Fawkner Festa and Glenroy Festival

Fawkner Festa and Glenroy Festival

Two communities. One festival weekend.

Glenroy Festival and Fawkner Festa will return over the first weekend in May bringing you live music, delicious food, roving performances, community stalls and workshops.

The free events reflect the vibrant and diverse communities of Glenroy and Fawkner and we welcome everyone to join us for a fun-filled weekend!

Bring a picnic rug and come celebrate with us at Glenroy Festival on Saturday 1 May, 2pm to 5pm at Sewell Reserve and Fawkner Festa on Sunday 2 May, 12pm to 3pm at CB Smith Reserve.

Fawkner Festa Program

Stage Program

12pm - African Star Drumming Performance & Workshop

12:30pm - Welcome to Country/Official Speeches

1pm - La Descarga & The Electropical Orchestra

1:45pm - Sanacori Quartet & Melbourne School of Tarantella

2:30pm - Vardos

Plus roving entertainment by Pony Cam and Blanck Canvas.

FREE Workshops and Activities

  • Decorate your own up-cycled planter box with Creative Upcycling
  • Circus Play Space with Sparkle Society
  • Library Storytime

Food Options

  • A1 Bakery Food Truck - Lebanese wraps and treats
  • Lions Club of Glenroy - Sausage Sizzle 
  • Food Family Passion - Coffee and Waffles


  • Climate Action Merri-bek
  • East Timor Project - Friends of Aileu
  • Fawkner Food Bowls
  • Fawkner Neighbourhood House
  • Merri Creek Management Committee
  • Merri Health
  • Moreland City Council Local Laws
  • Moreland City Libraries
  • Moreland Greens
  • Moreland BUG
  • Moreland Youth Services
  • Socialist Alliance
  • Sustainable Communities

Fawkner Festa and Glenroy Festival are single-use plastic free events so please bring a reusable water bottle. 

Important information

Due to COVIDSafe public event restrictions, capacity is limited. Contact details of attendees will be required upon entrance of event for contact-tracing purposes.

Each attendee is asked to do a symptom self-assessment prior to leaving home and not attend if they are unwell or have been instructed to isolate or quarantine.

Attendees must maintain at least 1.5m physical distance between those from other groups at all times.

To minimise movement, attendees must stay seated where practical.

Bring a face covering, observe cough etiquette and personal hygiene measures.

See the COVIDSafe public event registration for more information.


Merri-bek City Council
Festivals Team, Festivals Officer
Phone: 9240 1111
Email: festivals@moreland.vic.gov.au

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