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St Kilda is defined by two distinct retail strips, Fitzroy Street and Acland Street, with the vibrant Esplanade and the stunning St Kilda beach providing a natural link between the activity centres.
Fitzroy Street never sleeps, with the bright neon lights and constant hum of nightlife unfolding to lazy days of sidewalk cafes and parades of people. Home to an IGA supermarket and several boutique retail developments, Fitzroy Street is a hub of new-found chic alongside practical shopping and eateries.
Acland Street is the cosmopolitan centre of St Kilda, originally home to the many European immigrants who brought with them the tradition of mouth-watering cakes and pastries from their homelands. Rows upon rows of indulgent cakes line the windows of Acland Street’s famous cake shops, tempting those who stand three-deep outside the windows trying to decide which decadent treat to buy today.
St Kilda Esplanade Market is open every Sunday of the year from 10am - 5pm Located on the beautiful Upper Esplanade in St Kilda with sweeping views over the bay, it is the perfect place to view an exciting range of contemporary art and crafts from over 150 artisans.
Click here for contact details of the two special rated Business Associations in the area - Fitzroy Street Business Association and St Kilda Village Traders Group.
The people of St Kilda joined the Happy craze and dance through their village, parks and beaches, Fitzroy and Acland Streets.
This video was produced as part of a worldwide movement to promote the pure emotion of happiness and to celebrate it in all corners of the world. Check out the We Are Happy From map for more videos.
Directed by Aaron Wilson and produced by Cr Serge Thomann.