Sunday 11 February 2018
The St Kilda Festival will soon be accepting expressions of interest to participate in the 2018 event in the following categories. Sign up to the Festival newsletter and follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to be notified of when applications open!
New Music Stage - applications open 28 August
The New Music Stage is for Australia's next big thing, having hosted some of Australia’s hottest acts such as Client Liaison, Cactus Channel, Stonefield and That Gold Street Sound!
Ten bands will be selected to play on the New Music Stage with the crowd favourite to win $5,000, and a spot on the St Kilda Festival Main Stage in 2019.
Children's Entertainment - applications open 28 August
St Kilda Festival is proud to host a dedicated Kidzone, and will be on the lookout for children’s entertainers such as facepainters, roving performers and activities for Sunday 11 February. If you know how to dazzle young minds, we want to hear from you!
Events and Activities - applications open 28 August
Taking part in St Kilda Festival, one of Australia’s largest festivals, is a great way to showcase and attract people to your event or activity – whether to watch, take part or just raise awareness.
Community Groups - applications open 28 August
The City of Port Phillip welcomes local community group participation in the St Kilda Festival as an annual celebration of our local culture. Festival Community contributions are available to assist local community groups who may not otherwise be able to participate in the Festival due to financial or resource implications.
Charity Partners - applications open 28 August
Need to raise money for a good cause? Each year, St Kilda Festival partners with registered charities, engaging Festival goers through onsite activations and fundraising.
Itinerant Food Traders - applications open in October
St Kilda Festival is an ideal place to sell your tasty treats to a large and diverse market. We give a range of vendors the opportunity to have their stall at the Festival, whilst ensuring we have as wide a selection of food and beverage available as possible.
Itinerant Market Stallholders - applications open in October
St Kilda Festival is an ideal place to sell your wares to a large and diverse market. We give a range of vendors the opportunity to have their stall at the Festival, whilst ensuring we have as wide a selection of goods available as possible.
Permanent Traders - applications open in October
Extending your outdoor trading area is a unique way to become involved in the Festival. Acland and Fitzroy Street release their true vibrancy on Festival Sunday, but would see an even greater benefit with the participation of your business. With Festival Sunday alone contributing millions to the local economy in a single day, it also provides a rare opportunity to showcase your business within a festival atmosphere.