Every year in August and September Araluen celebrates it's Yates Springtime at Araluen. There is a wonderful display of vibrant Spring blooms from daffodils, jonquils, Azaleas, Camellia’s, Rhododendrons, Magnolias, Lilacs and then of course from the end of August you will see the fabulous display of tulips.
The following weekend in February is the ‘Blues in the Night Concert’. This is the weekend when the best of Western Australia's blues bands play well into the night
An interesting event for W.A. – The Chilli Festival. This is held on or around the 2nd Saturday and Sunday in February. There is plenty of chilli, wine, beer, food and of course entertainment.
In December at Araluen there is the Carols by Torchlight night. It is held around the middle of the month on a Sunday. The local choir performs as well as a guest entertainer.