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Lonsdale Greek Street Festival 2020

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Mark those calendars for a Greek weekend you won’t forget
Since 1987, The Lonsdale Greek Street Festival (formally known as Antipodes) has taken over the historic Greek Precinct in the heart of Melbourne to celebrate the best of Hellenic culture and on 29 February 2020 and 1 March 2020; Lonsdale Street will be taken over by a wonderland of multicultural festivities.

Image Courtesy from The Greek Centre Facebook


Melbourne's biggest FREE street party and longest-running Greek Street Party will be celebrating 33 years this year, and there will be a colossal line-up of entertainment, cultural tradition, culture, and food, amusements, activities, and multicultural celebrations.

Image Courtesy from The Greek Centre Facebook


Highlights at the Festival include:

Three stages featuring over 500 local and interstate performers who will showcase the best traditional and modern Greek pieces.

Amusement & Carnival Rides.

Market stalls.

Image Courtesy from The Greek Centre Facebook


Family-friendly activities.

Chefs & Cooks food demonstrations.

Zorba 'Til You Drop competition and other competitions.

Image Courtesy from The Greek Centre Facebook


Mouthwatering Greek culinary delights from Lonsdale Street Greek icons, as well as over 20 food stalls & trucks.

Craft stalls.

Multiple Street Bars serving up Greek-inspired offerings.

The Antipodes Amazing Race

Image Courtesy from The Greek Centre Facebook


There will be something for everyone to enjoy at this spectacular Multicultural Festival. Be sure to save the date and have a "Greektastic" time!

Image Courtesy from The Greek Centre Facebook


Getting to the Festival:

It is recommended to the leave the car at home, and take public transport- city-bound train, tram or bus towards CBD and head towards the historic Greek Precinct (between Swanston & Exhibition Streets).

Image Courtesy from The Greek Centre Facebook
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Why? A free multicultural festival not to miss
When: 29 February 2020-1 March 2020: From 10am
Where: Lonsdale Street & surrounding streets, Melbourne
Cost: Free
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