The Village Festival

The Village Festival

Since its inception in 2005, travelling community arts festival The Village Festival has delighted 55 communities across Australia, programming over 5000 artists and acts, and involving over 150 community groups.

More than 450,000 people across Australia have experienced the unique, welcoming, community space that The Village Festival provides, where creativity rules and vibrant colour, wonder and up-close-and-personal encounters flourish.

With a diverse music line up featuring everything from stomping world music to rock, soaring jazz and surreal electronica, queer delights, the ever popular World Kitchen, theatre and installation art, explorations in alternate reality, a dedicated children’s program, Circus Oz Fanatics, and a new Sunset Ritual featuring Melbourne’s best acrobats and flow artists, this year’s festival is not to be missed.