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African Festival Melbourne

  • Queen Victoria Market 452 Queen Street Melbourne, VIC, 3000 Australia (map)

When listening to the beat of the drum your body with start to sway. The fragrance in the air will get your mouth watering. Everyone treats each other as old friends. This is Africa and it's coming to Queen Victoria Market this September



Festivals are about celebration, the gathering of people to revel in arts, culture, food and community. The African festival is a highlight on Melbourne's African community and its offerings. It is aimed to be a fun and engaging event. This event gives the wider community an opportunity to come along and experience African culture through its food, flavours, arts and crafts and entertainment. The African Festival visions to be a community engagement festival, with the mission to produce a contemporary annual festival as a catalyst for a strong, proud and dynamic community that appreciates and celebrates its diversity.

Bustling with vendors serving flavours from all over Africa, lots of activities for kids and entertainment only like the Africans can deliver. You will be humming and swaying, and dancing to the beat of the drum. 

This is a cultural immersion, where you can meet the community, eat the food and enjoy the entertainment.  


For sponsorship opportunities for 2018 please email or call 0410 369 727 for a sponsor pack.