Announcement: Day by the Bay postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic

It is with heavy hearts that we announce that – due to the COVID-19 outbreak – we are suspending the Day by the Bay festival. Our event will no longer run on Saturday 28 March.

We are exploring our options to postpone the event to later in the year and will share any further news and plans on social media and our website, so stay tuned!
We want to thank everyone involved with the festival for their commitment and enthusiasm, their time and support. A big thank you to everyone who was planning on coming to the festival and bringing their loved ones. We can’t wait to have you all at our next festival!
This time will be especially difficult for those who rely on events like these for their income. Please consider buying the music of our wonderful musicians Dyson Stringer Cloher, Ausecuma Beats, Grand Salvo, The Orbweavers, Aarti Jadu and community label Off the Grid. Get behind the amazing food of Honey dee loukoumades, Fork Mama, Yo India, Dolly Bus Mobile Vegan Food and The Coffee Mill.
Thank you all for your support. Be kind to one another, wash your hands and remember, just because you are fit and healthy, it doesn’t mean you can be complacent about the COVID-19 pandemic. You could spread the virus to someone more vulnerable.

Saturday 28th March

12 – 7.30 pm

Point Cook Coastal Park picnic area


Grab your beach things, Day by the Bay is almost here! We can’t wait to share another wonderful line-up of nature-connection activities, local community, conservation and research groups, fabulous music, market stalls and delicious food, all in a zero-waste festival setting! Get these details down in your diary and start gathering your crew!

On the stage


12:00pm Festival begins!

12:30pm – 12:50pm Welcome address

1:00pm – 1:45pm Off The Grid

2:00pm – 2:45pm Grand Salvo

3:00pm – 3:45pm The Orbweavers

4:00pm – 4:45pm Aarti Jadu

5:00pm – 5:45pm Ausecuma Beats

6:15pm – 7:15pm Dyson Stringer Cloher

Help us connect connect communities to nature at Day by the Bay

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12:00 – 6pm, on the hour







Dyson Stringer Cloher

Ausecuma Beats

Aarti Jadu

The Orbweavers

Off the Grid

King Nebz / Annabella

Grand Salvo


Hobsons Bay Wetlands Centre – Colouring in

Blue Carbon Lab – Citizen Science

Werribee River Association – nature walks

Parks Vic Junior Rangers

Nature Connection Walk (Mindfulness)

Hobsons Bay Wetlands Centre – Drawing


Beach Patrol

Businesses Caring For Our Bays

DELWP with ARI and Coastcare

Earthcare St Kilda

Wyndham City Council


Healthy Rivers, Healthy Bay

Hobsons Bay Wetlands Centre

Marine Mammal Foundation

Meet the e-waste truck

Nature West

Remember The Wild

Victorian Fisheries Authority

Victorian National Parks Association

Werribee River Association

Food Trucks

Dolly Bus

Fork Mama

Honey Dee Loukoumades

The Coffee Mill

Yo India

Volunteer at Day by the Bay

Are you passionate about getting people outdoors and connecting them with the natural world? Volunteer at Day by the Bay and help us engage a whole new community of ambassadors for Port Phillip Bay and its connecting waterways and landscapes! Download the Volunteer info pack to find out more!

For vendors

We are now taking applications from sustainable small businesses and food vendors who are interested in selling their products at Day by the Bay. Please download and read the Vendors Information Kit and then apply using the buttons below. If you have any trouble with any of these forms, please email us at and we will sort it out for you!

For community groups

Applications for community groups to host stalls or activities at Day by the Bay will close in early December. You can download the community group information pack here and apply here!

Our Sponsors

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Interested in sponsoring or supporting Day by the Bay in 2020?
We would love to hear from you!

Highlights from last year: