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Events at Emerald Lake Park

The precinct is in full swing for Easter 2021 with all park activities open.

Visit these locations on Easter Sunday and receive free Easter eggs:

  • Lakeside Cafe
  • Model Railway
  • Lakeside Paddleboats
  • Emerald Museum

Be sure to stay awhile and have a picnic or barbecue!

You could also apply now for your Puffing Billy Locals Pass and take the train, or ride your bike along the Eastern Dandenong Ranges Trail.

More info: Call 1300 787 624 or email


Lake Side Sounds is a free, family-friendly series of concerts, usually held at Emerald Lake Park.

In 2021, Lake Side Sounds will stream live from the Cardinia Cultural Centre so you can still enjoy a fantastic line-up of local musicians.

For details visit the Lake Side Sounds web page

In a test of endurance, fitness and good old fashion family fun, Puffing Billy Railway is thrilled to introduce the Puffing Billy Running Festival; the newest running event on the circuit. Returning in 2021, new and exciting races can be to enjoyed for everyone, including courses designed for parents and their little ones!


Visit the Puffing Billy Running Festival website for more information.