Sing out loud! Local Christmas Carol Concerts

If you’re looking for a place to enjoy the Christmas Carols this festive season – keep reading. We’ve put together a list of all the carol services happening, so you can find the one nearest to you. So pack a picnic and your best singing voice, and happy carolling!


Carols in Willoughby Park

carols-in-willoughby-parkPack your picnic blanket and enjoy family-friendly entertainment, kids’ activities and rides throughout the afternoon, before an evening of carols, featuring Willoughby Band, Willoughby Symphony Choir and a special guest, Santa.

  • When: Saturday 2 December, 4pm to 8.30pm
  • Where: Willoughby Park, Cnr McClelland Street and Warrane Road, Willoughby
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Carols @ Northbridge

northbridge-carols2011_eBring a picnic and enjoy Carols @ Northrbidge, a joint venture of the Combined Churches of Northbridge. Carols will begin from 6.45pm. The Northbridge Carols Band will accompany the community carol singing, with performances from Northside Baptist Preschool, St Mark’s Anglican Preschool and Shore School.

  • When: Saturday 2 December from 6.30pm
  • Where: Northbridge Oval
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Carols in the Park, Belrose

An evening of free entertainment beginning at 5pm with children’s activities and farm animals plus a sausage sizzle! Carol singing begins from 7pm

  • When: Sunday 3 December, 5pm to 8.30pm
  • Where: St Stephens Anglican Church, 16 Lockwood Ave, Belrose
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Carols Under the Bridge, Milsons Point

Carols-Under-The-Bridge-North-Shore-MumsIt is one of Sydney’s fastest growing Christmas events, so pack your rug and picnic basket, bring your family and friends and join the local community for Carols under the Bridge. Face painting, craft and games will keep the little ones entertained while this year, a special live nativity scene including camels, sheep and a donkey will wow the crowd and bring the Christmas story to life for kids of all ages.

  • When: Saturday 9 December, 5pm to 9pm
  • Where: Alfred St, Milsons Point
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Carols in the Park, West Pymble

carolsinthepark-west-pymble-1Led by M.C. Stephen O’Doherty and includes performances by Andrew Chinn and a combined children’s choir, The Australian Waratah Girls Choir, soloist Elisa Colla together with traditional and modern Christmas carols led by a combined churches choir and accompanied by the Golden Kangaroos concert band.

  • When: Saturday 9 December, 6pm to 9pm
  • Where: Bicentennial Park, Lofberg Rd, West Pymble
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Magic of Christmas Concert, Chatswood

Magic of ChristmasJoin the Willoughby Symphony and Choir for the magical and enchanting concert featuring the sensational Trisha Crowe in a family Christmas concert and sing along to your favourite carols.

  • When: Sunday 10 December, 2pm
  • Where: The Concourse, 409 Victoria Avenue, Chatswood
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San Carols by Candlelight, Wahroonga

San Carols

This year children will be entertained by a fabulous day of activities including a petting zoo, face painting and balloon artists, as well as the Nick Jr’s. PAW Patrol Ready for Action Show will be performing in the special Kids Concert. The kids will also have an opportunity to meet and greet Chase and Marshall.

The main program will feature Luke Kennedy, Stefanie Jones as well as local artists Danni Da Ross, Tabetha Salmon and Ardentsound who will be joined by Carols favourites the Wahroonga Adventist School Choir and Dave Martin & The Carols Band.

  • When: Sunday 10 December, 4pm to 10pm
  • Where: Sydney Adventist Hospital, 185 Fox Valley Road, Wahroonga
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Carols in the Mall, Hornsby

Carols-in-the-Mall-hornsbyCome and celebrate the festive season with Santa, Mrs Claus and their cast of Christmas characters. Watch the stunning new show Clara’s Tale of the Nutcracker and listen to performances from Iron & Clay, the Christmas Wishes Cast and local community groups before sitting back to watch the grand finale fire works – that will be sure to get you in the festive spirit!

  • When: Thursday 14 December, 7pm to 9pm
  • Where: Florence St Mall, Hornsby
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Balmoral Rotunda Carols by Candleight

balmoral-carols-by-candlelightBring a picnic rug and spend an evening under the stars at Balmoral singing to your favourite Christmas Carols.

  • When: Saturday 16 December, 7pm to 9.30pm
  • Where: Balmoral Rotundra, The Esplanade, Balmoral
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Carols in the City, Luna Park

carols-in-the-city-landscape-guy-carols-2017Join Guy Sebastian and a host of the very best voices in Australia for an evening of Christmas celebration – all in the name of a good cause.

  • When: Saturday 16 December from 6.30pm
  • Where: Big Top Sydney, Luna Park
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Carols Under the Star, Berowra Heights

Carols concert with local school choirs, soloist, nativity, Waffle the puppet entertainment, fairy floss, donkey rides, Christian Sports motorbike displace, showbags, face painting and more!

  • When: Monday 18 December, 6pm to 9.30pm
  • Where: Warrina St Oval, Warrina St, Berowra Heights
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Jay Laga’aia’s Classic Christmas, Sydney Opera House

SOH_Steps_Jay-Lagaaia__credit_JacquieManning-10_previewA father of eight children, this master of kid’s entertainment will join forces with the Sydney Youth Orchestra to enchant families with classical music, carols and Christmas sing-alongs.

  • When: 28 November – 17 December
  • Where: Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point
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Christmas on the Green, Hyde Park

Christmas-on-the-GreenA family-friendly concert with a visit from Santa offering great entertainment for young ones and adults. Hosted by Jimmy Giggle performers include Bananas in Pyjamas, The Fairies, The Listies and children’s entertainment legend, Peter Combe..

Santa will drop by to say hello, craft activities and food vendors. Once the sun sets, the night sky is illuminated with a stunning fireworks display.

  • When: Saturday 25 November, 6.30pm to 8.30pm
  • Where: Hyde Park North, Elizabeth Street, Sydney
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Martin Place Christmas Concert and Tree Lighting

Martin-Place-ChristmasA free children’s concert and watch the interactive Christmas Tree lit by Santa and the Lord Mayor. See Santa arrive on his cycle-drawn sleigh, the night finishes with a spectacular fireworks display to mark the start of the festive season.

  • Time: Saturday 25 November, 6.30pm to 8.30pm
  • Where: Martin Place, Sydney
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Carols in the Domain

Another huge event is Carols in the Domain on Carols in the DomainSunday 17 December. This show will feature performances from Justice Crew, Big T, Penny McNamee, Samantha Jade, Todd McKenny, Dami Im and Adam Harbey and Beccy Cole. Carols will begin at 7.45pm

  • When: Sunday 17 December, 12pm to 11pm
  • Where: The Domain Royal Botanical Gardens
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Twilight Carols, Collaroy

twilight-carols-collaroyBring your blanket or chair and your family and friends and join a great night of family fun. From 3:30 you will be able to try out the brand new exciting 2 level High Ropes Course, or play a round of Laser Tag Challenge on the newly upgraded field. Food and drink will be available on site from 5:30pm, and the Twilight Carols will run from 7pm and will include a visit from santa!

  • When: Saturday 2 December, 3.30pm to 8.30pm
  • Where: The Collaroy Centre, 22 Homestead Ave, Collaroy
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Christmas Choral Concert, Manly

christmas-chorale-concert-manlyCome along to sing all your favourite Christmas Carols. There’ll be free face painting, a visit from Santa, Christmas carols, food stalls and a fireworks finale.

  • When:  Thursday 7 December, 6.30pm to 9.30pm. Gates open at 5pm.
  • Where: Manly Oval, Sydney Rd, Manly
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Christmas Carols in the Park, Mona Vale

twilight-carols-collaroyBring the whole family to Mona Vale Village Park for an evening of Christmas entertainment under the stars. There will be great local musicians and singers with all the traditional carols.

Also there will be food and refreshments available and free lollies for the kids, and a special visit from Santa Claus.

  • When: Saturday 16 December, 6.30pm to 9.30pm
  • Where: Mona Vale Village Park, Park St, Mona Vale
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Carols by the Lake, North Narrabeen

carols-by-the-lake-narrabeenEnjoy the night with great music, glowsticks, food stalls for tasty treats and of course the cheerful Santa! Make sure you arrive early to get a good spot.

  • When: Saturday 23 December, 7pm to 9pm
  • Where: Lakeside Park, North Narrabeen
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Carols on the Common, North Ryde

carols-on-the-commonThe 25th annual Carols on the Common will include live entertainment, rides, face painting as well as Carols kicking off from 8pm and a fireworks display on 9.15pm.  Don’t forget to bring a picnic blanket and some nibbles! Food will also be sold by a range of food vendors on the night.

  • When: Sunday 17 December, 5.30pm to 9.30pm
  • Where: North Ryde Common, Corner of Wicks Rd & Twin Rd, North Ryde
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Christmas Fun in the Park, North Ryde

A free community event run by Wesley Mission. The evening includes an animal farm, face paiting, jumping castles, sausage sizzle, carols and much more!

  • When: Saturday 2 December, 4pm to 7pm
  • Where: Ryde Public School
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Warrah Christmas Carols, Dural

Come and share the wonderful warmth of singing Christmas carols together in the beautiful setting at Warrah.

  • When: Friday 8 December, 6pm to 8pm
  • Where: Warrah, 20 Harris Rd, Dural
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Epping and Carlingford Carols in the Park

epping-carlingford-carolsA evening of fun and festivity to celebrate Christmas as a community. The night will end with a fireworks display at 9pm. Free entry, market stalls from 5pm and the carols at 7.15pm. Food is available to purchase on the night

  • When: Sunday 10 December, 5pm to 9pm
  • Where: Boronia Park, 37 Bridge St, Epping
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Rotary Carols by Candlelight, Beecroft

Bring the family for a night of entertainment hosted by Rotary. Best dressed prizes for Santa’s angels and elves (under 8), face paiting and a Scouts sausage sizzle available.

  • When: Monday 11 December, 6.30pm
  • Where: Beecroft Village Green, Beecroft Road Beecroft
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Christmas in the Hills, Bella Vista

Christmas in the Hills will have food stalls, rides and then the Carols from 7pm to 9pm followed by a spectacular fireworks display.

  • When: Wednesday 13 December, 4pm to 9pm
  • Where: Bella Vista Farm
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Christmas Carols at North Epping

north-epping-carolsJoin with the Epping community, family and friends to celebrate the true meaning of Christmas with Carol singing and a spectacular firework display.

  • When: Friday 15 December, 6.30pm to 9pm
  • Where: Epping Oval, Norfolk Rd, North Epping
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Thornleigh Community Christmas Carols

Bring your blanket or chair and enjoy the night with traditional Christmas carols with guest performance by the local primary school band. Family oriented Christmas carols and family fun.

  • When: Sunday 17 December 6.30pm to 9pm
  • Where: Headen Park, Sinclair Ave Thornleigh
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Where will you be going to sing some carols this Christmas?



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