Our festivals and events

We host a number of major festivals and events throughout the year.

Check the upcoming events page to see what's on.

Carols by Kingston

Carols by Kingston will be held on Sunday 11 December at Bicentennial Park, Chelsea.

Your favourite carols, fabulous performers, amazing food and spectacular fireworks, that’s Carols by Kingston. 

Held on the second Sunday in December, this free community event is one not to be missed.

Mordi Fest

First weekend in March 2023 at Peter Scullin Reserve, Mordialloc.

Mordi Fest is Kingston’s premier festival, showcasing big acts and upcoming local performers across four stages.

Featuring live music and DJ performances, delicious food, craft beers and wine and lots of kids activities.

City of Kingston Awards

Kingston's Citizen of the Year and Community Group of the Year Awards are presented annually at a celebration on 26 January. 

Read about our 2022 winners.

Kingston Women of the Year

View details for our Kingston Women of the Year event being held in March. 

The annual Kingston Women of the Year Awards celebrates the outstanding contribution that women in Kingston make to industry, community, and society.

Pet Expo

Held each year in April at Kingston Heath Reserve, Heatherton.

Enjoy a day out with your favourite furry friend, register your pets and wander our specialty stallholders.

This free, pet friendly event is a favourite for families and pet owners alike!

Spring Fair

Thanks to all our amazing volunteers, community groups and vendors who helped to make Spring Fair 2022 a huge success!

Our newest festival, Spring Fair brings our community groups together to enjoy a fun day out with family and friends.

With free amusements, giant games, live performances and more, this free family friendly event is held over one day in Spring.

Vendor and performer applications

Our festivals and events feature a fantastic mix of musical performances, children’s entertainment plus a diverse range of food and beverage stalls. 

Vendor applications have now closed for our 2022-23 major festivals.

If you’re a vendor or performer, sign up to receive information about upcoming festival and event opportunities. 

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