ILLUMIN8 is an annual event that has evolved out of the very successful Festival of Light and due to demand, now become a multi-day event.


ILLUMIN8 celebrates peace and harmony inspired by Buddha’s life. Visitors can walk through the Peace Park and interact with different light installations, enjoy engaging performances. Browse market stalls, eat delicious vegetarian & vegan food and view a spectacular animated light and fireworks show.


More details about ILLUMIN8 2019 will become available early 2019!

Getting There:

ILLUMIN8 takes place at 25 Sandhurst Town Road, Myers Flat, Victoria.


Car parking will be available over the weekend.


Coach buses will be in service over the weekend. Likely running to and from the Bendigo Train Station.


Drop-off point will be available over the weekend.


Trains will be running on their regular schedule to the Bendigo Train Station over the weekend. Please visit for more information and scheduling.  


ILLUMIN8 2019 will have a wide choice of vegetarian and vegan options to sate anyone’s appetite!

If you’re interested in becoming a vendor please visit the vendor page.


ILLUMIN8 aims to create a community event that welcomes all people to be part of the day. The Great Stupa offers accessibility throughout the site, including clear internal and external signage, clear paths, accessible bathroom facilities with sign-posted directions and slip resistant floor and ground surfaces. On the day there will be accessible carparks.

Major Sponsors: