What’s Going on at VidCon Australia?

SHOWS & COMMUNITY CONTENT

VidCon Australia Opening Show

Start VidCon Australia at the YouTube Community Mainstage with your online video faves IRL! They’ll be taking the stage for an incredible show on Friday night at 7:00 PM to kick off an epic weekend. Local Aussie and international Featured Creators will come together for live musical performances, IRL collabs, exclusive video premieres, and MORE! Including a traditional “Welcome To Country” ceremony and a special presentation from YouTube.

Hosted by: Alex Wassabi and Adelaine Morin
With appearances from: Liza Koshy, Kimiko Glenn, Study With Jess, Hannah Hart, Mamrie Hart, Grace Helbig, Safiya Nygaard, Damielou Shavelle, JaidenAnimations, Maaz (TheAMaazing), Draw with Jazza, Jayden Rodrigues, and Danger Dolan (Planet Dolan).

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08/31/2018 07:00 PM
08/31/2018 8:00 PM
Australia/Melbourne
VidCon Australia Opening Show
Start VidCon Australia with your online video faves IRL! They’ll be taking the stage for an incredible show to kick off an epic weekend. Local Aussie and international Featured Creators will come together for live musical performances, IRL collabs, exclusive video premieres, and MORE!
YOUTUBE COMMUNITY MAINSTAGE

VidCon Australia Closing Show

Live on the YouTube Community Mainstage! Gather your friends, old and new, and finish up your VidCon with a bang at this all-out celebration of online video! On Sunday night at 6:30 PM, VidCon’s Featured Creators will entertain you with exclusive musical performances, sketch comedy, video premieres, and more for the big finale to VidCon Australia 2018!

Hosted by: SkechShe’s Shae-Lee Shackleford, Madison Lloyd, and Lana Kington
Featuring: Draw with Jazza, Jordan Sweeto, Thomas Sanders, TheOdd1sOut, Aunty Donna, Gabbie Hanna, Georgia Productions, MacDoesIt, Emma Chamberlain, and Baby Ariel

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09/02/2018 06:30 PM
09/02/2018 8:00 PM
Australia/Melbourne
VidCon Australia Closing Show
Gather your friends, old and new, and finish up your VidCon with a bang at this all-out celebration of online video! VidCon’s Featured Creators will entertain you with exclusive musical performances, sketch-comedy, video premieres, and more for the big finale to VidCon Australia 2018!
YOUTUBE COMMUNITY MAINSTAGE

Q&A's

You’ve got questions, VidCon’s Featured Creators have answers — and one hour to get through as many as they can. Including Q&As featuring: Safiya Nygaard & Tyler Williams, Gabbie Hanna, Liza Koshy & Kristen McAtee, Thomas Sanders & friends, Caspar Lee, Kian & Jc, and Grace Helbig, Hannah Hart, & Mamrie Hart!

Panels

Small groups of VidCon Australia Featured Creators explore tough topics, describe hilarious problems, and share inspiring stories about all aspects of online video culture.

Expo Hall Fun Stuff

Check out a map of the Expo Hall!

Expo Hall Stage

We’ve got lots of fun stuff happening this year at our Expo Hall Stage! Stop by for all kinds of interactive experiences, tutorials, music, live gaming, and more.
Highlights include: A dance tutorial with Jayden Rodrigues, daily Open Mic sessions featuring the musical stylings of attendees, performances by How Ridiculous, Skit Box & Tanya Hennessy, Adelaine Morin, Safiya Nygaard, Maya Cumming, Georgia Productions, and others!

VidCon Passport

Explore everything that VidCon Australia has to offer with your VidCon Passport and log your travels by collecting stickers at various booths, activities, and panels throughout the convention. We may even surprise you with a passport sticker if we catch you doing something awesome! After some extensive exploring, stickers can be redeemed for raffle entries to win some amazing prizes. Prizes this year include tickets to PAX 2018, Sweet and Sour goodies, merchandise from JaidenAnimations, Planet Dolan and more of your favorite creators, a signed copy of Hank Green’s new book, tickets to VidCon Australia 2019, and more!

VidCon Booth

VidCon would not exist without our enthusiastic attendees and we want each one of you to make your unique mark at VidCon Australia! Come to visit the official VidCon Booth located in the Expo Hall to “plug” your thumbprint into the VidCon Circuit Board. You can earn a VidCon Passport sticker by doing so and can watch the board come to life with every thumbprint!

YouTube Fan Space

Dive into the world of YouTube at the YouTube Fan Space. Immerse yourself in the world of YouTube, get your hands on YouTube merchandise (while supplies last), and you might even get up close with a special guest or two.

AFL

AFL Are you ready to play? Come join the action and fun with the AFL and test your footy skills in the CAN YOU KICK IT? challenge. Meet AFL stars from the awesome new Aussie Rules YouTube Channel. There’ll be prizes and giveaways so swing by and kick it with us at Vidcon 2018!

Nickelodeon

Nickelodeon is inviting you into the world of a new generation of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! Take part in an immersive photo experience in the turtle’s lair, and catch a sneak peek of the new series Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Plus, take caution as you enter the Slime Zone! Stop by for an artificial sliming, and snap a pic of yourself experiencing the ultimate Nickelodeon honour.

MTV

MTV is staging an interactive studio for all hopeful hosts and content creators at VidCon Australia. From pop culture segments with an auto-cue to riffing live celebrity interviews on the red carpet, MTV producers and hosts will provide professional tips and VidCon delegates will also have the opportunity to create and post their own original MTV-branded content.

Featured Creator Merchandise

The Expo Hall is home to merch booths from your favorite creators including Jaiden Animations, TheOdd1sOut, Jordan Sweeto and Planet Dolan!

Australian Mountainboarders

Come check out Australia’s top Mountainboard riders conduct action-packed demonstrations, complete with flips, spins, and tricks! Think you have what it takes to be a Mountainboard rider? Well after the demonstration, you too can join in on the fun with an interactive lesson led by Mountainboard experts.

Community T-shirt Rug

Join together to create an amazing community rug made of VidCon t-shirts from years past! Think you’ve got the hang of it? Make new friends by teaching other attendees how to get involved! Plus, you also get a passport sticker after you add at least one shirt to the rug!

Airbrush Tattoo Parlor

Stop by to get your very own airbrush tattoo — maybe even bring your friends and get matching ones! This booth is a VidCon Passport destination, so you’ll earn a passport sticker once your tattoo is complete!

Game Garden

Play giant versions of your favorite games in the Game Garden! Bring your friends or come to make new ones while conquering Giant Jenga, Cornhole Target Toss, Giant Snakes and Ladders, and more! You even have the chance to win a passport sticker.

VidCon Chill Lounge

Need a moment of respite? Take a minute to rest your feet and charge your devices in the VidCon Chill Lounge located in VidCon Expo Hall.

7plus Parents’ Lounge

Hey, Mom & Dad — need a place to chill? Grab a complimentary coffee or tea and charge your devices. No VidCon badge necessary. Located in the Meet & Greet Hall — MEC Bay 6

Food Court

Meeting Featured Creators, making new friends, learning new things and having a blast can build quite an appetite and we’re here for you! In the VidCon Expo hall, you will find a wide variety of food and drinks available for purchase. Vegetarian, Vegan and Gluten-free options are available. Hours of operation are between 8:00 – 17:00.