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Celebrate Christmas in the City

Experience a magical Christmas, packed full of fun!

As part of the City Renewal Authority’s coordinated delivery of a Christmas Place Experience in Civic, we’ll be counting down to Christmas with a Digital Advent Calendar commencing 1st December 2021, revealing fantastic festive offers every day.


All you have to do, is click on the Calendar to reveal a new retail or hospitality experience that you can share with family and friends to make this a Christmas to remember. 

Christmas Countdown Advent Calendar

Check back each day of December for new offers around the City!

What’s on in the City?

Explore some of the best Christmas events & activities the city has to offer.
Santa Got Soul

Date: Multiple Dates

Time: 4:00pm - 7:00pm

Location: Multiple Locations

Get ready for the one and only Soul Defender as it traverses through Civic, Braddon and Dickson playing the most Soulful Christmas songs and blowing bubbles in its wake.
Read more about the Santa Got Soul event
O Christmas Trio

Date: 9th & 15th December

Time: 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Location: City Walk

Every Friday and Saturday - The sultry sounds of Christmas Angels will descend upon Civic and Dickson this Christmas with the A Capella “O Christmas Trio".
Read more about the O Christmas Trio event
Canberra Symphony Orchestra

Date: From 16th November + More

Time: Multiple Times

Location: Multiple Locations

The Canberra Symphony Orchestra ensembles will serenade the city this Christmas in Civic, Braddon and Dickson.
Read more about the Canberra Symphony Orchestra event
Dancing in the Street

Date: Every Friday & Saturday

Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Location: Multiple Locations

Join the parade! Friday and Saturday nights are coming to life in the lead up to Christmas with roving performances around Civic and Braddon.
Read more about the Dancing in the Street event