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A CBCity Christmas

A CBCity Christmas We’re thrilled to be bringing you events this year for Christmas. Yes   We’re thrilled to be bringing you events this year for Christmas. 1/12/2024 12:00 AM 26/12/2024 12:00 AM   Events; What's On
A Magical Christmas

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

Christmas time has arrived in our City and we’ve got an entire list of festive activities to keep you in the holiday spirit.
Join us on our holly jolly hunt for the seven Christmas trees hidden all over our City, get transported to Christmas town at the Christmas Village Markets and choose which house wins our  light competition!

Christmas Light Competition

Votes are in! 🎉 Your favourite Christmas Lights in CBCity are:   
 
𝐁𝐮𝐝𝐣𝐚𝐫 / 𝐂𝐚𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐛𝐮𝐫𝐲 𝐖𝐚𝐫𝐝 ⬇️
⭐ Winner – 13 Austin Cres, Belfield
⭐ Runner Up – 30 Saxon St, Belfield  
✨ Highly Commended – 8 Clisdell Ave, Canterbury
✨ Highly Commended – 35 First St, Ashbury
✨ Highly Commended – 5 Calbina Rd, Earlwood
 
𝐁𝐮𝐧𝐦𝐚𝐫𝐫𝐚 / 𝐑𝐨𝐬𝐞𝐥𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐬 𝐖𝐚𝐫𝐝 ⬇️
⭐ Winner – 38 Bell St, Riverwood
⭐ Runner Up – 40 Phillip St, Roselands   
✨ Highly Commended – 124 Karne St North, Roselands
✨ Highly Commended – 31 Bungalow Rd, Roselands
 
𝐁𝐮𝐧𝐲𝐚 / 𝐑𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐬𝐛𝐲 𝐖𝐚𝐫𝐝 ⬇️
⭐ Winner – 15 Whittle Ave, Milperra   
⭐ Runner Up – 71 Carson St, Panania
✨ Highly Commended – 26 Harcourt Ave, East Hills
✨ Highly Commended – 79 Virginius St, Padstow
✨ Highly Commended – 81 Chamberlain Rd, Padstow Heights
 
𝐁𝐮𝐫𝐚 / 𝐁𝐚𝐬𝐬 𝐇𝐢𝐥𝐥 𝐖𝐚𝐫𝐝 ⬇️
⭐ Winner – 43 Surrey Ave, Georges Hall
⭐ Runner Up – 68 Rowe Drive, Potts Hill
 
𝐃𝐚𝐫𝐚𝐧𝐢 / 𝐁𝐚𝐧𝐤𝐬𝐭𝐨𝐰𝐧 𝐖𝐚𝐫𝐝 ⬇️
⭐ Winner – 9 Marina Cres, Greenacre
⭐ Runner Up – 105 Rawson St, Greenacre   
✨ Highly Commended – 28 Hixson St, Bankstown
✨ Highly Commended – 88 Fenwick St, Bankstown
 
Congratulations to all our winners and everyone who participated this year! 👏

Christmas trees and light activations

It all starts with the tree!
Have a ball visiting the larger-than-life baubles in Bankstown or hunt down the seven different trees across our City.
We’re having a  special lighting of the Christmas tree ceremony at Bankstown on Thursday 7 December, but if you’re already in the holiday spirit,  check out the other six trees around the city which will be lit and ready for viewing from Monday 20 November. Be sure to visit them all so you can decide which tree really is the sparkle of the town.

  • Bankstown CBD: The Appian Way Forecourt (next to Paul Keating Park
  • Campsie CBD: Anzac Mall (in front of the clock)
  • Bass Hill Ward: Corner Chester Hill and Waldron Roads, Chester Hill
  • Canterbury Ward: corner of Joy Ave and Homer St, Earlwood
  • Bankstown Ward:  McGuigan Place, off Waterloo Rd, Greenacre
  • Revesby Ward: Abel Reserve, Marco Avenue, Revesby
  • Roselands Ward:  corner Tobruk and Burwood Rd, Belmore   

Lighting of the tree ceremony

Join us at the lighting of the tree in Bankstown at our Christmas Village Markets on Thursday 7 December from 7.45-8.15pm. Paul Keating park and surrounds will sparkle with the tree and multiple LED light installations all lit up – be sure to see it in person!

Christmas Village Markets

The perfect Christmas town right out of your favourite holiday movie is coming to our City.
Our new Christmas Village Markets will transform Bankstown and Campsie this year with festive food and gifts up for sale.
You can also get your Christmas craft on with our kids and adult workshops where you can learn to make a fresh flower wreath and more!

PLUS, a variety of FREE children’s activities and a special appearance from Santa and his Elf assistant to keep the kids entertained.

Need your gifts wrapped? Visit the stall at our markets where Santa's little helpers will sort out the wrapping for just a small gold donation.

Bankstown Christmas Village Markets

  • When: Thursday 7 December 2023
  • Where: Bankstown at The Appian Way Forecourt and Paul Keating Park
  • Time: 5.30-8.30pm
  • Accessible for wheelchair or mobility device users


Campsie Christmas Village Markets

  • When: Thursday 14 December 2023
  • Where: Campsie – Anzac Mall and Anzac Park
  • Time: 5.30-8.30pm
  • Accessible for wheelchair or mobility device users

Check out the full list of activities available at the Christmas Village Markets in the table below.  

​Activity 
Where​
Details 
​Face painting
Bankstown and Campsie 
When: Thursday 7 December (Bankstown) and Thursday 14 December (Campsie)
Time: 5.30-8.30pm
Cost: FREE 
​Kids craft – mini wreath making workshop
​Bankstown Library and Knowledge Centre and Campsie 
​When: Thursday 7 December
Time: 5.30-7.30pm
Cost: FREE  
No bookings required
​Special Christmas tree jumping castle
Bankstown and Campsie 
When: Thursday 7 December (Bankstown) and Thursday 14 December (Campsie)
Time: 5.30-8.30pm
Cost: FREE
​Hula hooping workshops 
​Bankstown and Campsie 

​When: Thursday 7 December (Bankstown) and Thursday 14 December (Campsie)
Time: 5.30-8pm
Cost: FREE
​Santa and Elf photos and activations
Bankstown and Campsie 
​When: Thursday 7 December (Bankstown) and Thursday 14 December (Campsie)
Time: 5.30-8.30pm
Cost: FREE
​Music entertainment
​​Bankstown and Campsie 

When: Thursday 7 December (Bankstown) and Thursday 14 December (Campsie)
Time: 5.30-8.30pm
Cost: FREE
​Western Sydney University guided tours

​Bankstown 
​When: Thursday 7 December
Time: 5.30-8.30pm
Cost: FREE 
Bookings on the day only
​Christmas wreath-making workshop 
Ages 15+
​Bankstown
When: Thursday 7 December
Time: Two sessions available, 5.30-6.15pm 
and 6.30-7.15pm SOLD OUT (limited tickets will be available to redeem on the day!)
Cost: FREE 
Bookings essential and will be available from 20 November. 
​Gift wrapping 
​​Bankstown and Campsie 
When: Thursday 7 December (Bankstown) and Thursday 14 December (Campsie)
Time: 5.30-8.30pm
Cost: Gold coin donation to charity

Carols in the Park 

Pack your picnic blanket and settle in for a magical night of food, fun and festivities as we transform Wiley Park into a happy choir of carols and Christmas cheer.

This year, Carols in the Park will take place on a Saturday and will go for an extra hour so there's more time to enjoy the FREE activities on offer and soak in the Christmas cheer. 

  • When: Saturday 2 December 2023
  • Where: Wiley Park Amphitheatre
  • Time: 4-9.15pm

Share your thoughts and you could win $100!

 
Tell us what you think about our Christmas celebrations to enter our prize draw for a chance to win a $100 gift card. There are five cards to win – complete the survey now!  

Winner will be notified via email by Friday 22 December.


​​Complete Survey here