In 2021 Boroondara’s Summer in the Park brought music, cinema and comedy to our stunning parks and gardens in a fun and COVID-19 safe environment.

There were 33 free outdoor events across 6 weekends in January, February and March 2021, covering 6 genres:

  • Jazz
  • Cinema
  • Classical
  • Latin
  • Comedy
  • Opera

Information about the 2022 program will be available in late 2021.

More information


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.


All event sites have toilets within a short walking distance.

Getting there

Details of public transport and parking for each event location will be emailed in the weeks before the event.

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. 

We will provide an outdoor umbrella for each pod for shade.

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.


You are welcome to bring a lawn chair. Please note event staff may seat you in a side or rear pod, to avoid blocking the view of other guests.


You can bring your dog, but they must be on a lead and supervised at all times.

Prams and strollers

All sites are flat, with easy access for:

  • prams
  • strollers
  • buggies.

Please note the event is on grass.


All sites are flat but please note that the event is on grass.

If you have any questions about specific venue accessibility, please email [email protected] or call 9278 4770.

Booking and ticket information

Booking information for the 2022 Summer in the Park program will be available in late 2021.

Companion Card holders

Companion Card holders are free to chaperone anyone with a ticket. We ask that they be included within the capacity limit.

Cancellations and changes

For more information email [email protected] or call 9278 4770.

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