KEWfest17 is a wrap - thanks to all who made it a great success. Roll on 2018!


KEWfest17 ran for over two and a half weeks in March 2017. If you missed it, please join us in 2018. Planning is now underway, with the Annual General Meeting to be held on July 26. All welcome. Application Forms will be available from November 2017. The program will be posted in January 2018. Meanwhile, for all the latest on the Festival, see our News page!

Thanks to all our wonderful

Festival Partners for 2017

without whom the Festival just could not happen! If your organisation or business would like to support KEWfest financially or in kind, contact us for a sponsorship prospectus. Volunteers and new committee members are always welcome - it's fun and very rewarding.

Contact details - email: or phone 9853 9576

Who are we?

The Kew Community Festival - KEWfest

is a well-supported community festival capturing the diversity of Kew.

It has a rich history since 1974 of delivering quality events in Kew and involves activities and events presented over several weeks in March attracting approximately 10,000 people.

The Kew Festival engages the community in the KEWmunity Day, the Evening Concert and other free entertainment and promotes activities provided by community groups.

The Kew Community Festival is run at a variety of sites throughout Kew and Kew East, in the City of Boroondara, which is part of Greater Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Interested in participating?

You can register your interest by completing a form, for exhibitors, providers, volunteers and entertainers. New volunteers in particular are welcome to contact us at any time, as planning continues without a break.

BUSKERS PLEASE NOTE: Buskers are welcome on KEWmunity Day if they a) apply through KCF and b) show proof of PLI. No exceptions!