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Dandenong Market Curry Festival


Sunday 4 September 2022


10am - 4pm

Curry Festival at Dandenong Market is back!

Foodie Trails Presents

Curry Festival

at Dandenong Market


Spice up Father’s Day Sunday 4 September 2022 and take Dad on the culinary journey of a lifetime at Curry Festival at Dandenong Market. Get ready for delicious curry dishes from every corner of the globe. Foodie Trails and Dandenong Market are bringing the world’s best curries to you – because let’s face it, whose dad doesn’t love a curry?

This is a FREE, family-friendly foodie festival that curry lovers of all ages are set to enjoy. There’s a safe spice for everyone!

International fare lovers can expect an array of food trucks and general merchandise stalls offering colourful, comforting curries from Mauritius, Africa, , Vietnam, Asia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, India, Afghanistan and more. Take your tastebuds travelling  around the world at Curry Festival.

Dished up alongside the culinary treats will be a jam-packed program of cultural fun, flying the flag for all those countries that love their curry…kick up your heels with our Bollywood, Bhangra and Sega dancers. You can look the part with intricate, contemporary henna art designed by passionate henna artists too! 

Aspiring chefs are also invited to a MasterChef masterclass hosted by MasterChef Australia’s second runner-up Kishwar Chowdhury, demonstrating her culinary skills putting traditional and new-school spins on her beloved Bengali dishes.

Arrive hungry – because you’ll certainly leave full!

Dandenong Market and Foodie Trails are encouraging all stallholders and visitors to reduce and recycle waste properly.

Are you a trader and wishing to register for Curry Festival? Visit here to join the team!

We can’t wait to celebrate with YOU!

Click going to our Facebook Event page for everything you need to know!


Entertainment schedule

10:30AM                         Shashila Dance Troupe
                                      Sri Lankan Upcountry dance performances (Kandyan dance)

11:00AM                         MasterChef contestant Kishwar Chowdury Cooking Demonstration
                                      Kishwar Chowdury, MasterChef Australia top 3 finalist of season 2021

11:45AM                         Ranjhe
                                      Boys Bhangra team with high energy beats

12:15PM                         Wala
                                      Ghanian cultural band performance of drumming, dance and vocal harmonies

1:30PM                          Sonik Waves (Sega)
                                      Mauritian cultural band playing traditional Mauritian music alongside Sega dancing

3:00PM                          Bindaas Bollywood
                                      Bindaas Dance Group presenting vibrant and colourful Indian Bollywood dancing


+ FREE activities including African hair braiding and Henna tattoos.                      



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    Dandenong Market

    Clow Street & Cleeland Street
    Dandenong, VIC 3175

    Opening Hours

    Thursday CLOSED

    Friday 7am - 4pm

    Saturday 7am - 4pm

    Sunday 9am-4pm

    Monday CLOSED

    Tuesday 7am - 4pm

    Wednesday CLOSED

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