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Knox Carols by Candlelight

Join us for a free, festive evening of carols and family entertainment.

Saturday 10 December 2022

Wally Tew Reserve, Brenock Park Drive, Ferntree Gully

Knox Carols by Candlelight is a free event that warmly welcomes everyone in our diverse community to come together to enjoy the spirit of Christmas.

This is a free, unticketed event. Just turn up with your festive spirit.

This is a drug, alcohol and smoke free event. We ask that you leave your pets at home (assistance dogs welcome).

Family activities 4pm – 8pm

  • Face painting
  • Jumping castle
  • Christmas craft activities
  • Roving Christmas characters

Pre-show entertainment 5:30pm to 7:30pm

  • Deans of Soul
  • Team Dream
  • Knox Factor Grand Final

Main Carols concert 8pm – 10pm

  • Craig Irvine, Master of Ceremony
  • Royal Australian Navy Band Melbourne
  • The Chime Choir
  • 3D Arts presenting Santa’s arrival
  • Renee Shead - Knox Factor Winner 2021 
  • Andrea Cobern
  • Shannen Wick
  • Mick Harrington
  • The McNamarr Project

Fireworks from approximately 10:00pm to 10:15pm

Carols by Candlelight songbook and map

Carols by Candlelight songbook and map

Carols by Candlelight map

Carols by Candelight large print songbook

Large print PDF version    Large print Word version

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 or take public transport to the event. There is no public parking at 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 new 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.

To prepare for your visit, you can download the Access Key accessibility guide: 

If you have any queries regarding accessibility, contact us on 9298 8000 or email prior the event date.

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