Australia Day at Docklands

Located along Harbour Esplanade, the Australia Day at Docklands celebration will keep the family entertained with roaming artists, entertainment and food trucks.

The evening fun remains at Docklands with live music and multicultural entertainment from 6pm.

Join us for the twilight event as Docklands hosts a celebration of Melbourne’s diversity - with food trucks and live performances from local and international artists, dancers, roving entertainers, DJs and more.

Make the most of your Australia Day long weekend and explore all the precinct has to offer. Stay in world class accommodation, shop the latest in fashion and indulge the senses in some of Melbourne’s favourite restaurants. With something for everyone, Docklands is the destination to get together this Australia Day.

Australia Day at Docklands

Main stage program

6pm Multicultural Band Fusion - Jimmy Grant Roots
6:50pm Mantra
7:05pm The Raah Project
8:05pm Mantra
8:20pm Dinner Suit Boogie
9pm Mitch Tambo

Stage at New Quay

6pm DJ Chad Davis
7:10pm Rita Satch (with DJ Chad Davis)
7:50pm Mantra
8pm Carla Troiano (with DJ Chad Davis)
8:30pm Luis Poblete (with DJ Chad Davis)
9pm Mantra

Buskers HQ at Victoria Harbour - stage program

6pm Tim Scanlan
7:10pm Tanya George
8:20pm Përolas

Getting there

With road closures in place around the CBD and Docklands, the best way to get around is by public transport. 

Public transport services run to a public holiday schedule, so make sure you plan ahead.

For information on train, tram and bus services, visit

For information on road closures, visit Australia Day road closures and changed traffic conditions.

Reviewed 24 January 2020

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