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Mayor’s Christmas Carols | Gold Coast 2023

City of Gold Coast’s Mayor’s Christmas Carols is on at the HOTA Outdoor Stage and HOTA Parklands. The event takes place on Saturday 2 December 2023, presented by Village Roadshow Theme Parks and proudly supported by 7NEWS Gold Coast, 1029 Hot Tomato and HOTA, Home of the Arts.

This event will be headlined by none other than Human Nature!

The event runs from 6pm to 9pm.

2023 Mayor’s Christmas Carols event information

The Mayor’s Christmas Carols is one of the biggest Christmas events on the Gold Coast

You won’t want to miss it!

Supporting the headliner, Human Nature, the festive celebration will feature:

  • The Gold Coast’s very own Lily Grace
  • The Brisbane City Gospel Choir
  • Warner Bros. Movie World’s Looney Tunes Christmas Show
  • Santa
  • and more!

Hosted by 7News Gold Coast presenters Amanda Abate and Steve Titmus, and 1029 Hot Tomato’s Emily Jade O’Keeffe and Galey, the evening will begin at 6pm and conclude at 9pm with a fabulous fireworks finale to light up your night!

The Warner Bros. Movie World’s Looney Tunes Christmas Show is back, and you will get to enjoy plenty of exciting entertainment through the evening. Of course, the jolly man himself, Santa, will be making an appearance too!

There will be plenty of yummy food trucks to explore throughout the event so come along hungry. 

Sing along to your favourite carols and look to the skies for a sparkling festive firework display at the end!

Embrace the Gold Coast Christmas spirit under the stars at the Mayor’s Christmas Carols 2023!

If you can’t get a ticket, have no feat! HOTA Parklands will also be broadcasting the event live, with free family entertainment and a delicious assortment of food trucks. No tickets are required for this area. Both areas will be open from 4pm.

>> Feeling festive? Check out our list of Gold Christmas Lights including downloadable map 

Before the event, you could also check out Surfers Paradise as there is a heap there for kids!

Getting to the Mayor’s Christmas Carols Gold Coast 2023

Address: HOTA Outdoor Stage and HOTA Parklands, 135 Bundall Road, Surfers Paradise

Catch the G:Link light rail, hop on the Hopo Ferry, or make your journey active and walk, ride, scoot or skate to the event!

For more details on the Mayor’s Christmas Carols, including program details and the entertainment schedule, head to the City of Gold Coast website.

Check out more Carol events on the Gold Coast here.

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Janine Mergler

Janine Mergler is a veteran Queensland teacher, graduating from QUT with a BEd majoring in Social Sciences. After many years in the classroom, Janine moved on to academia. She has proudly trained new generations of teachers in her role as a lecturer at Queensland University of Technology Faculty of Education. She has also worked in the Queensland Government as an education specialist, developing education resources and delivering community awareness programs to help families conserve water. Currently she is the owner and editor of Families Magazine, a publication specifically targeted at parents who value a quality education for children.  Janine leads a team of professionals who write about family lifestyle, early childhood, schools and education information and family-friendly events.

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