Be Merri returns!

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Published January 31 2019

5 days. 6 locations. 60+ activities. Be Merri festival is back this February!

The roving week-long festival will run from February 11 to 15, 2019, with free activities happening across Craigieburn, Coburg, Fawkner, Broadmeadows, Preston and Brunswick West.


With a focus on promoting healthy lifestyles, community connections and wellness in Melbourne's north, the festival will offer free activities for all ages, including:

  • Quiz master
  • Lung checks 
  • Women’s health checks in partnership with Priceline Pharmacy in Brunswick West
  • Jewellery making
  • Easy exercise in the park with the Fawkner Leisure Centre 
  • Aboriginal face painting
  • Children’s story time in partnership with Moreland City Council Libraries and Vision Australia, and more!


Monday, 11 February - Craigieburn Central, 340 Craigieburn Rd, Craigieburn
Tuesday, 12 February - Victoria Street Mall, Victoria St, Coburg
Wednesday, 13 February - C.B. Smith Reserve, 79-83 Jukes Road, Fawkner
Thursday, 14 February - Broadmeadows Central, 1099-1169 Pascoe Vale Rd, Broadmeadows
Friday, 15 February - Northland Shopping Centre, 2-50 Murray Rd, Preston & Union Square Shopping Centre, 10a/190-196 Union St, West Brunswick

Check out the full schedule for Be Merri 2019