City of Melbourne

The City of Melbourne proudly presents Australia’s largest free community festival Moomba. Sixty-four years on, the festival is wise with age, steeped in tradition, but undoubtedly young at heart – just like the city it calls home.

The uniquely Melbourne program of activities and events runs from 9 – 12 March on the banks of the iconic Yarra River at Birrarung Marr and Alexandra Gardens.

Highlights of the family-friendly program include the Moomba Parade with its artistic, community-inspired floats and the wacky Birdman Rally.

Moomba Festival showcases the talents of local performers and the hospitality of our traders. The Moomba Masters’ world-class watersports, and the pro scoot, skate and BMX competitions are also favourites in our sports-mad city.

Please join us to celebrate Melbourne’s diversity and creativity at Moomba 2018.

Moomba respectfully acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land on which the festival takes place.


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