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Christmas in Broadbeach

9 December, 2023 - 17 December, 2023

Christmas in Broadbeach

This December, Broadbeach Mall will transform into a magical gingerbread village to celebrate the most wonderful time of year!

From Saturday 9 to Sunday 17 December, families are invited to enjoy FREE festive activities from 12pm to 8:30pm daily. The interactive gingerbread village will be located in the Broadbeach Mall, next to Oasis Shopping Centre.

 The area will host three workshops, Santa’s Post Office and a chance to talk to Santa himself!

Festive workshops

  • Gingerbread cookie decorating
  • Christmas craft
  • Storytime theatre

Bookings are essential for the workshops. One booking will register children for all three workshops and have a total one-hour duration. Please arrive at your booked session 5 minutes before, as tickets will be released if not present. Book now.

There’ll be a covered area located next to Oasis Coffee for caregivers to recharge while the children enjoy the festivities.

Santa’s Post Office will be open for the kids to send their Christmas wish lists to the North Pole.

Santa will be hanging out in the gingerbread village each evening between 5:30pm and 8:30pm. Tell him what is on your Christmas list and take a selfie with the jolly red man. No bookings required.

Celebrate sugar and spice and everything nice this festive season at Christmas in Broadbeach, presented by City of Gold Coast.


9 December, 2023
17 December, 2023
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City of Gold Coast


Broadbeach Mall
Victoria Ave
Broadbeach, 4218
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07 5581 7539