Clayton Festival 2024

Clayton festival 2020

Please see parking implications here.

Sunday 25 February 2024
12pm - 5pm
Clayton Community Centre Car Park
Cooke Street, Clayton

Free entry to Clayton Aquatic and Health Club
1pm - 5.30pm

Clayton Festival is a FREE community celebration for families and kids featuring live entertainment, creative activities, food trucks and roving performers.

The festival is held in the heart of Clayton business district, within the car park of Clayton Community Centre and Clayton Aquatic and Health Club.

Clayton Festival reflects our vibrant and diverse community, and we welcome everyone to join us for an exciting day in Clayton!

Festival activities

There are lots of FREE activities happening with something to suit everyone!

Outside the whole family can enjoy activities that include circus play, Waverley Woodworkers, Disco InFlato, Chair-o-plane, Magical Creatures Storytime, as well as our wildlife exposure, youth photo booth, kinder playground, rock climbing and facepainting.

Inside get involved as Clayton Library hosts stained glass making and a kids photobooth or enjoy FREE pool entry between 1pm - 5.30pm thanks to Clayton Aquatic and Health Club.

Our courtyard activities include fun with the SlowArt Collective, a kinder block party, mosaic scape and chalk tables.

We also have roving entertainers including hula hoopers, jugglers, crazy adagio, fairies and a dragon tamer.

Festival program


Indie folk pop performance by Zak Gully


Indonesian cultural dance by Bagadencak Minang Saiyo


Welcome to Country & Smoking Ceremony, Elder Uncle Ringo Terrick


Mayor Speech, Cr Nicky Luo


Indie folk performance by Paris Barolo


Mady Keita's African Drumming


Rock/pop performance by M01


Pop fusion performance by President Street


What should I bring?

Bring sunscreen, hat, and water bottle, which can be refilled at on site water fountains.  

Don’t forget your swimmers to ‘cool down’. Thank you to Clayton Aquatic and Health Club who are offering FREE pool entry between 1pm – 5.30pm.  

Getting to the event

Clayton Railway Station is located less than 5 minutes' walk from festival location at Cooke Street, Clayton. There are also several buses which travel to the Clayton SC/Clayton Road bus stop. Go to to plan your journey.

Please note: Clayton Community Centre Car Park will be closed from Saturday 7pm until Sunday 8pm approx. There is limited street parking available between Cooke Street and Clayton Road during the festival.

If driving, please observe traffic management controls and standard parking restrictions. 

What food is available?

There will be a variety of snacks, deserts and hot food at the event including a variety of healthy choices.

Choose from a BBQ, Chinese cuisine, calamari, hot chips, toasties, bagels, ricotta rolls, potato twists, fairy floss, donuts, sugarcane juice and ice cream.

Clayton Festival is also located adjacent to Clayton Road, the area's mecca for a variety of authentic restaurants and bars.

You can check out Clayton Traders’ Association website for more 

Site map

Clayton Festival 2024 site map

2023 Festival video and photos

Clayton Festival video:

Please see some fabulous photos from the 2023 below!


  • Sunday, 25 February 2024 | 12:00 PM - 05:00 PM