Magic Central

The Official Festival Hub

Located in the Northcote Town Hall, right between Studio 1 and Studio 3, MAGIC CENTRAL is the hub of the Festival with snacks, drinks, a magic shop and a host of FREE events and activities every day between July 3 and 17.

Magic Central


Every day during the Melbourne Magic Festival we will be presenting FREE EVENTS in Magic Central before and after the scheduled shows.




There’s so much to do in Magic Central during your visit to the Festival!

  • RANDOM ACTS OF MAGIC – mini spontaneous shows day and night.
  • MOVE MONKEYS – card magic workshop (Saturday July 8 & 15 from 2.30-4.30pm)
  • AIM JUNIORS GALA SHOW – showcasing the newest AIM students Sunday July 9 at 1.30pm
  • GIANT CHESS – play with your friends or challenge a Grand Master.
  • MAGIC VIDEOS – Watch magicians from our secret past.
  • HEAD ON A PLATTER – take a disembodied selfie courtesy of Magic Manor.
  • MAGIC DRESS UPS – take your picture on our dress-up stage and upload it to Instagram #MelbMagicFest
  • PHOTO EXHIBIT – take a look at Josh Boland’s images from past Festivals
  • EAT & DRINK – grab a snack or a drink from the bar.
  • MEET A MAGICIAN – you may even catch some magicians showing each other their latest creations!
  • MAGIC SHOP – check out Magic Universe’s great Magic Shop.