Major events are back this weekend as Hume City comes alive with a variety of activities and excitement for all ages.
Whether it be enjoying the carnival atmosphere of Craigieburn Festival, keeping our community clean at Clean Up Australia Day, or enjoying an outdoor event across Hume there really is something for everyone.
Browse through and visit one of the events below or head on over to our event calendar and see what else is in store for Hume City this weekend and beyond.
A local favourite for over 25+ years, Craigieburn Festival is back from 12pm — 9pm at Craigieburn ANZAC Park. A jam-packed day of activities includes:
Live music performances all day with an evening set headlined by ARIA nominated Timomatic
20+ food and drink trucks
10+ carnival rides with all rides prices at $5 before 5pm
Family friendly activities including Circus Lab workshops, face painting, reptile show, giant bubble performance and BMX stunt show
Council services marquees including best dressed dog competition
Market and community stalls
Fireworks finale display and so much more
A bumper crowd is expected with up to 15,000 locals and visitors attending the event on what will be a warm and sunny day, so guests are encouraged to wear a hat, sunscreen and stay hydrated with the free drinking water taps provided.
View the Craigieburn Festival program to learn more.
Clean Up Australia Day
We are so excited to launch our Keep Hume Clean initiative this Sunday 5 March for Clean Up Australia Day.
There are so many ways to get involved, including:
Joining a Clean Up already happening in your local area
Host your own Clean Up
Come along for a free BBQ lunch at Broadmeadows Town Hall from 11.30am.
Hume City Mayor, Cr Joseph Haweil will share our plans for tackling waste in Hume and offer his thanks for helping up to Keep Hume Clean.
We will also be launching our waste mascot and announcing the winner of our mascot naming competition.
There’ll be show bags, free sausages and door prizes. We’ll see you there!
View the Clean Up Australia Day 2023 initiative page to learn more.
Hume Clean Day
Need to get rid of a mattress, whitegoods, e-waste, tyres or an old couch?
You can drop them off for free at our Resource Recovery Centres in Sunbury and Campbellfield this Saturday 4 March for Hume Clean Day.
We offer four Hume Clean Days per year, on the first Saturday of every season (March, June, September & December).
Craigieburn Art Show
Join us this Friday 3 March for the official opening of the 32nd Annual Craigieburn Art Show at the Hume Global Learning Centre – Craigieburn from 7pm.
Displaying a selection of artwork in a variety of mediums from talented local artists, the exhibition will have something for everyone to enjoy, and even purchase with most of the items available for purchase.
Running throughout the weekend, you can stop in and have a look during your time at Craigieburn Festival.
Sunbury Aboriginal Corporation Community Open Day
The Sunbury Aboriginal Corporation exists to create a welcoming, culturally safe environment for First Nations community to participate in workshops, programs, groups, and to seek assistance.
The group has relocated to the Old Sunbury Courthouse and would like to celebrate this occasion on their 6th birthday. Join the community open day for:
Official opening by Mayor Joseph Haweil
Welcome to Country
This Sunbury Aboriginal Corporation Community Open Day is proudly supported by Hume City Council, Greater Western Water and the Australian Electoral Commission.
Charlie Grech Reserve
Looking for something a bit quieter this weekend?
Come down to Greenvale this Saturday 4 March for the official opening of Charlie Grech Reserve, 53 Normanby Drive Greenvale, at 3pm.
Afternoon tea and refreshments will be available so you can have a snack and kick back.