NON-STOP COLOURS, MUSIC, AND GOOD VIBES
Holi Festival at glance
One of the major festivals of India, Holi is celebrated with enthusiasm and gaiety on the full moon day in the month of Phalgun, which is the month of March as per the Gregorian calendar.
Holi festival may be celebrated with various names and people of different states might be following different traditions. But, what makes Holi so unique and special is the spirit of it which remains the same throughout the country and even across the globe, wherever it is celebrated.
Holi festival has an ancient origin and celebrates the triumph of 'good' over 'bad'. The colorful festival bridges the social gap and renew sweet relationships. On this day, people hug and wish each other 'Happy Holi'
Numerous legends & stories associated with Holi celebration makes the festival more exuberant and vivid. People rub 'gulal' and 'abeer' on each other’s faces and cheer up saying HOLI HAI. Holi also gives a wonderful chance to send blessings and love to dear ones.
A unique event that offfers you taste of Indian Holi and will take peoples spirit dancing non stop on music.
Music is a big part of the celeberation and we will be playing best of House, Techno, Electronic and EDM along with indigenous indian music performances.
Check the Line Up tab for more info.
Festival will also feature the most auspicious culture from India. There will be Indian themed fashion show, jewellery and fashion stalls, cultural performances. We are set to bring the most incredible festival showcasing the colours of India and its vibrant presence in our community.
Bring your picnic blankets, chairs and any thing else to make yourself comfortable in the market area.
We are planning to have scrumptious and most wanted food vendors trading at the Holi Tribe Festival and the Curry Fest! There will be food trucks selling the best in demand delicious food to serve your hunger sensations. Also Indian style village cafe for chai and snacks!
St Kilda is located 20 minutes from Melbourne CBD and can be accessed by taxi, car or shuttle bus.
There are a number of shuttle buses that you can book in advance and many that you can catch once you arrive in Melbourne, which will take you to your accommodation.
No. 16 tram from Swanston Street, No. 96 from Bourke Street, or No. 12 from Collins Street (around 25 minutes) to St Kilda; No. 3 from Swanston Street to Carlisle Street (around 35 minutes) and Alma Road (around 40 minutes).
Trams run approximately every 10 minutes between 5.30am and 1.30am.
More information on trams can be found here: www.yarratrams.com.au
Timetables available HERE
Once here, bicycle is a great way to get around. St Kilda has dedicated bike tracks along the foreshore which allows you to enjoy the sights, the food and the beach by bike, without leaving the bike track.
Melbourne Bike Share is designed for short trips around St Kilda and the city. If you would like to hire a bike for a day, you can purchase a subscription that suits you, take a bike when you need it and then return it to one of the 50 bike stations throughout the city. In St Kilda there are bike stations on Fitzroy Street, Cleve Street and outside Luna Park.
ACTIVITIES IN THE FESTIVAL
Non stop amazing music
Amazing Sight seeing from the Pier
Amazing views of the city skyline
St Kilda Beach
And there is heaps more to do!
Venue: St Kilda Beach
Just 6km from the city centre, St Kilda is Melbourne’s seaside playground and is much-loved by residents and visitors. St Kilda is renowned for its expansive view of Port Phillip, safe sandy beach, palm-lined boardwalk, huge range of beach activities, big skies, gorgeous sunsets, parks and gardens, great restaurants, bars and cafés, fabulous old buildings, and its colourful past and present.
St Kilda is home to many of Melbourne’s famous visitor attractions including Luna Park, the Esplanade Hotel, Catani Gardens, Acland Street and Fitzroy Street. It is home to St Kilda beach, Melbourne’s most famous beach, several renowned theatres and several of Melbourne’s big events and festivals.
The main street in St Kilda is Fitzroy Street. It’s lined with outdoor pubs, cafes and restaurants serving a wide variety of cuisines showcasing Melbourne’s multicultural heritage.
Known as Melbourne’s beachside playground, St Kilda has long been a go-to destination for those in search of great food and drink. With so many cuisines to choose from, you’ll find every taste bud is satisfied with the array of options in this foodie paradise. Many of St Kilda’s eateries are located along Fitzroy St and Acland St, with a mix of moody wine bars, summery outdoor terraces, and fine dining restaurants, all located around Port Phillip Bay