Experience Christmas with an Aussie twist in Surfers Paradise as the iconic beach and mall transform into a summertime wonderland. Visitors will be greeted by Santa in boardies at his beach shack, surrounded by quirky Christmas trees, roving carollers spreading cheer and a giant Advent calendar.
There’s something for everyone this Christmas in Surfers Paradise. Kids will be delighted with the opportunity to snap a selfie with Santa in Cavill Mall, and even the chance to get up close to Bugs Bunny, while adults won’t want to miss the 12 Days of Christmas and a chance to win one of the daily Advent calendar prize giveaways.
Described as ‘one of the highlights of the Christmas season’, the spectacular annual Carols on the Beach takes place on 23rd December. A fabulous evening of traditional carols and Christmas classics, the concert features talented local musicians from 6.30pm, ending with a fireworks finale at 8pm. Carols on the Beach is the perfect reason to get together with family and friends and enjoy all Surfers Paradise has to offer. Come down early to enjoy local dining, attractions and plant your picnic blanket in the perfect spot on the beach.
Whether it’s building a sandman, hanging with Santa at his shack or feeling the sand between your toes while enjoying Carols on the Beach, Surfers Paradise is the perfect destination for a quintessentially Aussie Christmas.
Who wouldn’t want to spend Christmas in Paradise?
Sanp a selfie with Santa:
Where: Santa Shack – Cavill Mall
When: 10am -1pm & 4pm – 7pm, Everyday
Bugs Bunny Meet & Greets:
Where: Cavill Avenue
When: 2pm – 4pm (14th, 15th , 21st, 22nd & 23rd Dec)
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