Visitor Info

Getting to the festival

Moomba Festival takes place at Alexandra Gardens and Birrarung Marr. Melbourne’s network of trains, trams and buses makes it easy to get to and from the event. Visit the PTV website or call 1800 800 007 for up-to-date information on Melbourne’s public transport.

If you’re using public transport on Labour Day (Monday 13 March) take note that the public holiday timetable will apply. Road closures surrounding the festival may also affect public transport services on Monday and during the evenings across the weekend. Refer to the road closures table below.

From 6-13 March sections of the Yarra River will be closed for Moomba Festival and the Moomba Masters. For more details you can view the public notice here or see the Parks Victoria website.

Opening hours

We're open Friday 6pm to 11pm, Saturday and Sunday 11am to 11pm and Monday 11am to 10pm.


Our festival site will be packed full of people all weekend, so please leave your pets at home. Assistive animals are permitted.

Keep it clean

Just one piece of rubbish can make a difference to our environment, rivers and waterways. Please dispose of your rubbish thoughtfully and look for recycling bins for your bottles and recyclables.

Be sun smart

Temperatures can rise on the Moomba site, so make sure you remember to be sun smart. We have sunscreen and water available for your convenience.


The Moomba Festival site and facilities are accessible via wheelchair. Mobility equipment hire services are available through Travellers Aid, with equipment available for hire at both Flinders Street and Southern Cross Stations. Call 03 9610 2030 or visit Travellers Aid to make a booking at least 24 hours in advance.

Alcohol and smoking

Moomba Festival is an alcohol-free event. Penalties apply.

Patrons are asked to keep all entertainment and food areas smoke free.

Road closures

Tow away zones