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Newport Folk Festival


Celebrate the spirit of music as the Newport Folk Festival returns in its eighthyear. Music includes gypsy, ukulele, choral, bush orchestra, old time string orchestras, brass, a capella, roots, percussion, and more including performances, workshops, opportunities to participate, learn or just enjoy.  For Program details visit http://www.nffc.org.au/. Event is held at various venues in and around Mason and Market Streets Newport.


Cherry Lake Market

1st July

Held beside Cherry Lake, Millers Road Altona. Market is open from 9am to 3 pm. For further information contact Lions Club of Altona Inc. Rick 9398 3946 or Ken 9749 3408




NAIDOC Week takes place across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. The week is a great opportunity to participate in a range of activities and to support your local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.

NAIDOC Week Community Flag Raising

Hobsons Bay City Council will conduct a flag raising ceremony with The gathering Place to recognise NAIDOC Week. All welcome. Please visit http://www.hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au/ or phone 9932 1000 for further information. Hobsons Bay Civic Centre, 115 Civic Parade, Altona 12pm to 1pm.

Craft Market                                                                                                             

15th July

Held in the Commonwealth Reserve, Nelson Place, Williamstown from 10am - 4pm.  For more information visit www.williamstowncraftmarket.com.au

Farmers Market                                                                                                         

22nd July

Held in the John Morley Reserve, The Strand, Williamstown from 9am - 1pm. For more information visit http://www.rfm.net.au/ 









For feedback and comments please contact the Tourism Officer at Hobsons Bay City Council on (03) 9932 1000 email visitorinformation@hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au