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Knox Carols By Candlelight
Knox Carols By Candlelight

Sat, 09 Dec


Ferntree Gully

Knox Carols By Candlelight

Knox City Council's annual Carols by Candlelight 2023 event brings together a range of local and national performers to celebrate the festive season and provide a fun-filled evening of family entertainment.

Time & Location

09 Dec 2023, 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Ferntree Gully, 6 Brenock Park Dr, Ferntree Gully VIC 3156, Australia

About the event

Knox Carols by Candlelight is a free event that warmly welcomes our diverse community to come together to enjoy the spirit of Christmas and a magical evening of entertainment.

Knox Carols by Candlelight will take place on Saturday 9 December 2023 from 4pm to 10pm at Wally Tew Reserve, Ferntree Gully.

This is a drug, alcohol and smoke free event. We ask that you leave your pets at home. An ATM is available on site.

Family activities 4pm - 8pm
  • Face painting
  • Kids activities
  • Roving Christmas performers
Pre-show entertainment 5pm - 7:30pm
  • CJ Commerford and The Supertones
  • Team Dream
  • Knox Factor Grand Final
Main Carols concert 8pm - 10pm
  • Kane Alexander, Master of Ceremonies
  • Royal Australian Navy Band Melbourne
  • Shannen Wick
  • Maya Vice
  • Marten Visser
  • Danika Dakic (Knox Factor Winner 2022)
  • The Chime Choir
  • 3D Arts presenting Santa's arrival
Fireworks from approximately 10pm - 10:15pm Event essentials
  • Come for dinner and enjoy delicious food and beverages for sale.
  • An ATM is available on site.
Getting to the Carols
  • Parking is limited - where possible walk, ride, public transport or take our free shuttle bus to the event. There is no public parking at the event.
  • A free shuttle bus will run between Ferntree Gully Train Station and the event.
  • Accessible parking - the accessible car park is located via the Burwood Highway entry.
  • If driving, please observe parking restrictions as usual restrictions in residential areas apply.
  • Main pedestrian entry – is located at the north end of Brenock Park Drive, providing direct access to the Carols oval.

Knox Carols is accessible to people of all abilities.

  • Accessible parking is located within the reserve with close access to oval. Enter and exit via Burwood Highway entrance.
  • There are permanent sealed paths throughout the event site, including a path connecting the accessible carpark to the oval.
  • A chill out space is available, providing a quiet space to break away from the event.
  • Auslan interpreters will be on stage throughout the main show program.
  • A permanent Changing Place toilet is located near the Wally Tew windmill, along with other accessible amenities.

If you have any queries regarding accessibility, email prior to the event date.

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