Saturday December 2nd 2023
Melbourne Pasifika festival
The Melbourne Pasifika Festival is an annual celebration of Pasifika Culture held on the first Saturday of December. The Festival and Charity Walk is organised by WFWP Australia, in partnership with Pacific Community organisations and leaders.
The Melbourne Pasifika Festival gives the people of Melbourne a day to enjoy Pasifika Culture through traditional food stalls, arts and crafts, children's activities, traditional and modern dance performances, live bands and more!
Sat. Dec. 2nd 2023
Banjo Paterson Park - playground end
River Redgum Place, Lynbrook
(3 min. walk from Lynbrook train station)
PROGRAM (10am - 7:30pm)
10am - Melb. Rebels Rugby Clinic REGISTRATION
10:30am - RUGBY CLINIC for Kids
11am - RUGBY CLINIC for Teens
11am - Charity Walk REGISTRATION
11:30am - CHARITY WALK
12pm - FESTIVAL OPENS
1:00pm - OPENING CEREMONY
2:00pm - Cultural Dance Performances
5:30pm - Live Band
7:30pm - Festival CLOSES
Arrive at 11:00am to register at the WFWP marquee.
The Charity Walk commences at 11:30am.
Short walk: 1km and the duration is 30 minutes
Longer walk: a 5km circuit along Maribyrnong River for 1 hour
Best still, 100% of the money raised goes to fund WFWP Global Development and Aid projects in the Pacific Islands. WFWP Australia provides opportunities for women and their families living within the Island Nations of the Pacific through education, empowerment and skills development.
The Festival and Charity Walk is organised by the Women's Federation for World Peace Australia in partnership with Pacific Island Communities and leaders.
Rugby clinics, Charity walk,
Face-painting and more!
Enjoy traditional Pasifika
Arts & Crafts
Browse through the stalls offering traditional arts and crafts, and modern merchandise.
Cultural entertainment performed
throughout the day.
Come along and enjoy the fun!
Enjoy the free music bands.
Bring along a friend and dance!