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Roving entertainment, pop-up performances and an aerial fire show will have you inspired and enthralled as you make your way around the park.

Keep an eye out for surprising performances and impressive acts as you journey around the park.


Two giant Firefly puppets light up the night with their spellbinding aerial dance. Curious and gentle, they flicker and pulse searching the crowd for love. Over the course of the performance, their individual light and sound sequences fall gently into sync. When synchronisation happens, they fly together in a luminous nocturnal dance of love.

Circus Inferno

An acrobatic, operatic flaming spectacular. A feature show on Stage 88 for Nightfest featuring some of Australia’s best circus and fire performers and opera sensation Isabel Herteag.


Drumassault is a Canberra-based group that performs traditional percussion-based music and dance from Guinea, West Africa. With experience built from playing all over Canberra and surrounding region for the past ten years, Drumassault has firmly established their reputation as a tight group of skilled percussionists and dancers that performs an energetic set of authentic traditional West African music with intensity, complexity and precision. The infectious raw African rhythms are sure to get everyone up and dancing!