Coming to Williamstown in Hobsons Bay for the Jamaican Music & Food Festival? You are not alone! 

Williamstown offers a rich tapestry of arts and culture, and Jamaican Music & Food Festival are pleased to be woven into it. 


Whether you are in town just for festival day or visiting longer term, we've assembled a guide to the vibrant area to give you a steer. 




Visit & Play


Whether you prefer stunning beaches and coastline, breathtaking views of the Melbourne skyline or bustling, cosmopolitan shops, restaurants and bars, the whole municipality of Hobsons Bay is a visitor's dream.

Visitors have an exciting range of transport options to fit any budget as the area can be reached by train, bus and car as well as boat, bicycle and even seaplane. 

Shopping, drinking and eating

Whether it's sampling the very best Fish & Chips in the most iconic of surroundings, or exploring Greek-inspired fare at George Calombaris' Hellenic Republic everything is in reach to Seaworks.

And if it's shopping you are after, Williamstown has also long held court. From health to wellbeing, to fashion and couture, to unique gifts and souvenirs, all can be found in this diverse shopping destination. Explore the area's excellent shops then rest your feet with a coffee break or soak up the fresh air and walk the strip.

Find out more about why the Jamaican Music & Food Festival's authentic street food is right at home among Williamstown's affordable and delicious eats.

Where to Stay 

From affordable family accommodation to glamorous hotels with a view, we've got you. Download Hobsons' handy guide here on where to stay while in the area.

Need more help planning your visit?

Drop in or reach out for more information at Hobsons Bay Visitor Information Centre, Williamstown, Victoria 3016 


Phone (03) 9932 4310
(Open 9am to 5pm every day except Good Friday and Christmas Day) 

Or visit Hobson Bay City Council for more information.



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