|March 8, 2013||to||March 11, 2013|
* MELBOURNE Moomba Festival
Moomba Festival 2013 celebrates Melbourne’s creative and cultural status – it’s crazy, it’s fun it’s not to be missed.
- Friday 8 March 2013 - Monday 11 March 2013
- Various venues
Moomba Festival 2013 highlights
Moomba Street Parade Monday 11 March 2013 11am St Kilda Road Melbourne
Spectacular floats, 35 community groups and 1400 performers, the 2013 Moomba parade will celebrate Melbourne’s creative and cultural status, paying homage to our internationally acclaimed arts and creative communities
Opening Night Friday 8 March 2013 7pm Main Stage
Finucane & Smith’s Boom Boom Moomba!
A wild night of circus sirens, Bollywood love gods, backroom ballerinas, sideshow darlings, hula hoop princesses, swinging songs and disco queens – all under the big top!
Birdman – Sunday 10 March 2013 12 noon Yarra River
Who will fly and who will flop? It’s mad. It’s crazy. It’s full of laughs and we bet you can’t look away – it’s the Moomba Birdman Rally. This sentimental favourite is full of serious shenanigans on the Yarra, all in the name of charity.
Birdman is one of Moomba’s oldest traditions, the Birdman Rally involves regular Melbournians dressing up and wearing flying contraptions to help them fly across the Yarra River.
Fireworks – Every night 9.30pm
Moomba fireworks start at 9.30pm every night including Monday (11th March) and this is when the rides and stalls close. Where: Fireworks on the Yarra River between Princes Bridge and Swan St Bridge.. whoah! For more information, visit: melbourne.vic.gov.au/moomba or phone (03) 9658 9658
Huge line-up of local and international musical talent, from well-known favourites and festival party bands to the best up and comers
Closing Night Monday 11 March 2013 8.30pm Main StageShare