Carols in Harmony Square is a free family-friendly event to celebrate the Christmas season with our local community.
There will be an exciting stage program, interactive roving performers, free activities, delicious food stalls and a Christmas craft market promising a festive community atmosphere. The Christmas Carols sing-along will begin from 6pm with a variety of amazing performers.
The Carols program will be hosted by Chanel Olive Thomas and will get underway with some pre-show entertainment from 5pm before the Main program begins at 6pm.
|5.15pm||Dandenong Primary School|
|5.30pm||Greater Dandenong Library Services - Christmas Story Time|
|6pm||Welcome to Country|
|6.05pm||Opening Speech - Mayor Cr. Lana Formoso|
|6.15pm||Lighthouse Christian Church|
|6.50pm||Melbourne Ballet School|
|7.05pm||The City of Greater Dandenong Band|
|7.15pm||One Voice Community Choir|
|8pm||Southern Voices Choir|
|8.20pm||Mary Ann van Der Horst|
|8.45pm||Santa Claus and the City of Greater Dandenong Band|
Kids Activities and Entertainment
- Christmas Coloring-in activity
- Festive Arts and Crafts
- Giant Candy Canes roving performer (from 6pm)
- Meet, greet and photo opportunity with the REAL SANTA! (from 5pm)
- City of Greater Dandenong Horticulture Information and Activity
- Facepainting (paid activity)
If coming by car, there is street parking and multi-deck car parks available in the surrounding area, please take note and obey all parking restrictions that may apply. Please note that the underground car park at the Dandenong Library will be closed to the public from 3pm to facilitate the delivery of this event.
We strongly encourage all attendees to come to the event via Public Transport. Dandenong Station is a five-minute walk from Harmony Square. Bus routes 802, 804, 811, 843 and 845 operate near Harmony Square.
Toilets and Baby Changing Room
Portable toilets will be available on the event site, there will also be public toilets available in the Dandenong Library.
There are baby changing areas available in the Dandenong Library.
ATMs can be found around central Dandenong.
There are taps and water fountains available in Harmony Square. There will also be a hydration station on site thanks to South East Water. Make sure you bring a refillable water bottle.
The City of Greater Dandenong has a vision to be one of the most sustainable cities in Australia by 2030. We encourage attendees to bring items like water bottles, reusable cutlery and containers and reusable shopping bags in order to avoid single-use plastic. Read more about how we are reducing single-use plastics at events.
Friday 1 December, 6pm-9pm