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.

Spring Fair

Join us on Saturday 21 October 2023 - Keeley Park Reserve in Clayton South

Our community groups come together to enjoy a fun day out with family and friends.

With free amusements, games, live performances and more, this free family event has something for everyone.

Carols by Kingston

Sunday 10 December 2023 - Bicentennial Park in Chelsea

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

This free community event is one not to be missed.

Mordi Fest 

Saturday 2 + Sunday 3 March 2024 - Peter Scullin Reserve in 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.

Kingston Women of the Year

Nominations are now open for the Kingston Women of the Year Awards 2024

Celebrating the outstanding contributions that women make to Kingston's industry, community, and society.

Pet Expo

Returning to Kingston Heath in 2024!

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!

City of Kingston Awards

Presented annually in May during National Volunteer Week

City of Kingston Awards include Kingston's Citizen of the Year and Community Group of the Year Awards. 

Major Outdoor Music Event Feasibility Study - Consultant Opportunity

We want to enhance local entertainment in our city by partnering with concert promoters and organisers of music festivals to explore the possibility of new major events in our public reserves.

To make this happen, we're seeking a consultant with expertise in live events to develop a feasibility study.

This is a unique opportunity to unlock the potential of our open spaces and reimagine our city's entertainment offering.

We potential consultants should review the full project brief(PDF, 131KB) and submit their quotation and a detailed two-page response by 2 October 2023 to Ethan Becker (Senior Festivals, Events & Sponsorship Officer) at events@kingston.vic.gov.au or call 1300 653 356.

Vendor information

Our festivals and events showcase an exciting blend of diverse food and beverage options.

Applications for vendors for our 2023-24 major festivals have now closed.

Performer database

Our festivals and events come alive with performances that reflect the depth and diversity of our community.

Whether you're a band, solo musician, DJ, comedian, dance troupe, magician, circus act, children's entertainer, or have any other talent to share, we welcome all forms of artistic expression.

Adding your details to our database will provide our festival artistic directors and programmers everything they need when looking to program a range of performers and acts for our events.

Should an opportunity present itself, our programmers and artistic directors will contact you directly.

Add your details to our database

This application process will take approximately ten minutes to complete.

Please read the Vendor Guidelines(PDF, 4MB) prior to proceeding.

If you have any questions, please email events@kingston.vic.gov.au or phone 9581 4917.