See Dandenong in a whole new light
Back for a second year, the Dandenong Festival of Light celebrates Chinese culture by turning the switch on over 500 colourful silk lanterns, including new additions to last year's lanterns. From giant dragons and mystical zodiac animals, to beautiful flowers and massive temples, the festivals will light up Dandenong Showgrounds for a grand visual experience.
Accompanying the light festival will be carnival rides for the kids, live performances, traditional lion dancing, visitors will also have the opportunity to participate in kung fu workshops and drumming workshops. Street food stalls including a dumpling bar, and more. Cut the queues and book tickets online.
26th August to 9th October 2016
Mon-Sun 6pm - 10pm
Kids Under 4 are FREE
Buy tickets online
Dandenong Showgrounds Greaves Reserve
Greaves Reserve, 3175, Dandenong, VIC
ISABELLA WILLIAMS MEMORIAL RESERVE
The Isabella Williams Memorial Reserve playground features a large eye-catching ‘volcano’ with tall climbing walls, nets and three long slides, including a yellow-covered twisted slide, emerging out of the volcano. Colourful play surfaces ‘ooze’ like lava down the sides of the volcano and around a sand pit.
Other children’s play equipment includes a large red ride-on tractor, a bird’s nest swing and a bright-blue spinning ‘super nova’. For older folk there is a fitness circuit with outdoor gym equipment. For everyone, there are shade shelters, barbeques, display gardens featuring indigenous flora, a lawn, shrubs and trees.
151 Neale Road Deer Park