The Arnold Sports Festival is Australia’s largest multi-sport festival and fitness expo with over 40 different sporting events and activations, over 10,000 professional and amateur competitors; and over 60,000 visitors attending the three day schedule jam packed with activities for all sports lovers, families and fitness fanatics alike.

The Health and Fitness expo is the biggest of it’s kind in Australia offering everything from the latest and greatest gear and apparel, fitness tech, healthy food offerings and the latest in supplementation.  The Kids Fun Zone offers come-and-try fun activities for kids and families, with FREE access to the event for children under 15 accompanied by an adult. 

So join Arnold Schwarzenegger on his global fitness crusade when he returns to Melbourne for the fourth annual Arnold Sports Festival (Australia). We can’t wait to see you there!

  • Friday 16 March 2018 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
  • Saturday 17 March 2018 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
  • Sunday 18 March 2018 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
  • TICKETS BEGIN $20
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Getting here

BY TRAM: Tram routes 96, 109 and 12 (Stop 124A Casino/MCEC) will all take you to our Clarendon Street entrance. Otherwise, tram routes 48 and 70 (Stop D5) take you to Flinders Street. From there, it’s just a short walk up Clarendon Street until you reach us. For tram timetables or further trip planning, use Public Transport Victoria’s Journey Planner.

BY TRAIN: Our closest station is Southern Cross. Once you exit the station, you can catch the 96, 109 or 12 tram routes and arrive at MCEC in just a few stops. For train timetables or further trip planning, use Public Transport Victoria’s Journey Planner.

BY CAR: If you’re being dropped off at the Exhibition Centre, our Clarendon Street entrance is the closest entrance. If you’re getting a lift to the Convention Centre, the entrance near DFO is the closest drop off point. If you’re driving in, our Exhibition Centre car park can be accessed via Normanby Road. You can view more parking options below.

BY BUS: From Monday to Friday, bus route 237 goes via Southern Cross Station to Lorimer Street, which is roughly a five-minute walk to MCEC. For bus timetables or further trip planning, use Public Transport Victoria’s Journey Planner.

BY TAXI OR UBER: If you’re heading to the Exhibition Centre, ask your taxi or Uber driver to drop you off at MCEC’s Clarendon Street entrance. If you’re going to the Convention Centre, ask your driver to drop you off at Convention Centre Place, next to Pan Pacific Melbourne and DFO South Warf. We have two nearby taxi ranks – Crown, Clarendon Street and DFO, Convention Centre Place.

When you arrive from Melbourne Airport (also known as Tullamarine Airport), you have three options. You can catch a taxi from outside your terminal or request an Uber by following the signs outside your terminal to the pick up zones. You can also get the Skybus, which has a service called the Southbank Docklands Express that stops at the Clarendon Street entrance of MCEC. Receive 5% discount on purchasing tickets online by entering the promotional code ‘MCEC’.