30 June – 2 July 2023

Get fired up

Over three fiery nights, Melbourne’s epic winter festival, Firelight, takes over Docklands from 30 June – 2 July with fire pits, light shows, live music, pop-up foodie feasts and more. Entry is free.

Firelight highlights

  • Free entry, no bookings required

    Firelight Festival 2023 is a free event that does not require bookings. Simply turn up and enjoy free entertainment all night long. The only thing you’ll need money for is food and drinks—the rest is on us!

  • Fire and light

    This year’s event features more than 40 fire pits and drums, 35 flame jets, fire sculptures, arches, performers and “Harbour Lights,” a light installation across the night sky.
  • Entertainment

    Experience an eclectic mix of free entertainment at Firelight Festival 2023. Enjoy anything from dazzling fire performers, African drumming, and live music to storytelling and roving mythical characters. Don’t miss the appearance of The Messenger – a giant humanlike creature.