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The Stories of Christmas
Get ready for the 18th annual Willunga Christmas Tree Festival at the beginning of Advent. Put the weekend of November 30 & December 1st on your calendar. It's going to be exciting as the festival continues its tradition of showcasing beautiful Christmas trees, music, Christmas stalls and kids' activities in this annual community event. Look out for ukuleles, puppets, dancers and more.
This year, the festival is fortunate to be sponsored by Bendigo Bank, Earth Greetings and Laucke Flours. It features Christmas stalls, ideal for Christmas gift buying and those searching for Christmas bargains. There will be plenty of yummy home-baked goods on sale, including fruit cakes and biscuits.
Willunga Christmas Tree Festival - Your Christmas Story
This year's theme for the festival is 'Your Christmas story'. The festival has a long tradition of awarding people's choice. Get your entries in now. With great prizes up for grabs for the best decorated Christmas tree. There is also an online entry option this year – click on the link here
The Big Picture of Willunga Christmas Tree Festival
There are always many things to investigate for all ages. Including a popular door wreath workshop on November 24 and Paper Book Decoration workshop on November 17. Bookings essential. Visitors to the festival can view the individual wreath creations as part of the displays during the festival. There is also a Weaving All Natural Christmas Decorations Workshop on November 30. See the event page for further details here
Kids can explore the adventure trail throughout the festival. Every child receives a prize on completion of the trail. Visitors can visit our community complex while enjoying a display of over 50 decorated Christmas trees. For many visitors, the festival is not complete without indulging in one of the delicious Devonshire teas at our Devonshire Cafe.
Entrance to this inspirational display of Christmas trees is still only $3, kids free. Miss it and you'll have to wait a whole year. To view more details log on, to their popular Facebook page here Bus tours and school groups by appointment, December 2nd to 5th.
Open to the Public: November 30 & December 1 Bus Tours & Groups by Appointment: December 2 - 5 Carols in the Chapel: December 22 @ 7.30pm