up bar and food trucks and much more.

What's on at Hooked On Portland

Saturday 26 January

6am – 6pm

  • Lifestyle & Leisure show
  • Fishing competition
  • Fishing clinics
  • Harbour tours
  • Foreshore amusements and activities
  • Market stalls
  • Pop up bar and food truck park
  • Circus elements performance and interactive workshop
  • Cooking demonstrations
  • Sustainability and fishing panel Q & A session
  • Skate competition
  • Skateboarding come and try sessions

Live music 4pm – Midnight

  • Josh Rawiri
  • The New Savages
  • Wallace
  • Benny Walker
  • 19 Twenty
  • ASTA

Sunday 27 January

6am – 6pm

  • Lions Club breakfast
  • Boat show
  • Fishing competition presentations
  • Foreshore amusements and activities
  • Market stalls
  • Pop up bar and food truck park

Live music 11am – 5pm

  • Gav Ridell
  • Teleah Evans
  • Jason Bull