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Knox Carols Program


Knox Carols by Candlelight features a range of fun and free activities for the whole family. Come down and enjoy the pre-show activities from 4pm, and pre-show entertainment from 5:30pm including the Knox Factor Grand Final.

Event Essentials 4pm to 10:15pm

  • Delicious food trucks
  • Accessibility features (see Info Page)
  • Knox Carols Songbook available at the Event Info Hub
  • Lost Kids located at the Event Info Hub

Free Family Activities 4pm – 8pm

  • Melbourne Stars Play Cricket Zone
  • Jumping Castle
  • Christmas Craft Activities

Pre-Show Entertainment 5:30pm to 7:30pm

  • The Chime Choir
  • Shanty Town
  • Knox Factor Grand Final
  • Dance Fusion

Main Carols Concert 8pm – 10pm

  • Address by Mayor of Knox
  • Welcome to Country with Wurundjeri Elder
  • Craig Irvine, Master of Ceremony (MC)
  • Karen Knowles, Principle Artist
  • Tenori, Principle Artist
  • Director of Music, Lieutenant David Coit leading The Royal Australian Navy Band - Melbourne
  • Tracey Kennedy, vocalists for The Royal Australian Navy Band - Melbourne
  • Urban Praise, Gospel Choir
  • Knox Factor 2018 winner, Renee Taggart
  • Christmas message by Father Jim Acreman
  • Paper Moon performances including special guests: Santa and his mischievous elves

Download your Knox Carols Songbook

As part of our ongoing effort to improve the sustainability practices at our events, we encourage attendees to download their own digital version of the Carols songbook. Use your smartphone as your songbook, and help us to reduce our impact on the environment.

Download Songbook

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

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