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Hear ye, hear ye - the Bentleigh Festival is on again
This year, it is an all-new Bentleigh Festival! It is an event for the whole community of not just Bentleigh, but of all Bayside and the South-East areas of Melbourne.

The Bentleigh Festival has had an 8-year break and is now coming back bigger and better than it was before. The Bentleigh Festival is bought to you by the Bentleigh Traders Association and with the support of the Glen Eira City Council.

It will be a day full of good food and drinks, along with entertainment, rides and the chance to interact with your community. This is going to be a celebration of Bentleigh, its businesses and community. Bentleigh's food businesses will be out in force at the Bentleigh Festival.

From fresh food, savoury, sweet and more, this will be a packed day with things to do for everyone and these include the following:

Over 50 food stalls
4 major pop up beer and food gardens
Market Stalls
Deconstructed Parade
Live music stage
Roaming performers
15 amusement rides - parents will be able to ride free where necessary with their children
Santa arriving
Unlimited rides @ $15 pre-paid, or $20 on the day
Car Show with over 50 classic cars on display
Massive discounts
Heaps more

It will be held on Sunday 25th November 2018, from 11.00 am to 5.00 pm. The venue will be the Bentleigh Shops, Centre Road, Bentleigh.

Please note: You can book your unlimited rides pass, with a 25% discount, at this link. As mentioned above, a parent will be able to accompany children on rides where necessary, free of charge.


Some of the entertainment/food will be as follows:

Here there will be live acts on stage, plus a beer garden.

The Best of Bentleigh Sunday Market and other market stalls will be on at the Bentleigh Festival. There will be arts, craft, handmade designer fashions, and heaps more to buy - you can do your Christmas shopping in this relaxed environment!

Sunseekers Car Club of Victoria inc will be at the Bentleigh Festival, displaying 50 classic cars from each era.

Children can enjoy a wide range of activities at the Bentleigh Festival - there will be cookie decorating, face painting, photo booths, a children's disco and more.

Wolf & Malone Pop Up Wine Bar
Here there will be food, wine, aperitifs, "tinni" garden bar, and live music.

West End Family Garden
Here you can get lots of your favourite foods from the west end of Centre Road in a special pop up garden.

Fifth Chapter
This is a large outdoor eating area, with a bar and music.

The entertainment will come to you! Their unusual and unique "Deconstructed Parade" means no matter where you are at the Bentleigh Festival, there will always be something happening.

The Barbecue is back
At the event will be L&L Master Butchers, who are bringing back their famous roadside BBQ for the Bentleigh Festival. They will cook a wide variety of award-winning sausages and artisan products, so make sure you visit them and buy yourself the best local produce that Bentleigh has to offer!

Mexico City Bentleigh will be there with their food truck, and they will have delicious Mexican as well as some tempting desserts.

Keep watching their Facebook page for more vendors and food stalls.
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Why? For a great day out
When: Sunday 25th November, 2018
Where: Centre Road, Bentleigh, Vic
Cost: FREE entry
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