Licensees in the City of Melbourne should apply now if they want to extend their trading hours during White Night Festivities in 2019.
White Night, a night time celebration of culture and creativity, will be held in Melbourne across the 22, 23 and 24 of August 2019.
Last year the VCGLR approved 17 applications for licensed venues to trade during White Night.
Any licensee wishing to trade during White Night in 2019 outside their regular licensed hours requires a Major Event licence.
Applications for a Major Event licence should be lodged with the VCGLR no later than 11 July for White Night Melbourne.
All licences issued for White Night events will be required to comply with specific conditions:
Licensees in the Melbourne CBD should also be aware of the late night freeze conditions which may impact them.
In 2019 White Night will also be taking place in Ballarat on Saturday 21 September.
More details about the festival are available at the White Night website.