For almost four decades, Manningham’s Carols by Candlelight has brought joy, fun, unforgettable live music and performances to our community.

Expressions of interest are now open for all performers, community fundraisers and local food businesses to be part of the iconic event.

Set under the stars of Ruffey Lake Park, the annual event attracts more than 10,000 people and is Manningham’s largest free event.

Considered a highlight on the local community calendar, this beloved family tradition promises to be as vibrant and captivating as ever, beginning with a family fun festival, followed by the Carols concert and ending with a spectacular fireworks display.

We’re seeking expressions of interests in the following categories:

  • performers
  • commercial food stalls
  • community food and fundraising stalls
  • Kids’ Zone activity

For more information and to express an interest, visit

Expressions of interest will close at 5.00pm, Friday 9 August.