Movie World White Christmas | Everything you Need to Know

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Movie World White Christmas is an incredible event for the whole family. Every year Movie World puts on a dazzling display of lights, decorations, street performances, music, and a spectacular Christmas parade. Of course, no White Christmas would be complete without the magic of snow! That’s right, you can take your children to experience a traditional Christmas winter wonderland while staying right on the Gold Coast.

When is Movie World White Christmas on in 2o22?

Note: this event is yet to be confirmed for 2022

Movie World’s White Christmas is running from Friday 3 December to Wednesday 22 December. Each night the event starts at 5:30pm – 8:30pm.

What to see & do

There is so much to see as you walk through the transformed theme park. The main street of Movie World will be lit up with one million Christmas lights. In the centre of Main Street family Christmas movies are played on a big screen for everyone to enjoy. There will also be street performers and carollers to put everyone in the Christmas spirit.

The highlight of the White Christmas at Movie World is the Christmas Float Parade. Your family will be dazzled by Christmas floats, singers, and dancers. Of course, no Christmas parade would be complete without Santa himself! There are 6 precincts for your family to explore:

Main Street 

Gaze in awe as you wander down Main Street, the home of Christmas cheer. Feel the magic of glittering fairy lights as they illuminate Main Street and enjoy entertainment, excitement, food, Christmas characters, music and so much more. Enchanting, soft snowflake bubbles also create the illusion of a beautiful Winter’s evening as you stroll through Main Street with delicate snow falling to create a true ‘White Christmas’ experience.

Celebrate the wonder and excitement of the most enchanting Christmas parade nightly from 8pm featuring a spectacular extravaganza of magical lights, Christmas characters, magnificent floats and embrace the delightful spirit of Christmas.

Christmas Tree 

Gather around Movie World’s dazzling Christmas tree for the perfect Christmas photo. Witness the magic of the sparkling lights on the tree and take advantage of an impressive backdrop for that perfect family photo. You can find this whimsical tree at the picturesque Fountain of Fame.

Santa’s Village 

Movie World White Christmas Santa's Village

Howdy Partner! This special Christmas precinct is filled with glee and flavoured with a hint of the Wild West. Make sure you visit Santa to tell him your Christmas wishlist, or listen to a Christmas story read by Mrs Claus, brought to life with the help of the Looney Tunes. You can also meet some of your favourite Christmas characters in Santa’s Village, so don’t miss out!

Fairy Tree House 

Fairy Tree House

Visit the enchanted Fairy Tree House and meet the magical Christmas fairies! The whimsical fairies are nestled in the heart of Kids’ WB! Fun Zone, where they live and play under the big dazzling tree and spread delight and Christmas cheer to all those who visit! How many fairies will you see? Please note, due to COVID-19, there are changes to this precinct and will differ to previous years to adhere to physical distancing.

Christmas Crossing

Christmas Corner

Swing into the all new Christmas Crossing precinct. Experience the most wonderful time of the year by meeting some of your favourite characters and listening to some carols, because what’s Christmas without some good old fashioned festive tunes?! Plus, don’t forget to snap a photo with one of your favourite characters to remember your magicl evening.

Kids’ WB! Fun Zone

Where fantasy comes alive for children of all ages. Experience the magic and thrills of the Looney Tunes rides designed especially for our youngest guests. You will also meet your favourite Looney Tunes characters as Kids’ WB! Fun Zone is home to all of these cuddly stars. Here’s a list od rides the kids can enjoy on the night including height requirements:

  • Loony Tunes Carousel (Children under 105cm must ride with an adult)
  • Sylvester & Tweety Cages (All heights ok, under 90cm must ride with an adult)
  • Junior Driving School (Min 100cm or Min 90cm must ride with an adult)
  • Speedy Gonzales’ Tijuana Taxis 
  • Yosemite Sam Railroad (Min 110cm or under 110cm must ride with an adult)
  • Road Runner Rollercoaster (Min 110cm)

Big Kid Rides

  • Justice League the 3D Ride (Riders must be 90cm tall)
  • Batwing Space Shot (Riders must be 123cm tall)
  • DC Rivals Hypercoaster (Riders must be 130cm tall)
  • Superman Escape (Riders must be between 140cm – 196cm tall)

Love a bit of torque? You can also check out the Hollywood Stunt Driver 2 show each night. You’ll be on the edge of your seat with extreme precision driving, comedy and action all rolled into a side-splitting, action-packed movie-making adventure!

What does Movie World White Christmas cost?

General admission is $39 for a child (3-13 years) and $59 for an adult online. At the gate it’s $44 per child and $64 per adult. Alternatively, you can purchase an annual pass to Movie World, Wet n Wild, Sea World and Paradise Country and receive a complimentary ticket to White Christmas. These annual passes can range from around $189 for ‘locals’ who live in Queensland/Northern News South Wales (postcodes 2450-2490) and $249 for everyone else.

Upgrade options

Elf Club

You can choose to pay for additional experiences including:

  • becoming an Elf at the Elf Club for kids 3-10 years  – $50 per child
  • a Meet Santa paid photo experience – $45 per child
  • joining Mrs Claus for a Christmas Feast – $38 child & $72 adult
  • decorating baubles, gingerbread, and mugs – $20 for two items
  • Frosting Missing Button – $15 per child 

Getting around Movie World White Christmas

To save time and avoid getting lost it’s best to plan out your visit before you arrive using the helpful Park Map that directs you to all the main attractions. That way you can make sure your family get to see and experience as much as possible out of this spectacular Christmas event.

For more details and to book for tickets go to the Movie World White Christmas website.

What else is on for kids on the Gold Coast Christmas 2022?

We’re so glad you asked. Check out our list of Gold Coast Christmas events and ideas here.

Looking for more ideas for fun on the Gold Coast with kids? Read our article on The Best Things to do on the Gold Coast with Kids here.

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