FREE Caravan & RV Safety Inspections

Great news! The FREE Caravan and RV Safety Inspections will return at Melbourne Leisurefest!

Make sure your safe on the roads with a safety inspection from Victoria's best: Hayman Reese, Carac, Victorian Building Authority and Weigh Station.

Safety inspections will be conducted from Friday 4 October - Sunday 6 October 2019.

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There are limited spots available, so get in quick!


Live Demonstrations

Make sure your driving safely on the roads with these free interactive demonstrations at the 2019 Melbourne Leisurefest.

Get advice from Hayman Reese's Technical Towing Expert Gary Gardiner, in their Towing Masterclass.
Join Carac's experienced staff, Glenn Moyle and Ryan Perry as they provide valuable advice on servicing, fittings and repairs.

You do not want to miss this!

Demonstration Timetable


Pooches at Play

Lara Shannon and her cheeky side kick 'Dynamite Darcy', from the nationally aired TEN Network's Pooches at Play will be giving live talks and demonstrations on pet behaviour and travelling safely with your furry friend. Located in the Paw Patch near site 67, Lara and Darcy will be at Melbourne Leisurefest everyday, so be sure to come down and say hello.

Pet Travel Tips Talk will occur at the following times:
Thursday: 11.15am - 12.00pm, 12.30pm - 1.15pm & 1.45pm - 2.00pm
Friday: 12.00pm, 12.30pm - 1.15pm & 1.45pm - 2.00pm
Saturday: 2.30pm - 3.15pm & 3.45pm - 4.30pm
Sunday: 12.00pm, 12.30pm - 1.15pm & 1.45pm - 2.00pm


Reptile Awareness Displays of Australia

Join Reptile Specialist Allan Burnett from Reptile Awareness Displays of Australia as he gives you all the information you need to know about reptiles in the wild in his interactive demonstration! Get up close and personal with snakes and other reptiles as Allan educates you on snake awareness and bite prevention.

Shows will be running every 30 mins starting at 10am from Friday to Sunday of the show, next to the Food Court.



Roaming or positioned around Sandown Racecourse, you can spot live performances from local buskers all throughout Melbourne Leisurefest. Performing from Friday to Sunday includes the Jazz Jokers, Nathan Power, James Robinson, Gareth Wiecko, Domenic Carrubba, Cassandra Barragan and Devin Hartley.


Animals 2U - Petting Zoo

Get up close and personal with a range of fun and friendly animals with Animals 2U. Animals 2U provide a unique, fun, educational and engaging animal experience in a supervised, supportive and caring environment, where animals are free to roam and mingle with visitors inside a fenced enclosure. 
All of the animals are friendly and have been hand raised on their farm, most animals that you will meet, have either been, rescued or re-homed, health and wellbeing is very important for Animals 2U, this is why they transport their animals in custom built dual air-conditioned transport.
All Animals 2U staff are friendly, patient and eager to answer any of your questions!
Located in the Kids Zone, you can visit Animals 2U during the following times:
Thursday: 11am – 3pm
Friday: 11am – 3pm
Saturday: 10am – 4pm
Sunday: 10am – 3.30pm


Mini Golf Course

With tricky holes and fantastic feature obstacles, see if you are the best golfer at the Leisurefest at the mini golf course located in the Kids Zone. Available from Thursday to Sunday, see if you can get a hole in one!


Trackless Train

Hop aboard and take a ride in the Trackless Train!
This open-roof carriage ride is fit for the young and young-at-heart to enjoy a ride around the Melbourne Leisurefest in an adventure you are sure to remember.
Taking passengers all weekend long from Friday to Sunday, located in the Kids Zone.


Vintage Vans

Take a step into the past and walk through our Vintage Van collection on display next to the Food Court throughout the show.


E Bike Demos

Electric bikes are fast becoming one of Australia’s top choices for eco-friendly, highly efficient transportation. 

So jump on and take a ride as you test out E Bikes from Gehring Group.

Located next to site 26 A & B