Whitehorse City Council

Swing Pop Boom Event Series


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Enjoy a fresh new line up of events for the 2017 Swing Pop Boom! Event Series. To stay up to date on all things Whitehorse Festival Season, follow our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/WhitehorseFestivalSeason.


Moonlight Movie Night (Outdoor Cinema)

2016 SPB #1 - Secret Life of Pets Friday 10 March 2017 


Morack Golf Course, Vermont South

Pack the popcorn and enjoy a night of cinema under the stars in Vermont South.

Ever wonder what your pets get up to when you’re not home? Find out in the hilarious family film The Secret Life of Pets.

While you wait for the film to start, try your hand at some golf on the driving range next door.

Pre-show entertainment begins at 7pm followed by the feature film at 8pm. Snacks will be available.


5:30pm Approx. time for last tee off for 9 holes on golf course
6.00pm – 8.00pm Nearest to the pin competition at the Driving Range (free entry with any purchase of bucket of balls)
8.00pm Driving Range closes
7.00pm – 7.45pm Live acoustic music (Thomas Lorenzo)
7.45pm – 7.50pm Mayors Welcome
7.50pm – 8.00pm Short films by Deakin Uni
8.00pm – 9:30pm Screening of Secret Life of Pets (87 mins)


Shake at the Lake (Outdoor Music)

2016 SPB #2 - Shake at the Lake Sunday 26 March 2017


Blackburn Lake Sanctuary

Put the Swing, Pop and Boom into your weekend with a dance filled day out in the park!

The upbeat sounds of Frank Benedetto, Redline, and The Intrepid Hounds will each ignite the dance floor with a blend of swing and jazz, pop music, and funk and soul.

A sausage sizzle, coffee, ice-cream, and face-painting will round out a fabulous day, with plenty of chill-out space for those who prefer to sit back and relax.

PLEASE NOTE: If the day is classed as a Total Fire Ban day, the event will be relocated to Halliday Park, Mitcham.

2.00pm Frank Benedetto
2.45pm Mayor's Official Welcome
2.47pm   Swing Patrol dance lessons
3.00pm Redline
3.45pm Swing Patrol dance lessons
4.00pm The Intrepid Hounds


Cheek to Cheek (Indoor Music)

2016 SPB #3 - Cheek to Cheek Sunday 9 April 2017 


Box Hill Town Hall

Enjoy a concert of classic songs from the 20th century’s greatest on-screen pairing, Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, including ‘Night and Day’, ‘The Way You Look Tonight’ and ‘They Can’t Take that Away from Me’.

This event is free, however booking is essential. Tickets will be available from 10am on Wednesday 1 March 2017.

Call the Whitehorse Centre Box Office on 9262 6555 to reserve your free ticket.