Upcoming Business Activities

Christmas in Sunshine

Every weekend in Sunshine CBD in the lead up to Xmas, SBA has organised various roaming street performers and Santa to delight kids and adults that shop in Sunshine starting 20th November. Saturday’s from 10am to 1pm kids can receive free BALLOON TWISTED ANIMALS from Kylie who will be moving along Hampshire Rd, then roaming…

Sunshine Lunar New Year Festival 2024

The Sunshine Lunar New Year Festival is a free multicultural community event taking place in the busy Sunshine shopping precinct along Hampshire Road, Sunshine on Sunday, 28th January 2024, 12pm to 10pm.

Celebrating the lunar calendar, a time of renewal and for friends and family to come together to celebrate the start of a new year, that will bring our culturally diverse community together in a safe and fun environment.

A Sunshine Wander 2024

The Melbourne Food and Wine Festival (MFWF) will return to Sunshine in 2024 with the new A Sunshine Wander as part of the Eat Drink Westside Wanders.

A Sunshine Wander will be in March for just 1 night and will be the ultimate three-course progressive dinner hosted by a prominent foodie identity, that takes you through the laneways of Sunshine experiencing multicultural cuisine that showcases Sunshine as one of the most culturally and gastronomically diverse places in Melbourne.

Sunshine Business Awards 2024/25

The Sunshine Business Awards acknowledge and reward outstanding businesses within the busy hub of Sunshine CBD. Proudly presented by the Sunshine Business Association, these bi-annual awards will take place from the 1st June to 31st July 2023. These awards will recognise the best of the best small businesses in Sunshine and their owners plus give recognition of the businesses…

Sunshine Street Market

The Sunshine Business Association (SBA) hosts a street market along Hampshire Road in the Sunshine Town Centre, which operates WEEKLY every Friday from 8am to 3pm, subject to weather. The street market provides an additional attraction to the Centre that compliments the existing business offerings and attracts new customers.


The Love Sunshine Shop Local campaign started on July 1st 2020 to support the businesses in Sunshine for recovery after Covid-19. It is to brighten up the streets of Sunshine shopping precinct and to remind the community to shop locally to keep our local shops! Window decals, street banners, bin wraps and real estate boards…

Sustainability in Sunshine

“By 2025 or earlier, all Australian packaging in Australia will be reusable, combustible, or recyclable” said Josh Frydenberg – Federal Environment Minister. 28 April 2018 The Sunshine Businesses Association (SBA) plans to be the first Victorian shopping precinct to go SUSTAINABLE!  Our customers want us to be more environmentally conscious and we want more customers.  We are…


Sunshine Halloween Street Party 2023

The Sunshine Halloween Street Party is on Tuesday 31st October from 4pm to 7pm. Hampshire Rd will come alive with roaming ghouls, scary characters, trick or treating and decorated orange Halloween Dens for kids to have their face-painted and grab some treats. We invite all the kids of Sunshine plus mums and dads to get dressed up in their scariest outfits and join in the fun of the Sunshine Halloween Street Party. Presented by the Sunshine Business Association, supported by Brimbank City Council, Victorian State Government and Sunshine businesses.

Sunshine Lantern Festival

The Sunshine Lantern Festival is a free community event that takes place in the busy Sunshine shopping precinct along Hampshire Road, Sunshine annually in September. It is a full day of family fun, entertainment, rides, street performers, music, food of many nations, magical Lion and Dragon Dancing, a Lantern Parade and spectacular fireworks

Sunshine Short Film Festival

Established by the Sunshine Business Association in 2012, the Sunshine Short Film festival grew from a local festival to one with a national and international reputation attracting entries and attention from around the world. The Sunshine Short Film Festival competition was the only community based film festival in the west and is now resting…

White Ribbon Breakfast

Each year in support of White Ribbon Australia’s campaign to ‘Stop Violence Against Women’ we hold a free 7am BBQ Breakfast at the Sunshine train station raising awareness, signing pledges, selling pins and sharing a sausage. Sunshine Business owners have been supporting this important cause since 2014

Shop in Sunshine & Win a Car Competition

Starting Monday 1st February, closes 10am Thursday 25th February 2021. The Sunshine Business Association (SBA) launched the SHOP IN SUNSHINE & WIN A CAR COMPETITION as part of the SHOP LOCAL campaign to bring more customers to Sunshine, to experience our multicultural shopping precinct and enjoy the uniqueness of our fabulous shops and restaurants. This…

Fully-Vaxxed in Sunshine

Monday 4th October till Sunday 28th November 2021. Another GREAT reason to get vaccinated in Sunshine now. Sunshine Business Association is giving away $4,000 worth of shopping vouchers over 8 weeks in October and November, to help Sunshine and our businesses open again. The Sunshine Business Association wants to reward our customers that are fully…