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Gratitude, time together and leftovers for days. Whatever shape your family takes, the city has everything to help you create a perfect Christmas.

Festive events

Christmas Lights, Festive Nights

13 Dec 19

Lighting of the Christmas Tree

16 Nov 19

Twilight Christmas Markets at Eighty Eight O'Conne...

07 Dec 19

Nov 16, 2019

Lighting of the Christmas Tree

Victoria Square / Tarntanyangga
Nov 20, 2019 - Dec 10, 2019

Christmas to me - art exhibition

Box Factory Community Centre
Nov 24, 2019

Crochet Christmas baubles workshop

Box Factory Community Centre

Christmas adventures

Christmas trading hours and getting around

Find out exactly when you can pick up Christmas essentials and the best way to get around.

City Christmas lights & decorations

Sparkling lights and decorations will sprinkle joy wherever you wander.

Christmas Colouring-in Competition

Bring out your textas! People of all ages can have fun entering the Merry Brickmas Colour...

Jolly good spots for Christmas drinks

Kick off your Christmas celebrations in style! Whether you like to head out for drinks or ...

Christmas adventures in any weather

Keep everyone entertained with these cool spots to escape in the city.

Park Lands eats and BBQs

Treat yourself to a lazy lunch or dinner with friends in a picture perfect setting.

A guide to group dining in the city

Looking for somewhere to celebrate with friends, family or workmates?

Celebration recipes

Quince and pomegranate glazed ham with cherry sals...

Recipe for a delicious glazed ham to share with a crowd from O’Connell's Meats.

Butterflied chicken with caramelised onion, roast ...

Is Christmas lunch really complete without a golden roast chook?

Pink ball berry cocktail

A cool and colourful cocktail to whip up on a hot afternoon.

Pork and prawn cold rolls

Having a refreshing bite on the table is essential at any celebration. Wrap your salad up ...

Heart warmers

The Pageant - past and present

Reminisce about Christmas Pageant's past and get ready for 2019's event!

A sustainable season

This festive season, show the planet some love too. Small changes make a big difference.

Giving back

Show some goodwill across Adelaide's festive season with these tips.

A season for all

Christmas isn't the only cultural festival occurring in December. Discover two more.

Gift guides

Gifts for creative souls

You're spoilt for choice with gift ideas for creative souls in Adelaide.

Gifts for eco champions

Pluck the perfect sustainable gift for the environmentally concious.

Gifts for foodie friends

Finally impress that food fanatic friend of yours with a delicious gift.