About

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Streetopia is an annual event that sees the streets of Obs come alive for a day of colour, creativity and good vibrations. It's free, and everyone's invited.

Participate

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It's your event: you create the vibe, and the activities. All you need to do is think of something to contribute, and then get involved and do your thing.

The Event

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Picture a day of community, art, mutated vehicles, music, street performers, market stalls and gifting. A free community carnival. That's Streetopia.

Latest news and information:

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  • If it’s September, it must mean that our team are already beavering away in the background – plotting, planning scheming and dreaming of this year’s event. And that’s definitely the case, as we’ve been rather busy already, meeting with civic organisations such as Obsid and having discussions with the Obs Civic Association, and other stakeholders, […]

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  • UPDATE: The deadline for proposals has been extended to Tuesday 14th August 2018 As part of its ongoing legacy project, every year’s Streetopia event leaves some permanent works of art in Observatory – and an opportunity is available for you or anyone else to be involved in making a difference to the civic art landscape […]

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  • The wheel of the year is turning, and as we all breathe a collective sigh of relief at the downpours of welcome rain, our event team are already planning Streetopia 2018. Obviously, because the entire event is open to you and your creative contributions, performances and public art, not even our team know what this […]

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  • Here it is folks – this year’s event guide! To download and print your own copy (or to view the zoomable PDF version), simply click on the image below. If you would like to pick up copies on the day, look out for them on lamp posts around the event area, or pop into one […]

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  • This year’s event content is shaping up to the best spread of art, market stalls, performance – and of course, also Mutant Vehicles*. In case you weren’t aware of what of a Mutant is, here’s the lowdown: they’re mobile art, created by participants at AfrikaBurn for the purpose of… well, art’s a purpose, right? Right […]

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  • Seems our little day in the sun is picking up attention in all the right places! You might have sen some coverage in the Southern Suburbs Tatler, and also in the People’s Post – and hot on their heels comes a great article on Business Day, which features an interview with one of our team […]

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