The Melbourne Pasifika Festival is an annual celebration of Pasifika culture and the Pacific Island communities living in Australia. 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 music and more!
Festival Location: Footscray Park, Maribyrnong Boulevard, Footscray
(near the playground)
Saturday, December 3, 2022
11:00am - 7:30pm
Charity Walk: 11:00am
Festival Opens: 12pm
Opening Ceremony: 1:00pm
Cultural Dance Performances: 2:00pm
Live Bands: 5:30pm
Arrive at 10:30am for the Charity Walk along the Maribyrnong River. Footscray Park is a worthy tourist attraction with many beautiful, natural features.
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 Humanitarian Projects in the Pacific Islands, which educate and empower local women.
The Festival and Charity Walk is organised by the Women's Federation for World Peace Australia. WFWP Australia provides opportunities for women and their families living within the Island Nations of the Pacific through their Humanitarian Projects.
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!