Father Christmas spotted in Wollongong ahead of Santa Fest Christmas Carols

SNAPPED: Santa Claus is caught relaxing in Wollongong's Lang Park with Karen Walker and Margaret Biggs on Wednesday ahead of his weekend's appearance in the region for Santa Fest Christmas Carols. Picture: Robert Peet
SNAPPED: Santa Claus is caught relaxing in Wollongong's Lang Park with Karen Walker and Margaret Biggs on Wednesday ahead of his weekend's appearance in the region for Santa Fest Christmas Carols. Picture: Robert Peet

Santa Claus was spotted in Lang Park in Wollongong on Wednesday ahead of his appearance at one of the city’s biggest carol’s event.

This Sunday afternoon the jolly icon will visit the Santa Fest Christmas Carols to spread festive cheer and cookies to children attending the family friendly event, which runs from 3pm until 8:30pm.

The carols – which is run by the Salvation Army and The Disability Trust – will see performers from local tiny tots to stars such as Trent Bowater (who was part of the international cast of Les Miserables).

Song books will be distributed so everyone can sing along, while there will also host Bollywood dancing, jumping castle and multiple food stalls. 

Some of the performers include The Music Makers, Smiths Hill Vocal Ensemble, Wollongong Brass Band, Good Samaritan Primary School Choir, The Chonchords, St Therese West Wollongong Choir, Stella Maris Shellharbour choir, Wollongong Salvation Army Band, Tribal Jewels Dance Troupe, The Star Dancers and more.

It’s one of a number of carols events happening around the Illawarra, to see the full list visit: CLICK HERE