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Craigieburn Festival

Craigieburn Festival will return to Craigieburn ANZAC Park on Saturday 29 February 2020, from 11.30am - 9.30pm.

Attracting thousands of people, this free community event has something for everyone to enjoy.

Kids Activities and Carnival Rides

Craigieburn ANZAC Park will be filled with free kids’ activities including:

  • face painting
  • an animal farm
  • circus workshop
  • puppet activities and more.

Carnival rides and roving entertainers will delight all throughout the day and night.

Festival Line-Up 

Local and acclaimed musicians will take to the stage, playing everything from cultural sounds to pop music. Beloved Byron Bay singer/songwriter Kyle Lionhart will headline the festival taking to the stage at 8pm! Other musicians in the festival line-up are Viktoria K, InSync Entertainment, Denzil Para, Isaac McKenzie, Jamie McLennan, Joys Soul Band, Claymore, This Way North, Marty P and DJ Steph.  

Food Trucks 

Craigieburn Festival will also offer a taste of the world with a range of food trucks for people to choose from Curly Spuds, O Tuga Tastes of Portugal, Honeydukes Confectionery, Little Waffle Empire, Eat Korea’s, Airport Ice Cream, Gelato Papa, Jamm’d Dessert Bar, Rainbow Fairy Floss, Perfect Drop Coffee, Little Box Brownie, Me No Inglish Sri Lankan Food Truck, Slurp-It, Pizza to U, Two Fat Indians Restaurant & Food Truck, The Smoke Pit, Ali’s Gozleme and Rap It Up.

Annual Craigieburn Art Show

Art enthusiasts can view up to two hundred artworks at the 30th Annual Craigieburn Art Show held across the road at the Hume Global Learning Centre - Craigieburn. The Art Show takes place over two days from Saturday 29 February 10am - 4pm and Sunday 1 March 10am - 3pm. 

Art demonstrations will take place on both days: 

  • Saturday, 11am: Rex Amos
  • Saturday, 1pm: Jo Brookshaw
  • Sunday, 11am: Ian Harker 

Highlands Parkrun 

Register to take part in the family-friendly 5km Highlands Parkrun at 8am in Craigieburn! The event takes place in Stockland’s Highlands community, Northshore Drive, Craigieburn. See Course page for more details. Register at

Active Zone

Make sure you pop into the Active Zone to join in on the fun with AFL Victoria, Upfield Soccer Club, Craigieburn Little Athletics, Hume Bombers Football Club, Fernwood Fitness, Little Sports Hero's and Splash Aqua Park and Leisure Centre.

Market and Information Stalls 

Market and information stalls include Kazza's Kandles & Beez Wrapz, Juz4Kidz, Mini Maestros Craigieburn, Joyful Hampers & More, S A Henna Artist, Displaytex, Rockjord & ShiNel, Banksia Gardens, Second Chance Animal Rescue, Caricatures By Viccas and Ros Spence MP State Member for Yuroke. Council will also have information stalls to share news and updates on Town Hall Broadmeadows and StartNorth, as well as offer a range of kids activities by Hume Libraries and Population Health, Family and Children’s Services; and a youth space by Youth Services.

CFA Torchlight Parade 

At 8.45pm, the iconic CFA Torchlight Parade will return for the 75th year! Show your appreciation for emergency service volunteers, including Craigieburn CFA, SES Craigieburn Unit, Victoria Police and Ambulance Victoria. The Parade will be held shortly before the spectacular fireworks display to conclude the event.


Craigieburn Festival is proudly delivered by Hume City Council and sponsored by Lend Lease, Craigieburn Central, Mantra Tullamarine Hotel, Costco Epping and Broadmeadows Central.   

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Check out the highlights from the Craigieburn Festival 2019:  


Updated : 3:22 PM, 18 February 2020

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