Event Information for our Neighbours


Dear Sir/Madam,

On 29 February and 01 March 2020, the Greek Community of Melbourne will be presenting the 33rd annual Lonsdale Street Greek Festival (aka ‘Antipodes’).

The award-winning festival is the largest celebration of Greek culture outside of Greece and is presented in the historic Greek Precinct of Melbourne, Lonsdale Street.

The Festival is a cosmopolitan venture featuring family friendly entertainment across 3 stages that feature: cooking demonstrations, dance, music, street theatre, children’s performances, competitions and lots of community activity.

The Festival will start building at 10pm on Friday 28 February and will have packed up by 5am on Monday 02 March.

The Festivals trading hours are 11am to 11pm on Saturday and 10am to 10pm on Sunday.

Bus routes have been diverted to nearby streets.   You can find out more about individual routes at ptv.vic.gov.au.

Please see a site map overleaf that shows the significant street closure for the festival.

Should you have any concerns, please do not hesitate to contact Jorge Menidis or Antonia Tsamis at the Festival on 9662 2722.

Alternatively, you can call the City of Melbourne Coordinator Event Operations, Melinda Webb on 9658 9662

For further information on the festival, log onto www.lonsdalestfestival.com.au or call us on 9662 2722 or email at info@greekcentre.com.au

Kindest Regards,

Jorge Menidis

Lonsdale Street Greek Festival