Christmas is upon us and what better way to celebrate than attending a community carols event!
Here’s a list of carols and Christmas celebrations around the electorate:
Bli Bli Community Carols
WHEN: Fri 7 Dec, 4:30pm
WHERE: Bli Bli State School, School Rd, Bli Bli
Enjoy free rides, food stalls, markets, an animal farm, carols and fireworks at the Bli Bli Community carols event. Come along with the whole family and make sure to bring your festive cheer!
Light the Lights
WHEN: Fri 7 Dec, 5pm
WHERE: Mapleton Lilyponds, Mapleton
The barbecue will be fired up for a sausage sizzle, Santa will arrive with gifts and the All Stars Show Band will bring the festive cheer for the Light the Lights Christmas event at Mapleton Lilyponds. Enjoy watching the Christmas tree light up, and make sure to visit the food stalls.
Carols at Cotton Tree
WHEN: Sat 8 Dec, 4:30-8pm
WHERE: Cotton Tree Park, The Esplanade
Bring your picnic rug, blankets and chairs, as well as your Christmas cheer, for the Carols at Cotton Tree. The event includes a variety of food stalls, singing and a visit from Santa with fireworks at 8pm.
Eumundi Christmas Carols
WHEN: Sat 8 Dec, 6:30-8:30pm
WHERE: Eumundi Amphitheatre, 67 Memorial Dr, Eumundi
The Eumundi Christmas Carols are a wonderful way to celebrate Christmas with the community. The free event will feature talented performers and special guests Poppy and Branch, Elsa, Anna & Olaf, Cinderella & Belle and of course Santa! BYO chair and picnic or buy a burger and drink from the Eumundi Rotary.
Buderim Community Carols
WHERE: Sun 9 Dec, 6pm
WHEN: Buderim Village Park stage, King St, Buderim
Join the family-friendly Buderim Community Carols for performances by the Buderim Youth Theatre of Excellence, Suzie Keenan and Friends and the Uka-lalians Ukulele Band. Sing along to carols, enjoy a sausage sizzle and look out for a special visit from Santa.
Yandina Community Christmas Carols
WHEN: Sun 9 Dec, 6:30-8:30pm
WHERE: Yandina Historic House, Pioneer Rd, Yandina
Embrace the festive spirit with this traditional carol event, suitable for all the family. There will be singing, a visit from Santa and food available on the night.
Nambour Community Carols
WHEN: Sat 15 Dec, 3-8:15pm,
WHERE: Nambour Showgrounds, Coronation Ave, Nambour
Enjoy twilight Christmas markets, kid’s entertainment, an animal farm, face painting, jumping castle and food stalls at the Nambour Community Carols. From 6pm the event will hold a fun-filled concert with carols and visit from Santa, followed by fireworks at 8pm.
Coolum Christmas in the Park
WHEN: Sat 15 Dec, 7-9pm
WHERE: Tickle Park, Coolum Beach
Bring your family, friends and singing voice for the Coolum Christmas in the Park event. The event will feature free tea and coffee, dancers, glow sticks, carols and fireworks, with a special visit from Santa for the kids.
WHEN: Sun 16 Dec, 6-7:30pm
WHERE: Wandiny Room, Novotel Twin Waters Resort
Join in the fun at this Christmas carols and fireworks event held at Novotel Twin Waters Resort. Entertainment and a visit from Santa will also feature on the night.
For a full list of carols events on the wider Sunshine Coast, see the Visit Sunshine Coast website.