Christmas on the Green, St Ives

It’s never too early to start celebrating the holiday season! Get a head start on your Christmas at Brigidine College’s community Christmas market offering a beautiful range of unique gifts and handmade crafts. Stay for twilight carols on the College Green at 7pm.

When: Friday, 24 November, 4-7pm (markets) + 7-9pm (carols)

Where: Brigidine College, 325 Mona Vale Road, St Ives


A Very Barker Christmas, Hornsby

Tick off all your Christmas shopping at this wonderful annual Christmas market, then roll out the picnic rug and enjoy a sunset carols extravaganza featuring Barker’s talented students.

When: Saturday, 25 November, 3pm

Where: Barker College, 91 Pacific Highway, Hornsby


Sing Noel, Wahroonga 

Experience the jubilant sounds of Christmas at Sing Noel. The night will start with a concert of classic carols played by the magnificent orchestra, followed by congregational singing and spoken reflections. 

When: Saturday, 25 November, 7-9pm

Where: Wahroonga Seventh-day Adventist Church, 183 Fox Valley Rd, Wahroonga


Knox Christmas Markets

The Knox Christmas Markets promises to be a fun evening out for the family, with music performed by our student ensembles, great food, opportunities to pick up beautiful gifts from local businesses and most of all, festive cheer.
Stallholders will be selling:
Christmas decorations.
Candles and homewares.
Handmade items.
Gourmet food.
Fashion and jewellery.
Cosmetics and soaps.
Other gifts.
Food stalls include gourmet pizza, Dutch pancakes and ice cream.
Limited parking is available at Borambil St car park (Gate 3) and JAPAC car park (Gate 18).

When: Friday, 01 December 2023 | 04:00 PM – 08:00 PM

Where: The Great Hall, Knox Grammar School, Pacific Highway, Wahroonga, 2076, View Map

Wahroonga Village Fair 

Get all your Christmas shopping done in one day at this eclectic community market organised by Wahroonga Rotary. There will be art, clothes, food, coffee and much more, along with face painting, dancing and music performers including the Knox pipe band. 

When: Sunday, 3 December, 9am-4pm

Where: Wahroonga Village, Railway Avenue, Wahroonga


Community Carols, North Turramurra

Northside Church Turramurra is holding its annual carols. With:

  • mobile animal farm
  • jumping castle
  • face painting
  • sausage sizzle and ice cream
  • commando challenge
  • carols!

When: Sunday Dec 3

Where: 217 Bobbin Head Rd, North Turramurra

Native Wreath Making, St Ives 

Embrace the spirit of an Aussie Christmas in this unique native flora workshop. You’ll learn to create stunning wreaths using locally sourced, vibrant wildflowers and foliage, and can take the wreath home as a present or as a decoration for your home. 

When: Sunday, 3 December, 1-3pm 

Where: Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden, 420 Mona Vale Road, St Ives


Turramurra High Christmas Market 

Mark your calendars for the return of Turramurra High’s annual Christmas market where you can explore stunning jewellery, handmade cards, French homewares, art and delicious Christmas delicacies. Entry is by gold coin donation.

When: Thursday, 7 December, 5.30-8.30pm

Where: Turramurra High School, 104 Maxwell Street, Turramurra


Chanukah on the Green

Join us for this magnificent family-friendly event as the Jewish community celebrates the festival of Chanukah (Hanukkah). Everyone is welcome to join the celebrations, which include amusement rides, carnival games, lighting of the giant Menorah, live music, stage acts and shows, roving entertainers and fireworks!

When: Thursday, 7 December, 5-8.30pm

Where: St Ives Village Green, Village Green Parade, St Ives


Willoughby Symphony Orchestra: The Magic of Christmas Concert 

Get in the festive spirit with this enchanting musical celebration by Willoughby Symphony Orchestra and Choir, and WSO Youth Chorus. Sing along to your favourite Christmas carols and create special memories with the family. Tickets start at $16.40 for children and are $75 for adults. 

When: Friday, 8 December, 7-9pm

Where: The Concourse Concert Hall, 409 Victoria Avenue, Chatswood


A Festival of Carols, South Turramurra 

Challis Singers community choir will bring their majestic voices to the stage for a night of carols at St Andrew’s Uniting Church. Tickets range from $7.50-$20 and can be purchased online or at the door. Refreshments are included during the interval. 

When: Friday, 8 December, 7.30-9pm

Where: St Andrew’s Uniting Church, Vernon Street, South Turramurra


St Ives Christmas Market

Discover hidden treasures and support local businesses at these brand-new Christmas Markets at St Ives Showground. There will be a handmade and artisan pavilion, indoor boutique pavilion, outdoor stalls, food trucks and more.

When: Saturday, 9 December, 3-9pm and Sunday, 10 December, 10am-3pm

Where: St Ives Showground, 450 Mona Vale Road, St Ives


Carols On Clanville, Roseville

Join us for Carols on Clanville on Saturday 9th December at Roseville Park.

Family fun from 4.30pm

– face painting, camel rides and a petting zoo!

Carols from 6.30pm

BYO picnic

When: Saturday, 09 December 2023 | 04:30 PM – 09:00 PM

Where: Roseville Park, Clanville Road, Roseville


Christmas in the Bush, St Ives 

When: Sunday, 10 December, 10am-2pm

Where: Lambert’s Clearing, Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden, 420 Mona Vale Road, St Ives 


Carols at the San, Wahroonga

Celebrate 120 years of Sydney Adventist Hospital at this Christmas carols event with family activities, Santa photos and food stalls from 4pm, followed by a kids concert by The Beanies at 7pm and main carols at 7.30pm.

When: Sunday, 10 December, 4pm

Where: The San, 185 Fox alley Road, Wahroonga 


Carols in the Garden

Fun for the whole family! Great Christmas music, BBQ, jumping castle, craft, magic show, face painting & more! Family fun from 4pm, Carols from 5pm. Bring a picnic rug!

When: Sunday, 10 December, 4pm

Where: Wahroonga Anglican Church


Santa in the Gardens, St Ives 

Grab the family for a true Aussie outdoor Santa photo in the beautiful bushlands at Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden. Sessions will run each Saturday and Sunday morning from 11 November through to 17 December.

When: Saturday and Sunday from 11 November to 17 December, 8am-12pm

Where: Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden, 420 Mona Vale Road, St Ives


Carols in the Park, Pymble

Carols in the Park is an annual, family community carols event with sausage sizzle and fun games at Bannockburn Oval.

This year we have a best dressed dog competition. Bring your low chairs and blankets and settle in for an evening of fun.

This event is proudly brought to you by St Swithun’s Church Pymble.

When: Friday, 15 December 2023 | 05:00 PM – 07:00 PM

Where: Bannockburn Oval, Bannockburn Rd, Pymble

Carols On the Green Lindfield

Please come and enjoy a picnic with family and friends on the Village Green.

5pm – face painting and band music.

6pm – Christmas Carols and puppet show.

When: Saturday, 16 December 2023 | 05:00 PM – 07:15 PM

Where: Lindfield Village Green, Corner Tryon Road and Lindfield Avenue, Lindfield

Festive Decorations Workshop, St Ives 

Join this free paper folding workshop at St Ives Library where you’ll transform discarded books into a festive creation. You can a little extra sparkle by stitching some beads into the design.   

When: Friday, 17 November, 2-4pm

Where: St Ives Library, 166 Mona Vale Road, St Ives


XMAS eve market day at Le Marché

Stock up on your fav’ french food, fresh produce for your Xmas celebrations and last minute Xmas gifts at Le marché.
Trading hours 8:30am to 12:30pm.
Last market for 2023.

When: Sunday, 24 December, 8:30am-12:30pm

Where: Laurelbank Willoughby




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