Visitor Information

Everything you need to know before planning your trip to the Community Festival.


We want our festival to be safe, welcoming, and happy place for everyone to enjoy.

Wheelchair and mobility access is available in various areas, including a wheelchair viewing area at Civic Lawn. There are some concrete paths at the Civic Lawn, however some areas will not be appropriate for wheelchair and mobility depending on the individual’s access requirements.

Plenty Ranges Arts and Convention Centre (PRACC) has wheelchair and mobility access.

Auslan Interpreters will be present on the Civic Lawn stage and the Youth Stage.

There is some accessible parking options at the event. When you arrive, you will be directed on where to park.

Accessible bathrooms are available, including the Marveloo. The Marveloo, designed for high needs accessibility is located near the Civic Centre.  This facility requires a MLAK key to unlock the facility.



There are no ATMs on site. Most vendors will accept cashless payments, but it’s advisable to bring some money for food and drink purchases.



Entry is free and all entertainment and activities on the day are free, including theatre shows at the Plenty Ranges Arts and Conference Centre. However, you can bring money for the food vans and local market stalls.



You can bring your dog, but they must be on a leash. Please remember to bring bags to dispose of droppings.


Food Options

There will be various food trucks and market stalls available but for those with specific dietary requirements may wish to bring their own food.


Getting to the festival

The festival is located at Civic Centre 25 Ferres Boulevard, South Morang.

By Public Transport

The event site is well-serviced by trains and buses, including the South Morang train station on the Mernda line and buses 556, 383 and 577.

Plan your journey at Public Transport Victoria’s website

Ride your bike to the Festival

Use the temporary bike parking within the dedicated bike zone. Remember to bring a secure lock.  

Via Car and parking

Parking is available at Civic Centre, however we encourage you to carpool, use public transport or ride to the festival.

Additional parking is adjacent to South Morgan train station.

Accessible parking is available at Civic Centre. You will be directed when you arrive.


Information and updates

Visit or check City of Whittlesea’s Facebook and Instagram pages for updates on the day.


Lost and found?

A ‘lost property’ point will be located at Council’s information tent.


Medical help and lost children

First Aid is available on-site at the Civic Lawns. If you are lost or searching for someone, visit the information tent. If you find a lost child, bring them to the information tent or locate a staff member in a high-vis vest.


Prayer and Reflection

A dedicated prayer and reflection marquee is in located at the Plenty Valley Arts and Conference Centre courtyard.


Program and activities

A printed program will be available from the Information tent. Or visit the website for the full program.

The event will feature theatre, music, circus, dance, sports, workshops and more.

Free children’s activities include roving performers, face painting and art workshops.

Key festival areas include the Main Stage, Plenty Ranges Arts and Convention Centre (PRACC), World Kitchen, Local Food Discover, Pet Expo, Sustainability Lane, Youth Zone, Roving Entertainment, Markets, Food vans and Stalls.


Smoking and Vaping

No smoking is allowed at the event or on the Council lawns. A designated smoking area will available.



The City of Whittlesea is dedicated to being more sustainable.

We proudly support eco-friendly dining through Green My Plate, ensuring that your plate and cutlery is reusable, reducing landfill. Please return the reusable plates and cutlery in the pink bins provided.

The festival is also reducing plastic waste by providing four convenient water refilling stations for you to use your reusable water bottle

Thank you for being part of the effort to minimise our environmental impact.


Toilets and changing facilities

Toilets and accessible toilets are located onsite. 

Full toilet facilities, including changing facilities are available in the Plenty Ranges Arts and Conference Centre. 

The Marveloo, designed for high needs accessibility is located near the Civic Centre.  This facility requires a MLAK key to unlock the facility.



What if there are adverse weather conditions?

Announcements regarding any event cancellations on or keep an eye out on our Facebook and Instagram pages.


What to bring

Dress appropriately for the outdoor event, considering the weather.

Bring sun protection or wet weather gear and feel free to bring your own picnic food and snacks if you have specific dietary needs.

Remember to bring your water bottle as water stations are available.

You may wish to bring some money to purchase food and drinks from the food vans and market stalls.