By Star Weekly
Live music, outdoor cinema, community classes, exciting workshops and more are on their way to Werribee City Centre from January 18 – February 24 for the return of the Pop-Up Park.
Kate Ceberano will open the free Friday Night Live concert series, with shows to follow by the winner of The Voice 2018, Sam Perry, Nicky Bomba’s Bustamento, bluesman Ash Grunwald, folk duo The Audreys and legendary rockers the Choir Boys.
Kicking off the weekend has never looked better, with the live music being topped off with a licensed bar at Station Place and plenty of options for dinner under the stars.
Have a wander through the Makers Market each Saturday from 10am until 3pm, with toys, gifts, plants and produce on offer. Stick around with a picnic blanket or beanbag as the park is transformed into an outdoor cinema from 5pm with free popcorn and great movies including The Greatest Showman, Trolls and Captain Underpants to name a few.
From America’s Deep South to the fresh tastes of the Mediterranean, Street Food Sundays will serve up a different cuisine each week from noon–5pm with a rotating line-up of food trucks, live music, traditional dancing and themed kids’ craft.
On weekdays the Pop-Up Park will be buzzing with free community workshops and classes including free weekly Hey Dee Ho music and sports activities for the littlies, art classes, rhyme time, lunchtime music, free pilates, tai chi and come-and-try sport sessions.
A green city oasis with comfy deckchairs, umbrellas and jumbo lawn games of chess, jenga and connect four, the Pop-Up Park is your must-do this summer – perfect for lunch breaks, coffee dates and family fun for all ages.
When: Friday, January 18–Sunday, February 24
Where: Pop-Up Park, Station Place, Werribee City Centre
Pop Up Park opening hours:
Enjoy the deckchairs and lawn games daily:
• Monday–Thursday, 9am–5pm
• Friday, 9am–10pm
• Saturday, 9am–7pm
• Sunday, 10am–5pm
FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE
Bring a picnic blanket and settle in for the summer, with all-ages concerts every Friday night including major headline acts and local talent.
January 18: Kate Ceberano, Bella Paige, Michelle Gardiner
January 25: Sam Perry, SHY, NICO
February 1: Nicky Bomba’s Bustamento,
Soul Chic, Lewis Pidutti
February 8: Ash Grunwald, Will Campbell,
February 15: The Audreys, Jesse Valach, Ashleigh Watson Duo
February 22: Choir Boys, The Mixx, Tanya George
OUTDOOR CINEMA SATURDAYS
Pull up a beanbag and enjoy free family movies at the coolest outdoor cinema in town. Every Saturday night features a new or classic family flick at the child-friendly screening time of 5pm.
January 19: The Greatest Showman
January 26: Babe (Australia Day Program)
February 2: Trolls
February 9: Captain Underpants
February 16: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
February 23: Sherlock Gnomes
STREET FOOD SUNDAYS
Taste your way through the world’s best street food – no passport required! Enjoy different cuisines every Sunday from noon-5pm along with live music, traditional dancing and themed kids craft.
January 20: Americana
January 27: Latin America
February 3: India
February 10: Asia
February 17: Greece
February 24: Ireland and UK