Getting to the Festival – Location
Hurstbridge Village is in the heart of rural Nillumbik, the most liveable municipality in the north east of Melbourne. Servicing the communities of Arthurs Creek, Cottles Bridge, Doreen, Kangaroo Ground, Nutfield, Panton Hill, St Andrews, Strathewen, Wattle Glen, Yarrambat.
Hurstbridge was the first town in Melbourne to go plastic carry bag free, so bring your own re-usable shopping bags.
The best way to enjoy the festival is to make a day of it. Hurstbridge is the last station on the Hurstbridge line, which is part of Melbourne’s suburban rail network. Plan to take the Metro train from your nearest station (or drive to a station along the Hurstbridge line) for a hassle free arrival at the heart of the township. Metro trains will be running to their usual Sunday timetable.
For more information on planning your trip with Metro go to www.metrotrains.com.au
Please note there is limited parking in Hurstbridge Township – The best way to enjoy the festival is to park at a railway station and ride to Hurstbridge.
If you are coming by car the melways reference for the Hurstbridge township is 185 J8. Hurstbridge is a 40 minute drive from Melbourne CBD and a pleasant 12 minute rural drive from Greensborough. Signs will direct you to car parking once you arrive in the township.
We have buses leaving from Eltham, Diamond Creek and Wattle Glen Railway stations between the normal Metro Trains. If you park at any of these stations you can leave by bus or train every 15 minutes. Return buses will be operating so you can return to your vehicle.
PLEASE CONSIDER USING BUSES OR TRAINS AS PARKING IS LIMITED.