The Benalla Street Art Festival is Back!
Image: Baby Joy by Julian Clavijo (2017)
Benalla's much-loved Street Art Festival is getting a reboot. The 2024 Festival will be held from Thursday 21 to Thursday 28 March.
Explore the vibrant world of street art in Benalla, Australia's premier regional destination for urban creativity. Our town proudly hosts a stunning collection of murals crafted by top-notch artists like Adnate, Dvate, Claire Foxton, and more, alongside international talents such as Choq and INSANE51 from Europe, and Elle and Lauren YS from the United States.
After a five-year hiatus due to the global Covid pandemic, the Benalla Street Art Festival is back, led by the experienced curator Eddie Zammit. With a fresh perspective, Zammit has revamped the event, now simply known as the Benalla Street Art Festival. Expect an expanded line up featuring cinema screenings, exhibitions, immersive art experiences, public forums, and over a dozen new murals.
Running for a week, the festival aims to boost the local economy and draw in more visitors. Zammit's vision includes enhancing the aesthetics of the main shopping area, making Benalla an irresistible destination for travellers from Melbourne. Located just a short drive up the Hume Highway, the festival offers a chance to explore Benalla and its picturesque surroundings.
Join us for a week-long celebration of street art, featuring a diverse line up of Australian talents like Lisa King and Travis Price, alongside international artists like Amanda Valdes. Don't miss out on this exciting event in the heart of Beautiful Benalla!
Nominate a wall
If you would like to see your wall transformed into an amazing work of art during the 2024 Benalla Street Art Festival, complete this form to be in the running. You can also nominate a wall if you have the consent of the wall owner.
Street Art in Benalla
With more than 80 captivating street art murals, Benalla proudly wears the title of the regional street art capital of Australia.
Stroll through the streets and laneways of Benalla to encounter breathtaking works by acclaimed artists such as Adnate, Sirum, Kaffeine, Odeith, and Dvate.
Most of these remarkable murals are conveniently located within easy walking distance throughout the township. Grab a Street Art map from the Benalla Visitors Information Centre or for seamless exploration ask about the audio tour.
Visit enjoybenalla.com.au for more information.