Media Release

Stockland Point Cook celebrates diversity with the community

27 March 2023

Stockland Point Cook, in Melbourne’s west, will be hosting its first Kaleidoscope Festival over seven weeks celebrating diversity and multiculturalism in the community, from Saturday 4 March to Sunday 30 April.

The events will be held at Point Cook Pop Up Park, with Stockland working alongside CoLocal, Wyndham City Council, and community groups to host weekend celebrations including Holi Festival, African Festival, Greek Festival and Filipino Fiesta.

There will also be a free movie night in the park held every Thursday, Friday and Saturday from Saturday 4 March to Saturday 8 April.

Stockland Point Cook Centre Manager, Frank Pizi said he’s looking forward to seeing the community come together.

“Events like these celebrate the diversity in our local community and help to strengthen the connection,” Mr Pizi said. “It’s great to be working with CoLocal and community groups again as we transform Pop Up Park into to a vibrant hub over the next seven weeks.”

CoLocal founder, Sara Mitchell said CoLocal is proud to be involved.

“Our aim is to work with local groups to celebrate the cultures in our area in a way that’s inclusive,” Ms Mitchell said.

Point Cook Pop Up Park is a community-led street activation run by CoLocal in partnership with Stockland. 

Since 2018, Point Cook Pop Up Park has allowed the community to gather and support local businesses.

Kaleidoscope Festival events:

Saturday 4 March Bunurong introduction to place

Saturday 11 March Holi Festival

Saturday 18 March African Festival

Saturday 25 March Greek Festival

Saturday 1 April Pasifika Festival

Saturday 8 April Easter celebrations

Saturday 15 April Tamil Festival

Saturday 22 April South American Festival

Sunday 23 April Filipino Fiesta

Saturday 29 April Eid Festival

Sunday 30 April BBQ family fun day

Free movie nights:

Saturday 4 March The Sapphires

Thursday 9 March Little Women

Friday 10 March Sing 2

Saturday 11 March Lion

Thursday 16 March Mean Girls

Friday 17 March The Lego Movie

Saturday 18 March Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Thursday 23 March Spider-Man: No Way Home

Friday 24 March Minions: The Rise of Gru

Saturday 25 March Mamma Mia!

Thursday 30 March Crazy Rich Asians

Friday 31 March Clifford the Big Red Dog

Saturday 1 April Jilel: The Calling of the Shell

Thursday 6 April Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Saturday 8 April Puss in Boots: The Last Wish