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Welcome to the Glenferrie Festival, now established as one of Melbourne's premier community events, taking place annually on the first Sunday in March. Located along Glenferrie Road, spanning from Barkers Road to Burwood Road in Hawthorn, this festival has become a highlight for residents and visitors alike.

Explore over 200 businesses presenting a diverse array of food and artisan products, featuring local community stalls and the regular Glenferrie Hawthorn traders offering enticing bargains and delightful sampling menus.

Throughout the festival, enjoy a vibrant mix of entertainment, from stage performances to street acts. The Glenferrie Festival is a day for everyone, attracting families, singles, and individuals of all ages. It's a fantastic opportunity to mingle, indulge in great food, discover unique local products, and experience the laid-back atmosphere with a strong sense of community.

The event boasts a dynamic lineup, including:

- Participation of existing Glenferrie businesses
- Community Centre Stage
- Community Stalls
- Temporary bars with beer gardens
- Interactive activities inlcuding Giant Games and a Petting Zoo
- Live Music at the two Beer Gardens 
- Amusement Rides

...and much more. Join us for a day filled with festivities, community spirit, and the celebration of all that makes Glenferrie special.



To plan your journey to this years Glenferrie Festival by Public Transport please go to PTV Journey Planner for latest updates.

PTV Journey Planner


Route 16 - Melbourne University to Cotham Road Kew, via St Kilda.
Bus Replacement from Kooyong Station to Cotham Road. 
Bus stops will be positioned at northern entry to the festival (Cnr Barkers and Glenferrie Roads) and southern end of the festival (Burwood and Glenferrie Roads).

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Glenferrie Road (between Barkers & Burwood Roads) will be closed to traffic on Sunday 3rd March from 5 am to 7 pm.  All roads leading on to Glenferrie Road in the Festival Precinct will be closed at the Glenferrie Road intersection between these times.

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