Christmas carols? Santa photos? Christmas markets? Save time and energy looking for fun Christmas activities and events in Newcastle, Lake Macquarie and the Hunter. Newy with Kids has done the work for you organising the best of the holiday season in the Newy with Kids 2019 Christmas Guide.

So all you have to do is relax and enjoy Christmas with your friends and family. Find out the latest on local Christmas events, Christmas lights, Christmas carols and anything else related to Christmas. Keep checking back as we’ll be adding more events and activities as they’re confirmed.

Enjoy Christmas with your family and friends

Enjoy the magic of Christmas 2019 with a guide to what's on in Newcastle, Lake Macquarie and the Hunter including Christmas carols, shows, fireworks and more.

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The annual Santa photo is a tradition for many local families. Here are details on where to find the Man in the Red Suit around Newcastle, Lake Macquarie and the Hunter. There's also Sensitive Santa photo sessions for kids on the autism spectrum as well as Santa Pet photos.

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Find out where the best Christmas Carols are being held around Newcastle, Lake Macquarie and the Hunter in 2019

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Looking for amazing Christmas lights displays in the Newcastle, Lake Macquarie & Hunter Valley area? If so, this list is for you. (2019 list is in progress). With the help of our readers, Newy with Kids has started to compile a list of local homes decorated for Christmas. So you can get out with your family and make some memories while you enjoy the festive season.

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Thinking of going to the 2019 Christmas Lights Spectacular at Hunter Valley Gardens? Read this first to save money and get the best tips for a family night out!

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Want to scale back on Christmas spending this year? Money might be a bit tight this year or you just want a more minimalist Christmas. Here’s how to enjoy the Christmas period on a budget this year for you and your kids with tips on Christmas gifts, decorations, food and entertaining. You can still have a great Christmas with family and friends for less this festive season. Discover our top ways to save money with these 25 money-saving ideas.

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This holiday season, teach your children the true gift of giving. Donating goods or volunteering your time is a great way to give back to those in need in our local community and spread holiday cheer. Here are some ways that families can give back and help those less fortunate around Newcastle, Lake Macquarie & the Hunter.

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Enjoy the experience of shopping at local markets in the lead up to Christmas. Find unique Christmas gifts and treats, enjoy live entertainment and food.

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Enjoy a Christmas movie with your kids! Grab some popcorn and chill out with your family watching some classic Christmas movies. Here’s a list of family-friendly Christmas movies to watch with your kids this holiday season.

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Looking for a Christmas or end of year gift for a teacher to say thanks for all their efforts in educating kids. Here’s a few ideas for small gifts for teachers to show your appreciation.

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'Tis the season to be making special memories with your family. Whether it's looking at Christmas lights, going to carols in the park or just hanging out watching a movie, spend some quality time with your kids.

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How to bring the fun of Elf on the Shelf to your family this Christmas.

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If you’re searching for Christmas presents for your Frozen fans, check out these Elsa and Anna Frozen gifts just in the time for the release of Frozen 2. You can join the excitement by checking out all the themed Frozen toys, games, books and costumes now available in retailers across Australia.

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Let’s face it, the amount of physical gifts that kids get each birthday and holiday season can be excessive. There’s so much stuff and after a little while, toys and games get discarded and then chucked away. This holiday season, buy them some experience gifts that they can enjoy without the waste. In addition to family bonding, these create lasting memories for kids. Here are 50+ ideas for Newcastle & Hunter gift experiences for all budgets and interests that both kids and parents will love, plus a few from Sydney.

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Wondering what gifts to get your baby, toddler or preschooler for Christmas? It can be hard to find the right Christmas gift for your child. Newy with Kids has put together a Christmas gift guide specifically for babies, toddler and preschoolers.

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Trying to figure out what to get school-age kids for Christmas? It can be tricky at this age to buy Christmas gifts as kids can have different interests. No matter what they’re interested in, there’s sure to be a gift they’ll love to receive. Here’s a selection of Christmas gifts that they will love. If you’re shopping for younger kids, check out our baby, toddler and preschool gift guide.

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To prepare for the future, kids need a good grounding in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). To nurture these interests, choose a birthday or Christmas STEM toy or kit. Here are some of the best educational toys and games available in Australia relating to chemistry, biology, physics as well as coding and nature gifts. Kids will be having fun while they develop their learning and STEM skills.

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Started in late 2012 by a local mum and newcomer to Newcastle, Newy with Kids has grown into a thriving go-to family guide for the Newcastle & Hunter region. Parents visit the Newy with Kids website to find things to do with babies, kids and teens. Whether it’s local attractions, upcoming events, kids eat free, school holiday activities or birthday party ideas, Newy with Kids is the best website for local parents to find local kid-friendly activities and information 24/7.
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