Christmas Fun in the City of Adelaide

Christmas in Adelaide

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in the City of Adelaide, and we’re making it easy for you to have a cracker this year!
From exciting events to live performances, activations, and installations across the CBD and North Adelaide, there’s something for kids young and old (and mum and dad too)!

Keep reading below for your hitlist of how to experience Christmas in the city this year.

Victoria Square / Tarntanyangga Christmas Tree

What stands 25 metres tall and is covered in more than 13,000 individually programmed twinkling lights? It’s the giant Christmas tree in Victoria Square / Tarntanyangga of course!
Each night, from 8pm until 2.30am, the tree will be transformed into a dazzling light display that loops every 10 minutes.
If it’s a warm night, the kids will love having a splash in the Victoria Square fountains too!

Adelaide Christmas Cracker Trail

An exciting new addition to this year’s Christmas festival, the Christmas Cracker Trail app will surprise and delight.

Download the free app on the Apple or Google Play stores and find hidden surprises across the CBD and North Adelaide. There are 14 Christmas activities waiting to be discovered at iconic locations such as the Mall’s Balls, Town Hall and the Victoria Square Christmas tree, that each reveal Christmas quizzes, jokes, badges to collect, selfie filters, and augmented reality experiences.

What are you waiting for?! Click here to download the app.

Adelaide Maker’s Market

Presented by the City of Adelaide and ForMile Events, Adelaide’s Maker Markets are NOT TO BE MISSED!

Enjoy food, fashion, craft, jewellery, music and more, while supporting local businesses and doing your Christmas shopping.

  • Victoria Square / Tarntanyangga, Friday 10 December 2021, 3pm – 9.30pm
  • 88 O’Connell Street, Sunday 19 December 2021, 1pm – 9pm

Bauble Canopy

Gorgeous, mesmerising, stunning, beautiful, captivating – there are so many words we could use to describe these art installations by Atelier Sisu.

Also new to the city this year, the two bauble canopies hang above Peel Street and Vaughan Place, reflecting light during the day and lighting up 159 individual baubles at night.

Make sure you check out these spectacular displays during the festive season.

Monski Mouse’s Christmas Baby Disco Dance Hall

Now, something for the littlies! Parents and kids zero to five-years-old can rock around the Christmas tree with DJ Monski Mouse and her fabulous dancers at this family-friendly disco.

Featuring tinsel, Christmas tune favourites, and some musical surprises, it’s sure to be a toe tapping, heart-warming, seasonal family dance! Family tickets are just $35.

  • Adelaide Town Hall (Main Auditorium), 128 King William Road, 11am – 11.50am and 1pm – 1.50pm

LEGO Sleigh at North Adelaide Village

The family favourite is back this year, with the impressive Santa’s sleigh built entirely from LEGO calling North Adelaide Village home this festive season. Pop in, have your photo taken, and marvel at this incredible creation.

North Adelaide Village, 67 O’Connell Street, 12pm – 4pm daily

For more details and everything you need to know about Christmas in the city this year visit the City of Adelaide website

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