Eynesbury Winter Festival

It’s snow joke, the Eynesbury Winter Festival is making a return on Thursday 27 June – bigger and better than ever before! With exciting new attractions for the whole family, there’s plenty more to see and do in 2024!

• DJ Lenny Pearce performing at our Winter Solstice
• Dazzling fireworks at our Winter Solstice and Night Market
• Chill with Gold Medal Olympian, Steve Hooker
• Kids Fun Day with Kelly Sports and Western United Football players
• Live performance by a Nashville cover Band
• A thrilling ice hockey exhibition match on Thursday 4 July

Enjoy our always-here attractions where you can glide across the ice rink or whirl through our NEW Carnival Zone & Wonderland while indulging in delicious winter treats from on-site restaurant Ms Peacock, Birdy & Co café and food trucks. It really is the ultimate winter outing for the whole family! Check out our schedule.

Entry to the Eynesbury Winter Festival won’t cost you an icicle, but we do recommend that you book tickets in advance for the ice rink. Get ready to glide and slide on the ice at Melbourne’s best Winter Festival!

Ice rink hours:
Sunday – Thursday: 10am – 8pm
Friday & Saturday: 10am – 9pm
Winter Solstice & Night Market: 10am – 10pm

Carnival zone and wonderland hours:
Monday – Sunday: 11am – 5pm
Winter Solstice & Night Market: 11am – 9pm

Ice Skating Rink

Let’s skate! Whether you’re a seasoned ice skater or just starting to glide, our ice rink is the ultimate destination for winter fun! Skate into action and take on the ice for 50 minutes; beginning on the hour, every hour.

Here’s our ticket pricing:
From $15 (3+ ages)

If you’re feeling a little unstable on the ice, don’t worry! We’ve got you covered with our Kanga skating aid, available for just $7.

Skate rentals are included in the price, and we also offer skating supports and helmets, so you can have a safe and enjoyable time on the ice!

Carnival Zone & Wonderland

Step into the carnival zone, where kids can enjoy a range of frost-tastic rides!
• Cup & Saucer
• Chair-O-Plane
• Carousel
• Sizzler
• Fun Factory

This also includes the festival’s winter wonderland, our indoor soft play area especially for toddlers.

Ticket pricing (tickets available onsite ONLY):
$5 single ride
$20 unlimited rides

Monday – Sunday: 11am – 5pm

Winter Solstice & Night Market: 11am – 9pm

Don't miss out – Save the Date

Get your skates on for our famous ice rink, then warm up with our three huge family-friendly events. We promise you’ll have a snow-stopping time!

Winter Solstice: Saturday 29 June, 5pm
Ice Hockey Exhibition Match: Thursday 4 July, 7pm

Kids Fun Day: Saturday 6 July, 11am – 4pm
Winter Night Market: Saturday 13 July, 5pm – 10pm

Winter Solstice

Ignite the night on Saturday 29 June from 5pm!

• Fireworks from 8:30pm
• DJ Lenny Pearce from 7:30pm

• Giant Bonfire
• Fire Performers
• Food Trucks

Kick off the festival’s first weekend with our annual Winter Solstice celebration. The evening, headlined by Lenny Pearce, will feature stunning fireworks, a giant bonfire, delicious food trucks, and mesmerizing stilt walkers. Plus, enjoy the ice rink and carnival rides!

Lenny Pearce

You may have seen him on TikTok, and your little ones might have even “raved” to his beats! We’re thrilled to welcome Lenny Pearce, a multi-platinum and ARIA-nominated artist, DJ, producer, and local resident, to our Winter Solstice!

“I’m really excited to be headlining the Eynesbury Winter Festival, particularly because it’s so close to home and therefore, close to my heart. I create a lot of my music right here at home in Eynesbury, and there’s something so unique and special about launching my new album where it all began. I’m looking forward to sharing great tunes with my community at the festival,” – Lenny Pearce.


Kids Fun Day

Saturday 6 July
Hosted by 
Kelly Sports and Gold Medal Olympian, Steve Hooker! Don’t miss the chance to meet Steve and grab a photo with his Olympic Gold Medal!

Get ready for a blast at our Kids Fun Day, complete with:
• Team Sports
• Arts & Crafts
• Games & Activities

From 11am to 4pm, we’ll have over 30 family-friendly activities, including Giant Connect 4, the Egg and Spoon Race, Giant Jenga, and a “Create Your Own Olympic Torch” station. Fun for kids of all ages!

Players from the Western United Football Club will be hosting a Penalty Shootout at 12pm. Don’t miss out on the action!

Night Market

Saturday 13 July
Warm up with a stroll through our night market (from 5pm), your one-stop shop for chilly delights!

• Live Music
• Market Stalls
• Food Trucks
• Fireworks from 8:30pm

From 5pm to 10pm, the Winter Night Market will include market stalls and food trucks aplenty, live music from the Nashville cover Band and a fireworks display for the whole family to enjoy!


Here’s a few of our most frequently asked questions!

If you’ve got more questions, contact our team: winterfestival@eynesbury.com.au.

Can I pay with cash?
Can I bring my own food?
Is there any parking?
How often does the ice get resurfaced?
Do you have staff trained in first aid at the Eynesbury Ice Rink?
I’m not skating, can I enter for free?
What’s your biggest skate size?
What’s your smallest skate size?
When do I need to arrive for my session?
Do I need to book? Can I purchase my tickets when I get there?
How to print my ticket?
How to change my booking date?
What if my ticket is Pending?
I didn’t receive a verification email.
Is Eynesbury Winter Festival accessible for people with disabilities?


For general enquiries, email winterfestival@eynesbury.com.au. Or call 9971 0404.

For tickets, email support@tailoredticketing.com.

All about Eynesbury

Surrounded by 288-hectares of Grey Box Forest, Eynesbury is a fully contained world. With a community of nearly 3,000, with so much on the ground already.

And it’s just 40 minutes from Melbourne’s CBD. Visit our friendly peacocks and discover our beautiful wildlife & waterfall, or enjoy a round of golf on our 18-hole championship course.