There is no greater time of the year to get to know your community than Christmas. Here are 14 events to enjoy with your families and friends.
Christmas in Parramatta
When: Thursday 30th November 2017, from 4pm – 9pm
Where: Centenary Square – Church St, Parramatta
Celebrate the festive season with a FREE City Of Parramatta family-friendly event that’s filled with activities and entertainment for the whole family including star-studded entertainment, PJ Masks, arts and crafts workshops, virtual reality rides, Santa, Doggie Rescue puppies, a giant interactive Christmas Tree, Carols by Candlelight, a fireworks finale and more!
Wesley Mission Christmas Fun in the Park
When: Saturday 2nd December 2017, 4pm – 7pm
Where: Ryde Public School, Pope St, Ryde
Everyone is welcome, there’s something for all ages:
- Sausage sizzle
- Jumping castle
- Face painting
- Animal farm
- Live music
- Carnival games
Christmas Pantomime, Chatswood RSL
When: Saturday 2nd December 2017, 10am – 11am
Where: Chatswood RSL – 446 Victoria Avenue Chatswood
Santa will be here from 10am until 11am! All children will receive chips, drink and a showbag.
Tickets $4 per person – available from the Thomas Street Reception.
Fair Trade Christmas Market, Chatswood
When: Saturday 2nd December 2017, 10am – 4pm
Where: Chatswood Mall – Victoria Ave Chatswood
Give twice this Christmas by kicking off a chain reaction of goodwill. Choose to spend your money where it can make a real difference, by supporting opportunities for economically disadvantaged artisans, farmers and producers. This is the place to find your ethically sourced handcrafted gifts with an inspirational story.
Carols in the Park – Boronia Park, Hunters Hill
When: Sunday 3rd December 2017, 6pm – 9pm
Where: Boronia Park Ovals
Food stalls, Ryde Hunters Hill Symphony Orchestra, candles, Santa Claus, fireworks and more!
Dundas Telopea Anglican Church Community Carols
When: Saturday 9th December 2017, 5pm – 8:30pm
Where: Dundas Public School, Calder Road.
Dundas Telopea Anglican church present “The Greatest Gift” Community Carols and Fun event at Dundas Public School.
Family fun from 5pm with petting Zoo, family games, kids craft, food, and much more. Carols from 7pm under the stars.
Head along, bring a rug and some friends to enjoy the spirit of Christmas and the Celebrate the Birth of Christ.
Carols in the Park – Carlingford/Epping
When: Sunday 10th December 2017, 5 pm – 9pm
Where: Boronia Park, 37 Bridge St Epping
City of Ryde Community Christmas Celebration
When: Sunday 10th December 2017, 3pm – 7pm
Where: Ryde Park – Cnr Princes St and Blaxland Rd Ryde
Join City Of Ryde for a Beach themed Christmas celebration – make sure the kids have their list ready for Santa and their cozzies and towels for the water rides.
- Live performances by ‘Nay Nay’ and ‘Get The Party Started – Pink Tribute Show’
- Outdoor Christmas Photobooth
- Free Christmas craft activities and hula hoop entertainment
- $15 for an unlimited rides ticket
- Sausage sizzle and refreshments
Rotary Beecroft Carols by Candlelight
When: Monday 11th December 2017, 6:30 pm
Where: Beecroft Village Green, Beecroft Road, Beecroft
FREE ENTRY! Kids dress up as Santa’s Elves & Angels (U8). There will be face painting while waiting for Santa. Say hi to the crew of Cherrybrook Rural Fire Brigade and climb aboard to check out their Fire Engine. Scouts sausage sizzle, drinks, coffee, ice cream & more!
North Epping Christmas Carols in the Park
When: Friday 15th December 2017, 6:30pm – 9pm
Where: Epping Oval, 66 Norfolk Rd, North Epping
Pack a picnic, bring your friends and raise your voices together at the 2017 North Epping Christmas Carols. There will be food-stalls, drinks and glow sticks for sale and the evening will finish with a wonderful display of fireworks at about 9pm.
Christmas at West Ryde Plaza
When: Saturday 16th December 2017, 5pm – 8.30pm
Where: West Ryde Plaza
Join in for the annual Christmas Carols in West Ryde with live music, carol signing, the Christmas Story and free balloons for kids.
- Live Music
- Carol Singing
- The Christmas Story
- Free coffee
- Amusements for kids
Epping Christmas Pool Party
When: Saturday 16th December 2017, 10am – 2pm
Where: Epping Aquatic Centre -26 Stanley Road, Epping
Free entry! You won’t want to miss the visit from Santa, jumping castle and rides, games and activities run by the Active Parramatta Van, and music from a special guest DJ. Plus a BBQ, coffee, ice cream and all your favourite summer snack foods.
Carols on the Common, North Ryde
When: Sunday 17th December 2017, 5.30pm – 9.30pm
Where: North Ryde Common – Corner Wicks and Twin Rd North Ryde
Sydney’s second largest Christmas Carols in the heart of Ryde in its 25th year. Don’t forget to bring a picnic blanket and some nibbles! Food will be sold by a range of food vendors on the night. Rides, face-painting and other amusements will be available from 5:00 pm onwards.
North Rocks Carols by Candlelight
When: Tuesday 19th December 2017, 5pm – 9pm
Where: North Rocks Park (cnr of Farnell Ave & North Rocks Rd)
Family entertainment from 5pm – Kindi farm, jumping castle (under 12’s), live performers and more. Food available from 5.30pm – international food, coffee snow cones, BBQ and much more. Carol singing from 7:30pm with visit from Santa.
North Ryde Christian Church Carols in the Park
When: Tuesday 19th December, 2017, 7.30pm – 9pm
Where: Pindari Park, North Ryde
This Christmas Carol program in Pindari Park on the Tuesday night before Christmas has been held since 1975. Free sausage sandwich, cool drink, coffee and cake. Bring a rug. It will be inside if it’s wet.