Australia Day at Federation Square

Enjoy a day of free family-friendly entertainment and food at Federation Square this Australia Day.

Event Details

Friday, 26 January 2024 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Admission is free.

Dance to a variety of vibrant musical acts and performers, learn how to make your own Bush Bouquet or Ochre painting from Yarn Strong Sista or sit back and watch a heritage aircraft from the Royal Australia Air Force Heritage Aircraft Fleet do a spectacular flyover.  

Entertainment and activities 

  • 10:00 am – 11:00 am: Junkyard Beats workshop 
  • 10:00 am – 12:00 pm: Yarn Strong Sista 
  • 10:00 am – 4:00 pm: Kangaroo Beach screenings 
  • 11:30 am – 12:30 pm: Junkyard Beats workshop 
  • 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm: Yarn Strong Sista 
  • 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm: Junkyard Beats workshop 
  • 1:15 pm – 3:00 pm: Kangaroo Beach live performance 
  • 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm: Junkyard Beats workshop 

The Australian Open Men’s Semi-Finals will screen from 6:00 pm until the end-of-play on the Big Screen. 

There will also be roving entertainment acts, workshops - including face painting and activities with the Australian Children’s Television Foundation - and giveaways throughout the day.  

Australia Day is an opportunity to Reflect, Respect, and Celebrate.  

To see what else is happening this Australia Day, visit What's On - Australia Day Victoria.