We are following the directions of the Victorian Government and the calendar will be subject to the advice of Victoria's Chief Health Officer and the continued and effective management of the spread of COVID-19. Event listings on this page will be updated to reflect any necessary changes as they occur.
Please visit COVID-19 Council events, service and program changes for more information and the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) website for the latest advice on Victoria's restriction levels and daily updates on COVID-19.
Event dates: Friday 16 April until Sunday 2 May
Set-up dates: From Sunday 4 April
Pack-up dates: Monday 3 to Friday 7 May
Location: St Kilda Triangle carpark, next to the Palais Theatre
Event hotline: 0477 226 802
Parking: St Kilda Sea Baths Garage, along the Esplanade, Cavell Street, Shakespeare Grove and Chaucer Street.
See the April Sun Festival 2021 Map (PDF 179 KB) showing parking and road closure areas.
Road closures and times: Lower Esplanade is closed on the following dates.
- Friday 16 April to Saturday 17 April
- Thursday 22 April to Sunday 25 April
- Wednesday 28 April to Sunday 2 May
The closure is between the Festival’s entry at the corner of Cavell Street and Lower Esplanade and the Festival’s exit between Lower Esplanade and Jacka Boulevard. Lower Esplanade will be open and available for parking on all other dates.
St Kilda RSL Anzac Commemoration Service
Date: Sunday 18 April 2021
Time: 11.30 am to 12.30 pm
Location: Alfred Square Reserve, St Kilda and on road
Road closures and times: Acland Street and Upper Esplanade, St Kilda. 11am - 11.30am , 12.15pm - 12.45pm
Date: 18 April - 31 July (various dates)
Time: 5 pm to 7.30 pm
Locations: Various - refer to website
Port Melbourne community Anzac Day Commemoration Service
Date: Sunday 25 April 2021
Time: 9.45 am to 10.45 am
Location: War memorial, Beach St, Port Melbourne
Road closures and times: Beach Street, Port Melbourne, between Bay and Princes Streets. 6 am to 12 midday
Date: Sunday 2 May 2021
Time: 6 am to 6 pm
Location: Walk via Ingles Street Port Melbourne, Sandridge Rail Trail and the Bay Trail. Check point at Port Melbourne Life Saving Club. Finish line at South Beach Reserve, St Kilda
Event hotline: 0481 961 144
Date: Saturday 8 May 2021
Time: 11 am to 10 pm
Location: South Beach Reserve, St Kilda
Event hotline: 0406 536 270
Date: Friday 14 May 2021
Time: 4 pm to 8.30 pm
Location: O'Donnell Gardens, St Kilda
Event hotline: 0438 324 232
Date: Sunday 23 May 2021
Time: 11 am to 5 pm
Location: Fitzroy Street and Catani Gardens, St Kilda
Event hotline: 0456 667 914
Road closures and times:
- 10 am to 2.30 pm: Beaconsfield Parade, Marine Parade, Jacka Boulevard and Ormond Esplanade from Kerferd Road, Middle Park to Head Street, Elwood
- 8 am to 4.30 pm: Fitzroy Street and intersections of Canterbury, Grey and Princes streets, St Kilda