The program gets underway on the Friday evening at the Butter Factory with the judging and announcement of winners for the Guardian Pharmacy Photo Competition at 6pm followed by Carols and the lighting of the giant Ricon Christmas Tree at 7pm outside the Cooroy RSL. Early forecasts suggest snow so be sure to rug up!
The program continues on Saturday afternoon in Apex Park opposite the Cooroy Library with free rides and amusements by the Cooroy Rag and the Cooroy Fish 'n' Chips Sack Races. Then at 4pm prepare yourself as a sea of over 100 Santas dash the length of Maple Street for a share in over $2,000 prize pool in the Noosa to Hinterland Plumbing Santa Race. There are events for ladies and gents with entry only $10 which includes your Santa suit! All proceeds will go to the Leukaemia Foundation of Queensland.
Continuing with the fun and spectacle the Bendigo Bank Street Parade with over 40 floats decorated in this years theme of Fairy Tales & Legends will make their way up and down Maple Street delighting the crowds from 5pm.
Make sure you get a ticket in the Mega Raffle sponsored by Mower & ATV Solutions where you could win your choice of pink or blue Polaris Quad Bike Package.
And as dusk falls make your way back to Apex Park for an evening of Free Entertainment including the Hinterland Dental East v West Tug of War, Carols, Cooroy IGA Live music and at 7:15 a specatular Fireworks show thanks to the Cooroy RSL.