Getting Here

Car parking  

We recommend leaving the car at home and catching public transport, however if you do need to drive standard parking enforcement will be in place. 

Road Closures

Road closures will be in place at different times and locations throughout the event week. Visit Road Closures for information on road closures and local access. 

Public transport routes  

Saturday 5 February |  O’Donnell Gardens & Acland Street

From 6.45am to 11pm

  • Route 96 trams run between East Brunswick and Stop 132 St Kilda Station only. Use Route 3a and 16 trams along Fitzroy Street and The Esplanade.

Wednesday 9, Thursday 10, Friday 11 February | South Beach Reserve, St Kilda Foreshore

From 7pm to 10pm (Wednesday) and 7pm - 11pm (Thursday and Friday)

  • Route 3 trams run via St Kilda along Route 3a
  • Route 64 trams divert via St Kilda Road along Route 3 between Stop 30 St Kilda Junction and Stop 51 Balaclava Road
  • (By 4pm) Route 96 trams run between East Brunswick and Stop 132 St Kilda Station only. Use Route 3a and 16 trams along Fitzroy Street and The Esplanade.

Saturday 12 February, | South Beach Reserve, St Kilda Foreshore

From 7pm - 11pm

  • Route 64 trams divert via St Kilda Road along Route 3 between Stop 30 St Kilda Junction and Stop 51 Balaclava Road
  • (By 4pm) Route 96 trams run between East Brunswick and Stop 132 St Kilda Station only. Use Route 3a and 16 trams along Fitzroy Street and The Esplanade.

Sunday 13 February | Catani Gardens & Fitzroy St

From 4.30am to last tram

  • Route 96 trams run between East Brunswick and Stop 132 St Kilda Station only.

First to last tram

  • Route 3a run between East Malvern and Stop 138 Luna Park only.
  • Route 12 trams won’t run. Take Route 109 trams between Collins Street and Victoria Parade.
  • Route 16 trams run between Kew and Stop 138 Luna Park only.
  • City Circle trams won’t run. Consider other trams between Docklands and the city.

Shuttle trams run as the following between the City and the Festival:

  • Route 12a – between Spencer Street and Park Street (first to last tram)
  • Route 16a – between Flinders St Station and St Kilda Junction (11am to 11.30pm)
  • Route 96a – between Melbourne Museum and St Kilda Station (5pm to 11.30pm)
  • From 4pm to last tram
  • Route 5 trams run between Malvern and Stop 38 Orrong Road. Change to Route 64 to continue your journey

Route 606 buses in both directions will not service stops between:

  • Elsternwick Station/20 Horne Street
  • Mary Street/Park Street
  • Passengers are advised that normal service will resume at:
  • Jacoby Reserve/Park Street (both directions)

For all routes and timetables, check the PTV app or website.