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Brisbane City Calendar of Free Xmas Events

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Get those silly hats and jumpers ready
Coming home yesterday we came across our first Xmas scene- a neighbourhood all lit up with Xmas lights and the neighbours out in the street enjoying a beer all together while admiring their handiwork.

Xmas lights
Xmas lights

There will be no shortage of Xmas events and spectacles and it seems the season is well and truly under way so here are a few of the events, for you to add to your calendar, which you can look forward to over the next few weeks in Brisbane. Most of these events are free and are open to all.

nativity scene
nativity scene

27th of November 6.30 pm Lighting of Xmas Tree

The lighting of Brisbane's Christmas tree in King George Square.
The Xmas tree, which is a spectacular solar powered one, will be on every day until the 28th of December.

4th December Brisbane Twilight Markets

4-9pm in King George Square stalls to delight one and all.

12th December Murri Xmas

SLQ Cultural Precinct 10 am to 12 pm
Enjoy a cultural indigenous celebration.

11- 20th December Myer Christmas Parade and Pantomime.

Queen St Mall and King George Square. 6.30 pm

Enjoy the Myer Parade and Panto with performers and floats and Santa and his reindeer. The parade will run from 6.30 pm daily starting at Edward St in the Mall and ending up with the panto in Kind George Square. The children will love this.

12 December IGA Lord Mayor's Christmas Carols

5.00pm 9.15 pm

At Riverstage, City Botanic Gardens, singers and entertainers will be there to sing traditional carols and entertain you.

11th to the 24th December The Gold Lotto City Hall Light Spectacular

At 7.30 pm and every fifteen minutes the City Hall will be lit up with the final act of the Nutcracker story. Don't miss the spectacle.

17th to the 21st December Christmas Fireworks Spectacular

8.15pm nightly at the Clem Jones Promenade on South Bank.

17th to the 21st of December Christmas Cinema Screenings

South Bank Streets Beach
6.30pm and 8.30pm. Enjoy Brisbane's balmy nights with screenings of old and new family favourites for the whole family to enjoy. Bring a picnic and a rug and have fun watching on the beach.

31st December 2015 New Years Eve Firework Spectacular at South Bank

8.30 pm for the young ones and a later midnight show.

These events are free for all the family to enjoy. Concerts, art workshops and other events, are also available which may be ticketed.

For more information, because there is so much on offer, visit the website or Facebook page.

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Why? So much to see and do over the Xmas holidays
When: Between now and the end of the year.
Where: Brisbane City.
Cost: Mainly free events.
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