Cairns Christmas Timetable 2015

Saturday November 28

Tom and Jerry Stage Show & Santa’s Arrival
Where: Mount Sheridan Plaza
When: From 10:00am
Keep the kids entertained these holidays by bringing them to a free Christmas stage show! They will be able to meet Tom and Jerry ‘in person’ and watch their delightful stage show. Santa will be making an appearance, too.
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Sunday November 29

Christmas Market Day
Where: Tanks Arts Centre
When: 9:00am-2:00pm
Join in on the last market day of the year, as well as the perfect opportunity to pick up some last-minute Christmas gifts! There will be a rich variety of local arts and crafts, vintage clothing, collectables and natural health products. Relax and grab some lunch and coffee to keep you going til the markets close at 2pm. There are also themed activities for children between 3-12 years of age.
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Wednesday December 2

Carols by Candlelight Edmonton
Where: Ravizza Park
When: From 6:00pm
Come join up to 1500 people in the annual community event Carols by Candlelight Edmonton, there will be plenty to see and do!
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Sunday December 13

MSP Christmas Markets
Where: Mount Sheridan Plaza
When: 13 & 20 Dec
Open from 9:00am to 3:00pm, the Christmas Markets are a great option for a day out with the family. With plenty of live entertainment and fun things for the kids such as face painting and balloon art, there’s something for everyone! There will be plenty of gifts and items for your last minute shopping needs.
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Carols by Candlelight
Where: Fogarty Park
When: 6:30pm
Bring a rug and your best singing voice for some Christmas carol fun in Fogarty Park. Proceeds from merchandise sales will go toward the Mayor’s Christmas Cheer Appeal for the distribution of food hampers to around 700 local families in need.
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Wednesday December 16

Hot FM’s Cavalcade of Lights
Where: Cairns Showgrounds
When: 7:00pm
Join Illy and Shad as hundreds of cars follow the Hot FM Hot Rod, covered in Christmas decorations! They will drive through Cairns suburbs (as far north as Smithfield and south to Gordonvale) to see all the Christmas lights!
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NYE Celebrations

NYE Cairns Esplanade
Where: Cairns Esplanade
When: From 6:00pm
Welcome 2016 with hundred of others by attending the NYE Cairns Esplanade event! Admission is free and there will be fireworks at 9pm for the kids and midnight for everyone else!
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Not in Cairns? Check out our other Christmas guides for 2015: