Christmas in Cardinia 2022

  • The 2022 Pakenham Carols by Candlelight will be held at Toomuc Recreation Reserve on Saturday 3 December 2022.
  • Gates open at 4.30pm with pre-carols activities from 5pm. 
  • We're proud to support a number of community Christmas carols events across our shire through our Festivals and Events Grant Program. See below for more details on this year's events.

Cardinia Shire Council, with the support of local community groups and businesses, is proud to present the 2022 Pakenham Carols by Candlelight.

Saturday 3 December
Toomuc Recreation Reserve, Pakenham

  • Gates open at 4.30pm with pre-carols activities from 5pm. 
  • The official program begins at 6.30pm with the Cardinia Civic Concert Band and its 40-piece ensemble and a range of local performers and choirs.  
  • To top the night off, there will be a fireworks display at approximately 9pm. 

This is an alcohol, vape, and smoke-free event.

Food and drinks are available to purchase onsite with all proceeds going to local community organisations. 
Auslan interpreters will be in attendance, and this year’s event will also be live-streamed on our Facebook page to ensure that all Cardinia Shire residents have the opportunity to enjoy the show! 
No pets; however, assistance dogs are permitted.

Bunyip & District Carols By Candlelight - EVENT CANCELLED

Bunyip Recreation Reserve, Nar Nar Goon-Longwarry Road, Bunyip Friday 2 December 7.30 pm – 9.30pm - event cancelled

Gembrook Community Carols

Gembrook Primary School, 50 Main Street, Gembrook Saturday 3 December 5pm – 9pm

Cockatoo Community Carols

Luke's Anglican Church, 1 McBride St, Cockatoo  Sunday 4 December 5pm – 9pm

Lang Lang and District Community Carols

Lang Lang Showgrounds, 120 Westernport Rd, Lang Lang Friday 9 December 4pm – 9pm

Carols by Candlelight Koo Wee Rup

Cochrane Park, 243 Rossiter Road, Koo Wee Rup Saturday 10 December 6.30pm – 10pm

Emerald Carols by the Lake

Emerald Lake Park, Emerald Lake Road, Emerald Friday 16 December 6pm – 10pm

Garfield Christmas Festival

Main Street, Garfield
Friday 16 December 4pm – 9pm

Carols by the Creek

Bob Burgess Reserve, Beaconsfield (Old Princes Highway opposite Beaconsfield Park) Sunday 18 December 7pm – 11pm

Upper Beaconsfield Carols in the Park

Keith Ewenson Park, 8 Salisbury Rd, Beaconsfield Upper Saturday 24 December 6pm – 9.30pm

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