Winter Fest in Moonee Valley is an annual event that celebrates the charm of Melbourne’s winter season while promoting local businesses and engaging the community. The event offers a variety of activities and attractions throughout June and July, encouraging residents to bundle up and explore their neighborhood.

Event Overview:

The Winter Fest in Moonee Valley showcased an array of exciting events and activities tailored for all ages. The event aimed to create a vibrant and lively atmosphere in Moonee Valley during the winter months, with a special focus on supporting local businesses and fostering community engagement.

Event Highlights:

One of the standout features of the event was a pop-up taking place on Pratt Street in Moonee Ponds. This Winter Weekend extravaganza brought together a diverse range of activities for attendees to enjoy. These included:

  • Outdoor Cinema: Attendees could cozy up and watch movies under the stars, enhancing the winter atmosphere.
  • Bluey Cosplay: Fans of the popular animated show “Bluey” had the opportunity to dress up as their favorite characters and immerse themselves in the world of the beloved series
  • Live Performances: The event featured live performances that showcased local talent, providing entertainment for attendees of all ages.
  • Kids Corner: A dedicated area catered to children, offering face painting, sports, games, and even a chance to interact with friendly farm animals.
  • Local Business Support: The event emphasized supporting local businesses, encouraging attendees to explore various business areas and discover new places in Moonee Valley.
  • Operational and Logistical Support:

    To ensure the success of Winter Fest, Right Angle Events played a crucial role in providing operational and logistical support. Their involvement encompassed the entire event lifecycle:


Event Management Planning:

Right Angle Events meticulously planned the event, considering various aspects such as scheduling, layout, and resource allocation.

  • Risk and Safety Planning: Safety was paramount, and the team worked to identify potential risks and implement measures to ensure the well-being of attendees and participants.
  • Logistics and Infrastructure: The team handled the logistics of transporting and setting up event infrastructure. This included coordinating the pickup of council-owned equipment and resources.
  • Run Sheets: Detailed run sheets were prepared to guide the flow of activities during the event, ensuring a seamless and organised experience for all involved.
  • Event Staffing: Right Angle Events managed the staffing requirements, ensuring that there were enough personnel to handle various tasks and responsibilities.
  • Bump In and Out: The team oversaw the smooth setup (bump in) and teardown (bump out) of the winter activation, allowing for efficient use of resources.


Winter Fest in Moonee Valley was a resounding success, attracting a diverse audience and contributing to the vibrant spirit of the local community. The event achieved its objectives of promoting local businesses, engaging residents, and creating memorable experiences despite the chilly winter weather.


The collaboration between local businesses, event organisers, and logistical support from Right Angle Events resulted in a Winter Fest that not only embraced the Melbourne winter but also brought warmth and joy to Moonee Valley. The event’s success highlighted the importance of community engagement and creative event planning in fostering a strong sense of belonging and unity among residents.