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Christmas on the Coast | Raby Bay

15 December, 2021 - 19 December, 2021

Christmas on the Coast

Celebrate the festive season at Christmas on the Coast 2021 at Raby Bay Harbour Park, Cleveland between 15-19 December and enjoy a spectacular wonderland of festive cheer.

Hosted by Redland City Council, Christmas on the Coast will combine the annual lighting of the city’s Christmas tree and Christmas carols into a five-day celebration.

An entertaining program of Christmas festivities will take place each night starting from 4.30pm featuring Christmas carols, roving performers, free family photographs with Santa, children’s rides, activities and food trucks. Countdown to the lighting of the Christmas tree from 6.30pm then settle in to watch the Christmas movie in the park from 7.30pm. The event will conclude at 9pm.

Be entertained by talented Redlands artists featuring internationally acclaimed soprano Mirusia and swing/jazz sensation Craig Martin who will headline a spectacular program of Christmas carols. The event will also feature a special children’s show each afternoon presented by ROCKIT Productions. Mirusia and Craig are enormously talented and popular entertainers. Mirusia will be performing from Wednesday to Saturday, with Craig on each night and Craig’s swing band from Thursday to Sunday.

Christmas on the Coast activities and attractions include:

  • 25m toboggan slide on synthetic ice. It’s open to anyone who can carry the provided tube (small children can ride with an adult).
  • An exhilarating Flying Carousel (riders need to be at least 110cm).
  • Animal Farm petting zoo, including ducklings, chicks, lambs and other baby animals.
  • Redland Library Kid’s Zone with craft activities and story time.
  • A giant inflatable obstacle course plus a jumping castle for children under 5 years.
  • Meet and greet with Santa, with FREE photos available.
  • Lighting of the city’s Christmas tree around 6.30pm each night.
  • Roving characters that you can meet and get a photo with, including Rudolph, cheeky elves, illuminated angels on stilts and roller-skating candy canes.
  • Market stalls offering Christmas gifts.

When: 4.30pm – 9pm, Wednesday 15 – Sunday 19 December 2021

Where: Raby Bay Harbour Park, Shore Street West, Cleveland

What: Community Christmas event featuring: Christmas carols program | Santa | Lighting of the Christmas tree | Food trucks | Kids’ rides and activities | Christmas movie in the park | Free train travel

Tickets: Christmas on the Coast is a ticketed event. Bookings are essential, with each evening restricted to 2,000 people. Ticket prices are $5 per person (Children 12 years and under are FREE) and can include free train travel to and from the event. Proceeds from  ticket sales will go towards supporting local Redlands Coast charity organisations such as domestic and family violence support services. Get your tickets and see the nightly movie line-up here.

Please note: Christmas on the Coast will feature bright lighting, pyrotechnics, special effects and laser lighting displays.

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15 December, 2021
19 December, 2021
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Raby Bay Harbour Park
146 Shore Street West
Cleveland, Queensland 4163 Australia
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07 3829 8999