Newport Folk Festival, come and play
28-30 June 2019

Market Street events 2019

All street events are free. For the Market Street Stage music program, see the program page.

Saturday 29 June

10am-4pm Slow Food Melbourne

For one day only, Slow Food Melbourne comes to Newport. You may have visited this market since it moved to Spotswood Kingsville RSL recently. If not, this is your chance! Fresh fruit and vegetables, baked goods, dairy, pantry items, plants and flowers and much more. Stalls will be located in Market St and Paine Reserve.


11am-2pm The Flock OZ

A painting activity for everyone! Every year thousands of migratory birds fly from Siberia to right here in Hobsons Bay. 'The Flock OZ' celebrates their epic journey. The project started in February and it's growing! Paint your own bird and be part of it.

Sunday 30 June

11am - 3pm Giant games

Fun for everyone with giant games on the street. Includes:

  • Giant chess
  • Mega-four
  • Giant walk-on piano keyboard

11am-3pm Art and craft

Join in and get creative with art and craft activities, brought to you by Hobsons Bay Arts Society.


Jesse's Stump Blacksmithing and Bush Furniture

Come and see blacksmithing demonstrations, order a piece for same day pick up/future collection, or book into a beginner workshop with Jesse's Stump Blacksmithing and Bush Furniture.