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Free February Festivals 2020 - Melbourne

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Published February 5th 2020
Free entertainment all sorted this February
This February entertainment will not cost a thing with the list below of the best FREE festivals across Melbourne and surrounds.

Festivals include multicultural, cultural, family-friendly, and community-based.

1. National Sustainable Living Festival
When: Saturday, 1-29 February 2020
Where: Various locations
Details: The National Sustainable Living Festival is the largest and longest-running festival of its kind. it aims to inspire and provide solutions to the sustainability and climate challenges we face. There are over 300 events (some ticketed) including performances, talks, forums, workshops, exhibitions, film, art, design, child-friendly events, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from National Sustainable Living Festival Facebook


2. Melbourne Russian Festival
When: Saturday, 8 February 2020: 10am-8pm
Where: Royal Exhibition Centre, Nicholson St, Carlton
Details: This multicultural festival will showcase traditional Russian culture, entertainment, dancing, performances, music, food stalls, authentic cuisine, pop-ups, beer garden, art & craft, Russian decorations and costumes, interactive family-friendly activities, children's village, masterclasses, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Russian Ethnic Representative Council of Victoria Facebook


3. The Festival of the Photocopier Zine Fair
When: Saturday, 8 & 9 February 2020: 12pm-5pm
Where: Meat Market, 3 Blackwood St, North Melbourne
Details: This two-day festival will present work of over 300 artists. There will be works from comics, art zines, photography zines, cooking zines, perzines, and more, displays, pop-ups, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Sticky Institute Facebook


4. St Kilda Festival
When: Sunday, 9 February 2020
Where: St Kilda
Details: This family-friendly festival will showcase a massive lineup of entertainment, Australian artists, range of performances, workshops, kids activities, sport, games, dance, carnival & amusement rides, buskers, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from St Kilda Festival Facebook


5. Multicultural Pongal (Harvest) Festival 2020
When: Sunday, 9 February 2020: 10am-5pm
Where: Glasscocks Rd Playground, Narre Warren
Details: This multicultural family-friendly festival will be packed with entertainment, heritage, culture, art, dance, music, performances, demonstrations, pop-ups, market stalls, food stalls, games, kids activities, competitions, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Australian Tamil Academy Facebook


6. Frankston Waterfront Festival
When: Saturday, 15 & 16 February 2020
Where: Frankston Waterfront, 7N Pier Promenade, Frankston
Details: There will be plenty of entertainment, family-friendly activities, food, wine, craft beer pop-ups & stalls, demonstrations, amusement & carnival rides, games, market stalls, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from The Waterfront Festival Facebook


7. Northside Summer Festival
When: Saturday, 15-22 February 2020
Where: Various locations
Details: This festival will feature a lineup of entertainment, exhibitions, displays, exclusive retail experiences, best drinking & dining options, street food offerings, pop-ups, activities, child-friendly entertainment, face painting, live music, giant games, Block Party on 22nd February (12pm-7pm), and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from North & West Melbourne Precinct Facebook


8. St Kilda Latin Festival
When: Saturday, 22 & 23 February 2020
Where: O'Donnell Gardens, The Esplanade, St Kilda
Details: This family-friendly festival will showcase multicultural entertainment, authentic cuisine, pop-ups, performances, dance & music, roving performers, displays, demonstrations, massive Latin Beer Garden, art & craft, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from St Kilda Latin Festival Facebook


9. Melbourne Japanese Summer Festival
When: Sunday, 23 February 2020
Where: Federation Square, Cnr Swanston & Flinders Streets, Melbourne
Details: There will be all things Japanese at this multicultural family-friendly festival, including entertainment, traditional performances, art & craft, demonstrations, traditional Bon Dance, activities, traditional food favourites, pop-ups, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Melbourne Japanese Summer Festival Facebook


10. Laverton Festival
When: Sunday, 23 February 2020: 11am-4pm
Where: Epsom Street Reserve, Laverton
Details: This community festival will feature entertainment, local community information, stalls, pop-ups, amusement & carnival rides, kids activities, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Laverton Festival Facebook


11. Clayton Festival
When: Sunday, 23 February 2020: 12pm-6pm
Where: Clayton Community Centre, Cooke St, Clayton
Details: There will be free community celebrations, entertainment, activities, performances, cultural experiences, pop-ups, market stalls, kids activities, roving performers, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from City of Monash Facebook


12. Knox Festival
When: Saturday, 29 February 2020- 1 March 2020: 29th" 10am-9pm & 1st: 10am-5pm
Where: Wally Tew Reserve, Brenock Park Drive, Ferntree Gully
Details: This family-friendly festival will showcase a gigantic smorgasbord of entertainment, fun, festivities, and food. There will also be circus acts, carnival entertainment, amusement & carnival rides, dance marathons, performances, pop-ups, food stalls & trucks, demonstrations, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Knox Arts and Events Facebook


13. Lonsdale Street Greek Festival
When: Saturday, 29 February 2020- 1 March 2020
Where: The Greek Centre, 168 Lonsdale St, Melbourne
Details: This multicultural family-friendly festival is Melbourne's biggest Greek street party, and it will feature traditional entertainment, Greek culture, food, activities, performances, roving performers, kids amusements, carnival rides, over 80 food, drink & craft stalls, pop-ups, demonstrations, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from The Greek Centre Facebook


14. Ventana Fiesta Day!
When: Saturday, 29 February 2020: 1pm-7pm
Where: 27-37 Davey St, Frankston
Details: There will be a massive celebration of wellbeing and Latin American, Portuguese, Spanish and Italian festivities, entertainment, cultural activities, BBQs, street food, pop-ups, stalls, art & craft, activities, carnival parade, Mexican Quarter, music, dance, poetry, roving performers, Spanish Bar, visual arts, food demonstrations, workshops, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Ventana Fiesta Festival - Frankston Facebook


15. Craigieburn Festival
When: Saturday, 29 February 2020: 11:30am-9:30pm
Where: Craigieburn ANZAC Park, Cnr Central Park Ave & Aitken Boulevard, Craigieburn
Details: There will be entertainment, delicious foods, stage performances, kids activities, CFA Torchlight Parade, firework displays, art show, exhibits, pop-ups, and more. Click here for the website.
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