Carols is back in 2023!

Carols by Candlelight is Manningham's biggest annual event. Featuring local and national performers, fun activities and some of Melbourne's best food trucks, this event is entertaining for the whole family.

Our Carols by Candlelight has been bringing our community together for 40 years!  On Friday 8 December, pack a picnic rug and head down to Ruffey Lake Park to celebrate the festive season.

  Friday 8 December 2023

  Ruffey Lake Park, George Street, Doncaster



Get involved!

We are calling on talented performers, enthusiastic community groups, quality food vendors and local businesses to be part of this year’s Carols. 

Get in soon, spots fill quickly!

Expression of interest closing dates: 

  • Performers - now closed  
  • Stall holders close on Friday 29 September


For more information, please contact the Events team on 9840 9333 or at