Craigieburn Central is celebrating its 5th birthday in spectacular fashion this weekend (27 – 28 October) with an awesome line up of music and dance performances, food trucks, roving entertainment, rides and fireworks. As part of the birthday celebrations, the centre will also co-host the Craigieburn Unity Festival to recognise and highlight the area’s rich cultural diversity.
“We’re very excited to be throwing this spectacular birthday party, as a thank you to the community and our customers for embracing the centre. We’re proud to be part of this culturally rich and diverse area. We look forward to many more years of growing with Craigieburn.” said Centre Manager, Simon Ward.
Birthday festivities will include performances by Anthony Callea, Justice Crew, voice finalist Aydan and lots of family fun with Peppa Pig, PJ Masks and Dinosaur live shows, and community and cultural performances, and much more. There will be a free shuttle bus for all customers coming from the train station.
Craigieburn Central is located in the heart of Craigieburn (25km from Melbourne CBD). It was a major Greenfield site development by Lendlease and opened on 29 November 2013. The centre has become an important hub for the local community delivering a new shopping experience combining the best elements of both indoor and outdoor shopping. Craigieburn Central has a GLA of 61,563m2, housing 139 speciality stores with a mix of fresh food retailers, restaurants, cafes, cinemas and entertainment together with majors Big W, Coles, Target, Woolworths and Aldi.
Craigieburn Central’s trade area has an estimated population of 158,380 as of June 2018 which is forecast to grow at an average annual rate of 4.4% reaching 223,050 by 2026. The average age of the resident population is 38.52. The Average household income is $91,252 with 65.3% of the population with dependent children.