Road closures and temporary tow away zone

Temporary tow away zone

To facilitate a safe public event, no unauthorised vehicles will be permitted within the Bendigo Easter Festival precinct/road closure areas during event times. 
These areas have been declared a temporary tow away zone. Please do not park or leave your car overnight in the tow away zone. Any unauthorised vehicle left in the road closure area will be towed to a location outside of the closure area.

  • If your vehicle is parked is in the tow away area, it will be reported to Victoria Police. Victoria Police will attempt to contact you. 
  • If you are uncontactable, then your vehicle will be towed to a location in the city centre (outside the closure)
  • Please ring the Bendigo Easter Festival Event Operations Centre on 5434 6112 for information on how to collect your vehicle. 
     

Please refer to the road closure map to see affected areas. 
Road closure map

Road closures

Several road closures and detours will be in place in the Bendigo CBD in the week leading up to and during the Easter weekend. These closures/detours will be in effect from Wednesday 26 March to Monday 1 April 2024. 

Please refer to the road closure map to see affected areas. 
Road closure map

Partial Road Closure: Local Resident Access Only

  • Local access will allow controlled movement of vehicles within designated streets and roads.
  • Residents and business owners must provide proof of residency for access to be granted.
Street/Road Between From To 
Baxter StreetMcCrae Street and Bridge Street 30/03/2024, 6am 31/03/2024, 6pm 
Havelock Street Bendigo Creek and Baxter Street 30/03/2024, 6am 31/03/2024, 6pm 
Joseph Street Bridge Street and Baxter Street 30/03/2024, 6am 31/03/2024, 6pm 

Full Road Closures: NO ACCESS

  • No vehicle access will be permitted to the designated streets, during the times listed below.
  • Vehicles parked within these areas, must be removed one hour prior to the closure date and time.
  • Any vehicle left in the below closure areas will be TOWED.
Street/Road Between From To 
Sidney Myer Place Pall Mall and Rosalind Park 27/03/2024, 6am 01/04/2024, 6am 
Mundy Street Pall Mall and Lyttleton Terrace (including roundabout)28/03/2024, 6am 01/04/2024, 6am 
Lyttleton Terrace St Andrews Avenue and Mundy Street 28/03/2024, 6am 01/04/2024, 6am 
William Vahland Place Pall Mall and Rosalind Park 28/03/2024, 6am 01/04/2024, 6am 
Bull Street Pall Mall and Hargreaves Street 28/03/2024, 6am 01/04/2024, 6am 
Hargreaves Street Multistorey Carpark and Mundy Street 28/03/2024, 6am 01/04/2024, 6am 
Farmer Lane McCrae Street and Park Road 28/03/2024, 4pm 31/03/2024, 6pm 
Easter Fair Way McCrae Street and Park Road 28/03/2024, 4pm 31/03/2024, 6pm 
Bridge Street Howard Place and Park Road 28/03/2024, 4pm 31/03/2024, 6pm 
Park Road Bridge Street and Gaol Road 28/03/2024, 4pm 31/03/2024, 6pm 
Pall Mall View Street and Mundy Street 29/03/2024, 6am 30/03/2024, 6am 
McCrae Street Mundy Street and Chapel Street 29/03/2024, 6am 30/03/2024, 6am 
Williamson Street Pall Mall and Hargreaves Street 29/03/2024, 6am 31/03/2024, 6pm 
High Street Northbound Forest Street and View Street  29/03/2024, 6am 31/03/2024, 6pm 
View Street South/East Bound Barnard Street and Rowan Street 30/03/2024, 6am 31/03/2024, 6pm 
View Street Rowan Street and Pall Mall 30/03/2024, 6am 31/03/2024, 6pm 
Mitchell Street North/West Bound Hargreaves Street and Queen Street 30/03/2024, 6am 31/03/2024, 6pm 
Mitchell Street Pall Mall and Hargreaves Street 30/03/2024, 6am 31/03/2024, 6pm 
Chapel Street McCrae Street and Hargreaves Street 30/03/2024, 6am 31/03/2024, 6pm 
Bridge Street McCrae Street and Arnold Street 30/03/2024, 6am 31/03/2024, 6pm 
Water Street Bridge Street and Uley Street 30/03/2024, 6am 31/03/2024, 6pm 
Gaol Road QEO Carpark and Park Road 30/03/2024, 6am 31/03/2024, 6pm 
Park Road Gaol Road and Barnard Street 30/03/2024, 6am 31/03/2024, 6pm 
Pall Mall Forest Street and Mundy Street 30/03/2024, 6am 31/03/2024, 6pm 
McCrae Street Mundy Street and Baxter Street 30/03/2024, 6am 31/03/2024, 6pm 

Public transport – disruption to bus services  
Public Transport will operate over the Easter weekend. Some services may be impacted by road closures during the event. Visit the PTV website for details.

For more information on getting to the festival, visit the Frequently Asked Questions