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Published November 10th 2016
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It is that time of the year again and the best way to celebrate Christmas is with the list below of both free & ticketed festive events for everyone to enjoy this Christmas:

1. Christmas Countdown: Cadbury Joy Deliveries
When: 19 November 2016
Where: George St, The Rocks, Sydney
Cost: Free
Details: Take a journey to experience the wonderful world of Cadbury Marvel this festive season at the Christmas Advent themed pop-up stations which will provide endless fun and excitement for the whole family. There will be Santa's sleigh, North Pole, Santa's Little Helpers and much more as well as the iconic purple Cadbury trucks. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from City of Parramatta Facebook


2. Christmas in Parramatta
When: 24 November 2016: 4:30pm-9:30pm
Where: Centenary Square, Church St, Parramatta
Cost: Free
Details: Celebrate Christmas with this event which will feature activities and entertainment for the whole family. There will be Christmas-themed cooking demonstrations, special guests including Jimmy Giggle from ABC4Kids; Hoot and Hootabelle stage show, performances, food stalls, market stalls, Christmas workshops, fireworks finale and much more. Click here for the website.

3. Christmas in Rockdale
When: 25 November 2016: 3pm-8pm
Where: King Street Place, Rockdale
Cost: Free
Details: This is the perfect family-friendly Christmas event not to miss. There will be live entertainment, activities, Christmas crafts, market stalls, activities, Santa meet & greet, petting zoo, face painting, and much more. For all details phone 02 9562 1666.

4. Sydney Christmas
When: 26 November 2016- 25 December 2016
Where: Sydney CBD, Sydney
Cost: Free & Ticketed events
Details: Sydney will light up this festive season with an array of Christmas events for everyone to enjoy with concerts in Martin Place, Christmas on the Green at Hyde Park, Santa arriving on his sleigh, performances, Christmas carols, Tree Lighting at Martin Place and much more. Click here for website.

Image Courtesy of City of Sydney Facebook


5. Martin Place Christmas Concert & Tree Lighting
When: 26 November 2016: 6:30pm-8:30pm
Where: Martin Place, Sydney
Cost: Free
Details: Martin Place will be celebrating the festive season with a free children's concert, jam-packed entertainment, the interactive Christmas Tree lighting by Santa and the Lord Mayor, activities and much more. Click here for the website.

6. Christmas on the Green
When: 26 November 2016: 6:30pm-8:30pm
Where: British Lawn, Hyde Park North, Elizabeth St, Sydney
Cost: Free
Details: Experience the magic of Christmas with this family-friendly Christmas event which will feature a Christmas concert filled with entertainment for all ages, a visit from Santa, live performances, Santa stockings jam-packed with goodies which will be on sale for $5 with all proceeds going to the Guide Dogs NSW/ACT Charity, craft activities, food stalls, firework displays and much more. Click here for the website.

7. Boulevard of Light
When: 26 November 2016-25 December 2016: 8:30pm-1am
Where: Pitt Street Mall, Pitt St, between Market & King Streets, Sydney
Cost: Free
Details; Pitt Street Mall will be transforming into a Christmas wonderland with a canopy of suspended Christmas Trees, featuring thousands of LED lights. There will be carols every Thursday night from 1-22 December 2016 at 6pm-8pm. Click here for the website.

Enjoy the Christmas Carols at Town Hall- Image Courtesy from City of Sydney Facebook


8. Christmas Crochet
When: 1 December 2016: 7pm-9pm
Where: St Andrews Congregational Church Hall, 217-223 Darling St, Balmain
Cost: See website.
Details: If you feel like being crafty this Christmas then this event is for you. The event is a workshop of only six people and the teacher, it is suited for beginners and intermediate. Learn how to create crochet Christmas pieces. All materials will be provided. Click here for the website.

9. Christmas Succulent Wreath Workshop
When: 1 December 2016: 7pm-9pm
Where: St Andrew's Congregational Church Hall, 217-223 Darling St, Balmain (Balmain Markets)
Cost: $120pp
Details: This festive workshop will take you through how to construct your own succulent wreath for Christmas. All materials will be provided. Click here for the website.

St Mary's Cathedral lights up for the festive season- Image Courtesy from City of Sydney Facebook


10. Carols by the Sea

When: 3 December 2016: 6pm-9pm
Where: Lady Robinson Beach, Brighton-Le-Sands
Cost: Free
Details: Enjoy a beachside Christmas with this event. This family-friendly event will include entertainment, local performers and church groups as well as a special appearance by Santa. For more details phone 9562 1666

11. Campbelltown Christmas Carols
When: 3 December 2016:
Where: Campbelltown Stadium, cnr Rose Payten Drive & Pembroke Rd, Leumeah
Cost: Free
Details: This is one Christmas event you do not want to miss out on. The event will showcase a line-up of entertainment, live bands, host of solo performers singing your favourite carols. There will also be a special visit from Santa, activities and much more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Carols by the Sea Facebook


12. Rushcutters Bay Village Christmas Concert
When: 3 December 2016: 6:30pm-8:30pm
Where: Reg Bartley Oval, Rushcutters Bay
Cost: Free
Details: Experience the magic of Christmas with this family-friendly concert with a visit from Santa. There will be guest appearances, live performances, acts, Santa stocking jam-packed with goodies for $5 and all proceeds will go to Guide Dogs NSW/ACT Charity, special guest appearance by Santa, firework displays, sausage sizzle, and much more. Click here for the website.

13. Rosebery Village Christmas Concert

When: 4 December 2016: 6:30pm- 8:30pm
Where: Turruwul Park, Rosebery
Cost: Free
Details: This family-friendly concert will feature all things festive with live performances, acts, special guest appearances including appearance by Santa, craft activities, table tennis games, puppy play pen, Santa stockings for sale that will be jam-packed with goodies for $5 and with all proceeds going to Guide Dogs NSW/ACT Charity, firework displays and much more. Click here for the website.

14. Carols by the Sea
When: 7 December 2016:
Where: Queen Elizabeth Drive, Bondi Pavilion, Bondi
Cost: Free
Details: Celebrate the spirit of Christmas with fantastic entertainment, activities, carols, sausage sizzle with all proceeds going towards charities, glo-sticks for sale, face painting, and much more.

People enjoying the Christmas festivities at Carols by the Sea Bondi- Image Courtesy from Waverley Council Facebook


15. Lights of Christmas
When: 8-25 December 2016: 7:30pm-12am
Where: St Mary's Cathedral, College St, Sydney
Cost: Free
Details: St Mary's Cathedral will be the centrepiece of Christmas celebrations again this year with Lights of Christmas presented by PAYCE which will capture the imagination with a spectacular light and sounds show. This year's theme is Joy to the World and will feature an extraordinary animation of the timeless Christmas tale, the Nutcracker Suite with pictorial journey of Christmas decorations throughout the ages. Click here for the website.

16. Alexandria Village Christmas College

When: 10 December 2016: 6:30pm-8:30pm
Where: Alexandria Park, Buckland St, Alexandria
Cost: Free
Details: This family-friendly Christmas concert will feature performances, special guest appearances including Santa visit, activities, table tennis games, Santa stocking jam-packed with goodies for $5 with all proceeds going to Guide Dogs NSW/ACT Charity, firework displays, and much more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from The Lights of Christmas Facebook


17. Surry Hills Village Christmas Concert
When: 11 December 2016: 6:30pm-8:30pm
Where: Prince Alfred Park, Chalmers St, Surry Hills
Cost: Free
Details: Experience the festive season with this family-friendly concert featuring a visit from Santa, live performances, special guest appearances, table tennis games, Santa's stocking filled with goodies for $5 with all proceeds going to Guide Dogs NSW/ACT Charity, firework displays, puppy play pen, sausage sizzle, craft activities and much more. Click here for the website.

18. Crafty Christmas for Kids
When: 20-22 December 2016: 10am-12pm
Where: Centennial Park, Grand Drive, Centennial Park
Cost: $22pp (including booking fees)
Details: The kids will love this event. They will create their own Australian Christmas decorations using natural and found objects such as feathers, seed pods, pine cones, nuts, and paperbark with this workshop event. Click here for the website.

19. Christmas Day at Centennial Homestead
When: 25 December 2016
Where: See website.
Cost: Adults: $150pp, Children (4-11yrs): $65pp & $35 for children under 3yrs.
Details: Celebrate Christmas Day at Centennial Homestead with a glass of bubbles, freshly shucked oysters on arrival, a mouth-watering feast including kid's menu. Click here for the website.
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