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28 Nov 2016

It's jingle all the way at these fantastic Christmas festivities!

Ginger Factory

6 to 10 December, 13 to 17 December, 20 to 24 December, from 9.30 am
Join Santa at the Ginger Factory this December as he swaps the North Pole for the Sunshine Coast’s tropical climate. Join Santa in the garden gazebo from 9.30 am as he reads one of his favourite stories. After taking a quick break to feed the reindeers, Santa will be available for photos from 10 am to 1.30 pm in his winter wonderland. Don't forget to bring your camera so you can capture this special moment in front of his wonderful Christmas setting!

Sunshine Coast Christmas Lights

16 to 24 December, show times 7 pm and 8 pm
Lifepointe Baptist Church, 186 Wises Road
Free community Christmas event. Visit the animal farm, dedicated kids' area, markets, food court and more!

Christmas Tramfest

17 December, 5 pm to 9 pm
Howard Street, Nambour
This exciting Christmas event will include live music, dancing in the streets, free children’s rides and entertainment, food stalls, market stalls and of course the arrival of Santa with gifts for all the children.

Christmas Spectacular Peregian Springs

17 December, from 7 pm
Food and market stalls, live music and entertainment.

Mooloolaba Christmas Boat Parade

17 December, 6.30 pm to 8.30 pm
The Wharf Mooloolaba, Parkyn Parade
 A spectacular parade of boats covered in lights cruising Mooloolah River and surrounding canals. The parade departs from The Wharf, past Sir Charles Clarke Reserve, through Minyama, up to Kawana and Buddina, past La Balsa, past the fisheries, Helen Penny Gardens and back to The Wharf where the boats are judged for the best dressed competition.

Christmas Wonderland at Aussie World

23 December, from 6 pm 
Aussie World will be transformed into a Christmas wonderland for one of the best family Christmas events on the Sunshine Coast.  Visit Santa's village where you can meet Santa and his helpers, watch the Frosty and Gingerbread Man Show, meet the Aussie Kids and visit the Night Before Christmas House. There's also snow, giant presents and a beautiful nativity scene!
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Kenilworth Community Christmas Eve

24 December, 4.30 pm to 9 pm
Kenilworth Hall and Showgrounds
7 Maleny-Kenilworth Road
A free all-ages community event celebrating the magic of Christmas.

Australia Zoo

10 to 24 December, from 11 am
What better way to celebrate Christmas down under than by visiting Santa at Australia Zoo? Santa will be roaming the Zoo to check his list and decide who's naughty or nice. You can even take a photo with him in the wildlife studio at 11.00 am.


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