Footscray is a suburb of Melbourne, and home to the Big West Festival. Hire a car to enjoy more of Footscray, including the region's diverse culture, unique shopping precincts, great local arts, fantastic dining destinations and lively festivals.
The Big West Festival happens ever two years, celebrating contemporary arts and culture. The next event will be November this year. Visitors can also enjoy Saint Jerome's Laneway Festival, Quang Minh Tet Festival, Western Bulldogs Community Festival and Tet Lunar Year Festival.
Footscray is a foodie haven, with a variety of lavish restaurants. You can find cuisine from around the world here, with many African, Chinese, Indian, Vietnamese, Malaysian and Portuguese restaurants. For any arts and history enthusiasts head to Footscray Community Arts Centre, the Bruce Gallery and Trocadero Art Space.