Thursday, December 6
Carols by Glowlight, Albion Park Rail
Held at Albion Park Rail Public School from 5.30pm to 8pm. Carols and jumping castle, face painting, barbecue and special visit from Santa.
Friday, December 7
Corrimal Carols, CORRIMAL
Held at Robert Ziems Park from 6pm to 9pm. Gold coin donation at the gate with money raised donated to Surf Life Saving Club. Food will be available from the Corrimal Cougars Rugby League Football Club and the Corrimal Chamber of Commerce.
Shellharbour’s Carols by Candlelight, LAKE ILLAWARRA
Held at Reddall Reserve, Lake Illawarra. Kids concert at 5.30pm to 6.15pm; carols at 6.30pm to 8.30pm, and fireworks at 8.30pm.
Saturday, December 8
Figtree Community Carols, FIGTREE
Held at Figtree High School on Gibsons Road from 5.30pm to 9.30pm. Donations collected support the Rural Fire Service. Free face painting and children’s activities, rides, BBQ and food vendors.
Berkeley Christmas Carols and moonlight movie, BERKELEY
Held at Berkeley Community Park, Winnima Way. Carols start at 5pm, movie screening of How the Grinch Stole Christmas at 8pm.
The Illawarra Choral Society, WOLLONGONG
The Illawarra Choral Society will perform at The Church on the Mall at 2pm. They will perform Camille Saint Saens' Christmas Oratorio and well known carols. Tickets: Adults $30, Concession $25, Groups 10+ $20, Child (under 12) free. Book here
Sunday, December 9
Wollongong Christmas Carols, WOLLONGONG
Santa Fest will be held at Lang Park from 4pm to 9pm. The Disability Trust and Salvos Wollongong have partnered up to present a free family-friendly Christmas carols sing-along. Live music, food stalls, kids activities and fireworks.
Woonona Lions Carols in the Park, WOONONA
Held at Strachan Park, Princes Highway from 6.30pm. Santa will appear. Presented by Lions Club of Woonona.
Carols on the Lawn, EAST CORRIMAL
Held at 9 Augusta Street, East Corrimal from 5.30pm. Bring a chair or blanket and a gold coin if you’d like a glow stick or something from the barbecue.
Tuesday, December 11
Albion Park Community Carols, ALBION PARK
Held at Albion Park High School (120 Church Street, Albion Park) from 6pm. Barbecue, jumping castle, face painting and animal zoo with carols from 7.30pm. BYO chairs/blankets. Hosted by Albion Park combined churches.
Carols in the Park, JAMBEROO
Held at Reid Park, corner of Allowrie and Churchill streets from 7pm to 9pm. Bring a blanket or a chair and settle in for an evening of carols supported by the Salvation Army Band. (Wet weather alternative Jamberoo Public School, Churchill Street, Jamberoo).
Carols on the Green, KIAMA
Held at Kiama Golf Club, 79 Oxley Avenue, Kiama Downs from 6pm to 8pm. Animal farm, face painters and special guest appearance from Santa.
Wednesday, December 12
Kiama Community Carols in the Park, KIAMA
Held at Hindmarsh Park, Terralong Street from 7pm to 9pm. Singers from local schools will perform. In the event of inclement weather, the carols will take place at Kiama Pavilion.
Friday, December 14
Wiseman Carols, GWYNNEVILLE
Held at Wiseman Park, Gwynneville. Sausage sizzle and kids activities including face painting and jumping castle from 6pm; and carols, including puppet show for kids, at 7pm to 8.30pm. Hosted by St John's Anglican Church Keiraville and St Brigid's Catholic Church Gwynneville.
Saturday, December 15
Dapto Christmas Festival, DAPTO
Held at Dapto Anglican Church, Moombara Street from 5.30pm until 9pm. The free family event includes market stalls, Christmas carols, carnival food and fireworks.
Carols in the Burgh, HELENSBURGH
Held at Rex Jackson Oval, Helensburgh from 6pm to 9.30pm. Food and entertainment plus fireworks.
Carols by the Harbour, SHELLHARBOUR
Held at Little Park, Shellharbour Village. Starts at 5pm with a family festival including face painting and crafts with fireworks at the end of the night.
Sunday, December 16
Carols on the Lawn, WOLLONGONG
Held at St Michael’s Cathedral, corner of Church and Market streets, Wollongong. Sausage sizzle from 5.30pm
Keiraview Uniting Church Carols, WEST WOLLONGONG
Held at Wollongong West Public School, entry from Phillips Avenue. Family games from 5-7pm; food and barbecue from 6-7pm and carols from 7-8pm.
Austinmer Village Carols by the Sea, AUSTINMER
Held at Austinmer Beach Park from 7.30pm. BYO picnic and blanket. Hosted by Austinmer and Thirroul Anglican Church.
Carols in the Carpark, PORT KEMBLA
Held at Port Kembla Baptist Church, corner of Illawarra and Cowper streets, Port Kembla from 6pm. Children's activities, Animals of Bethlehem (petting zoo) traditional carols and sausage sizzle plus a special visit from Santa Claus.
Wollongong Welsh Choir Christmas Concert, UNANDERRA
Held at Undanderra Community Hall, Factory Road, Unanderra from 2pm to 4pm.
Christmas Sing-along, WOLLONGONG
Held at Wollongong Uniting Church from 3pm. Come along and sing your favourite Christmas carols and songs. Admission: Adults $20, Children Free. All proceeds to Wesley Community Centre
Monday, December 24
Christmas Eve Carols in the Cathedral, WOLLONGONG
Held at St Michael’s Cathedral, corner of Church and Market streets, Wollongong.
Carols in the Garage, ALBION PARK
Start a family tradition with Carols in the Garage from 6 to 7pm. Followed by a free, community two-course Christmas dinner from 7-8.30pm at Southern Life Care, 107 Tongarra Rd, Albion Park. Southern Illawarra Church of Christ.
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