Whittlesea Community Festival [Melbourne]
Whittlesea Community Festival [Melbourne]

Event Information


Sunday March 17, 2024
11:00 AM


Whittlesea – Terrace Lawns Council Offices
25 Ferres Boulevard
South Morang, VIC 3752

Auslan Interpreter/s

Elissa Harris, Melissa Thompson & Cindi Boychuk

Language/ Cultural Consultant



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Set within Council’s Civic Centre and Plenty Ranges Arts & Convention Centre in South Morang, the Festival’s theme is ‘Connections’ and it promises to connect our community through a day of fun activities for all ages.

This event offers something for everyone with many free activities.

  • Live music and entertainment: Crowd-favourite Dream Team and many cultural performances.
  • Free theatre shows: Head to Plenty Valley Arts and Convention Centre for ‘A Circus Sensation’ by ZAP Circus and interactive show ‘Someone in the dark’ by Black Hole.
  • Free cooking workshops: Dive into cooking workshops featuring local produce and ‘World Kitchen’ showcasing the talents of five local cooks.
  • Local Food Discovery Zone: Learn about the wonderful food produced here in the City of Whittlesea.
  • A pet expo: Enjoy adorable moments and valuable pet care tips.
  • Family Zone: Free face painting, art and craft activities for the whole family.
  • Youth ZoneAdventure awaits with a rock-climbing wall and performances by local young musicians.
  • Ageing Well Zone: Engage in activities including a backgammon competition mini golf, Capet Bowls, croquet and more.
  • Sustainability Lane: Experience the thrill of Australian wildlife, discover nature art and bush kinder, along with learning about all things sustainability.
  • Community and Market Stalls: Discover delightful goodies to purchase at many market stall
  • Food Trucks: Delicious treats will be available for purchase. Don’t forget to bring a water bottle for refills at our water stations.

Everyone is invited to join the lively celebration and to make memories with our vibrant community!

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