FlameFest: A spectacular fiery festival is igniting regional Victoria this August

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FlameFest: A spectacular fiery festival is igniting regional Victoria this August


Benalla Flamefest combines everything that people love from a modern-day festival with their spectacular Fire Show and bringing it to Benalla.

Get ready to feel the heat as the FlameFest FireShow Festival sets Benalla ablaze with a sizzling lineup of fire installations, mesmerizing light shows, live music, and jaw-dropping fire performances.

It’s time to embrace the warmth of an unforgettable event that combines all the best elements of a modern-day festival with a spectacular FireShow.

FlameFest Benalla

  • Date: 12 August 2023, 4pm – 10pm
  • Location: Benalla Racing Club
  • General Release Tickets – $10 Adults, $5 Kids (4 years and younger free)

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Step into a world of flaming wonder as the FireShow Festival brings you an extraordinary program that includes everything from breathtaking fire shows, fire-breathers, and fire-twirlers to thrilling stunt performances and jaw-dropping fire sculptures. And that’s not all; you can expect roving performers, magic shows, a BBQ and food truck festival, plenty of kids’ games, and much, much more!

So what’s good?

Fire Shows (Performed on Stage): Brace yourself for high-impact, interactive, and explosive fire shows that are world-renowned. Featuring fire eating, fire whips, specialist fire props, and choreography that will leave you stunned, amazed, and completely blown away.

Blunderbuss Jones: A true multi-talented artist, Blunderbuss Jones combines music, circus performance, and flame effects to deliver unique and captivating stage and roving performances. Watch in awe as he plays the flaming trumpet – the only artist worldwide to offer a propane-fuelled trumpet!

Ambient Fire Space: Immerse yourself in a mesmerizing space filled with up to six performers showcasing technical and captivating displays of fire. Hosted by an artist with a Bluetooth headset, this space will welcome and warm crowds of any size.

Umbra Lux: Prepare to be enchanted by beautiful dancers adorned with LED and fire wings, gracefully weaving through the event space, posing for photos, or amping up the crowd with their moves. Umbra Lux is captivating, jaw-dropping, and simply stunning!

Roving Magicians: Be amazed as our resident magician skillfully weaves through the crowds, wowing patrons with jaw-dropping close-up magic skills. He’ll leave behind a combination of stunned silences, loud cheers, and puzzled expressions.

Invincible Creations: Watch as the stage comes alive with visually stunning designs that will wow and amaze. Specializing in LED and wooden structures with a keen eye for clean-cut geometry and large-scale art pieces.

FireJets: Brace yourself for a spectacle as 12 firejets produce flames and fireballs choreographed to music. These high-tech fire performers use low-irritant, low-flammable hydrocarbon fluid to create a dazzling display every 30 minutes throughout the night.

With a fully stocked bar, live music, delicious food, and a family-friendly atmosphere, the festival promises to be a scorching night of fun and excitement.

Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased here