Torquay and Geelong NightJar Festivals

Now diving into its 8th year, each season sees the festivals interactive art installations, roving performers, buskers and banging main stage evolve with enthusiasm! International culinary delights will be dished up to you all night. Meander through the curated market precinct, discovering many emerging designers or maybe you’ll find yourself in the depths of “dessert lane”

Leave your worries at the gate and step inside Nightjars wonderland! Become immersed in the magical atmosphere. Nightjar Festival will tantalize the senses and evoke the soul. It’s a summer pilgrimage for holidaymakers and locals a like, most can’t leave their experience at just one visit! Come and see what all the fuss is about! Nightjar Torquay comes alive each Thursday in January attracting 10,000+ people to the Torquay Common each night.

Shake out a picnic rug, kick back and indulge in some of the regions best boutique crafted beers and wine. If you’re not quite old enough to play in the license areas, there is a magical kiddies wonderland just for you!

If you miss Nightjar in January you can visit its little sister, Nightjar Geelong each Friday night in February. Like all little sisters it’s smaller, a little bit cheeky yet full of life!


Nightjar isn’t finished yet! They have a secret waiting to unfold… it’s The Fouth Night. The team is bursting at the seams to share this with you.

NIGHTJAR FESTIVAL TORQUAY 4th, 11th & 18th January 4-10pm


NIGHTJAR FESTIVAL GEELONG 2nd, 9th, 16th 23rd February 4-10pm