Clayton Festival and Hawkers Night Market

18 February 2018 | 12:00PM to 08:00PM

clayton festival 2018

Sunday 18 February 2018
12pm - 5pm

Hawkers Night Market
5pm - 8pm

Join us for all the fun and excitement of the Clayton Festival at its brand new location, the Clayton Community Centre and Cooke Street carpark.

The festival is a City of Monash free community celebration featuring market stalls, a food truck park, roving performers, live entertainment, community activities and displays.

Proudly sponsored by:

M-City Monash (naming rights sponsor)

Cleanaway, Century 21, Leader, Light FM.

Clayton Community Centre Carpark

Main Stage

Enjoy the diverse talents of our culturally rich community on the Main Stage headlined by Kattimoni and Cool Out Sun.

Stage Program

Start Finish Program
12.00pm 12.20pm Sarayi Dance School
12.25pm 12.45pm Gruppo Culturale Italiano Inc.
12.55pm 1.15pm Clayton Chinese Seniors Association
1.35pm 2.20pm Kattimoni
2.35pm 3.05pm Monash Concert Band
3.20pm 4.00pm Cool Out Sun
4.15pm 4.30pm Caribay Dance Group
4.40pm 5.00pm Nuholani

Kids Kingdom

Visit the fairy garden filled with giant mushrooms, a bubble wish fountain, a fairy throne for storytelling and face painting.

The Kids Kingdom will feature FREE kids rides, interactive play and stage entertainment hosted by The Great Gizmo and featuring performances by the Clayton Mandarin Friendship Association, Monash Chinese Friendship Association, Orkes Jawi Waton Muni and Minang Saiyo.

Stage Program

Start Finish Program
12.00pm 12.20pm Monash Chinese Friendship Association
12.25pm 12.55pm Orkes Jawi Waton Muni
1.05pm 1.25pm Sankat Mochan Samiti
1.30pm 1.50pm Sangam Kala Group Australia
2.00pm 2.20pm Manasis School of Greek Dance and Culture
2.30pm 3.00pm Clayton Mandarin Friendship Association
3.05pm 3.25pm Sangam Kala Group Australia
3.35pm 3.50pm Naatya Bhava Academy
4.00pm 4.15pm Minang Saiyo
4.30pm 5.00pm Sangam Kala Group Australia

Youth Area

This exciting area will be jam packed, full of entertainment and free activities including a photo booth, henna art, popcorn and fairy floss!

The Youth Stage features performances by ‘Monash Music Battle 2017’ winner Atticus Street, Beyond Royal, Hoj, Karla Bader and more.

Stage Program

Start Finish Program
12.05pm 12.50pm Beyond Royal
1.05pm 1.15pm Karla Bader
1.15pm 1.25pm Om Satija
1.40pm 2.00pm Hoj
2.15pm 2.35pm Nuer Cultural Dance Group
2.50pm 3.10pm Lynn Ng
3.25pm 3.45pm Bellydance Kizmet
4.00pm 4.55pm Atticus Street

Clayton Community Centre

Clayton Aquatic & Health Club

1.30pm - 4.30pm
Pool Party featuring DJ, inflatables, mocktails and tropical lounge area

Clayton Library
Activities all day, including Makey Makey

Clayton Theatrette 

Theatre Company, Encore Theatre Company and Theatre Sports:

1.30pm 2.00pm
3.00pm 3.30pm
4.30pm 5.00pm

Dream Puppet Shows:

Start Finish
12.30pm 1.15pm
2.15pm 3.00pm
3.30pm 4.15pm


Harvest Workshops - Learn to 'Scrap food waste in Monash' by joining in FREE workshops including 'Cooking with Leftovers' and 'Pickling and Preserving' presented by the Monash Sustainability Team. The area will also feature Bunnings DIY workshops.

Workshop Program

Start Finish Program
12.30pm 1pm Cooking with Leftovers - Learn how to reduce your food waste and be creative with leftovers in your kitchen
1.30pm 2pm Pickling and Preserving – Learn the basics of pickling and preserving
2.30pm 3pm Cooking with Leftovers - Learn how to reduce your food waste and be creative with leftovers in your kitchen
3.30pm 4pm Pickling and Preserving - Learn the basics of pickling and preserving

Cooke Street Car Park

Cooke Street Food Truck Park - located in the carpark adjacent to the Clayton Community Centre.

Hawkers Night Market

Located opposite the Clayton Community Centre, the popular evening market is a melting pot of local entertainment, food and culture.

From 5pm - 8pm the market features food trucks and live entertainment from This Way North, Irie Band and Alariiya.

Stage Program

Start Finish Program
5.00pm 5.45pm This Way North
6.00pm 6.45pm Irie Band
7.00pm 7.45pm Alárìíyá

Getting there and Accessibility

Monash Council encourages the use of public transport to the event. Visit to plan your trip.

Parking is available within close proximity to the event site including Cooke Street, Dunstan Road, Thomas Street and Haughton Road.

Accessible parking is available at Cooke Street via Dunstan Road. An electric mobility vehicle charging station is located at the Information Tent.

Clayton Festival and Hawkers Night Market is a no dog, no smoke, no alcohol event.

Date & Time

18 February 2018 | 12:00PM to 08:00PM


Monash Council

9518 3636


Clayton Community Centre, Cooke Street, Clayton 3168 View Map

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