Moomba Festival 2019

Moomba Festival 2019Moomba Festival 2019

Moomba will burst to life this Labour Day Weekend (8 - 11 March) with free events for all ages along the banks of Melbourne's Yarra River.

2019 is Moomba's 65th year, Australia's largest free community festival traditionally held on Labour Day weekend with millions of people attending every year.

The vibrant Moomba Carnival will kick off on Friday night with the return of the Friday Ride pass which includes unlimited rides.

Festival favourite the Birdman Rally will be back with competitors plunging into the Yarra River for charity from 11.30am on Sunday 10th March.

The Moomba Parade will bring a flurry of colour and movement to St Kilda Rd with community designed floats, cultural performance groups, school participants and dance troupes joining the Moomba Monarchs in celebrating Moomba 2019 (Monday 12 March, 10.45am).

All fun and free courtesy the City of Melbourne

Every Labour Day long weekend, Moomba brings Melburnians together to share in the vibrancy and spirit of our much loved city.

A celebrated part of the Melbourne events calendar for 60 years, Moomba will be back with an exciting program of events and family entertainment, making Melbourne the ideal place to be for the Labour Day long weekend.

Held over four days, the festival attracts more than one million visitors to the sun-soaked banks of the Yarra to share in the vibrancy and spirit of our much loved city.

Love Melbourne, Love Moomba!

Moomba 2019

Friday 8 - Monday 11 March 2019

Birdman Rally

Sunday, 10th March 2019 - 11.30am
Yarra River, Birrarung Marr

The Birdman Rally with competitors plunging into the Yarra River for charity.

The antics are back with the hilarious Birdman Rally, where contestants aim to fly across the river by leaping off a four-metre platform with wings attached to their costumes.. all for a good cause.

Moomba Parade

Monday 11 March 2019 - 10.45am

A Melbourne staple, take your place on the sidelines as the vitality and energy of Moomba is brought to life through the spectacular Moomba Parade.

A new route this year - from Birdwood Avenue to Kings Domain parkland and concluding on Linlithgow Avenue near Queen Victoria Gardens.

Community designed floats are sure to dazzle in the spotlight this year and will be accompanied by droves of talented performance troupes, professional and amateur dance groups, as well as school participants.

It's big, colourful and fun. And it's all free.

King & Queen


Moomba Fireworks

Friday Saturday Sunday & Monday Nights 9.30 - 9.40pm
Location: Alexandra Gardens, Birrarung Marr

Feel the explosion of joy as the sky lights up with a colourful firework display each night of Moomba.

Sit, stand or dance under the pyrotechnic spectacular, an exploding array of flowers and multi-layered colours.

Moomba Masters Championship

Date: Wednesday, 6 March - Monday, 11 March // Pro Men and Women Finals: 5.30pm-7.30pm, Monday, 11 March
Location: Yarra River, Batman Avenue, Melbourne

Elite, world-class watersport athletes will return to the Yarra River to compete in the Moomba Masters Championship! This popular international event, running across five days in March, will see the world's best water skiers and wakeboarders across 16 countries compete for the top spot in a series of competitions.

Competitors will take part in three event competitions (trick, slalom and jump) to win the coveted Moomba Masters title.

When & Where

Date/s: Friday 8th March 2019  -  Monday 11th March 2019

Web Links

Moomba Festival 2019

Moomba Birdman Rally

Insulting Moomba | Melbourne Trivia

Labour Day Weekend | Melbourne 2019

Moomba Birdman Rally 2019

Moomba Parade 2019

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