Celebrate the start of the festive season on
Saturday 29 November. This years’ festivities will include Santa’s Village featuring free Christmas craft workshops, White Ridge Farm Petting Zoo, face painting and of course the chance to meet the big man himself, Santa Claus.
The Christmas celebrations begin at 4.30pm with Santa’s magical arrival, followed by the commencement of our Christmas concert which will showcase local artists with a special performance of The New Adventures of Peter Pan Live Christmas Show. Starring The Voice’s Candice Skjonnemand and the very special Damian Leith, Christmas in the Park 2014 is a celebration you don’t want to miss!
Christmas in the Park has a huge line-up on the main stage performing your favourite carols as well as their own hits, plus plenty of entertainment throughout the park for the whole family, including:
- $2 amusement rides
- Food stalls and night markets
- Santa's Village (gold coin donation to enter)
Stage Program (subject to change)
||The New Adventures of Peter Pan Live Christmas Show
||Candice Skjonnemand (The Voice)
Pet owners living near the event sites should secure their animals during the fireworks.
Damien Leith is a multi-talented artist that has made his mark in Australia as a singer, songwriter, producer, author, playwright and TV host personality.The talented family man first captured the attention and affection of Australians when he contested the 2006 edition of Australian Idol – a series he went on to win.
Join Damien at Christmas in the Park as he takes to the stage for a Christmas spectacular like no other - featuring the most joyous Christmas carols that the whole family can join in and sing along with.
Stemming from Brisbane’s operatic angels 10divas is belladiva…a sextet of sassy sopranos who sound as good as they look this alluring these girls will charm and captivate you with their unique sound and striking musical arrangements. Belladvia are bringing their favourite Christmas songs to Pine Rivers Park to share with you!
Candice Skjonnemand (The Voice)
Candice Skjonnemand is an experienced, award-winning Gold Coast singer/songwriter and music producer who featured in the 2014 season of The Voice Australia as a member of Team Kylie. During her time on the hit show, Candice’s performance of Katy Perry’s ‘Unconditional’ won the loyalty of thousands of fans not only in Australia but across the world! Candice brings her versatility and charisma to Christmas in the Park to share some of her favourite carols with you.
Pine Rivers Musical Association Incorporated (PRIMA) first appeared on the Brisbane community theatre scene in 2004, and has been providing high quality amateur musical theatre performances to the Pine Rivers community ever since. Now in its 10th year, PRIMA continues to provide opportunities for performers and technicians to develop their skills and talents in their chosen field of expertise. Performing at Christmas in the Park, PRIMA brings an ensemble of voices to the stage to celebrate some of your favourite carols.
Voice of Urban Country 2013 winner Kiara Rodrigues has been performing since she was just eight years old. A versitile performer, Kiara is a fresh, vibrant and talented face that will leave you captivated.
Performing some classic carols for you, Kiara will blow you away with her voice and personality as she spreads Christmas cheer through the park.
"The New Adventures of Peter Pan" Live Christmas Show
You want to make history! Be part of something new, excitng, amazing and magical! Then come join us on a trip down memory lane to Neverland, the Fairytale Island where all children’s dreams come true.
Peter Pan and Tinkerbell are embarking on a new adventure to save Neverland from the clutches of Hook and his goofy, pirate sidekick and invite you to join them. Are you ready to be part of this wondrous adventure with Pater Pan? Remember anything is possible if you just believe.
Santa's Village (4.30pm - 8.30pm)
Join us for a real treat at Santa's Village. There will be plenty of activities for the whole family with the free White Ridge Farm Petting Zoo, craft workshops, face painting and of course the chance to meet Santa himself.
For as little as a gold coin donation you can enjoy all these free activities, so make sure you visit Candyland at Christmas in the Park and join in on the sweet, sweet fun!
Please note that a photographer will not be present with Santa however you are welcome to bring your own cameras along.
Food and market stalls
Enjoy more than 40 food and market stalls at Christmas in the Park. Enjoy tasty treats and delicious deserts whilst you browse through the collections of the market stalls and start crossing things off your Christmas lists as there will be plenty of fantastic gift ideas.
29 November 2014
4.30pm - 9.00pm
Pine Rivers Park - Gympie Road, Strathpine
Moreton Bay Regional Council
Ph: (07) 3205 0555