The Big Weekend

EMERGE WITH SOLUTIONS FOR SUSTAINABILITY

Join the Festival’s feature event in the heart of the city.

LOCATION

Fed Square & Birrarung Marr, Melbourne

OPENING HOURS

Friday 12pm – 8pm  | Saturday 10am – 6pm | Sunday 10am – 6pm

PROGRAM

Be inspired and find out how to take action on the big issues of sustainability. Listen to the Festival’s international and local presenters giving you some of the best insights from around the world. Over 100 events to challenge your thinking and inspire your actions.  See the Big Weekend Program Highlights. All events are free & non-ticketed unless specified with a ticket price. Get there early to get a seat.

EXHIBITOR MARKET

Get amongst the Festival’s Big Weekend Market and absorb yourself in the world of sustainability. Check out the huge array of products and services on offer to help you tread lightly. Get the latest on sustainable gardening, waste, design, homes, energy and transport, campaigns and much, much more.

FOODIES VILLAGE

Experience some incredible and unforgettable flavours over the Big Weekend. Featuring an amazing selection of delectable food, including plant-based street food with an Asian twist, vegan Greek pastries, heavenly pitas and delightful vegan baked goods.

RIVERBANK BAR & SUN STAGE

Bring your friends, and make some new ones, to hang out at the Riverbank Bar on the banks of the Yarra River. Featuring tasty local organic beer and wine, the Bar will operate until 11pm on Friday and Saturday nights.

The Sun Stage is powered by the sun and will feature an array of talent playing it for the planet.

WHAT TO BRING

Reusable water bottle, hat, sunscreen, and reusable bag.

ACCESSIBILITY

The Festival is working to increase its accessibility for visitors through its partnership with Travellers Aid who will extend their support services at Flinders Street.

ZERO WASTE

Look out for the Festival’s WasteWise stations. Help us work towards a zero-waste event and recycle, reuse and reduce.