With Christmas just a few days away, it’s a great time to plan a holiday to a destination where you can get into a true Christmas spirit with your whole family. Sydney in Australia could be your destination for a perfect Christmas holiday experience with the hot weather, sunny skies and a distinct lack of snow and sleigh bells. There are a plenty of things to enjoy and experience here including parties at the beaches, barbeques by the pools and a wide range of sporting and cultural activities.
Check below the list of best 2019 Christmas Events in Sydney:
Christmas Lights Spectacular
The largest lights display of Southern hemisphere, Christmas Lights Spectacular is a stunning show to get into a true Christmas fervour. The event is spreading holiday magic from 8th November, 2019 to 26th January, 2019, and is taking place at Hunter Valley Gardens. The most breathtaking display of more than 2 million lights including a terrific princess castle, and the white Christmas scene complete with snow cave and white topped trees are a treat for sore eyes. Visitors can enjoy a delicious selection of food and beverage stalls, and the roaming entertainment including carollers, carnival rides and nightly performances.
Christmas Wonderland, Sydney Showground
Christmas Wonderland welcomes you to experience Christmas extravaganza in Sydney from 18th to 24th December, 2019. It is where you can indulge in the enchantment of the North Pole home of Santa comprising an ice skating rink and a snow play area where you can build a snowman and have a snowball fight. While there’s a magical stage show and ice show appealing to visitors, adventure lovers can take Australia’s best amusement rides here. Besides, you will be astounded by the spirit and joy of Christmas discovering the Christmas village and marvelling in Candy Cane Lane.
Shrek The Halls, Auburn Botanic Gardens
Auburn Botanic Gardens is all set to welcome you to a fairy tale Christmas adventure on 7th December from 6pm to 10pm. Visit here with your whole family and take a trip to the kingdom of Far Far Away. A dazzling Christmas light display, free Carnival rides, Christmas carols and performances by local groups, face painting, disco party and various Christmas activities will appeal to the visitors of all age groups. You would love to watch Shrek the Hall and Shrek Forever After in the open air cinema and would also get a chance to meet the stars of the movie – Shrek, Princess Fiona and Puss in Boots.
Sydney Santa Spectacular
Renowned to be the biggest and the most festive Christmas festival of Sydney, Sydney Santa Spectacular will be held at Penrith Panthers this year from 23rd November to 26th December 2019. The event is all about more rides, more entertainment and more fun! Home to one of the largest portable ice skating rinks of Australia, it is where you can enjoy unlimited ice skating in winter wonderland. There’s also a dazzling Santa’s Enchanted Forest with live snowfall and live stage entertainment along with a stack of brand new features such as polar bear ball bit of snowballs, putt-putt golf and feature rides ensuring the best of Christmas thrill.
The Beanies’ Christmas Spectacular
If you have little kids with you, take them to this event that will be celebrated by 2019 ARIA-award nominated children’s entertainers, The Beanies with their all-singing, all-dancing Christmas Spectacular on 12th December at Riverside Theatres. You and your kids will have a fun time here listening to the Christmas classics sung by Laura, Mim and Michael along with Mini-Beanies such as Jingle Bells and Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer as well as their own Christmas carol, The Christmas Rumba.