A vibrant new light and sound festival will light up the Murray River in May

A vibrant new light and sound festival will light up the Murray River in May

Moama Lights is a sound and light event that runs from May 8 to 22.

Nestled on the banks of the Murray River, Echuca-Moama has long been the ideal weekend getaway for families, couples and friends thanks to its scenic landscapes, paddle steamers, lively spirit and perks of being just a rough 2.5-hour trip from Geelong.

A prime winter destination, you’ve now you’ve got one more reason to pack the car and hit the Hume next month with a brilliant new festival set to take over the town.

The key takeaways

  • Moama Lights is a three week celebration of art, light and all things Moama
  • Every night from 8 to 22 May 2021, captivating light installations will transform Horseshoe Lagoon and tell the story of Echuca Moama through light and sound
  • Moama Lights is a FREE ticketed family event

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Coined Moama Lights, this three-week celebration of art, light and all things Moama will see the Murray River come to life in a dazzling, glowing wonderland in the form of an immersive sound and light trail.

Starting at the underside of the Echuca Moama bridge, every night from May 8-22 the 600-metre long lit-up trail will highlight the natural beauty through Horseshoe Lagoon before finishing at the Murray River.

While it will be a spectacle to see in itself, the event will explore three different chapters of Echuca Moama’s story – its Indigenous heritage, subsequent European colonisation and finally, modern-day Echuca Moama – with light installations and projections including theatrical fog, strobe and cutting edge moving light technology.

Set to the backdrop of a beautiful bush setting, prepared to be truly mesmerised by a field of illuminated native flowers, an ever-changing display of spectacular colours, twinkling stars, floating leaves and local art across the Murray River.

The event is free to attend but you will need to register for a timed ticket via the website.