Christmas celebrations!


Celebrate the silly season with a visit to Santa, a decoration workshop or cheerful Christmas carol event. With Christmas fast approaching, don’t miss your opprountity to don your favourite crass Christmas t-shirt, Santa hat or Jiggle Bells earings!

Here’s our round up of what’s happening this Christmas around the state:

Santa Visits Trainworks

Sun 7, 14, 21 December

Santa visits Trainworks to hear any last minute additions to your little ones wish-list.


Christmas Truce
Newcastle Museum

Thu 11 December

Commemorating the 1914 Christmas Truce that took place on the Western Front, Newcastle Museum will hold a soccer match between the Trench Caps (Allies) and the Pickelhaubes (Germans).


Christmas Carols
Newcastle Museum

Thu 11 December

Join Newcastle Museum for an evening of cheerful Christmas carols accompanied by piano and organ.


Trench Art Christmas Decorations
Museum of the Riverina Botanic Garden Site

Sat 13 December

See how World War 1 soldiers turned discarded objects in the trenches into beautiful works of art to send home to loved ones.


Santa Weekend
Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum

Sat, Sun 13, 14 December

Come and greet Santa and his elf as they arrive in style aboard the historic Sydney Steam Tram.


Christmas Craft at Elizabeth Farm
Christmas Craft at Vaucluse House

Sat, Sun 13, 14 December

Make Christmas-inspired paper garlands, hanging decorations and paper plate wreaths to take home.


Christmas Fare: artisan food gifts for your festive table
Hyde Park Barracks Museum

18 December

With a focus on locally sourced artisan food and handcrafted gifts, you’ll find everything you need for your Christmas table.


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