Events and festivals funding

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We have a rich history of supporting arts, cultural, community, sporting, tourism and special interest events through Hobsons Bay City Council's Make It Happen grants program. 

In 2023, 31 events received support, including the Custom Classic Car and Bike Show, Laverton Festival, Diwali Festival, Monster Mayhem in the Meadows, Hobsons Bay Wetlands Centre, Williamstown Literary Festival, Sustainable Arts and Clothing Market, and the Pier Festival.

Visit our Make It Happen page to find out more about the grants program.

Information on Council’s funding priorities can be found in theEvents and Festivals Plan 2016-2021(PDF, 836KB).

More information on funding

Hobsons Bay City Council has a rich history of supporting arts, cultural, community, sporting, tourism, and special interest events. These included the Monster Mayhem in the Meadows, Laverton Festival, Holi Festival, Williamstown Literary Festival, and the Newport Folk Festival.

Information on Council’s funding priorities can be found on the Make it Happen Grant page.  

If you’d like more information regarding funding, please contact the Events Unit on 1300 179 944, or via email events@hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au