Temporary closure of Victoria Street for Lunar Festival

Thursday 09 January 2020

Chinese dragons

Temporary closure of Victoria Street, Abbotsford

Due to the 2020 Victoria Street Lunar Festival taking place on Sunday 19 January, Victoria Street will be closed between Hoddle and Church streets (see map below) at 11.59pm Saturday 18 January and will re-open at approximately 5.00am on Monday 20 January 2020. Shelley and Lithgow streets will be partially closed from 6.00pm on Saturday 18 January 2020.

The Festival will be held on Sunday 19 January 2020, 12.00pm – 11.00pm. There will be a variety of stalls and a program of entertainment throughout the day.


Victoria Street (between Hoddle and Church Street) Richmond will be a tow-away area to facilitate the traffic management for the 2020 Victoria Street Lunar Festival. This tow-away area takes affect at 4.00pm on Saturday 18 January 2020 and expires at 5:00 am on Monday 20 January 2020.


Map showing Victoria Street Road Closure


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