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Christmas in the Mall - Armidale 

Thursday 30 November from 5pm in Beardy Street Mall

Get ready for a festive extravaganza like no other! ARC is thrilled to announce the highly anticipated return of "Christmas in the Mall," a magical event that will turn the heart of Armidale into a magical wonderland.


Join us for an unforgettable evening of holiday cheer.

What to Expect: 

Dazzling Decor: Beardy Street Mall will be transformed into a twinkling wonderland with sparkling lights and enchanting decorations, creating the perfect backdrop for a memorable holiday season. 

Meet Santa Claus: The magic of Christmas comes to life with Santa Claus himself! Watch as he makes his grand entrance to the mall, spreading joy and cheer. Children will have the chance to meet Santa, share their Christmas wishes, and take photos to capture the moment. 

Reindeers and More: Get up close and personal with Santa's reindeers and other furry friends. They'll be ready to enchant visitors of all ages. 

Live Performances: Enjoy live performances that celebrate the festive spirit. Sing along to your favorite carols and be entertained by local talents. 

Kid's Activities: We have a variety of fun activities lined up for the little ones, ensuring a fantastic time for the whole family. 

Don't miss out on this wonderful holiday event. Christmas in the Mall promises to be bigger and better than ever, and it's the perfect way to kick off the holiday season.

Spread the word and mark your calendar for a night filled with holiday spirit and enchantment. See you there!

Guyra Christmas Carnival

Friday, 1 December from 4pm in Bradley Street

 Rotary is thrilled to announce the return of the Guyra Christmas Carnival on Friday, December 1, 2023!

Get ready for a festive extravaganza that will transform the heart of Guyra into a magical wonderland for residents and visitors to enjoy.

This year, we are partnering with the Armidale Regional Council to make the Christmas carnival bigger and better than ever before.

We've got an incredible lineup of activities, entertainment, and holiday cheer in store for you.

Here's a sneak peek of what to expect: 

Santa's Workshop: Meet Santa and his helpers, get your photos taken, and let Santa know your Christmas wishes! 

Live Entertainment: Enjoy live entertainment by talented locals to keep you in the holiday spirit. 

Food Trucks: Satisfy your taste buds with a variety of delicious food options. 

Market Stalls: Shop for unique gifts, crafts, and holiday treats from local vendors.

Don't miss this magical evening of family fun and community togetherness. The Guyra Christmas Carnival is the perfect way to kick off the holiday season!

Stay tuned for more updates and surprises as we get closer to the big day.

Mark your calendars and invite your friends and family for a jolly good time at the Guyra Christmas Carnival on December 1, 2023!