About the Festival

When: Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 February 2018
Times: Saturday 11am to 10pm, Sunday 11am to 8pm
Cost: FREE with costs for rides, food and amusements
Location: 7N Pier Promenade, Frankston Waterfront, Frankston VIC 3199

The Waterfront Festival, now in its 19th year will be moved to Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 February 2018 as it welcomes the Queen’s Baton Relay in the lead up to the start of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018).
Frankston is excited to be a host of the GC2018 Queen’s Baton Relay and thinks the movement of The Waterfront Festival will showcase our magnificent city to a national audience. 
The Festival will remain in the same format, taking on February’s weather, with some additional programming elements added in on Sunday 11 February to accommodate the Relay, possibly even a visit from Borobi the unstoppable Koala which is the 2018 Commonwealth Games mascot.

*Due to the Queen’s Baton Relay arriving to the festival site via the Frankston Pier all beach activities and water activities will stop between 5pm-5.30pm. The SES and event organisers will alert you when it is clear to commence the activities as this is dependent on the pyrotechnics used.


Don’t miss the fireworks at 9:45pm on Saturday night from Frankston Pier

Accessible Event 

The Waterfront Festival 2018 is an accessible event and features:

  • Accessible unisex toilet
  • Pram and wheelchair accessible pathways
  • Accessible parking around the city centre, please view the Frankston City Centre Car Parking Map
  • Accessible by Public Transport

Public Transport

Catch Frankston line train to Frankston Station. From Frankston Station connect with the 772 bus route to Pier Promenade, Frankston. Alternatively, catch a taxi or Uber from the train station (approx. 1.3km).

Visit the Public Transport Victoria website to plan your journey. 

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Contact Us

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Frankston City Council
PO Box 490
Frankston 3199
P. 1300 322 322
E. frankstonevents@frankston.vic.gov.au
W. waterfrontfestival.com.au

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