General event information
Where and when is Mordi Fest?
Mordi Fest will be held at Peter Scullin Reserve, Mordialloc:
- Saturday 2 March, 11am - 10pm
- Sunday 3 March, 11am - 7pm
How much is entry to Mordi Fest?
The entry fee is $5 per person or $10 for families.
How do I purchase a ticket to Mordi Fest?
There are no pre-booked tickets for Mordi Fest, simply show up on the day!
Crowds are set to be big, so plan your day and arrive early.
Getting to the event
Please note: Buses will replace trains between Mentone, Parkdale and Mordialloc stations for the duration of Mordi Fest.
How do I get to Mordi Fest?
Walking, cycling or using public transport is the best way to get to Mordi Fest!
Peter Scullin Reserve is a short walk from Mordialloc Train Station on the Frankston line. The following buses also travel to Mordialloc: 705, 706, 708, 709, 811, 811/812, 812, 903. Plan your journey on the PTV website.
Please note: parking is very limited in the surrounding streets.
Will there be any road closures in the area?
To allow the festival to take place there will also be some limitations to accessing the Reserves, Pier and car parks:
- Monday 26 February – Tuesday 5 March
- Peter Scullin Reserve including the playground will be closed
- Hazel Pierce Reserve will be closed
- Pier Road car park will be closed
- Friday 1 March – Monday 4 March
- Centre Way car park will be closed
Access to Mordialloc pier will be via the perimeter of the Mordi Fest site. The pier will not be accessible through Peter Scullin Reserve or Hazel Pierce Reserve from Monday 26 Feb - Monday 4 March inclusive.
There will be a designated drop off/pick up zone located on Beach Road, adjacent to Owen Street in Mordialloc.
What to bring (and what not to bring)
What do I bring?
It is advised to bring a bottle of water and remember to wear a hat, sunscreen and sunglasses.
Free sunscreen will be available at our information booth. Water stations will be available for free water.
What can’t I bring?
- No BYO alcohol or glass.
- No dogs or pets.
- No shade structures, chairs, tables, umbrellas or tents.
- No large-lens cameras, unless pre-arranged with event management
Can I bring my dog?
Dogs are not permitted at Mordi Fest or at Peter Scullin Reserve at any time. Assistance or support dogs are welcome.
Can I bring my own chairs or shade?
No, chairs and shade are not permitted. There will be plenty of chairs and shade available on site.
Please don't hesitate to speak to one of our friendly team members on the day for assistance.
Food and drinks
Is there food available?
We have a great selection of food and drinks on offer for you.
Please bring a bottle of water and keep it topped up at the free water atation on site.
Can I bring my own food?
Yes, you can BYO food, but nothing in glass and strictly no alcohol.
What are the amusement rides/games?
The amusements are all located within the no-alcohol zone and include:
- Paw Patrol Inflatable
- Pirate Ship
- Kids Carousel
- Fishing Game
- Pull a string Game
How much do the amusements cost?
The amusement rides are pay per ride and vary in cost up to $12.00
All ages event
What ages are allowed at Mordi Fest?
All ages are welcome at Mordi Fest - it is a family-friendly event.
What is the procedure for lost kids?
There are plenty of Kingston staff and contractors on site and we will help you and the little ones!
If you find a child who is lost: Take the child to the information booth or speak to a Kingston team member.
Lost a child? Head to the information booth and the Kingston team will assist you.
Is the venue accessible?
Peter Scullin Reserve is wheelchair friendly and has accessible footpaths, parking and toilets. If you require any assistance on the day, please speak to our friendly event staff.
Is the event pram friendly?
Peter Scullin Reserve is pram friendly and includes accessible footpaths.
Performer and Vendor EOIs
How do I become a Mordi Fest performer?
Our 2024 line-up is nearly finalised. If you're a local artist, performer or entertainer looking for an opportunity to appear at any of our festivals and events, register your interest to join our database. We'll keep your details on file and get in touch if an opportunity comes up. Expressions of Interest are open all year round.
How do I become a Mordi Fest vendor?
Expressions of interest for vendors have now closed, but you can find out more about our vendor application process and sign up to be notified when vendor applications open for future events.