Mornington festival photo
Published September 24, 2019
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    Please note: Once again, the Southern Cross Salsa will be performing on the 20th of October 2019 at 1:00 pm.

    Come and join us for some fun and enjoy the Mornington Festival activities. Bring your friends, families and let’s all have a great time.

    SCS Group photo Mornington Festival

    The Main Street Mornington Festival has been running 23 years. It is a free, family friendly, community event, that is held annually on the third Sunday of October from 11am to 5pm.

    The Festival has become an iconic event on the Mornington Peninsula, celebrating the best of the peninsula’s gourmet produce, boutique wineries, artists, musicians, dance troupes, singer songwriters, and performers. With a huge range of local musicians and performers across 7 stages and performance areas and the best tasty treats the Peninsula has to offer, there is something for everyone and a great way to kick off the festival season.

    2019 event details and general information

    Location: Main Street, Mornington Victoria 3931
    Date: Sunday 20th October 2019
    Time: 11am to 5pmThe Main Street Mornington Festival is a family friendly event with FREE entry


    Main Street Mornington will be closed for this event between Barkly Street and The Esplanade. People parking in this area of Main Street are advised to have their vehicle removed by midnight the night before the Festival. Extensive parking on the day is available at the rear of Main Street and Mornington Central areas.

    Things to do

    The Mornington Peninsula is an exciting place to visit, with many fun things to do for all ages. Visit the Mornington Courthouse Visitor Centre on the corner of Main Street and The Esplanade in Mornington for brochures and friendly advice and directions.


    • Water – A South East Water hydration station will be available on the day
    • Toilets – Available at the following locations – Ross Street (portables), Mornington Central, Safeway building, Mornington Park, rear Empire Mall car park & rear First Choice Coles Liquor car park
    • Environment – The event promotes recycling, keep an eye out for the bins located throughout the Festival
    • Public Transport – for help planning your trip, visit Public Transport Victoria’s website HERE
    • Bus – The only local bus service affected by the Festival is 781 which will turn from the Esplanade directly onto Barkly Street, instead of turning up Main Street, between 6am and 7pm (bus stops not serviced during this time are Esplanade/Townsend Lane, Esplanade/Mornington Park, Main Street/Ross Street)
    • Road closure – The Main Street in Mornington will be temporarily closed from Barkly Street to The Esplanade between 6am and 7pm
    • Dogs – As it is an open public event, free for everyone to enter, however we have had several incidents with dogs over the years and we ask that dogs be left at home. It is also uncomfortable for animals, as the streets are extremely crowded
    • Weather – Most of the event is set out doors, but there are plenty on venues in the main street to take shelter if the weather is not kind. The event will go ahead rain hail or shine, unless it is considered dangerous.- check out the Bureau of Meteorology site

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