Carols by Candlelight

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The 73rd Annual Canberra Carols by Candlelight presented by Woden Valley Youth Choir will be held:

7pm Wednesday, 13 December 2017

at STAGE 88, Commonwealth Park, Canberra

Bring your picnic rug and dinner and eat al fresco in the beautiful grounds of Commonwealth Park. Carol sheets and battery candles will be on sale with proceeds going to Parkinson’s ACT. Members of the Lions Club will also be collecting donations from the crowd for Parkinson’s ACT and we hope to raise $10,000 this year!


Anthony Simeonovic, a local singer and performer in stage productions. His credits include West Side Story (2009), Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat (2010), The Wizard of Oz (2011), Chicago (2012), Footloose (2013), High Fidelity (2014) Into the Woods (2015), South Pacific (2017).

Tina Robinson, whose credits include The Sound of Music (2014), My Fair Lady (2015), I (2016), South Pacific (2017). Tina is currently starring in the Queanbeyan Players production of Guys and Dolls.

The Band

Music for the Carols by Candlelight 2017 will be led by Canberra City Band under the baton of Richard Mason. Canberra City Band (CCB) is the official band of the ACT and Australia’s oldest continuous community concert band. The band is reigning New South Wales A Grade Champion and competes regularly in competitions at a national level.

CCB Spectrum Big Band will also perform and there will be an appearance by the Swing Katz dance group.

Nominated Charity

The nominated charity for Carols by Candlelight 2017 is Parkinson’s ACT.

Parkinsons ACT

The chairman of Parkinson’s ACT was delighted at a recent performance by WVYC at the Canberra Southern Cross Club and said he is very much looking forward to Carols by Candlelight.

Carols by Candlelight

Carols by Candlelight Picnic Hampers

Make your annual trip to Carols by Candlelight easier this year by pre-ordering a picnic hamper.

Hampers are available in three sizes: Family Pack, Couples Pack and Single Pack.

10% of the hamper price goes to Woden Valley Youth Choir.


Tina Robinson will wow the crowds with a solo performance of Christmas songs at Carols by Candlelight 2017.


Come hear amazing local solo artist, Anthony Simeonovic, perform for the crowd at Carols by Candlelight 2017.


Thank you to our generous partners

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