Free Christmas Events in Fraser Coast 2019
Free Christmas Events in Fraser Coast 2019
We have put together a list of free (or low cost) Christmas events happening in Hervey Bay, Maryborough and surrounds this year. There are so many opportunities for you and your whole family to get into the Christmas spirit.
New events will be added as we hear about them so please check back regularly. If you know about a Christmas event that we don't have listed, please email us email@example.com and we will add it.
Be sure to also check out our Guide to Christmas Blog which includes lots fun ideas and traditions.
Howard Community Christmas Carnival
Saturday, 16 November from 4pm.
- Howard Reserve, 48 Steley Street, Howard
- This is an annual event held at Bellert Park in Howard. Live entertainment with Phoebe Jay Music, Rock Climbing, Jumping Castle, close up magician, Laser Tag, Market Stalls, Dinosaurs, Santa will be here, the canteen will be open and the event will conclude with a wonderful Fireworks display. Bring a chair or a blanket and enjoy the atmosphere. All welcome. A great family event.
Santa's Arrival Station Square Shopping Centre
Saturday, 23 November from 10am.
- Station Square Shopping Centre, Lennox Street, Maryborough
- Welcome Santa Claus to the centre for a very jolly Christmas event! Free Face Painting, Free Photos with Santa and special performances from Hervey Bay Dance School, Plus Special Guest Nickleby the Magician back for 2 wonderful Magic Shows. More information here.
Granville State School Christmas Wrap-Up
Saturday, 23 November 2019 from 4pm
- Granville State School, 82 Cambridge Street, Granville
- Come along to this years Granville School P and C Christmas Wrap Up. There will be rides, face painting, class christmas songs, raffles, cake stall, showbag stall, glow stall, food, bar, music and even a santa visit with much more. Public welcome. More information here.
Saturday, 23 November 2019 from 1pm
- Door of Hope Church, Kent Street, Maryborough
- Come along and enjoy an afternoon of song. From Handel to Bruno Mars, with a few Christmas songs added in, all welcome to celebrate a wonderful year. Special guests Maryborough Brass and the Maryborough Choral Society will help to make this a special event.
Santa Arrival at Stockland Hervey Bay
Saturday, 23 November 2019 from 10.30am - 11am
- Stockland Hervey Bay, 6 Central Ave, Hervey Bay
- Welcome Santa back to Stockland Hervey Bay for another magical Christmas. And it wouldn't be a celebration without Santa's helpers, Rudolph, Santa's Elves, Frosty the Snowman and some more very special friends. Make sure you bring the whole family to enjoy free facepainting, roaming entertainment, musical performances and giveaways!
Tiaro Lions Christmas Party and Carols in the Country
Saturday, 30 November 2019 from 3pm
- Tiaro Recreational Grounds, Inman Street, Tiaro
- Tiaro Lions Christmas Party and Carols in the Country are combining this year to bring the community a spectacular free event for families. Christmas Party starts from 3:00 pm and the carols kick off at 6:30 pm running through until the finishing fireworks at the end of the night at 9:00pm Santa visits at 5:00pm with Lollies for the children, free rides, markets stalls, ham wheel, lucky door prize and raffles. Come along for a wonderful christmas celebration for all families
Fraser Coast Toy Run
Sunday, 1 December 2019 at 7am - 2pm
- Departs Westside Tavern, Gympie Rd, Tinana
- The 2019 Fraser Coast Toy Run will depart from The Westside Tavern, Gympie Rd Tinana on Sunday 1st December 2019. Gold coin donation to be part of this event, coffee van on the day as well as sausage sizzle, lucky door prize, raffles, cash prizes plus much more.
Apex Santa Fair and Carols in the Park
Sunday, 8 December 2019 from 2.30pm - 8pm
- Queens Park, Sussex Street, Maryborough
- Festivities will commence from 2.30pm with the Apex Santa Fair at the Rotunda, followed by kids activities and snow zone in the park from 5-6pm. The Christmas Carols will begin at 5.30pm, performed by local musicians and the Maryborough RSL's Fireworks Display to end the night at 8pm. Plus, there will be plenty of food vendors to keep the whole family happy throughout the evening! Make sure you keep your eyes open for Santa who will arrive during the night.
Hervey Bay RSL Carols by Candlelight
Saturday, 14 December from 5.30pm
- Seafront Oval, Pialba
- Free community event with all the Christmas favourites and a spectacular fireworks display. Food & drinks available, or bring your own picnic. BYO rugs & chairs.
Christmas Sunday in the Park
Sunday 15 December 2019 from 9am – 2pm
- Queens Park, Maryborough
- It's Sunday in the Park, Christmas Style! Join Maryborough Excelsior City Band in Queens Park, Maryborough on the last Sunday of every month. MELSA will have their miniature train rides and The Replica Steam Train , Mary Ann will be running on the riverside track for your enjoyment. Treat yourself to a BBQ lunch from the band's food stall. Food stalls and train rides from 9am, band plays at 11am. Bring the family down and support local talent! *Weather permitting*
Family Christmas Party
Saturday, 21 December 2019 from 11am - 2pm
- Kondari Hotel, 49-63 Elizabeth Street, Hervey Bay
- Save the date for the annual Christmas party with loads for the kids to do including face painting, art and crafts plus loads more.
Maryborough Street Party "Mary Christmas"
Saturday 21st December 2019 rom 2pm - 9.30pm
- Maryborough City Hall, Adelaide and Kent Streets, Maryborough
- Market, food, live entertainment, Pet Expo, children's activities, rides, visit by Santa. More information here.