Glenroy Festival and Fawkner Festa

Glenroy Festival and Fawkner Festa

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.

Glenroy Festival Program

Stage Program

2pm - Melbourne Ukulele Kollective
2:30pm - Welcome to Country/Official Speeches
3pm - Annie Jones
3:35pm - The Mamas
4:35pm - Mary Petts Guitar School

Plus roving entertainment by Pony Cam and Blanck Canvas.

FREE Workshops & Activities

  • Puppet Making with Trash Puppets
  • Circus Play Space with Sparkle Society
  • Library Storytime

Food Stalls

  • Itika Sporting Club - Sausage Sizzle
  • Ummu Gozleme – Gozleme
  • Food Family Passion - Coffee and Waffles


  • Broadmeadows and District Garden Club Inc
  • Climate Action Merri-bek
  • Level Crossing Removal Project
  • Glenroy Neighbourhood Learning Centre
  • Merri Health
  • Moreland City Council Local Laws
  • Moreland City Libraries
  • Moreland Greens
  • Moreland BUG
  • Moreland Toy Library
  • Moreland Youth Services
  • Mulberry Gardens Community Kitchen Garden Glenroy Inc
  • Oak Park Girl Guides
  • 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
Phone: 9240 1111

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