Carols by the Lake

Our magical annual carols by candlelight event happens at Coburg Lake Reserve in December.

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The Carols by the Lake 2016 program will be held on Saturday 10 December at Coburg Lake Reserve, Murray Road, Coburg.

Bring your own picnic dinner or get something to eat from our barbecue.

*Please note that the car park along Lake Grove is closed and limited parking is available in surrounding streets.

Pre Carols entertainment from 6 pm

  • Roaming performers
  • Children’s activities
  • Salvation Army Moreland City Band Ensemble
  • Bring a picnic or grab something to eat from the Lions Club of Glenroy’s BBQ

Featuring live on stage 7.30 to 10 pm

  • Rebecca Mendoza
  • Sarah C.
  • Paul Tuisaint
  • Gentlemen’s Swing Club Band
  • Aydan
  • Gruppo Culturale Italiano
  • Santa
  • The Fairies from Dislocate

Hosted by: James Liotta

Musical Director: Robert Severini

How to get there

We encourage you to walk, ride or catch public transport to Carols by the Lake.

  • By bike - ride your bike along the Merri Creek Trail, bicycle parking available.
  • By train - Upfield Line to Batman Station
  • By tram - #19, alight at Gaffney Street and Sydney Road
  • By bus - #526 Coburg to West Preston, alight at Murray Road Stop

*Please note that the car park along Lake Grove is closed and limited parking is available in surrounding streets.

**Please also note that car parking restrictions will be enforced on the night, so please ensure that you take notice of car parking signage.


Moreland Council is committed to increasing accessibility and inclusivity for all community events across the municipality. Carols by the Lake provides:

  • Auslan interpretation for the stage program
  • Limited designated disability car parking bays and a disability drop off / pick up point are available in Lake Grove
  • Accessible toilet
  • Larger text Carols Song Book available on request
  • Digital copy of the Carols Song Book in Microsoft Word on request

*If you have any special needs or would like more information about accessibility at Carols by the Lake please contact Council on 9240 1111.


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Moreland City Council
Phone: 9240 1111

Further information

Event document

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