Discover Footscray Free Tours

Discover Free Footscray
Presented by passionate locals these free tours will offer an insight into the hidden treasures of Footscray’s food and arts scene as well as the historic fabric of the capital of the West.

Art Tour
Discover artist run- galleries, laneway works, backyard studios to creative spaces. Hear from local innovative people who establish these places. From artists, entrepreneurs, tinkers to creative thinkers. A casual stroll to explore the abundant creative community of Footscray and beyond.

Historic Tour
Generations of old Westies saw Footscray as the capital of the west. Then it changed. Explore the sights, sounds and smells of the old Footscray - and the new - in one and a half hours. From old cinemas to a retail centre for the 21st century, we’ll find the food and the bargains that are drawing people back. A short stroll with us will have you asking for more.

Food Tour
Take a stroll around central Footscray taking in the historical and current situation as it relates to food (ie. Italian, Greek, Vietnamese, Indian, Ethiopian and new). Checkout the fabulous offerings at the Footscray Market, drop into an Asian Supermarket wonderland, we’ll show you the best banh mi bakeries and hole in the wall shops, as well as restaurant and bar walk-bys. You’ll be set to taste the best of Footscray for weekends to come.

No food sampling will be provided on this tour. 


  • Saturday, 29 April 2017 | 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Saturday, 06 May 2017 | 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Saturday, 13 May 2017 | 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Saturday, 20 May 2017 | 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Saturday, 27 May 2017 | 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM


Footscray Train Station Forecourt, Footscray Train Station, Irving Street, Footscray 3011  View Map

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