Take a fresh look at Moomba Waterfest Melbourne’s popular and free community festival, Moomba Waterfest, has been refreshed in 2009. This year’s event offers more variety for people of all ages, with a bigger focus on music and performance. Augie March, The Whitlams, James Reyne and Band, The Galvatrons and The Black Sorrows are lined up to play the Coca-Cola Moomba Rhythms stage. Or stop by for Hoodwinked, a hilarious game show featuring comedians such as Akmal, Lehmo, Greg Fleet and Lawrence Mooney, plus circus, sideshows, cultural performances and more.
This year’s Moomba Parade redefines itself as a spectacle of performance, magic, celebration and wonder. Come and welcome Melbourne’s Creature as it makes its way through the city. All the Moomba favourites remain, including the thrills and spills of the Autobarn Moomba Masters Waterskiing, fire shows, the hilarious Birdman Rally, the family-friendly Children’s Garden presented by Ranger Roo, and carnival rides for all ages. Plus, new to Moomba, the King of Winch land-based wakeboarding events are sure to add much excitement to proceedings. With sport, culture, art, music, dance, performance, fire shows and more, take a fresh look at Moomba Waterfest from Friday, 6 March to Monday 9 March. For more information visit http://www.thatsmelbourne.com.au/Whatson/moomba/Pages/Moomba.aspx