Hi 3121 Neighbours!

Come and join us in the heartland of Richmond on Saturday, February 10 at Victoria Gardens Shopping Centre for the first ever Richmond Festival! Held in conjunction with Yarra City Council and Victoria Gardens, join us for a family-friendly FUN day out.

The Festival is FREE for all to attend and we welcome everyone to come along as we welcome footy back ahead of the 2024 season. From player appearances, free FOOTY clinics, giveaways and a kids zone, there is something on offer for everyone.


The Festival will run from 10:30am until 2pm.

Getting to the Festival


  • Head to the open grassed area at the rear of the centre
  • Through the sliding glass doors of the centre near JB-Hi-Fi and Better Home (located within the food court)
  • Off River Blvd & Vickers Dr


Public Transport & Ride Share

  • Tram 109 and jump off at Stop #25 (River Bvd/Victoria St)
  • North Richmond Station is closest with a short 9 minute tram ride on the 109 to arrive at Victoria Gardens
  • Ride share drop off at Vickers Dr

What's On

  • Participate in a FREE footy clinic (for kids aged 5-12)
  • Get your photo taken with Sash & Stripes
  • Spin to WIN with fantastic Richmond prizes on offer
  • Get your colours on at the face painting station
  • Enjoy the vibes of the festival from the footy lounge
  • Join the KFC Kick it Colonel competition
  • Play in the rebel inflatable target area and test your aim
  • Up your sustainability game with tips and tricks from our Richmond Green and Yarra City Council groups
  • Player appearances from approximately 12pm

The Roar Store will be on site with all your fan favourites! Get kitted out in Yellow & Black ahead of season 2024!

Still needing to sort out a membership for yourself or a friend? You’ve still got time! Visit our friendly Membership Team who can you with any of your membership or ticketing enquiries to ensure you’re ready to go from March onwards.

Select players will be available during the event for a signing session. Given the high number of fans expected to attend this event, there is a chance that not everyone will gain autographs or photos with players. We ask our fans to enjoy the atmosphere and respect the players both in and out of the event space.


FREE Kids Clinic for those aged 5-12 years.

Clinic #1 – 11:15-11:45am

Clinic #2 – 12:30-1pm

Registrations are now closed for the kids clinics.

Select players may be participating in the kid’s clinic helping with drills and activities. We ask that those not involved in the clinic please respect the players and children and keep their distance.

Access and Inclusion

For mobility-impaired customers, Victoria Gardens Shopping Centre offers complimentary wheelchairs and motorised scooters.

To hire a mobility vehicle, you will need to call centre management in advanced and book on (03) 8420 1400.

For your convenience, you will also find disabled parking at the centre entrances.