LIT – lighting up Wyndham Park!
As the sun goes down, Wyndham Park will be LIT this March for 10 spectacular and twinkling evenings!
Explore wonderous landscapes transformed by brilliant lighting experiences; from a rainbow canopy of lasers and a magical glowing nature trail to interactive projections and the glow of pulsing light lawns, there is so much to discover!
Presented by Wyndham City, this free, immersive experience will see Wyndham Park switched on and LIT nightly, from 17 – 26 March, 8pm – 11pm.
LIT returns bigger and even better in 2023, with new immersive experiences including:
- A breathtaking laser show, beamed every half hour on the main lawn from 8.30pm, with a high energy soundtrack to keep visitors enthralled. In between shows the lasers will project an otherworldly rainbow sky canopy
- Cortex – a tangle of towering glowing arches inspired by the mysterious beauty of mangrove forests. Created by award-winning Australian arts group The Indirect Object.
- Morphology offers a chance to play amongst the glowing strings, with neon light wires you can twist and shape into your own designs by The Indirect Object.
- The Great Escape – featuring a trail of glowing night creatures as they emerge from their world, deep within a magical wardrobe, created by Melbourne based visual team, Skunk Control.
- Human Effect – a shifting, growing canvas featuring projections of native plants that respond to touch. Created by artist Yandell Walton.
- Admix – it takes creatures of all colours to make a rainbow. a trail of playful The work will feature multiple playful gobo projections created by Wyndham artist Rukz One.
- Plus lots more! Including a pulsing lawn of lights, light-drenched trees, 40 giant mirror balls, strung into trees, twirling and sparkling overhead!
LIT will be open from 8pm to 11pm each night, with the main entrance from Wedge Street Piazza off Watton Street. Free public car parking located close by and it’s just a short walk from Werribee Train Station.
Make a night of it and enjoy dinner in Werribee City Centre – you’ll find restaurants, bars and pubs, gelato, takeaway options and family-friendly dining all just a short walk from Wyndham Park. Dinner bookings are recommended, especially for large groups.
LIT is an all-weather event with cancellation only in the instance that weather conditions are deemed unsafe.
For the latest event and weather updates visit our website www.wyndham.vic.gov.au/LIT and follow our facebook page www.facebook.com/wyndhamcitycouncil
Dates: 17 – 26 March 2023
Time: 8pm – 11pm
Location: Wyndham Park, Entry via Wedge Street Piazza, Werribee
Cost: A Free Wyndham City Event
This is a free event run by Wyndham City, tickets are not required.
FOOD & DRINK
LIT will be open from 8pm to 11pm each night, with the main entrance from Wedge Street Piazza off Watton Street with easy access to local restaurants and cafes open for dinner bookings and grab and go options. There will not be any additional food or beverages available to purchase from in the park itself.
LIT is an alcohol-free event, BYO alcohol is NOT permitted.
WHAT TO BRING
LIT is an all-weather event so please come prepared for all weather! It is also a good idea to bring insect repellent.
TOILETS, NAPPY CHANGE & WATER
There will be toilets onsite including a fully accessible unit with baby change facilities as well as water taps.
Please come prepared for all weather. If we determine the weather is extreme the events may be cancelled for safety. We will endeavour to communicate any cancellation via Wyndham City’s social media pages.
PHOTOGRAPHY & FILMING
Live streaming or broadcasting of this event is not permitted. Commercial photography is not permitted without prior permission from Wyndham City Council. Filming/photography and other media requests can be directed to email@example.com
A Council photographer and videographer will be taking some happy snaps and footage throughout the duration of the event. We’ll share these on our social media and websites. If you’re camera shy and don’t want your photo taken, just let our photographer and/or our event staff know on the day!
Please make sure you supervise your children at all time.You can pick up an ID wrist band for children at the Wedge St Piazza and Comben Drive entry points.
Whilst dogs are permitted in the park on a lead, we kindly ask that you consider the wellbeing of your pet before bringing them along. The event includes large light installations with sounds, a pulsing light lawn, a laser show (with haze effect) and is expected to attract large numbers of people. This kind of environment may be a lot for you dog to take in and we recommend keeping them at home in a comfortable and familiar environment.
Wyndham Park has accessible pathways and toilets. Accessible Parking is available in Werribee CBD, with the closest accessible parks in West End Car Park, Watton Street and Wyndham Cultural Centre.
Please be aware areas of LIT will have altered lighting features and areas of low light and haze effects. This includes pulsing and flashing light effects including regular, moving patterns.
The Laser Show, which runs each half hour, features a loud audio system. If you are sensitive to loud noises – you may like to consider noise cancelling earmuffs or headphones.
The placement of lighting, laser towers and audio for LIT have been carefully considered during the planning of the event to minimise any impact on wildlife and fauna.
This event features lasers and haze, they are operated safely by an accredited contractor. Please be mindful if these effects cause issues for you.
LIT is powered by 100% renewable energy sources, with low energy use LEDs also utilised wherever possible.
Wyndham City is committed to providing a COVID safe event and will abide by all current restrictions and guidelines as set by the State Government of Victoria.
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Getting There/ Parking
How do I access Wyndham Park?
The best pedestrian access point for Wyndham Park is through Wedge St Piazza, Watton Street, Werribee.
Where do I park?
There are a range of free public car parks located close to Wyndham Park, in the Werribee City Centre including West End Car Park at the corner of Werribee and Watton Streets, Comben Drive, Watton Street, Synnot Street, Cherry Street Car Park and Hunter Car Park (Holiday Inn Werribee. Visit www.wyndham.vic.gov.au/LIT for details on access and time limits.
Parking Near Wedge St Piazza Pedestrian Access
West End Car Park: free all-day parking located on the corner of Watton and Werribee Street
Wyndham Cultural Centre Car Park: 3 hour free parking, no time limits after 5.30pm
Watton Street and Synnot Street: 2 hour free parking, no time limits after 5.30pm
Parking Near Bicentennial Pedestrian Bridge Pedestrian Access
Riverbend Car Park – Comben Drive, 3 hour free parking with no time limits after 5.30pm
Cherry St Car Park: 3 hour free parking with no time limits after 5.30pm
Hunter Car Park (Holiday Inn): free 3-hour parking and a $5 flat rate fee applies for parking longer than 3 hours (overnight rate after 24 hours is $50). Entry is via Synnot Street or Rushford Lane.
Werribee Train Station Car Park: Manly St, Free All Day Parking
Werribee Train Station Car Park: Kelly St, Free All Day Parking
Vic Roads: Sneydes Road Closure (24 – 27 March)
Visiting from Point Cook? To help you plan your journey, please note that Vic Roads are undertaking road rehabilitation works and will have a road closure in place on Sneydes Road (between Hoppers Lane and Hacketts Road, Point Cook) with detours in place from 10pm Friday 24 March until 5am on Monday 27 March.
Can I get there on Public Transport?
Yes, Wyndham Park is a short walk from Werribee Train Station.
LIT Instagram Competition
The lucky winner of the LIT Instagram Competition is @merryramdhani! Congratulations!
Share your LIT 2023 photos or video on Instagram using #LITWerribee or your chance to win a Werribee City Centre Family Fun Pack!
To enter follow @wyndham_city on Instagram and share your photos or video of LIT 2023 by tagging @wyndham_city and using #LITWerribee.
Visit www.wyndham.vic.gov.au/LITCompetition for details.