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.

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 

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

Pet Expo

This year's Pet Expo will be held on Saturday 6 April 2024 at Kingston Heath Reserve, Cheltenham.

Applications for stallholders are now open.

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. 

Spring Fair

Returning to Keeley Park in 2024!

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

December 2024 - 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.

Vendor information

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

Applications for vendors for the 2023-24 major festivals have now closed. If you're a vendor interested in future opportunities, we encourage you to stay updated.

Add your details to our database

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

Are you interested in being part of the 2024 Kingston Pet Expo?

We are currently seeking applicants for pet-related stallholders and exhibitors to join us at Pet Expo on Saturday 6 April 2024, 9am to 1pm.

If you have a business selling pet-related products, from dog collars and treats to keeping chickens or bees, please submit your application below. All animal-related businesses are welcome to submit an application.

Applications close on 18 February 2024.

Click here to view form.