Full Festival Pass – $180/$140
Evening Pass – $90/$70
Daytime Pass – $90/$70
VIP Pass – includes premium seating and artist meet & greet event (meet artists and a complementary drink) – $220
Early Bird Tickets – $130 – closed 5PM MAY 5
Children under 2 are free, a seat will not be allocated. Booster seats are available from the cloakroom.
For events in Elisabeth Murdoch Hall, seating is allocated, and you’ll see your seat location on your FOJAM ticket. For events in the Salon, Parlour and Festival Club access and seating is general admission on a first-in-best-dressed basis.
VIP tickets are limited to 100 and include access to the best seats in Elisabeth Murdoch Hall (main stage at the Recital Centre).
There will also be an artist meet and greet, including a complimentary drink.
The Melbourne Recital Centre is wheelchair accessible with lifts access available throughout. There are also accessible toilets located on all foyer levels.
Guide dogs and assisted animals are welcome provided they are certified with a registered authority.
Companions cards are accepted – please speak directly with Box Office for more details (03) 9699 3333
No refunds or exchanges are available. Best to give your ticket to a friend.
Melbourne Recital Centre’s foyer bars will be serving drinks and light snacks. Blondie and Script Bar & Bistro will also be serving food and alcohol for the duration of the festival.
In addition to this, FOJAM’s food stalls will be present at the entrance to Melbourne Recital Centre:
FOJAM brings together a taste of some of the most delicious Jewish food from around the world including —
+ Falafel pockets
+ Slow Cooked Beef Brisket w. kimchi
+ Indian Dahl w. rice
+ New York Salmon bagels
+ Reuben Sandwiches
We are offering some of the easiest to consume foods of the Jewish people for your immersive festival experience.
We hope you find something delicious to devour as you recalibrate and consider what foods make you feel like you’re home.
Generally, you are welcome to take photos and video for personal use at the festival – just be sure to tag us with @fojammelbourne and #fojam2019.
We only ask that you please refrain from using flash during the performances as it is disruptive for performers. There are also some performances with nudity and we would ask that you respect the specific photography restrictions for each event. For press, please make an enquiry through the contact form on the media page.
Yes, FOJAM is an all-ages festival (and children under 2 get in free).
Some events and performances have nudity and adult concepts. Remember to bring your ID to the festival should you want to drink alcohol, or for proof when picking up your Under 30’s ticket.
If you wish to buy a ticket for your child, A limited number of booster cushions are available from the cloakroom upon request for use as long as they do not obstruct the view of people seated behind them.
FOJAM will take place at the Melbourne Recital Centre on Sturt Street in Southbank.
The Sturt Street entrance of the Centre is the safest place for taxis to pick up and drop off. The Melbourne Recital Centre team can assist in calling a taxi for you.
Metlink Melbourne provides extensive information about public transport services including timetables and routes.
Stop 17 on the Route 1 service is conveniently located at the Centre’s doorstep on Sturt St. This is a platform tram stop providing level access to low floor trams, passenger shelter and protection from traffic.
Alternatively you can alight at Stop 16, in front of the National Gallery of Victoria. Melbourne Recital Centre is a short walk down Southbank Boulevard (approximately 200 metres). This stop is serviced by routes 1, 3, 5, 6, 8, 16, 64, 67, 72.
The nearest station is Flinders Street, located approximately 10 minutes walk from the Centre.
Melbourne Bus Link operates three routes along Southbank Boulevard: Route 216, 219 and 220.
The Melbourne City Tourist Shuttle runs in a loop through Melbourne’s CBD every 15 minutes, and stops at the corner of Southbank Blvd and Kavanagh Street (Stop 10). An all-day ticket for the Shuttle costs $5 and children under 10 years can travel free.
Limited on-street parking is available around Southbank or you can choose from a variety of conveniently located car parks:
- Arts Centre Melbourne Car Park (enter from Sturt Street) – 150 metres north along Sturt Street (p: 03 9281 8012)
- The Australian Ballet Centre Car Park (2 Kavanagh Street) – 150 metres north along Sturt Street, then left into Kavanagh Street
Parking for people with a disability is available in both Sturt Street and Dodds Street (limited spaces in both areas), and also available at all major car parks in the vicinity, including Arts Centre Melbourne Car Park and The Australian Ballet Centre Car Park.
Valet Parking at Arts Centre Melbourne
All FOJAM ticket holders are entitled to a 15% discount on Arts Centre Melbourne Valet Parking, plus an additional 10% if booking in advance (through the Arts Centre Melbourne Contact Centre or Melbourne Recital Centre Box Office).
Dropping Off/Picking Up
The safest place to pick up and drop off passengers is the Sturt Street entrance of the Melbourne Recital Centre, away from the busy intersection.