Groove and Graze FAQs

Find out all you need to know about our Groove and Graze events.

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Date and ticket price

October, November and April

This is a free series of events for all to enjoy!

What should I bring?

Money — to try the selection of delicious food trucks and pop-up bar.
There will be an ATM on-site, but to avoid queues please bring cash.

Identification — Groove and Graze is a licensed event (children accompanied by an adult are welcome within the licensed area).

Rugs, seating and picnic equipment — there will be some seating provided but it is not guaranteed.

Items to protect you from the elements — sunscreen, hat, sunglasses and wet weather gear (it is Melbourne after all).

Anyone you want — Groove and Graze is family friendly and all are welcome. You can also bring you dog as long as it's on a leash at all times.

Where can I sit?

Groove and Graze takes place in the beautiful parks of Glen Eira. Although we set up some seating and tables, we don't guarantee you'll get a spot! So feel free to bring rugs, picnic blankets or seating.

Is the event accessible?

Council tries to ensure that all events are accessible. To ascertain specific information, contact our event team directly on 9524 3333 or email

What is the entertainment?

Live music from:

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Traffic closures and parking

There is no parking in Parkside Street between Glenhuntly Road and the property at number 26 (opposite Elsternwick Croquet Club) from midday Saturday 17 November through until 10pm Sunday 18 November. Parkside Street will become one-way (north to south from Glenhuntly Road) from 8am on Sunday 18 November.

We will have traffic management staff on-site monitoring these changes.

Parking is only available within the surrounding streets and restrictions apply, so please pay attention to signage to avoid fines. 

Pedestrians should cross Glenhuntly Road using the pedestrian lights located near the corner of Victoria Street Elsternwick.

Food, alcohol and smoking

You can buy food and alcohol at this event. We’ll have more than 12 delicious food trucks to choose from as well as a pop-up bar.

Smoking is banned at all Council events.

Medical help and lost children

St John Ambulance staff are on site at all events. If you lose your child, please alert a member of our event team or security personnel. All our event staff are trained in lost child procedures.

Can I run a stall or volunteer?

Many Glen Eira events don't have room for stalls, but you can ask about a particular event by emailing

If you're interested in volunteering at any Glen Eira event, contact us on 9524 3333 or email

What if it’s raining?

We will decide whether to cancel an event on the day. Keep an eye on our social media for up to date information.

How do I contact Council's events team?

Contact our events team on 9524 3333 or