Summer in the Park is back in February and March 2022! One of Boroondara’s most loved series of arts and culture events, Summer in the Park delivers an exciting program of free events including:

  • Jazz in the Park
  • Opera in the Park
  • Cinema in the Park
  • Family Fun in the Park
  • Micro Circus in the Park
  • Theatre in the Park.

Events are hosted across Boroondara’s iconic parks and gardens, so pack your picnics and enjoy this opportunity to reconnect with your local community.

See the full calendar of events, times and locations below and follow the links to add the events to your calendar.

All events are free, however bookings are required for Theatre in the Park due to limited capacity.

Audience members are invited to arrive up to one hour before each event begins.

Event Date and time Location

Cinema in the Park

Kids session - Mary Poppins Returns

Saturday 5 February 2022, 1pm to 3pm Riversdale Park, Camberwell

Cinema in the Park

Family session - In the Heights

Saturday 5 February 2022, 6pm to 8:30pm Riversdale Park, Camberwell
Micro Circus in the Park Saturday 5 February 2022, 11am to 2pm Fairview Park, Hawthorn
Micro Circus in the Park Sunday 6 February 2022, 11am to 2pm Hays Paddock, Kew East

Jazz in the Park

Community session - The Jazz Associates

Saturday 12 February 2022, 1pm to 4pm St James Park, Hawthorn

Jazz in the Park

Big Band session - BigCityBeat

Saturday 12 February 2022, 6pm to 9pm St James Park, Hawthorn
Micro Circus in the Park Saturday 12 February 2022, 11am to 2pm Sir William Angliss Reserve, Hawthorn East
Micro Circus in the Park Sunday 13 February 2022, 11am to 2pm Read Gardens Playground, Camberwell
Family Fun in the Park Saturday 19 February 2022, 1pm to 4pm Canterbury Gardens, Canterbury
Opera in the Park Saturday 19 February 2022, 6pm to 9pm Canterbury Gardens, Canterbury
Micro Circus in the Park Saturday 19 February 2022, 11am to 2pm Greythorn Park Playground, Balwyn North
Micro Circus in the Park Sunday 20 February 2022, 11am to 2pm Anderson Park Playground, Hawthorn East
Micro Circus in the Park Saturday 26 February 2022, 11am to 2pm Victoria Park, Kew

Theatre in the Park

Miles Franklin’s “My Brilliant Career”

Friday 4 March 2022, 7pm

Fully booked

Summerhill Park, Ashburton

Theatre in the Park

Miles Franklin’s “My Brilliant Career”

Saturday 5 March 2022, 1pm

Fully booked

Summerhill Park, Ashburton

Theatre in the Park

Miles Franklin’s “My Brilliant Career”

Saturday 5 March 2022, 7pm

Fully booked

Summerhill Park, Ashburton

Theatre in the Park

Miles Franklin’s “My Brilliant Career”

Sunday 6 March 2022, 1pm

Fully booked

Summerhill Park, Ashburton

Theatre in the Park

Miles Franklin’s “My Brilliant Career”

Sunday 6 March 2022, 7pm

Fully booked

Summerhill Park, Ashburton

More information

What to bring

Bring a picnic, picnic rug and an appetite to enjoy our stunning parks and gardens.

As it is an outdoor event, make sure you bring:

  • sunscreen, hat, sunglasses
  • comfortable shoes and weather-appropriate clothing. 

Please be aware of any COVID-19 regulations that may be applicable on the event day.

Food and drink

Food and drink are not available to purchase from these events.

We encourage you to bring a picnic or to order take away from the many local traders near the event sites.

Alcohol is permitted. Please be mindful of laws regarding public intoxication and drink responsibly.

Seating

You are welcome to bring a lawn chair. However, we ask you to avoid blocking the view of other guests.

Pets

Dogs are welcome at all Summer in the Park events. All dogs must be on a lead and supervised at all times.

Toilets

All events have toilets on site.

Getting there

See individual event pages for location details.

Weather

Summer in the Park will continue in mild poor weather conditions. In the event of heavy rain or storms, the event may be cancelled for safety reasons.

We are not able to reschedule cancelled events.

 

For more information, contact Boroondara Arts at [email protected] or call (03) 9278 4770.


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