Festival Info

Welcome to our celebration of locally grown garlic and produce plus the outstanding food, wine arts and craft of South Gippsland. Our entry fee of $10 will provide you with an entry wristband and a festival guide with map, directions and the festival program. Don’t forget to bring a hat, sunscreen and water bottle – refills are free.

Festival Location

Meeniyan Town is 150km south east of Melbourne, on the way to The Prom, just 90 minutes from the ‘burbs’.
Meeniyan Recreation Reserve, Hanily Street Meeniyan, Victoria 3956

How do I get to Meeniyan?

From Melbourne, take the Monash Freeway and divert to the South Gippsland Hwy. Come by V/Line Coach from Southern Cross Station. V/Line coaches stop in the heart of Meeniyan.

Where do I park?

You can park in the town, or use our Courtesy Coach from our 1200 vehicle park at the Stony Creek Racecourse, just 3km from town. Follow the signs on the South Gippsland Highway – Stony Creek Racecourse is 3km east of Meeniyan. Parking and Courtesy Coach is FREE. Disabled parking is provided in Tomkins Rd – enter from South Gippsland Hwy just east of Shell petrol station

How much are tickets?

$10 for Adults. Kids under 16 are free.

Purchase your ticket at Meeniyan on arrival at the Meeniyan Hall (in the main street) or at the entry gates to the Meeniyan Reserve.

Can I bring my dog?

Dogs are welcome. They must be on a leash and under the control of the handler/owner at all times. Dog owners must bring bags to pick up faeces and deposit sealed, bagged material in appropriate bins. In the event of unsociable activity by dogs, the owners/handlers may be required to remove their dog from the Festival area. All owners/handlers are required to comply with requests from a member of Victoria Police or a person wearing a Garlic Festival vest.

Become a Stallholder

Applications for Stalls are now open, please take a few minutes to fill out your application.