Carols in Queens Park

When: Saturday, 8 December, 5pm–9pm. Free children’s activities from 5pm, Carols Concert from 7pm.

Where: Queens Park, Moonee Ponds

Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with a free evening of carols, children’s activities and festive cheer in Queens Park.

Pack a picnic, gather your family and friends and experience the magic of the festive season with some of your favourite carols!

Candles, food and refreshments will also be onsite for purchase.

Keep up to date with information and updates by joining the Facebook event!

Please note - in the event of extreme weather, Carols will be cancelled.

Entertainment for the night


We have an exciting line-up of performers for this year's Carols in Queens Park, including:

  • Teeny Tiny Stevies
  • Aydan Calafiore (The Voice)
  • Lisa-Marie Parker
  • Moonee Valley Brass
  • Moonee Valley Community Choir
  • Essendon North Primary School
  • Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School
  • St Columba
  • And... Carols in Queens Park favourite, Richard Thomas, will return in 2018 to host the evening!

Free children's activities


We have loads of free festive activities for the kids, including: 

  • Roving entertainment
  • Outdoor games
  • Arts and crafts
  • Face painting
  • Pop-up library
  • Badge making

Food vendors


There will be a range of food vendors at the event, including:

Moonee Valley Community Choir Call Out


Expressions of interest to join Moonee Valley Community Choir for Carols in Queens Park have now closed.

Successful applicants will be notified via email with more information.

Applicants will be required to attend up to four rehearsals and a sound check on the day of the Carols performance on Saturday, 8 December.

Rehearsals will be held Thursdays on 15, 22 and 29 November and 6 December, 6.30pm – 8.30pm at Bradshaw Street Hall, Essendon.

Moonee Valley Community Choir is open to people of all ages and abilities to join, with no previous singing experience required.

For more information, call the Festivals and Events team on 9243 8888.

More information

For more information about Carols in Queens Park contact Festivals and Events on (03) 9243 8888 or 

Last updated: Monday, 12 November 2018, 11:41 AM