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Sustainable Living Festival

The Sustainable Living Festival runs for 4 weeks and promotes solutions to global warming by promoting sustainable living practices.

Started in 1998, the festival attracts over 150,000 people each year and has become Australia’s largest festival of its kind.

Sustainable Living Festival Dates 2019 – Ticket prices & Program

The festival program includes workshops, talks, demonstrations and exhibits as well as live performances and films which are used to inform and educate people about sustainable living.

Only organisations that “walk the talk” are invited to participate in this festival, so you can rest assured that you are receiving information from those don’t just talk about these philosophies, but live by them. There will be over 200 exhibitors at the event and over 100 seminars and talks.

Some of the talks will include ‘Edible Garden Basics’, ‘Netting to Protect your Harvest’, ‘Bush Foods’, ‘Poultry Chat’, ‘Redefining Progress’, ‘Gardening in Small Spaces’ and ‘Zero Emission Housing’, just to name a few.

Each year there is a Big Weekend Green Market will be held on a Friday, Saturday and Sunday (dates TBA) where you will find home, design, garden, transport and much more.

Head over to Federation Square, Alexandra Gardens, Birrarung Marr and heaps of other locations during the festival, as there are events all over Melbourne which aim to educate all citizens and visitors about the environment.

Please view the 2019 program online here.


01 February 2019 to 28 February 2019

Event Times

Please view the official program and highlights above


Federation Square


cnr Swanston St & Flinders Street
Melbourne, VIC

Contact Details

(03) 9249 1888
[email protected]


Many events are free

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Saturday 02/16 10%
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Sunday 02/17 10%
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Monday 02/18 30%
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