Why Frankston is a rising arts and culture hotspot
30.10.2019

Why Frankston is a rising arts and culture hotspot

Frankston City Council - The Waterfront Festival

Christmas Festival of Lights

Kylie Auldist, celebrated feature vocalist of The Bamboos and Cookin’ on 3 Burners, leads Frankston’s Christmas Festival of Lights celebration on Saturday November 30. While Auldist takes over the main stage, Frankston’s Skating Wonderland will take over the Frankston Library forecourt for those daring enough to try their hand on the ice. There will also be carnival games, amusement rides and more. It’s free entry with costs for rides, food, market stalls and amusements.

The Waterfront Festival

Frankston will come alive February 2020 when the likes of Kingswood, Emma Donovan and the Putbacks, Phil Para, The Tarantinos and more take to the city’s waterfront for a huge free festival. There will also be food and alcohol aplenty, with over 30 vendors taking to the promenade. It’s on Saturday February 15 and Sunday February 16.

Little Beauty Market

Set within Frankston’s Beauty Park, the Little Beauty Market showcases all of Melbourne’s best creative innovators. Here, you’ll get the pick of local beer and wine offerings and some of the most delectable foods made in the region. There will be live music courtesy of some of Frankston’s best local musos and heaps more. It runs monthly until April, with the next date on Saturday November 30.

Street Art Walking Tours

Explore more than 20 of Frankston’s popular street art murals when the Street Art Walking Tours go down. Happening monthly, the 90-minute tours parade through the works of renowned street artists Smug, DVATE, Lucy Lucy, SatOne, Lady Diva and more. The next tour is on Sunday December 8, head to visitfrankston.com to reserve your spot as the tours book out fast.

Be there when Frankston comes alive this summer. Head to the Frankston City events page to find out more about these and other events in the area.