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by Elaine (subscribe)
Impromptu adventuring, exploring our backyard and then putting pen to paper, hoping to entice you to try one, if not all, of our escapades, is my true reward!
Published December 11th 2018
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Christmas in Caloundra, Twilight Markets, Welcome Santa to Town, Bulcock Street, Santa's Workshop, free family photo printed with Santa, Pop-up Market Caloundra, handmade items, Paisley Project Shed, Christmas card-making Workshop, Carols on Kings Beach, FREE Events
Welcome Santa to Town - Image: Downtown Caloundra FB


🎅🏼 Summer Twilight Markets Caloundra
Friday 14 December | 5.00pm to 9.00pm
The Esplanade, Caloundra


Friday nights on the panoramic Bulcock Beach Esplanade with fabulous shopping, eating and entertainment under the stars equates to the Summer Twilight Markets Caloundra. Local entertainers, 'On Her Majesty's Fire', will be kicking things off with a mesmerising fire display and belly dancing performances - ooh, la, la - backed by the drummers of 'The Off Beat' group. The Twilight Markets in Caloundra are hugely popular with locals as well as out-of-towners, make sure you get there early.

Christmas in Caloundra, Twilight Markets, Welcome Santa to Town, Bulcock Street, Santa's Workshop, free family photo printed with Santa, Pop-up Market Caloundra, handmade items, Paisley Project Shed, Christmas card-making Workshop, Carols on Kings Beach, FREE Events
Nothing like having Friday night entertainment all sorted - Image: Twilight Markets Caloundra FB


🎅🏼Welcome Santa to Town
Saturday 15 December | 8.30am to 10.00am
Bulcock Street, Caloundra


Come along to Bulcock Street on Saturday 15 December to celebrate the official opening of Bulcock Street as well as the beginning of Christmas in Caloundra programme. Santa is coming to town at this special Welcome Santa to Town event and will be accompanied by his magical Christmas vehicles. Make sure you are at the official opening of Santa's workshop to be in line for the FREE printed family photo (see below).

Christmas in Caloundra, Twilight Markets, Welcome Santa to Town, Bulcock Street, Santa's Workshop, free family photo printed with Santa, Pop-up Market Caloundra, handmade items, Paisley Project Shed, Christmas card-making Workshop, Carols on Kings Beach, FREE Events
Come and meet Santa and have a FREE family photo taken - Image: Downtown Caloundra FB


🎅🏼 Santa's Workshop - FREE printed family photo
Saturday 15 December to Sunday 23 December | 10.00am to 2.00pm
Santa Central, 40 Bulcock Street, Caloundra


Bring your family to meet Santa and have a FREE printed family photo taken with Santa too.

Besides meeting Santa at Santa's Workshop there will be face painting, gift wrapping, Christmas craft workshops for the children, plus a Christmas Story Time.

Please click Santa's Workshop link here to register your interest for your preferred date.

Christmas in Caloundra, Twilight Markets, Welcome Santa to Town, Bulcock Street, Santa's Workshop, free family photo printed with Santa, Pop-up Market Caloundra, handmade items, Paisley Project Shed, Christmas card-making Workshop, Carols on Kings Beach, FREE Events
You never know who will pop up at the Pop-up Markets - Image: The Collective Market>Pop-up Market Caloundra


🎅🏼 Pop-up Market Caloundra - only handmade items
Sunday 16 December, Sunday 23 December, Sunday 30 December | 8.00am to 12.30pm
The Collective Market, Lamkin Lane, Caloundra


Looking for something special and handmade? Look no further the Pop-up Market Caloundra in the Paisley Project Shed, has all sorts of fabulous and unique handmade items for sale. Eleven of the Sunshine Coast's talented artisans have come together to bring shoppers one-of-a-kind, timeless pieces. Come and browse and support local talents.

🎅🏼 Christmas Card-making Workshop - FREE
Monday 17 December to Friday 21 December | 10.30am to 11.00am
Santa Central, 40 Bulcock Street, Caloundra


A fabulously FREE festive idea! The Christmas Card-making Workshop is perfect for children aged between three and twelve years of age. Children can make their own Christmas Card - all materials are provided.

Christmas in Caloundra, Twilight Markets, Welcome Santa to Town, Bulcock Street, Santa's Workshop, free family photo printed with Santa, Pop-up Market Caloundra, handmade items, Paisley Project Shed, Christmas card-making Workshop, Carols on Kings Beach, FREE Events
FREE Workshop - Image: Eventbrite for Organisers>Christmas card making workshop FB


Please note parents are to be present to supervise their children during the Christmas card-making workshop. As these workshops are FREE, they are already proving to be in great demand (Monday 17 December has already 'booked out'), parents are advised to register their interest and obtain their FREE online tickets here.

🎅🏼 Carols on Kings Beach - FREE
Saturday 15 December | 4.30pm to 8.00pm
Kings Beach Amphitheatre, Kings Beach


Entertainment, delicious food and an array of fabulous Christmas celebrations ... and it's all happening at Carols on Kings Beach on Saturday 15 December, late afternoon into the evening.

Bring a blanket, bring some chairs and settle in for a night of Carols on Kings Beach festivities, including another visit from Santa and a spectacular fireworks display, finishing off a Santa-bulous day at about 8.00pm. Fireworks can upset some animals so please ensure they are kept safe during this event.

Christmas in Caloundra, Twilight Markets, Welcome Santa to Town, Bulcock Street, Santa's Workshop, free family photo printed with Santa, Pop-up Market Caloundra, handmade items, Paisley Project Shed, Christmas card-making Workshop, Carols on Kings Beach, FREE Events
Image: Carols on Kings FB


Please note road and carpark closures at Carols on Kings:

Road closures

De Vene Avenue from Moreton Parade to Ormond Terrace on Saturday 15 December 1am 10pm.

Carpark closures

All rights to park at the amphitheatre are temporarily removed from Saturday 15 December 1am -10pm.
Burgess Street car park closed 1am 10pm
Edmund Street car park closed 1am 10pm

Most importantly, HAVE FUN!

🎅🏼Merry Christmas, dear readers!
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Why? To welcome Santa to town
When: Friday 14 December to Sunday 30 December 2018
Phone: (07) 5475-7272
Where: Caloundra, QLD
Cost: FREE Events
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Thanks for this Elaine. Lots of Xmas fun on the Coast
by Gillian Ching (score: 2|230) 36 days ago
Looking forward to see the Bulcock Street opening...
by Barry (score: 2|946) 36 days ago
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