Celebrate Christmas in the City

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Get into the spirit of the season thanks to City of Newcastle who are lighting up Wheeler Place in Newcastle CBD with a giant Christmas tree plus entertainment on Friday and Saturday nights during December.

Come along and take a selfie with Santa and his elves, and stick around for family-friendly live entertainment including carol singers, a brass band and more.

There’s no better way to soak up some festive fun in the city as we revel in the magic of Christmas once more.

Giant Christmas Tree

The giant Christmas Tree moves to Wheeler Place this year lighting up this city space.

Santa and his elves

Snap a Santa selfie! Santa and his elves will be available for photos between 6pm – 8pm on all dates below.

Santa photos Newcastle

Live entertainment

There’s a range of family-friendly live entertainment including carol singers, a brass band and more to enjoy every Friday and Saturday night.

  • Fri 3 Dec:     Bella Vocé carol singers
  • Sat 4 Dec:    The Rehab Brass Band
  • Fri 10 Dec:   The Little Scallywags
  • Sat 11 Dec:  Hannah Indigo stilt walkers
  • Fri 17 Dec:   The Marching Koala’s and Julie Logan Music
  • Sat 18 Dec:  Novotones choir

Grab a bite to eat

Don’t worry about feeding the family. If you fancy a bite to eat, Civic Café & Bar will be open for food and drinks, including some of the best pizza in Newcastle amongst the fairy lights.  

Support local

Don’t forget to Lean in Newy. Support local this Christmas, do something good in our community, be rewarded and get discounts from over 160 fabulous local businesses to buy a present for yourself or a gift for someone you love. Download Lean in Newy app today.

For more information, visit City of Newcastle What’s On Website

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