Australia’s largest free community festival is returning to the banks of the Yarra this Labour Day long weekend. Moomba Festival is one of many Rad Worldwide Festivals happening in March and is jam-packed with events and activities all weekend long! From carnival rides to circus workshops and live performances from talented artists, there’s something for everyone at Moomba Festival.
“Brace yourself – this year’s Moomba long weekend is set to be one of the biggest yet!”
This year’s edition of Moomba Festival features a jam-packed schedule from workshops to parades, rallies and more! Catch world-class, record-breaking athletes showcase their talent as they water ski and wakeboard down the Yarra River. Check out some of the top skaters, BMXers and scooter riders in the country; as they compete for top prizes at the Skate Park. A range of activities such as live entertainment and music performances and workshops available for all ages to enjoy. Finally, don’t forget to grab a spot and make some memories with the nightly fireworks display. Check out the full event schedule here.
Moomba Festival takes place at Alexandra Gardens and Birrarung Marr. (3 Boathouse Dr, Melbourne VIC 3004, Australia).
The nearest major airport is Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, located approximately 20 minutes from the city centre. Getting to the city from the airport is quick and easy with a range of SkyBus options offering direct transfers to various areas of the city such as Melbourne City, Docklands and St Kilda.
Getting around Melbourne is easy, with a frequent and reliable public transport system. The most popular form of transport is tram, which can be found in almost every main road. Buses and trains are also available, connecting most major and regional areas. The festival is best accessed by public transport as there are many road closures throughout event. Head over to Public Transport Victoria to explore the best routes.
Located in the heart of the city, Moomba Festival takes place in Alexandra Gardens, directly opposite Federation Square. A generous range of hotels and hostels are available throughout the CBD and are within walking distance of the event. Airbnb and other rental options are also available throughout the city. Explore the nearest options below.
There are endless things to see and do in the city of Melbourne. From parks to museums, beaches and markets, there’s something for everyone in Melbourne. One of the most popular natural attractions is the Yarra River, which runs through the city. The Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria feature 36 hectares of native and exotic plants and is a popular attraction to relax and explore the local flora.
Queen Victoria Market is a must for shopaholics, featuring two blocks of shops and stalls in a historic venue. South Wharf also features Melbourne’s favourite fashion outlet mall if you are on the hunt for some bargains; and often have special events and deals during public holidays! A visit to St. Kilda should also be on your Melbourne to do list. The famous city beach features a boardwalk, swimming areas and various water sports. It is also home to Luna Park Melbourne – a traditional them park dating back to 1912.
The next edition of Moomba Festival will take place from March 8-11, 2019.
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