Melbourne’s Newest Festival Kicks Off This February

Lower Johnston Street streetscape showing Victoria Park train station, and Dr Morse
Photo: Lower Johnston Street (Tim Harris)

A new festival will kick off in Melbourne on Sunday, 27 February. Abbotsford’s Lower Johnston Street (aka LOJO) will be home to LOJO Festival, a celebration of the area’s food, music, and art scene.

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18 venues on Lower Johnston Street will be celebrating LOJO Festival. Iconic bar, Dr Morse, will turn into a makers market for the festival showcasing fashion, hats, ceramics, vases, bags, and jewellery made by local designers. You’ll also be able to find out about beer-making at Bodriggy’s open brewhouse, get some vino at Blackhearts & Sparrow’s pop-up at Bodriggy, ogle the work of local artists such as Kitt Bennett, Sophie Sun, Mic Porter, Tinky, and Nathan Markham at Marfa Gallery’s group show, or settle in for some live music at the Retreat Hotel.

Photo: Dr Morse (Tim Harris)

There’s also a mobile wallet available for LOJO Festival revellers which will update you on events, promos, deals, and news from venues in the Lower Johnston Street area.

Find out everything that’s happening during the event at the LOJO Festival website.

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