DreamHack returns to Melbourne in April

Posted on March 14, 2024

DreamHack, the three-day gaming lifestyle festival is returning to Melbourne, from April 26-28 at Melbourne Park.

A new multi-year deal between Visit Victoria, TEG Live, and ESL FACEIT Group will see Melbourne host DreamHack for the next 5 years.

According to the press release, attendees at DreamHack Melbourne 2024 can expect “a wide range of video game, esports, cosplay, and creator-focused content, including a massive gaming expo featuring the latest in tech and AAA games, an Artist Alley featuring local artists’ creations for sale, a massive Bring-Your-Own-Computer LAN tournament, and an esports stage in Margaret Court Arena featuring some of Australia’s best pro gamers.”

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Cosplay lovers will also have an expanded offering at this year’s festival, “with a new ECG Qualifier offering qualification into the international Extreme Cosplay Gathering competition hosted in Europe,” which is a first for any Australian cosplay event.

“DreamHack Melbourne is all about bringing the community together – it doesn’t matter what you’re into, from video games to cosplay, esports to content creation, we are building a festival that is designed to be enjoyed by everyone,” said Ben Green, Senior Product Manager at ESL FACEIT Group

Tickets for DreamHack Melbourne go on sale today, Thursday March 14th at 4PM AEDT, from $99, with 3-Day tickets available in the first ticket wave via Ticketek