Christmas in Stonnington

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Celebrate the season at Stonnington's Christmas concerts. Featuring a stellar line up of some of Australia’s most popular musical talent, Christmas at Central Park and Carols at Como Park are events not to be missed. Gather with family, friends and neighbours to sing and celebrate the festive season, bring along a picnic and enjoy Christmas under the stars. 

Christmas at Central Park

Saturday, 9 December 2017
5.30pm - 9.30pm

Central Park, 83 - 141 Burke Road, Malvern East

Christmas at Central park is a joyous event of fun and traditional Christmas songs and carols, craft activities and unique performances for the kids from 5.30pm, including I Scream Nails, Smart Art, Bethany Fisher's Christmas Spectacular, roving Giant Stilt Elves and The Kazoos Christmas Show...and of course, a special visit from Santa!

Carols will follow for those who can stay up a little later - hosted by the star of stage and screen Tim Campbell (Home and Away, Wicked) and performed by some of Melbourne's most popular musical talent including Lucy Mauder (Matilda, Doctor Zhivago), Thando Sikwila (Dreamgirls, The Colour Purple), and Paul Biencourt (Auf Naxos, The Marriage of Figaro). 

This event is a family friendly affair suitable for the young and young at heart.  

Musical Director: John Thorn

Supported by Stonnington City Brass and South of the River Choir

All performances will be Auslan-interpreted.

Getting There

Carols at Como Park

Sunday, 17 December 2017
7.30pm - 9.30pm

Como Park, 305 - 325 Williams Road, South Yarra

Carols at Como Park is one of Melbourne’s much-loved Carols. Featuring a stellar line up of performers, visitors bring along a picnic and celebrate Christmas under the stars with a spectacular riverside pyrotechnic display to conclude the night. 

The one and only Cameron Daddo hosts Carols at Como Park 2017 featuring the iconic Christine Anu, performing some of her greatest hits and original Christmas songs, joined by a stellar line up of performers including, Amanda Harrison (Wicked, We Will Rock You), Kane Alexander (Hair, Footloose) and Blake Bowden (The Book of Mormon). 

Musical Director: John Thorn

Supported by Stonnington City Brass and South of the River Choir 

All performances will be Auslan-interpreted. 

Accessibility Information:

Carols at Como Park has a very limited amount of accessible parking spaces.

Accessible parking spaces are subject to prior booking and availability.  If you require accessible parking please contact the Festivals and Events team to book via phone: 8290 1231 or email: events@stonnington.vic.gov.au. Bookings close 5pm Friday 15 December. 

Getting There

 

Event proceeds will go directly to:

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Proceeds from the sale of programs, candles, glow-sticks and Santa hats will directly go to The Victoria Pride Centre.

The Victorian Pride Centre is a unique initiative that celebrates, bolsters and protects equality, diversity and inclusion. It is set to forge a new chapter in the narrative of Australian Pride by bringing the LGBTI community together in a single and powerful space.

It aims to showcase Victoria’s diversity, pave new directions for its future, and honour and celebrate Australia’s LGBTI community’s brave – and at times difficult – past. It will be home to practical and supportive services as well being an international tourist destination.