Find yourself again in Yarra

Thursday 28 April 2022

People walking down a closed off street at a festival

Our summer was action-packed with events and festivals to help reconnect our community with local makers, precincts and businesses. And the fun is set to continue, with plenty of options to help you find yourself again in the vibrant, creative and unique places in Yarra.

Weekends in autumn pose the perfect opportunity to come out and enjoy our local neighbourhoods. Here are some suggestions for the coming weeks...

Everyday Nicholson

When was the last time you took a stroll through Nicholson Village? This beloved village is home to many hidden gems, from fresh pasta to cocktails, tattoos to bike repairs, and wellbeing to wedding cakes. There’s something for everyone’s everyday.

Visit Everyday Nicholson to meet some of Nicholson Village's wonderful traders and find out about their local favourites.

Garden State Festival

Friday 29 April to Sunday 1 May, various locations

Join us at our first Garden State Festival! Over three days, we’ll celebrate gardening as an art form and explore the vital role plants play in the art of living.

Take part in workshops, open studios, design showcases and projections. This event is run in partnership with The Plant Society. Visit Garden State Festival to find out more.

Bandwagon at Citizens Park

Sunday 1 May, Citizens Park

The curb side truck is back! Bringing you an afternoon full of young local talent from sister duo Anna and Shanna Dang, folk-rock soloist The Dirt and the Chinese Good Voice Choir. Visit Bandwagon at Citizens Park for more information.

Swan Street Scratch Sessions

Saturday 30 April, Precinct Hotel

Come dance the night away at some of Swan Street’s favourite nightlife venues. Join us in person or live stream from home. Find where we’ll be next…visit Swan Street Scratch Sessions.


See all upcoming events and explore more with Rediscover Yarra.


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