Forget a white Christmas and experience the most wonderful time of the year in true Sydney-style!

From the tree lighting in Martin Place to singing carols in The Domain, Sydney celebrates the spirit of Christmas with wonderful traditions, festivals and markets. 

1. choirs in the city

Under a canopy of lights in Pitt Street Mall, choirs herald the season’s joy and peace every Thursday, Saturday and Sunday between 6pm and 7pm (8pm Thursdays) until December 21st.

In Martin Place, choirs sing nightly under the tree between 6pm and 8pm until Christmas Eve.

So, warm up your tonsils and sing along to your favourite holiday tunes while you do your Christmas shopping!

Pitt Street Mall Pitt Street, between Market and King Streets, Sydney
Martin Place, Sydney


2. Get in the festive season at Alexandria Village Christmas Concert

Get your Christmas festive season started at our free family-friendly concert. Kids will love joining their favourite entertainers as they sing and dance in the spirit of Sydney Christmas.

Hosted by The Listies with performances by Bunny Rackets, Ally Boom Boom & The Cool Bananas, SplashDance and Hot Potato Band. Kids can enjoy craft activities, table tennis and games with our Christmas elves.

when and Where?
Friday 7 December 2018 from 6.30pm to 8.30pm
Alexandria Park Buckland Street, Alexandria

3. meet santa at rushcutters bay village christmas concert

Kids will love joining their favourite entertainers, including Jimmy Giggle, Nay Nay Let’s Play, The Listies, Ally Boom Boom and the Cool Bananas, Justine Clarke and Thirsty Merc, as they sing and dance in the spirit of Sydney Christmas.


Santa will make a special guest appearance and the night will end in a glittering fireworks display. There will also be food trucks, a community barbeque, gelato and coffee available to purchase.

When and Where?
Saturday 8 December 2018 from 6.30pm to 8.30pm
Reg Bartley Oval, Rushcutters Bay

4. Watch the dazzling fireworks at the rosebery village christmas concert

Hosted by Sam Moran with performances by Jimmy Giggle, SplashDance, Ally Boom Boom & The Cool Bananas and Suite Az, this event is the perfect start to the festive season!

Meet Santa, and watch the brilliant fireworks display with the whole family!

when and where?
Sunday 9 December 2018 from 6.30pm to 8.30pm
Turruwul Park, Rosebery

5. admire the beautiful christmas decorations in sydney’s cbd!


Immerse yourself in the Christmas spirit simply by walking along the streets of Sydney. Beware: the Christmas fever is contagious! 

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