January 17, 2017

Moomba Festival

Every March Labour Day long weekend Melbourne comes alive for four colorful days with over a million visitors celebrating all the fun of Moomba Festival. 

Moomba Festival is a celebration of everything Melbourne's diversity, sports and arts scene kicked off on the Friday and wrapped up the Monday holiday with a super-cool parade and fireworks. Intense, serious, fun.

You can watch world-class watersport competitions along the Yarra, groove to a silent disco, send the kids along to karaoke or a cooking class, head along to an Afro-Brazilian music workshop or take in a local band in the Main Arena, all for FREE.

Must see events within the festival include the world-famous Birdman Rally on Sunday, and Moomba Parade, where the crowd will get to see local community group floats and the 2017 Moomba King and Queen on their thrones.

Where: Along the banks of the Yarra River
When: 11-14th March, 2017
More information: Check out their website.  

Photo credit: kuehdi / Shutterstock, Inc.

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