Australia Day Fireworks Melbourne 2023 Time, Place Name, Location, Address, Schedule! Happy Australia Day fireworks are a popular way to celebrate Australia Day, which is held on January 26 each year. Fireworks displays are held in many cities and towns across the country, with some of the largest and most famous displays taking place in Sydney, Melbourne, and Perth. The fireworks displays typically include a variety of colorful and spectacular fireworks, set to music and often accompanied by other forms of entertainment such as live music or laser shows.
Australia Day fireworks in Melbourne 2023
In previous years, the Australia Day fireworks display has been held at Docklands Harbour and the fireworks were released from various barges along the harbour at 9 pm.
The 2023 fireworks haven’t been confirmed yet, but we’ll update this page when they are.
Australia Day events in Melbourne for 2023
|Reflect, Respect, Celebrate @ FED SQ||Celebrate in the heart of Melbourne CBD with a full day of family-friendly activities, including an appearance by Bananas in Pyjamas, live music and a screening of Olivia Newton John’s Xanadu.||Federation Square||Times TBC||TBA||More info|
|Government House Open Day||The doors of Government House are flung open to the public on 26 January. More than just a tour around this historic setting, there will be live entertainment, kids’ activities and food and drink available for purchase.||Government House, Victoria||10.30am-4.30pm||Free admission||More info|
|Australia Day Salute||Just after midday, look to the skies as a 21-gun salute cracks the sky to commemorate Australia Day. The salute is fired from the Shrine of Remembrance’s Lower Forecourt.||Lower Forecourt, Shrine of Remembrance||12.15pm||Free admission||More info|
|Royal Australian Air Force Flyover||Established in 1970, the Air Force Roulettes is a team of Royal Australian Air Force pilots who dip and barrel through the skies in a marvellous display of airplane aerobatics. Their display follows the Australia Day salute.||Viewing points from Fed Square and Government House||12.15pm||Free admission||More info|
|2023 Kieser Great Australia Day Swim||Hosted by The Rotary Club of Brighton, this open-water swim event brings fun for all ages. Now in its 12th year, there is a 650m intermediate swim, a 1,400m and a 2,500m open swim, a 5km surf ski challenge and a junior dash. For anyone not keen to get in the water, you can spectate while tucking into one of many food stalls available on the day.||Brighton Beach||8am-3pm||Tickets from $60-$70 per person||More info|
|Australia Day – Make Your Move Fun Run, Walk, Roll||The third anniversary of this fun run brings families and friends to Dandenong Park for a day out. All ages and experience levels are welcomed and registered runners/walkers/rollers can tuck into a free BBQ after they cross the finish line.||Dandenong Park||7.45am-9.30am||Free admission||More info|
|Farm Vigano Australia Day Terrace BBQ||Head out of the city to spend the day sipping drinks, cooling down on gelato and listening to DJ Gerry K play some of the most classic Australian songs.||Farm Vigano||12pm-4pm||Free admission||More info|
|Mid Weekender Party @ Temperance Hotel||Starting celebrations early, Temperance Hotel has live music running from 9pm until close on 25 January. On 26 January, it’ll host a wind-down session with Bill Golding bringing the tunes from 2:30pm.||Temperance Hotel, South Yarra||2.30pm-5.30pm||TBA||More info|
|Jordan Mills – Australia Day||Sing and dance Australia Day away at Jersey’s Cider House, south of Melbourne CBD. Jordan Mills will bring the tunes and Jersey’s will be bringing the all-Aussie feast.||Jersey’s Cider House, Cranbourne West||1.30pm-midnight||Free admission||More info|