Moomba Long Weekend 11-14 March 2022

Around Town

Moomba is spreading its wings and taking over the city streets 

For the first time ever, we’re bringing the Moomba magic beyond the river banks and into the city streets, laneways and building facades with light installations, live street performances, insta-worthy floral installations and loads more. 

From

12am

To

11.59pm

Floral Love Hearts

Visit insta-worthy giant floral hearts at Town Hall, Flinders Station, Bourke St Mall and State Library

From

5pm

To

6.45pm

Surprise Music Pop Ups

Check out surprise live music performances from some of our most popular artists

From

7pm

To

11pm

Heartbeat of Melbourne

Check out this gigantic beating heart sound and light installation along Birrarung Marr – Upper Terrace

From

8pm

To

12am

Show your Love

Marvel at buildings across the city as they're lit up in red. See below for the full list of buildings.

From

12am

To

11.59pm

Floral Love Hearts

Visit insta-worthy giant floral hearts at Town Hall, Flinders Station, Bourke St Mall and State Library

From

12am

To

11.59pm

Rainbow Laneway

Experience a colourful tape and chalk playscape on Degraves Street, filled with mini-games, hidden objects, and winding paths

From

10am

To

4.30pm

Being in the Woods

Enter and explore ArtPlay's large-scale digital forest. 10am, 11am,12pm, 2pm, 3pm and 4pm. Duration: 30 minutes. Book now

From

10am

To

4pm

Live Street Art

Watch talented street artists at work as they create live graffiti murals along Tattersall Lane, Hosier Lane and Loveland Lane

From

11.30am

To

12.15pm

Lion Dancers

Head to China Town for a very special performance from Lion Dancers

From

12pm

To

1pm

Surprise Music Pop Ups

Check out surprise live music performances from some of our most popular artists

From

12pm

To

5pm

Busking Competition

Catch some of the best up-and-coming acts and live street performances at State Library, Cnr Swanston/Bourke St (opp. Telstra), Chessboard at cnr Swanston/Lt Bourke St, Degraves Street, Flinders Street Station, Princes Bridge Alcove and Queensbridge Square

From

12pm

To

6pm

Roving Entertainment

Look out for marvellous creatures and fantastical characters popping up all over our city streets and Docklands

From

12.30pm

To

1.15pm

Lion Dancers

Head to China Town for a very special performance from Lion Dancers

From

1.30pm

To

1.45pm

Surprise Music Pop Ups

Check out surprise live music performances from some of our most popular artists

From

2pm

To

5.45pm

Laneway Music

Hardware Lane, Crossley St and Newquay Promenade come alive with live music from local artists at 2pm, 3.30pm and 5pm.

From

6pm

To

7.45pm

Surprise Music Pop Ups

Check out surprise live music performances from some of our most popular artists

From

7pm

To

11pm

Heartbeat of Melbourne

Check out this gigantic beating heart installation along Birrarung Marr

From

8pm

To

12am

Show your Love

Marvel at buildings across the city as they're lit up in red. See below for the full list of buildings.

From

12am

To

11.59pm

Floral Love Hearts

Visit insta-worthy giant floral hearts at Town Hall, Flinders Station, Bourke St Mall and State Library

From

12am

To

10pm

Rainbow Laneway

Experience a colourful tape and chalk playscape on Degraves Street, filled with mini-games, hidden objects, and winding paths

From

10am

To

4.30pm

Being in the Woods

Enter and explore ArtPlay's large-scale digital forest. 10am, 11am,12pm, 2pm, 3pm and 4pm. Duration: 30 minutes. Book now

From

10am

To

4pm

Live Street Art

Watch talented street artists at work as they create live graffiti murals along Tattersall Lane, Hosier Lane and Loveland Lane

From

11.30am

To

12.15pm

Lion Dancers

Head to China Town for a very special performance from Lion Dancers

From

12pm

To

1.45pm

Surprise Music Pop Ups

Check out surprise live music performances from some of our most popular artists

From

12pm

To

2pm

Surprise Music Pop Ups

Check out surprise live music performances from some of our most popular artists

From

12pm

To

5pm

Busking Competition

Catch some of the best up-and-coming acts and live street performances at State Library, Cnr Swanston/Bourke St (opp. Telstra), Chessboard at cnr Swanston/Lt Bourke St, Degraves Street, Flinders Street Station, Princes Bridge Alcove and Queensbridge Square

From

12pm

To

6pm

Roving Entertainment

Look out for marvellous creatures and fantastical characters popping up all over our city streets and Docklands

From

12.30pm

To

1.15pm

Lion Dancers

Head to China Town for a very special performance from Lion Dancers

From

2pm

To

3pm

Moomba Conversation: Allocation Exhausted

Lord Mayor Sally Capp hosts this topical panel discussion at Library at the Dock on how we can build our city back in an equitable, sustainable, and uniquely Melbourne way. Watch live stream

From

2pm

To

5.45pm

Laneway Music

Hardware Lane, Crossley St and Newquay Promenade come alive with live music from local artists at 2pm, 3.30pm and 5pm.

From

2.30pm

To

4.15pm

Surprise Music Pop Ups

Check out surprise live music performances from some of our most popular artists

From

6pm

To

7.45pm

Surprise Music Pop Ups

Check out surprise live music performances from some of our most popular artists

From

7pm

To

11pm

Heartbeat of Melbourne

Check out this gigantic beating heart sound and light installation along Birrarung Marr – Upper Terrace

From

8pm

To

12am

Show your Love

Marvel at buildings across the city as they're lit up in red. See below for the full list of buildings.

From

12am

To

11.59pm

Floral Love Hearts

Visit insta-worthy giant floral hearts at Town Hall, Flinders Station, Bourke St Mall and State Library

From

10am

To

4.30pm

Being in the Woods

Enter and explore ArtPlay's large-scale digital forest. 10am, 11am,12pm, 2pm, 3pm and 4pm. Duration: 30 minutes. Book now

From

10am

To

4pm

Live Street Art

Watch talented street artists at work as they create live graffiti murals along Tattersall Lane, Hosier Lane and Loveland Lane

From

11.30am

To

12.15pm

Lion Dancers

Head to China Town for a very special performance from Lion Dancers

From

12pm

To

1.45pm

Surprise Music Pop Ups

Check out surprise live music performances from some of our most popular artists

From

12pm

To

5pm

Busking Competition

Catch some of the best up-and-coming acts and live street performances at State Library, Cnr Swanston/Bourke St (opp. Telstra), Chessboard at cnr Swanston/Lt Bourke St, Degraves Street, Flinders Street Station, Princes Bridge Alcove and Queensbridge Square

From

12pm

To

6pm

Roving Entertainment

Look out for marvellous creatures and fantastical characters popping up all over our city streets and Docklands

From

12.30pm

To

1.15pm

Lion Dancers

Head to China Town for a very special performance from Lion Dancers

From

2pm

To

5.45pm

Laneway Music

Hardware Lane, Crossley St and Newquay Promenade come alive with live music from local artists at 2pm, 3.30pm and 5pm.

From

5.15pm

To

7pm

Surprise Music Pop Ups

Check out surprise live music performances from some of our most popular artists

From

5.15pm

To

7pm

Surprise Music Pop Ups

Check out surprise live music performances from some of our most popular artists

From

7pm

To

10pm

Heartbeat of Melbourne

Check out this gigantic beating heart sound and light installation along Birrarung Marr – Upper Terrace

From

8pm

To

12am

Show your Love

Marvel at buildings across the city as they're lit up in red. See below for the full list of buildings.

Show Your Love Buildings

  • 101 Collins
  • 120 Collins
  • AAMI Park
  • Arts Centre Spire
  • Aurora Tower, Melbourne Central
  • Bolte Bridge
  • Collins Place
  • Dexus
  • Flinders Street Station
  • Forum Theatre
  • Freshwater Place
  • Immigration Museum
  • Melbourne Convention Centre
  • MCG
  • Melbourne Star
  • Melbourne Town Hall
  • Melbourne GPO
  • National Gallery of Victoria
  • Old Melbourne Gaol
  • Regent Theatre
  • Royal Exhibition Building
  • Southwharf Novotel
  • State Library Victoria