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Melbourne Tourism Week

4th to 10th September

During Tourism Week we encourage you to discover and experience all that Hobsons Bay has to offer.  Call into Hobsons Bay Visitor Information centre to find out more about your local area.  For more information visit http://www.hobsonsbay.com.au/ 

Cherry Lake Market                                                                                                 

3rd September

Held beside Cherry Lake, Millers Road, Altona.  For further information contact Lions Club of Altona Inc. Rick 9398 3946 or Ken 9749 3408

Free Heritage Walking Tours

1st September to 28th November

Step Back in time and unlock the secrets of Williamstown with free guided heritage walking tours.  Meet at the Hobsons Bay Visitor Information Centre, Commonwealth reserve, Nelson Place, Williamstown.  Walks take place on Tuesdays and Fridays at 11.45 am.  For further information, call 9932 4310 or visit http://www.hobsonsbaytickets.com.au/


Art in Public Places is a month-long, multi venue celebration of art and ideas, in all their forms throughout September and right across Hobsons Bay. Everyday spaces become art sites as we discover artwork and artists from around the world and around the corner.  For the full program, go to www.artinpublicplace.com.au and follow facebook.com/artinpublicplaces for more. 


Farmers Market                                                                                                         

10th  September

Held in Robertson Reserve, Cole Street, Williamstown from 9am - 1pm. http://www.rfm.net.au/

Craft Market                                                                                                             

17th September

Held in the Commonwealth Reserve, Nelson Place, Williamstown from 10am - 4pm. http://www.williamstowncraftmarket.com.au/ 

Sea Shepherd Melbourne's Stand Fast Festival 2017


23 September


Come and be a part of Sea Shepherd Melbourne's annual fundraiser this year: This year is going to be our BIGGEST one and not to be missed - the day will be a feast of music, vegan food, market stalls, raffles, a silent auction, competitions, kids rides and activities, ship tours of our flagship the Steve Irwin, educational talks, workshops and demonstrations and loads more. Held from 1 to 7pm at Sea Shepherd Melbourne, 2 Ann Street, Williamstown. Tickets available from: seashepherd.org.au


Farmers Market                                                                                                         

24th September

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


20 to Saturday 23 September, 8pm

Presented by Melbourne Fringe, Forest Fringe and The Substation In 1956, there was a popular uprising against the USSR in Hungary. The battle was fought primarily from the Corvin Cinema, and let to one of the largest refugee crises of the twentieth century. In a performance spanning the length of the 1956 comedy that was scheduled to screen at the cinema that day, Deborah Pearson unlocks a surprisingly personal story. Held at The Substation, 1 Market Street, Newport Tickets from thesubstation.org.au


NELSON PLACE PRESENTS  - School Holiday Free & Fun Things for Kids

27 and Thursday 28 September

 Held at Commonwealth Reserve, Nelson Place, Williamstown






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