We say it every year, but how quickly does the year go. One minute we’re firing up the BBQ for Australia Day, then it’s Easter Egg hunts, Halloween and boom, Christmas! But I have to say, Christmas is by far my favourite festivity of the year. The Christmas lights, Christmas Carols, Ginger Bread Cookies and 3 excited little children make it so special. This will also be bub #3 first Christmas, so it’s extra special this year.
I was looking up the Christmas Carols and festivities in our area so I could plan ahead and thought why don’t I share it with you as well. No point all of us losing sleep trying to locate them all and ending up with 15 Google tabs open to show for our efforts!
Here’s the December fun for Christmas Carols in Byron Bay region:
Saturday 2 December 2018 – Lennox Head Carols in the Park
There will be local entertainers, scrumptious food stalls, raffles, a visit from Santa and Macadamia Castle are bringing their super cute baby animals and sponsoring the big fireworks extravaganza!
Where: Williams Reserve
Time: 5 pm onwards
More Info: https://www.byronbayfn.com.au/
Saturday 2 December 2018 – Cabarita Beach Christmas Festival
A free community event with markets, live music, food stalls and even a visit from Santa in his big red firetruck!
Where: Pandanus Pde, Cabarita Beach
Time 4 pm – 9 pm
SATURDAY 8 DECEMBER 2018 – BILLI CHRISTMAS AFFAIR
Come down for a relaxing afternoon celebrating Christmas and Billinudgel businesses. There will be food, face painting, a jumping castle, performances by local school choirs and bands as well as a Christmas hamper raffle.
Where: 1 Mogo Place, Billinudgel (Hosted by Humble Pie Co)
Time: 1 pm – 5 pm
Saturday 8 December 2018 – Christmas Carols at Seagulls
After the fun and festivities in Billi, head on over to The Tweed for their annual Christmas Carols at Seagulls. There will be a jumping castle, face painting, fireworks and a visit from Santa, Rudolph and Frosty the Snowman!
Where: Seagulls Club – Gollan Drive, Tweed Heads
Time: 5 pm – 8 pm
Sunday 9 December 2018 – riverside carols
Where: Kingsford Smith Oval, Ballina
Time: 6:30pm (Gates open at 530pm)
More Info: http://www.riversidecarols.org.au/
friday 14 December 2018 – BYRON CAROLS BY THE SEA
A Christmas tradition tightly held by locals and holiday makers alike, Byron Carols by the Sea is a free community event where the beach is the backdrop to a night of singing and family fun.
Where: Main Beach, Byron Bay (APEX Park – Opposite The Beach Hotel)
Time 6:30pm – 8 pm
More Info: http://www.byroncarols.org.au
friday 14 December 2018 -Alstonville- Christmas on the Plateau
Free kids dinner, games and craft, jumping castles, climbing wall, farm animals, carols… all in the park.
Where: Elizabeth Ann Brown Park, Alstonville
Time 4pm – 8 pm
SUNDAY 16 DECEMBER 2018 – KIDS CHRISTMAS PARTY
A Christmas party just for the kids with Santa, a petting zoo, jumping castle and face painting. Each child who registers by 10 December will receive a present from Santa on the day! Cost is $15 per child. This one looks like fun!
Where: Pottsville Beach Sports Club – 30 Coast Road, Pottsville
Time: 12 pm – 4 pm
SUNDAY 16 DECEMBER 2018 – Mullumbimby Carols by Candlelight
A family friendly event hosted by the Mullumbimby Showgrounds, join fellow families as we sing carols under the stars. And rumour has it Santa may even be there!
Where: Mullumbimby Showground – 51 Main Arm Rd, Mullumbimby
Time: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
WEDNESDAY 19 DECEMBER 2018 – Brunswick Heads Twilight Christmas Markets & Fireworks
A twilight Christmas market from 3pm where you can finish off your shopping while supporting local businesses. Then just for the kids, Santa will be arriving between 6 pm – 7 pm followed by fireworks at 9 pm. In the meantime there will be food stalls, festivities and even rides for the kids. A fun afternoon all round.
Where: Memorial Park, Brunswick Heads
Time: 3 pm till late
MONDAY 24 DECEMBER 2018 – BANGALOW CHRISTMAS EVE CARNIVAL
Join us on Christmas eve for food, drinks, carols and all day fun at Bangalow. A great idea to burn some of that energy the kids always have on Christmas eve!
Where: Bangalow Suffolk Park
Time: 8am – 5 pm
If that list of fun doesn’t keep the kids entertained leading up to Santa then I don’t know what will. There’s certainly going to be some fun times the next few weeks. I’m ready!
So you don’t have to print out this blog, I’ve added the events to our December planner.
If you would like your own planner as well as our super handy gift planner and holiday planner, fill in your details below and we’ll make sure we send you a copy pronto!
Do you know of a Christmas event or Christmas Carols in the Byron or Northern Rivers region that we’ve missed? Let us know so we can all join you!