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Carols at Como Park 2018 - FREE Event

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Star-studded line-up at Stonnington's free Christmas concert

It's a Christmas wish come true for local residents and visitors, as Stonnington's much-loved free concert returns with a glittering parade of some of Australia's most popular stars.

One of the largest free Christmas concerts in Victoria, Carols at Como Park will be held the following week on Sunday 16 December from 7.30pm to 9.30pm at Como Park, South Yarra.

Come along with your family and friends and a spend a fun-filled evening with a star-studded line-up, including one of Australia's most popular actors, presenters and all-round funnymen Shane Jacobson and Australian Idol and I'm A Celebrity winner Casey Donovan. There will also be unmissable performances by Genevieve Kingsford (The Light of Piazza, Brigadoon), Blake Appelqvist (Priscilla Queen of the Desert and Kinky Boots) and Josh Piterman (The Ten Tenors, West Side Story, Cats). All performances will be supported by the Stonnington Brass Band and South of the River Choir with Musical Direction by John Thorn.

Santa will also stop by for a special appearance!

City of Stonnington Mayor Cr Steve Stefanopoulos was excited to share the exceptional line up this year to get everyone in the holiday spirit.

"This year we secured some of the biggest names in Australian musical theatre to celebrate the start of the festive season,"

"We welcome residents, visitors and their family and friends from far and wide to bring a picnic blanket and come and experience the magic of these free Christmas concerts in our beautiful gardens," said Cr Stefanopoulos.

Bring along a picnic basket and celebrate Christmas under the stars with a stellar line-up of performers, your own BYO gourmet picnic and a spectacular riverside pyrotechnic display to conclude the night.


Plan your visit today! Carols at Como Park 2018 will be held on Sunday 16 December, Carols at Como Park, 305-325 Williams Road, South Yarra.

  • Festivities start at 7.30pm with host Shane Jacobson

  • Featuring headline act Casey Donovan

  • Spectacular fireworks display concludes the concert

  • Proceeds from the sale of programs, candles and Santa hats will go to Kids Under Cover.

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    Carols at Como Park has a very limited amount of accessible parking spaces. Accessible parking spaces are subject to prior booking and availability. If you require accessible parking please contact the Festivals and Events team to book via phone: 8290 1231 or email:

    Bookings close 5pm Friday 15 December.

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    When: Sunday 16 December, 7.30pm - 9.30pm
    Where: Como Park, Williams Road, South Yarra
    Cost: Free
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