People of all ages enjoys Christmas carols. Singing and joining in the Christmas spirit on a warm summer's night among neighbours, pals or friendly strangers, is a wonderful way to celebrate the festive season.
Even though we live in the southern hemisphere, this year's organisers are staging a 'Winter Wonderland' theme, with plenty of surprises in store.
The City of Playford continue their long-standing tradition of bringing carols to the community as a free event. It kicks off at 3.30pm with rides, face painting, Kids Zone and jumping castle to keep little minds occupied. This year's line up is sure to be popular, featuring local singers and dancers, and a host of high profile acts.
Here's a rundown of the evening entertainment from 6.30pm.
Adelaide-based, high-energy, unique-sounding Celtic band The Borderers perform all over the world. The multi-award winning band formed in 1994 and have released eight albums, 4 EP's, two kids albums and been included on 17 compilation albums worldwide. The Borderers are entertainers like Robbie Williams, have the energy of Angus Young and sound like The Proclaimers, if Annie Lennox sang with them. One of the most energetic and unique bands in the world who appeal to all age groups. Having said that, the band is sure to win over the carol audience.
THE ELLIOTT SISTERS
We followed their journey on Australia's Got Talent - The Elliott Sisters will perform live at carols
We loved following their journey on Australia's Got Talent, now here's your chance to see The Elliott Sisters live and hear their beautiful three-part harmonies. From the moment they could all speak, The Elliott sisters have been singing together. The girls have a distinct sound, harmonising beautifully and each voice complementing the other two. Brianna, Lauren and Alexia draw their inspiration from the harmony groups of the 40s, 50s, and 60s.
Children's favourite Ticklish Allsorts
Ticklish Allsorts have been popular with children for their unique style of songs introducing them to all sorts of music. Their colourful show encourages them to sing along, dance and most of all enjoy themselves and have fun!
High Spirits Harmony Choir are a multi-award winning Adelaide women's singing group, directed by dynamic and inspirational leader Matthew Lykos who formed in 2014. The group sings in three and four part a cappella harmony exploring a range of musical styles. They cover songs by well-known artists such as The Beatles, Billy Joel, folk songs, music from other cultures, Christmas music and a show-stopping four part arrangement of Advance Australia Fair.
New and exciting children's pop group Boomstars are sure to keep the kids entertained with their high energy show and catchy funky pop tunes. Kids can join in learning a new dance craze, while interacting with Elyse, Talia, Jaime and Joshua.
NORTHERN LIGHT THEATRE COMPANY
Northern Light Theatre Company are well known in the north for their quality productions
Northern Light Theatre Company is well known in the northern suburbs since 1965, and a platform for musical theatre performers and actors to gain experience in theatre. The company produces quality award-winning productions and is the resident musical theatre company at the Shedley Theatre in Elizabeth. Even I have fond memories of performing in their production of Godspell!
With free car parking and a jam packed line up, everyone is welcome to 'chime in' and enjoy the free event at Fremont Park, Yorktown Road, Elizabeth. Don't forget to pack a picnic and come together for a night of winter wonderland fun, frivolity and fireworks.
PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS A 'SAFE ZONE' THEREFORE THE EVENT IS DRUG, ALCOHOL, SMOKE AND PET FREE.
The evening will close with a spectacular fireworks display