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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 November 5th 2017
Make This Christmas A Memorable One
Community Christmas Carols, Sunshine Coast, Kawana Carols by the Beach, Kawana Surf Club, Buddina, Kawana Waters Surf Club, visit from Santa, entertainment, laser show, food stalls, drink stalls, rides, face painting, Carols at Cotton Tree, Cotton Tree Park, picnic rugs, chairs, singing voices, fireworks, Carols on Kings Beach, Kings Beach Amphitheatre, Glasshouse Country Community Carols, Turner Park, Beerwah, jumping castle, nativity scenes, Aussie BBQ, Pavlova Stall, Destiny Rescue, Colin Buchanan, Aussie Jingle Bells, Masterpiece Dance, Cassie Hilbers, Liam Kennedy Clark, Nambour Community Carols and Twilight Christmas Markets, Nambour Showgrounds, Nambour, animal balloons, Santa's friend Joy Bells, Christmas Care, Hope Within Reach, Sunny Kids, new unwrapped present for children in need
Community Christmas Carols - Image: Pixabay CC0 Creative Commons

Deck the halls with boughs of holly,

Fa la la la la, la la la la,

Tis the season to be jolly,

Fa la la la la, la la la la




Can you believe that Christmas is next month already? This year has sure flown by! To get us all into the Christmas spirit (not that the local supermarkets are not doing their best), here's my list of Community Christmas Carols in and around the Sunshine Coast.

🎅🏻 Kawana Carols by the Beach
Sunday 17 December
Twilight concert 3.30pm to 8.00pm
Kawana Surf Club
99 Pacific Blvd, Buddina




Bring a blanket, bring a chair, bring the family and join the Kawana Waters Surf Club for a night of Christmas celebration. Kawana Carols by the Beach has a night lined up to remember! A visit from the jolly ol' man himself (the red-suited one); a laser show; free entertainment; food and drink stalls; rides and face painting; plus a licensed bar inside the Kawana Surf Club.

Free parking is available! Get down to the Kawana Surf Club for a fabulously festive night under the stars at the Kawana Carols by the Beach!

🎅🏻 Carols at Cotton Tree
Saturday 9 December
4.30pm - 8.00pm
Cotton Tree Park, The Esplanade, Cotton Tree


Community Christmas Carols, Sunshine Coast, Kawana Carols by the Beach, Kawana Surf Club, Buddina, Kawana Waters Surf Club, visit from Santa, entertainment, laser show, food stalls, drink stalls, rides, face painting, Carols at Cotton Tree, Cotton Tree Park, picnic rugs, chairs, singing voices, fireworks, Carols on Kings Beach, Kings Beach Amphitheatre, Glasshouse Country Community Carols, Turner Park, Beerwah, jumping castle, nativity scenes, Aussie BBQ, Pavlova Stall, Destiny Rescue, Colin Buchanan, Aussie Jingle Bells, Masterpiece Dance, Cassie Hilbers, Liam Kennedy Clark, Nambour Community Carols and Twilight Christmas Markets, Nambour Showgrounds, Nambour, animal balloons, Santa's friend Joy Bells, Christmas Care, Hope Within Reach, Sunny Kids, new unwrapped present for children in need
Pack your picnic rugs and chairs for a fun-filled night - Image: Carols at Cotton Tree FB page


Another splendiferous night of Christmas cheer, entertainment, food and fun is being celebrated at Carols at Cotton Tree on Saturday 9 December. Pack your picnic rugs, chairs and hats for a night filled with entertainment, a visit from the jolly ol' fella, food stalls, coffee and fireworks and 8.00pm!

Don't forget your singing voice! All the fun starts at 4.30pm.

Community Christmas Carols, Sunshine Coast, Kawana Carols by the Beach, Kawana Surf Club, Buddina, Kawana Waters Surf Club, visit from Santa, entertainment, laser show, food stalls, drink stalls, rides, face painting, Carols at Cotton Tree, Cotton Tree Park, picnic rugs, chairs, singing voices, fireworks, Carols on Kings Beach, Kings Beach Amphitheatre, Glasshouse Country Community Carols, Turner Park, Beerwah, jumping castle, nativity scenes, Aussie BBQ, Pavlova Stall, Destiny Rescue, Colin Buchanan, Aussie Jingle Bells, Masterpiece Dance, Cassie Hilbers, Liam Kennedy Clark, Nambour Community Carols and Twilight Christmas Markets, Nambour Showgrounds, Nambour, animal balloons, Santa's friend Joy Bells, Christmas Care, Hope Within Reach, Sunny Kids, new unwrapped present for children in need
Expect a visit from the jolly ol' fella, dressed in red - Image: Carols at Cotton Tree FB page


Car Park Closures - The car park adjacent to the jetty (west of the Cotton Tree Aquatic Centre) and the first twenty car parks in the Cotton Tree swimming pool area will be closed between 1.00am and 10.00pm.

Fireworks - Fireworks can upset some animals so please ensure that they are kept safe during the fireworks event.


See the blazing Yule before us, 

Fa la la la la, la la la la, 

Strike the harp and join the chorus,


Fa la la la la, la la la la 




Sorry about that, that's me, keeping my Christmas carol singing voice in good nick!

🎅🏻 Carols on Kings Beach
Saturday 16 December
4.30pm - 8.00pm
Kings Beach Amphitheatre, De Vene Avenue, Kings Beach, Caloundra


Community Christmas Carols, Sunshine Coast, Kawana Carols by the Beach, Kawana Surf Club, Buddina, Kawana Waters Surf Club, visit from Santa, entertainment, laser show, food stalls, drink stalls, rides, face painting, Carols at Cotton Tree, Cotton Tree Park, picnic rugs, chairs, singing voices, fireworks, Carols on Kings Beach, Kings Beach Amphitheatre, Glasshouse Country Community Carols, Turner Park, Beerwah, jumping castle, nativity scenes, Aussie BBQ, Pavlova Stall, Destiny Rescue, Colin Buchanan, Aussie Jingle Bells, Masterpiece Dance, Cassie Hilbers, Liam Kennedy Clark, Nambour Community Carols and Twilight Christmas Markets, Nambour Showgrounds, Nambour, animal balloons, Santa's friend Joy Bells, Christmas Care, Hope Within Reach, Sunny Kids, new unwrapped present for children in need
Carols on Kings Beach is a spectacular destination - Image: Carols on Kings Beach FB page


Kings Beach Amphitheatre is a spectacular destination for Christmas carols and festivities in Caloundra. Come along for glittering Christmas celebrations, entertainment, food stalls and fun on Saturday 16 December at the Carols on Kings Beach.

Bring your picnic rugs and chairs and settle in for a night of Christmas fun under the stars. The live entertainment starts at 4.30pm and the carols spectacular starts at 6.30pm, concluding with the dazzling fireworks display.

Road Closure - De Vene Avenue from Moreton Parade to Ormonde Terrace between 1.00am and 10.00pm.

Community Christmas Carols, Sunshine Coast, Kawana Carols by the Beach, Kawana Surf Club, Buddina, Kawana Waters Surf Club, visit from Santa, entertainment, laser show, food stalls, drink stalls, rides, face painting, Carols at Cotton Tree, Cotton Tree Park, picnic rugs, chairs, singing voices, fireworks, Carols on Kings Beach, Kings Beach Amphitheatre, Glasshouse Country Community Carols, Turner Park, Beerwah, jumping castle, nativity scenes, Aussie BBQ, Pavlova Stall, Destiny Rescue, Colin Buchanan, Aussie Jingle Bells, Masterpiece Dance, Cassie Hilbers, Liam Kennedy Clark, Nambour Community Carols and Twilight Christmas Markets, Nambour Showgrounds, Nambour, animal balloons, Santa's friend Joy Bells, Christmas Care, Hope Within Reach, Sunny Kids, new unwrapped present for children in need
Christmas fun galore! Image: Carols on Kings Beach FB page


Carpark Closures - All rights to park at the amphitheatre will be temporarily removed between 1am and 10pm;
Burgess Street car park will be closed between 1am and 10pm; and
Edmund Street car park will be closed between 1am and 10pm

Park and Ride Free Shuttle Bus - A free shuttle bus from the Caloundra transit centre (Cooma Tce) will be running from 4:00pm until 9:00pm leaving every fifteen minutes.

Fireworks - Fireworks can upset some animals so please ensure that they are kept safe during the fireworks event.

🎅🏻 Glasshouse Country Community Carols
Saturday 16 December
4.30pm - 8.00pm
Turner Park, Beerwah


Community Christmas Carols, Sunshine Coast, Kawana Carols by the Beach, Kawana Surf Club, Buddina, Kawana Waters Surf Club, visit from Santa, entertainment, laser show, food stalls, drink stalls, rides, face painting, Carols at Cotton Tree, Cotton Tree Park, picnic rugs, chairs, singing voices, fireworks, Carols on Kings Beach, Kings Beach Amphitheatre, Glasshouse Country Community Carols, Turner Park, Beerwah, jumping castle, nativity scenes, Aussie BBQ, Pavlova Stall, Destiny Rescue, Colin Buchanan, Aussie Jingle Bells, Masterpiece Dance, Cassie Hilbers, Liam Kennedy Clark, Nambour Community Carols and Twilight Christmas Markets, Nambour Showgrounds, Nambour, animal balloons, Santa's friend Joy Bells, Christmas Care, Hope Within Reach, Sunny Kids, new unwrapped present for children in need
A true dinkum Aussie Christmas! Image: Glasshouse Country Community Carols FB page


A true dinkum Aussie Christmas! That is what the Glasshouse Country Community Carols' FREE annual community event is all about. Everybody is welcome! Come along and sing Christmas carols; enjoy local dance groups and artists; food stalls; drinks and children's' activities aplenty.

Childrens' activities include a jumping castle, face painting, nativity scenes, photo opportunities plus candles and glow sticks will be available for purchase.

What's an Aussie Christmas without a barbecue? An Aussie BBQ and Pavlova Stall have been organised! This year Glasshouse Country Community Carols will be supporting Destiny Rescue - a charity rescuing girls from slavery.

Community Christmas Carols, Sunshine Coast, Kawana Carols by the Beach, Kawana Surf Club, Buddina, Kawana Waters Surf Club, visit from Santa, entertainment, laser show, food stalls, drink stalls, rides, face painting, Carols at Cotton Tree, Cotton Tree Park, picnic rugs, chairs, singing voices, fireworks, Carols on Kings Beach, Kings Beach Amphitheatre, Glasshouse Country Community Carols, Turner Park, Beerwah, jumping castle, nativity scenes, Aussie BBQ, Pavlova Stall, Destiny Rescue, Colin Buchanan, Aussie Jingle Bells, Masterpiece Dance, Cassie Hilbers, Liam Kennedy Clark, Nambour Community Carols and Twilight Christmas Markets, Nambour Showgrounds, Nambour, animal balloons, Santa's friend Joy Bells, Christmas Care, Hope Within Reach, Sunny Kids, new unwrapped present for children in need
Children all love Nativity scenes - Image: Pixabay CC0 Creative Commons


Pre-show entertainment starts at 4.30pm with a local dance school, Masterpiece Dance, performing in front of the stage. The main stage show starts at 6.30pm with sing-along carols brought to you by the Glasshouse Baptist Music Team and Choir; a performance by the coast's very own Cassi Hilbers. a Your amazing night of Christmas festivities concludes with a spectacular fireworks display.

The Glasshouse Country Community Carols is organised by the combined Churches of Glasshouse Country and proudly sponsored by many businesses within the local community.

Glasshouse Country Community Carols is a 'rain or shine' FREE family event - bookmark the date (and please note the new venue) for your true dinkum Aussie Christmas.


Follow me in merry measure, 


Fa la la la la, la la la la.

While I tell of Yule tide treasure, 


Fa la la la la, la la la la 




🎅🏻 Nambour Community Carols and Twilight Christmas Markets
Saturday 9 December
3.00pm to 8.15pm
Nambour Showgrounds, Nambour


Community Christmas Carols, Sunshine Coast, Kawana Carols by the Beach, Kawana Surf Club, Buddina, Kawana Waters Surf Club, visit from Santa, entertainment, laser show, food stalls, drink stalls, rides, face painting, Carols at Cotton Tree, Cotton Tree Park, picnic rugs, chairs, singing voices, fireworks, Carols on Kings Beach, Kings Beach Amphitheatre, Glasshouse Country Community Carols, Turner Park, Beerwah, jumping castle, nativity scenes, Aussie BBQ, Pavlova Stall, Destiny Rescue, Colin Buchanan, Aussie Jingle Bells, Masterpiece Dance, Cassie Hilbers, Liam Kennedy Clark, Nambour Community Carols and Twilight Christmas Markets, Nambour Showgrounds, Nambour, animal balloons, Santa's friend Joy Bells, Christmas Care, Hope Within Reach, Sunny Kids, new unwrapped present for children in need
Carols and a Twilight Christmas market - Image: Nambour Community Carols FB page


There's heaps of scintillating activities organised at Nambour Community Carols to celebrate Christmas this year!

Starting at 3.00pm the forty plus stalls at the Twilight Christmas Markets will give you the opportunity to do some last-minute Christmas shopping (or, if you're anything like me, start your Christmas shopping)! I just love Twilight Markets and add in the ambience and festivities of Christmas, definitely makes my heart skip a beat and puts a twinkle in my eye!

FREE children's entertainment is also available from 3.00pm with kids rides; an animal farm; face painting; animal balloons; jumping castles and much, much more.

With a great range of food vendors available at the Nambour Community Carols, your 'tea' or dinner is sorted!

At 6.00pm the carols concert starts where you and your family can enjoy a fun-filled concert featuring local artists AND a special, special visit from Santa, who is bringing along his friend, Joy Bells - how exciting is that!

Community Christmas Carols, Sunshine Coast, Kawana Carols by the Beach, Kawana Surf Club, Buddina, Kawana Waters Surf Club, visit from Santa, entertainment, laser show, food stalls, drink stalls, rides, face painting, Carols at Cotton Tree, Cotton Tree Park, picnic rugs, chairs, singing voices, fireworks, Carols on Kings Beach, Kings Beach Amphitheatre, Glasshouse Country Community Carols, Turner Park, Beerwah, jumping castle, nativity scenes, Aussie BBQ, Pavlova Stall, Destiny Rescue, Colin Buchanan, Aussie Jingle Bells, Masterpiece Dance, Cassie Hilbers, Liam Kennedy Clark, Nambour Community Carols and Twilight Christmas Markets, Nambour Showgrounds, Nambour, animal balloons, Santa's friend Joy Bells, Christmas Care, Hope Within Reach, Sunny Kids, new unwrapped present for children in need
Bring a new unwrapped pressie with for children in need - Image: Nambour Community Carols FB page


Everyone's favourite at this time of year is the fireworks! At 8.00pm sit back, relax and watch in awe as a kaleidoscope of colours burst into the skies above you at the fireworks finale of the Nambour Community Carols.

This year Nambour Community Carols has partnered with Christmas Care (Hope Within Reach) and Sunny Kids to distribute presents to children in need. Please bring a new, unwrapped gift to place under the Christmas tree for these children.


Sing we joyous, all together, 


Fa la la la la, la la la la
,

Heedless of the wind and weather,


Fa la la la la, la la la la




Invite your friends, invite your family and bookmark all these dates (why only choose one!) for wonderful FREE community Christmas get-togethers, entertainment and sing-alongs!
Let's make this Christmas a memorable one!

Sunshine Coast Council is a proud sponsor of all these community carol events!
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Why? For Christmas Carols, Twilight Markets And Fireworks
When: All events in December in the lead up to Christmas
Where: Sunshine Coast and surrounds
Cost: FREE
Your Comment
Also Eumundi Christmas Carols on Sat 9 Dec from 6.30pm -https://www.facebook.com/events/710651122458134/
by hayle (score: 0|5) 25 days ago
Thanks for sharing Elaine. Now we can make our choice and make sure we don’t miss the carols this Christmas
by Barry (score: 2|524) 42 days ago
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