Torquay and Geelong NightJar Festivals

Each season sees the festival’s 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!

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2nd, 9th, 16th & 23rd IN JANUARY


7th, 14th, 21st & 28th IN FEBRUARY