14 Local Community Christmas Events – Carols and more!

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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!

More info here.


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
  • Carols
  • Arts/crafts
  • Live music
  • Carnival games

More info here.


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.

More info here.



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.

More info here.


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!

More info here.


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.

Register here.


Carols in the Park – Carlingford/Epping 

When: Sunday 10th December 2017, 5 pm – 9pm

Where: Boronia Park, 37 Bridge St Epping

There will be an array of stalls from charities to food vendors. Head in early to see how you can support local efforts, grab a bite and save yourself a good seat. The musicians have worked hard to bring a wonderful evening of music and a message that celebrates the very heart of Christmas. There will also be fireworks. 

More info here. 


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

More info here.



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!

More info here.


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.

More info here.


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
  • BBQ
  • 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.

More info here.


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.

More info here.


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.

More info here.


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.

More info here.


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