Christmas in Hume

Christmas in Hume

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Posted 2023-11-14 by Jenfollow

Thu 23 Nov 2023 - Sun 17 Dec 2023

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Hume City Council is getting Christmas ready to keep the community entertained and engaged throughout November and December in 2023 and it's free. First up you have Carols by Candlelight on Saturday 2 December 2023 from 7-9.30pm (pre-event activities begin at 5pm) at Craigieburn Anzac Park, corner Aitken Blvd and Central Park Ave, Craigieburn. Hosted by none other than Celebrity MC and ARIA winner and Logie nominee Natalie Bassingthwaighte%% , though not necessary for this non-ticketed event, you can register your interest to stay up to date with event announcements. Expect to see performances from local musicians and school choirs, Christmas themed stalls, meet and greets with Santa of course, kids activities, arts and craft market, food and drink vendors and of course the fireworks finale and more. Don't miss it for a great family night out and to immerse yourself in the festive season.


Christmas in the Park are the next major events for a fun day out for the family with plenty of festive cheer. Listed in order -

  • Sat 9 Dec 11am-3pm - Greenvale's Christmas in the Park , Greenvale Gardens Playground, cnr Blossoms Rd & Greenvale Gardens, Greenvale
  • Sat 16 Dec 11am-3pm - Broadmeadows' Christmas in the Park , Town Park Broadmeadows, Pearcedale Parade, Broadmeadows
  • Sun 17 Dec 11am-3pm - Sunbury's Christmas in the Park , Sunbury Village Green, 12 Stawell St, Sunbury

  • There's lots on offer to delight the whole family, including face painting, Christmas arts and craft, Santa meet and greets, food and drink vendors (or bring your own picnic), live music, animal farm, and more. These are free non-ticketed events, but you are again strongly encouraged to save the date and register your interest in attending via given links.


    December sorted, let's jump back to November, the precursor that's a warm-up of what's to come. If you want to sing along to your favourite Christmas classics and get into the Christmas spirit with Our Lady of Mount Carmel Primary School Choir, head to the Sunbury Library, 44 Macedon St, Sunbury on Thursday 23 November 2023 from 4-5pm for some Christmas Cheer with the School Choir . A free event, once again, you can register your attendance via the link.

    Next up is one for the adults. Christmas Decor with Paperazzi (Sunbury) will be held on Wednesday 29 November 2023 from 6-7pm at the Sunbury Library, 44 Macedon St, Sunbury. Paperazzi Design Studio specialise in all things paper and are available for corporate and private workshops and more. They'll be running an interactive workshop where adults can learn new skills and create beautiful Christmas Decor made from paper. Learn to make a mini Christmas Wreath and another Christmas decoration to take home in this fun and interactive workshop. When you click on the links, you'll note that you can register for all events listed here individually - or not.


    Hume City is dressing up the place in festive green, red and gold to bring in the holiday season. Decorations and light displays can be seen around major shopping centres and plazas, streets and council buildings in the lead up to Christmas. See here to find what's happening in your area eg. Broadmeadows, Craigieburn, Sunbury. Hume City would also like to see how you Make Hume Shine with an exciting competition returning in 2023. It's a great opportunity to show off, and get yours skills and all the hard work you undertake to decorate your home at Christmas time, recognised. Plus you have the opportunity to not so much win dollars in the competition, but to have fun competing. Prizes on offer are -

  • Best Residential Display Aitken Ward: prizes to the value of $500.
  • Best Residential Display Jacksons Creek Ward: prizes to the value of $500.
  • Best Residential Display Meadow Valley Ward: prizes to the value of $500.

  • Stay in touch via the given link for full competition T&Cs, including comp opening and closing dates which will be published soon. Facebook is a great way to stay updated, and for other news. Listed below are aforementioned events in chronological order for your convenience.



  • 23 Nov - Christmas Cheer with School Choirs (Sunbury
  • 29 Nov - Christmas Decor with Paperazzi (Sunbury)
  • 2 Dec - Carols by Candlelight
  • 9 Dec - Greenvale's Christmas in the Park
  • 16 Dec - Broadmeadows' Christmas in the Park
  • 17 Dec - Sunbury's Christmas in the Park

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