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Knox Carols by Candlelight

Knox Virtual Carols by Candlelight

Saturday 12 December, 6:30pm - 10pm

VIRTUAL EVENT streamed live to

Did you miss the Live Event?

Don't worry! You can watch all videos below or on Council's YouTube channel.

This virtual event was recorded at Knox Community Arts Centre within the current Victoria Covid-19 restrictions.


This year’s Carols by Candlelight 2020 will be broadcast as a live virtual event straight to your home.

Join us for an evening of festive entertainment featuring outstanding performers, sing-a-long Carols, family entertainment and all the fun of our usual large-scale event – in your own backyard!

Get together with your family and friends, be COVIDSafe, and enjoy a wonderful evening as we bring in the festive season and celebrate Christmas 2020 style.

Christmas Entertainment - 6:30pm

Sing, dance and giggle with The Mik Maks as they perform their Christmas show. This award winning band of brothers are ready to take you on a magical, musical Christmas journey. Join Al, Joel and loveable friend Drums the Panda as they perform family favourite Christmas carols and their very own Australian flavoured Mik Maks classics.

Knox Factor Grand Final - 7:00pm

Knox Factor is a talent competition for aspiring vocalists from 5 years to 25 years of age, who either live, study, work or play within Knox.
Our grand finalists will be battling it out on the Knox Carols stage to take home the title of the Knox Factor Winner.

More Information

Main Carols Concert - 8pm - 10pm

  • Welcome to Country with Wurundjeri Elder
  • Address by Mayor of Knox
  • Craig Irvine, Master of Ceremony (MC)
  • Jonathon Welch, Principle Artist
  • Imogen Spendlove, Principle Artist
  • Ricky Muscat, Principle Artist
  • Director of Music, Lieutenant David Coit leading The Royal Australian Navy Band - Melbourne
  • Tracy Kennedy and Katia Labozzetta, vocalists for The Royal Australian Navy Band - Melbourne
  • The Chime Choir
  • Knox Factor 2019 Winner, James Cormack-Brown
  • Christmas message by Peter Lewis, Breakthrough Christian Church
  • 3d Arts presents Santa’s Arrival


Closed Captions will be available throughout the Knox Carols program, ensure these are switched on by using the settings button in the corner of your Facebook/YouTube video.
For any accessibility enquiries on event day, please contact the Accessibility Hotline on 0439 920 492.


Download your digital Carols Songbook so you can sing along too! Here you can find an overview of the program, performer biographies and Carols lyrics. There are large text songbooks available for download too.


Knox Gives

Knox Gives

A community support program managed by Knox Infolink.

For 40 years, Knox Gives (otherwise known as the Knox Community Welfare Fund) has supported local projects and programs that aim to improve the wellbeing of people living in the Knox community who are experiencing hardship, isolation and social disadvantage.

Knox City Council has partnered with local service, Knox Infolink to manage the Knox Gives campaign. Knox Infolink coordinates the distribution of funds to a range of local welfare programs offering community meals, Christmas hampers, school supplies for disadvantaged students and the school Big Breakfast program.

Please help local families in need this Christmas by donating generously.


Did you miss the Live Event? You can watch the videos below.

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