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Love Melbourne, love Moomba.Proudly presented by the City of Melbourne, Moomba Festival is Australia's largest community festival with a uniquely Melbourne program of activities and events running.Each year the city's beloved festival attracts fun-loving crowds of all ages to Birrarung Marr and Alexandra Gardens on the banks of the iconic Yarra River to enjoy its bustling carnival and family-friendly program.Moomba proudly beams with Melburnian charm. Enjoy a talented stable of local performers; the Moomba Masters' world-class water sports; pro scoot, skate and BMX competitions; hospitality offerings from local traders; artistically designed floats inspired by the community for the Moomba Parade; as well as the wild and wacky Birdman Rally.Sixty-five years on, Moomba is wise with age, steeped in tradition, but undoubtedly young at heart – just like the city it calls home. Celebrate Melbourne's diversity and creativity at this year's festival.
See blockbuster productions at grand theatres, or catch new local talent on tiny stages, in surprising locations.
Melbourne's jam packed events calendar is your introduction to a world of sports, festivals, art, theatre, food and wine celebrations.
Explore art, photos and sculpture at galleries big, and small. Discover movie magic at ACMI, grand architecture, and a labyrinthine library.
Tune in and find your niche in Melbourne's music scene, from basement gigs in record stores to beat boxing and festivals outdoors.