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Springvale Snow Fest 2017

Springvale Snow Fest 2017

It will be snowing again in Springvale this July. The award winning Springvale Snow Fest is back on Sunday 30 July from 12pm-7pm and is one of the must see attractions in the heart of Springvale on Buckingham Avenue.

The streets will be filled with fun, snow (real and simulated), moving rides, free kids activities and market and food stalls. The highlight of the festival will be the real snow straight off the mountain from Mt Buller!

Entertainment and activities 

The festival will also feature some great family entertainment:

  • Amusement rides and attractions ($2-$6, entry via token)
  • Two snow play areas with real snow (free entry)
  • Snow falling across the event site
  • Ice sculpting
  • Multicultural food and market stalls
  • Live entertainment on two stages – Main Stage and Youth Stage
  • Free family cultural activities
  • Community stalls with free activities
  • A spectacular fireworks display finale at 6.50pm


Family Activities

  • Two real snow play areas
  • Silent disco igloo
  • Arts and craft workshop
  • Burton Riglet kids snowboarding


Tokens and costs for rides

Don’t forget to purchase tokens before queuing for the rides. Rides operators will only collect tokens and will not take any cash. Individual tokens can be purchased at $2 per token from ticket booths.

Ticket booths are located at the intersection of Buckingham and Windsor avenues, and at the intersection of Buckingham and Balmoral avenues.

  • Giant Slide: 1 token ($2)
  • Jumping Castle: 1 token ($2)
  • Cups and Saucers: 2 tokens ($4)
  • Chair ‘O’ Plane: 2 tokens ($4)
  • Meltdown : 2 tokens ($4)
  • Music Trip: 3 tokens ($6)
  • Ferris Wheel: 3 tokens ($6)


Main Stage program

  • 12pm                    Khmer Buddhist Monks blessing
  • 12.15pm               Welcome to Country Ceremony
  • 12.20pm               Traditional Dragon Dance
  • 12.45pm               Official Speech
  • 1pm                      Perfect Pointe Dance School Showcase
  • 1.35pm                 Woodlock (pop music band)
  • 2.45pm                 Emerson School Band ‘Unleashed’
  • 3.15pm                 Mary Ann Vanderhorst & Jeremy Power (duo band)
  • 4.30pm                 Magic Show
  • 5.15pm                 A2D Hip Hop Dance
  • 6pm                      TJ show


Roving performance

While enjoying the festivities, keep an eye out for our roving performers:

  • Snow Angel and Polar Bear (12.15pm-2.55pm)
  • Giant Penguin Puppets (12.30pm-3.10pm)
  • Illuminated Frozen Queens (3pm-6.30pm)

Our roving magician, Uptown Brown musician, and face stamper would also surprise you while you’re waiting in the snow play and ride queues!

Access and parking

With up to 40,000 people expected at this year’s Springvale Snow Fest we suggest you make a plan for travelling into Springvale and finding parking.

We recommend parking at the number 8 multi-deck car park (off Balmoral Avenue) which will be FREE for the event.

There are also plenty of spaces outside the Springvale Town Hall, which is a 5 minute walk away.

Springvale train station is also close to the action so perhaps plan to park at another station and catch the train in.

Please note that road closures will take place in Windsor, Buckingham and Balmoral avenues.


Trading opportunities

All trading opportunities for this event have now closed. If you are interested in trading at future Council events, please email with information about the stall, or post to City of Greater Dandenong, Festivals and Events, PO Box 200, Dandenong 3175.


Springvale Snow Fest is proudly sponsored by:

            FOX hit 101.9

Location: Corner Buckingham and Balmoral avenues, Springvale

Event Summary
Come along and see Springvale transformed into a winter wonderland with snowfalls and real snow, roving performances, live acts on two stages, family rides, fireworks, food stalls and much more...

Free entry
Costs for family rides, food stalls and market stalls

Sunday, 30 July 2017
12pm - 7pm

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