MELBOURNE ITALIAN FESTA 2023
Sunday 26th November 2023 - 11am to 9pm
Royal Exhibition Building & Museum Plaza, Carlton
PLEASE ENSURE YOU READ ALL OF THE INFORMATION BELOW
NOTE THAT DRINKS CAN ONLY BE SOLD IN PLASTIC - NO GLASS IS PERMITTED
PLEASE ENSURE YOU HAVE COMPLETED ALL FORMS, AND THE ROYAL EXHIBITION BUILDING ONLINE INDUCTION
Site Plan - subject to change
Please follow link to the Melbourne Italian Festa site plan
Prior to arrival, all contractors and exhibitors must complete the Royal Exhibition Building Online Induction. This induction takes 15 minutes to complete. Please keep a copy with you when on site.
Please ensure you complete the General Contractor Induction and the Royal Exhibition Site Specific Induction
A completed induction is valid for 18 months.
Induction link: https://www.userlogin.com.au/museumcontractor/login.php
Bump in & Bump out
Follow this link for important bump in and bump out times, and access details.
Communal Cool Rooms
Note that we will have communal cool rooms placed around the festa site. These are for shared use of stall holders, for smaller items.
If you have large cool room requirements, we highly recommend that you book one through our preferred cool room supplier listed below.
Communal Wash Bay
We have a communal wash bay at stall # 47. To order hand wash basins for your stand please contact Caterhire - details below.
Forms - URGENT (for food & beverage vendors)
Please complete and return the following forms applicable to your stand
Note that the below forms need to be returned to the Royal Exhibition Building -- MChilds@museum.vic.gov.au
Application to sell, sample or give away food or non-alcoholic beverage
Application to sell or sample alcohol
FoodTrader - Statement of Trade - URGENT
Food Trader Registration – (applicable to all food & beverage vendors)
If you haven’t already, please register your business on the Food Trader website. The event is registered as
Melbourne Italian Festa. Note that Food Trader replaces the old Streat Trader registrations. This needs to be completed by Tuesday 14th November 2023.
Please follow this link https://foodtrader.vic.gov.au/user-guide/statements-of-trade/#section-1 for instructions to register, or contact Food Trader direct via their website with any questions..
Power - URGENT
Note that all stands come with a 10 amp outlet. If you require additional power for your stand (in addition to the standard 10amp) please contact our electrician asap – details below. Additional power will need to be ordered by Friday 17th November 2023. Please note that all your electrical items need to be tested and tagged. If you are unsure, please speak to our electrician to arrange.
0411 256 269
Note that once unloaded, vehicles need to be moved off site. The closest parking lot is the Melbourne Museum Car Park. This is open from 5.30am to 12am – midnight. Note that the height limit is 2.15m. There are entry points at both Rathdowne Street & Nicholson Street ends. Parking can be pre booked via their website.
Here is a link to the “getting there” page just in case you need to inform any team members attending:
Preferred Supplier List
Please see a list of suppliers we are engaging for the event. If you have any additional requirements, feel free to contact them directly to place an order.
0411 256 269
Cool Room Hire
Blue Box Cool Rooms
0418 373 829
0437 185 462
Catering equipment, fridges, hand wash basins, wash bays etc.
General Event/Party Hire
Viva Event Hire
1300 763 656
03 9457 9077