What we do

Cardinia Cultural Centre is a vibrant and innovative arts and events centre located in Pakenham’s Lakeside area in Melbourne’s outer south-east.

CCC includes a fully-equipped performing arts theatre; a stunning digital and visual arts gallery, functions rooms overlooking a picturesque lake, and a contemporary café open Tuesdays to Sundays as well as before shows. The centre caters for everything from casual lunches to business functions, to exhibitions and weddings.

Cardinia Cultural Centre also hosts a diverse range of professional and community performances, including touring shows & exhibitions, as well as arts made right here in our region.

The centre provides professional services including technical assistance, ticketing and catering making it convenient and affordable for both business and entertainment.

Situated on two hectares , it is ideally located to service not only regional businesses and community groups, but users through the south-eastern region of Melbourne.

What’s on at CCC

Cardinia Cultural Centre presents and produces a diverse range of shows, exhibitions and workshops throughout the year for audiences of all ages.

Plan an event with us

Our rooms can be configured to cater for groups of all sizes, including banquet seating for up to 500 guests. Catering can be arranged and the venue is also fully licensed.

Chimes Eatery

Enjoy delicious food and refreshing beverages Tuesdays-Sundays 9 am-3 pm as well as before your show.

Your Visit

There is free car parking at the centre as well as on-street parking in Lakeside Boulevard and in the shopping centre opposite the complex.