Visitor Info

Everything you need to know about your visit to Firelight in 2024.
New for 2024
  • Free entry, no bookings required

    Free entry, no bookings required

    Firelight Festival 2024 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!

  • Opening hours

    Opening hours

    Firelight Festival runs at the following dates and times:
    Friday 28 June: 5–10.30pm
    Saturday 29 June: 5–10.30pm
    Sunday 30 June: 5–10pm

  • Firelight Labyrinth

    Firelight Labyrinth

    Firelight Labyrinth is a new, ticketed multimedia experience at Marvel Stadium from 28 June to 14 July. Visit the Firelight Labyrinth page for more info and FAQs.

  • Accessibility


    We want Firelight Festival to be safe, welcoming and fun place for everyone to enjoy. Head to our Accessibility page for information on wheelchair access, facilities and more.

  • Public Transport

    Public Transport

    Firelight Festival takes place in Docklands on Victoria Harbour Promenade, Harbour Esplanade and New Quay Promenade. Public transport is available via the 11, 30, 35, 48 and 86 tram routes. Due to event road closures, trams running along Harbour Esplanade, 70, 75, and 35, will stop at the Flinders West stop from 3.30pm each day.

    Southern Cross Station is close by with stops for both V-line and Metropolitan train lines. It is a short walk across the Spencer Street/Bourke Street pedestrian footbridge.

    Visit PTV to plan your journey.

    Coming from the Bellarine Peninsula? Take the ferry from Geelong or Portarlington direct to Docklands.

  • Parking


    Parking is available in paid car parks or via limited on-street parking. Note that heavy traffic congestion occurs in the area and delays are expected.

  • Road closures

    Road closures

    Please note the following road closures from Friday 28 June to Sunday 30 June, between 4pm and midnight:
    – Harbour Esplanade will be closed between Bourke Street and La Trobe Street (northbound and southbound)
    – Merchant Street will be closed from Bourke Street.

  • Bike & pedestrian changes

    Bike & pedestrian changes

    The Capital City Trail bike path will be closed from Bourke Street to La Trobe Street from Friday 28 June to Sunday 30 June, between 4pm and midnight. Cyclists are asked to dismount and walk through this section of Harbour Esplanade.

  • Weather


    Firelight Festival will go ahead rain, hail or shine, so make sure you rug up and bring an umbrella if required.

  • Sustainability


    Firelight Festival and Firelight Labyrinth are proudly certified carbon neutral under the Climate Active program. We have measured, reduced and offset all of Firelight’s carbon emissions including the food, entertainment, logistics and even your own personal travel. 25 cents from your Firelight Labyrinth ticket goes towards making this possible.
    We minimise packaging and choose compostable or recyclable options where we can. Please use waste stations to dispose of cans, organics, compostable plates and other waste correctly.

  • Pets


    The Firelight Festival site can be noisy and overwhelming for our furry friends, so please leave your pets at home. Read more on responsible pet ownership. Assistive animals and Guide Dogs are allowed.

  • Win


    Visit to win! Enter the competition near I Love Dumplings during Firelight Festival for your chance to win a prize thanks to Beijing Capital Airlines.

INTRODUCING 28 June – 14 July Marvel Stadium
This winter, a subterranean space underneath Melbourne's iconic Marvel Stadium will be transformed into a mythical labyrinth of light and sound. Interact with state-of-the-art technology, offering an unprecedented experience unlike anything witnessed in Australia before.