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FAQs

Where is Shepparton?
Shepparton is located in northern Victoria, the commercial centre of the Goulburn Valley region, just over two hours from Melbourne. Shepparton is easily accessible via car, bus or train. View Visitor Information here.

Where in Shepparton is the Shepparton Festival held?
A variety of venues and public spaces in Shepparton and surrounds host events throughout the Festival. The tagline for the Shepparton Festival is ‘Unique events unusual places’ so we pride ourselves on making non-traditional spaces exciting event locations.

When is the next Shepparton Festival?
We have started planning for the 2023 Shepparton Festival, if you would like to be the first to know about the 2023 Festival dates, scroll down and sign up to our newsletter. 

I am not from Shepparton. Where can I stay?
Shepparton has a large range of accommodation options available – the Greater Shepparton Visitor Centre can assist with further information about accommodation options that best suit your needs.

Can I get to the Festival using public transport?
Balfours Airport Direct is a small regional business centrally located in Victoria. Servicing the North Eastern / Alpine region, Southern NSW and Riverina area, Murray and Goulburn Valleys, and North Central districts, with a timetable which conveniently connects with V-Line coaches and trains in Wangaratta, Benalla and Shepparton, they can provide you with trouble free travel to and from Melbourne Airport. For more information on timetables and fares or to purchase your ticket, please click here.

V-Line trains and buses run numerous times a day from the Southern Cross Train Station in Melbourne to Shepparton. For travel information and an up to date timetable, please click here or phone 136 196.

Buses, Uber and taxis operate a regular service throughout Greater Shepparton. Local bus timetables are available from the Greater Shepparton Visitor Centre on 1800 808 839, while taxis can be booked by calling (03) 5822 2214.

My question wasn’t answered. Where can I find more information?
Please email our friendly Festival team with your query: admin@sheppartonfestival.org.au .