From December 13 right up to Christmas Eve, Civic will be dressed up for the festive season, with street art, decorations, festive lighting, a trackless train and a live Christmas tree forest. The Merry Go Round will also be open during this time.
There'll also be a packed program of entertainment including:
A Starry DJ Party in Civic on December 14 from 4pm-10pm where a DJ truck designed as a giant cassette tape will take centre stage in Civic. The DJ will have a mix of pop tunes and Christmas classics pumping under the stars. For all ages.
Christmas Play Date for the kids at Glebe Park on December 15. From 10am-4pm. There'll be plenty of free fabulous festive fun for the kids including Christmas card making, cookie decorating, kids yoga, nature play, and the biggest game of backyard cricket hosted by Cricket ACT.
The Merry and Bright Outdoor Cinema at Glebe Park from December 17-21. Pack a picnic and settle into the beautiful surrounds of Glebe Park as you watch a free Christmas movie including A Muppets Christmas Carol, Santa Clause, and Arthur Christmas.
Pancakes with Santa on December 22 at Glebe Park from 7am-9am. Enjoy free pancakes with Santa before he sets off to deliver presents all over the world. This is a ticketed event.
For more information and updates on these events, please visit the Merry and Bright website here.