East Gippsland acknowledges the Gunaikurnai, Monero and the Bidawel people as the Traditional Custodians of the land that encompasses East Gippsland Shire. We pay our respects to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living in East Gippsland, their Elders past and present.


Gather with locals and visitors on the Metung Village Green by Bancroft Bay to enjoy spectacular fire and ice entertainment, live music and food.

During the afternoon watch the amazing live ice carving performance by the talented Glenn Smith, enjoy live music by Ben Cawood -singing all the favourites and watch the kids' faces light up when they tour the Metung CFA Fire Truck and meet Captain Koala!

Come sunset, get set for a jaw-dropping fire-breathing and juggling show by Wacky Wombat Entertainment! Warm your belly with some incredibly tasty culinary delights on offer with food stalls on the Metung Village Green and Street Traders Open.

New to the event this year they have a Doin' Dumplings 'Dumpling Eating Contest'! Keep an eye on their Facebook page for more information and for your chance to compete.

The Bancroft Bay Distillery Gin Bar will be busy pouring hot toddys and G&T's.

Metung Primary School will have a stall selling paper lanterns, glow sticks & delicious hot chocolates with marshmallows! A magical children's lantern parade will conclude the free event.

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