FALLS 2022/2023: Falls VIC moves to Downtown Melbourne

by the partae
As we edge closer to Summer good times, Falls is back with important updates for the 2022/23 event that will see Arctic Monkeys, Lil Nas X, Peggy Gou, CHVRCHES, Jamie xx and so many others hit stages across VIC, NSW and WA.
FALLS Downtown Melbourne
Sidney Myer Music Bowl & Surrounds, 29 – 31 Dec
2 STAGES – CLUB FALLS – RANCHO RELAXO – MULTI BARS – FOOD TRUCKS + MORE
Falls’ VIC event is set to relocate to Melbourne for the first time. Falls Downtown Melbourne will now take place at Sidney Myer Music Bowl and surrounds across the same dates 29, 30 and 31 December.

Colac Shire Otway Council approved the planning permit on 30 June for Falls VIC to be held at a new location at Birregurra, but while the planning permit was approved with council, along with support from the local MP and the broader community an application by a small group of locals was made to the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) appealing this decision and a hearing date set for February/March 2023, after the event was meant to take place.

Falls Co-Producer Jessica Ducrou said: “Thanks so much for all the support from stakeholders, the venue, artists, all who contribute to Falls and especially our patrons. We’re thrilled that the show will go on at Sidney Myer Music Bowl, ringing in the new year in Downtown Melbourne!”

Falls Downtown Melbourne will feature the full line-up of acts already announced, across two stages in an inner city setting, with all the convenience that provides plus Club Falls, Rancho Relaxo, multiple bars and food trucks and much more! Bring in the 2023 New Year with your crew, as we rediscover the joy of celebrating this milestone together.

Ticket holders who are not able to attend the new venue in Melbourne will be able to apply for a refund from 12pm AEST today until 5pm AEDT Thursday 13 October. All Camping tickets will be automatically refunded from Thursday 29 September 2022. Moshtix will be in touch with all account holders directly with more information, including how to exchange your Birregurra tickets to the Byron event if you would like the full camping festival experience. Please note that refunds or exchanges need to be requested by the purchaser i.e. if a mate purchased your ticket for you, they will also need to request your refund for you.

Tickets for Falls Downtown Melbourne are on sale 9am AEST Wednesday 14 September from Moshtix.

FALLS Byron, North Byron Parklands, 31 Dec – 2 Jan.
Prefer the full immersion camping festival experience? Then Falls Byron is the place for you, with a range of camping options available. Bring your own kit and camp with or without your van or car. If hammering pegs isn’t really your thing, you can Rent a Tent, or treat yourself at Flash Camp, an exclusive glamping village that offers friendly concierge services, luxe bathroom facilities and most importantly a warm and comfy bed.

Plus, there’s morning yoga and pilates, swimming pools, field games, creative space, Shit Olympics and of course that incredible lineup of artists to keep you tuned in!

An extensive program of works is currently underway to prepare North Byron Parklands for Falls Byron in 4 months’ time. An estimated $1M+ will be spent on restoration, additional drainage, ground and roadworks to upgrade the venue for the summer event. Check the North Byron Parklands website for details and updates. Significant upgrades will also be made to venue entry points to allow for a smoother and faster ingress for Falls campers.

FALLS Downtown Fremantle, Fremantle Park, 7 – 8 Jan.
As previously announced, Falls Downtown Fremantle has moved homes to Fremantle Park and Fremantle Arts Centre, a beautiful location as we expand the WA leg of the festival and everything the west has to offer.

Falls Downtown Fremantle’s new home gives you the opportunity to supercharge your Falls outing with one of the new VIP experiences. Roll like a rockstar at Club Falls or really dial it up in a Falls Cabana.

$1 added to each Falls 2022/23 event ticket sold will fund the FEAT. LIVE Solar Slice, a sustainable touring initiative supplying clean power to festival sites and venues, reducing emissions, and buying quality offsets to minimise the impact of live events. FEAT. Live founder Heidi Lenffer said “This moment demands decisive climate leadership from the culture-makers in live music, and we couldn’t be more thrilled to partner with such an iconic institution as Falls to spearhead a courageous emissions reduction plan together.”

Falls acknowledges and pays respect to the past, present and future Traditional Custodians and Elders of this nation and the lands where our festivals are held. Always was, always will be.

ARCTIC MONKEYS, LIL NAS X, PEGGY GOU, CHVRCHES, JAMIE XX,
AMINÉ, OCEAN ALLEY, CAMELPHAT, SPACEY JANE, DMA’S, G FLIP, PINKPANTHERESS, RICO NASTY, AMYL AND THE SNIFFERS, MALL GRAB, BEN BÖHMER (LIVE), DJ SEINFELD, GENESIS OWUSU, TSHA, CC:DISCO!, YOUNG FRANCO, ANNA LUNOE, LUUDE, LASTLINGS, MAY-A, CHOOMBA, THE VANNS, KING STINGRAY, PEACH PRC, BEDDY RAYS, JEAN DAWSON, TELENOVA, BISCITS, BARRY CAN’T SWIM, FLOODLIGHTS, ELKKA, WONGO, YNG MARTYR, 1300, MOKTAR, MAGDALENA BAY, DAMEEEELA, EBONY BOADU, ELSY WAMEYO, RONA., JUNO MAMBA 
+ special guests THE OG WIGGLES
FALLS DEC 2022/JAN 2023
Sidney Myer Music Bowl, Melbourne, VIC – 29, 30 & 31 December 2022
North Byron Parklands, Yelgun, NSW – 31 December 2022, 01 & 02 January 2023
Fremantle Park, Fremantle, WA – 07 & 08 January 2023

TICKETS ON SALE 9am AEST WED 14 SEPTEMBER through MOSHTIX.

FALLS IS AN 18+ ONLY FESTIVAL

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