Haven't decided where to celebrate Christmas? How about in Cairns? The city is set and ready to spread some cheer this season. In fact, below are a two Christmas events you can catch in the city.
Carols by Candlelight
When: December 11, 2016
Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm
The Fogarty Park in Cairns Esplanade is ready to welcome thousands of residents and visitors for the annual Carols by Candlelight. There will be a lot of singing, dancing, games, a visit from jolly old Saint Nicholas and of course, spectacular fireworks display.
Make sure to bring your own rug or a low chair. Besides enjoying the show, why not also help raise funds for the annual Mayor's Christmas Cheer Appeal? All proceeds will be used for the purchase and distribution of 700 food hampers for local families.
You can also donate online by credit card or by clicking the red button on this page – http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/whats-on/annual-events/carols-by-candlelight You can also drop some cash in the Mayor's Christmas Appeal collection boxes found at the local library and other local businesses.
Cairns Christmas Lights Ride
When: December 15, 2016
Time: 5pm – 8pm
Want to try something new? How about participating at the Cairns Christmas Lights Ride. It's a ride with a difference as you are practically spreading cheer around the neighbourhood and also helping Ronald McDonald House Charities. Just make sure to add lights and other festive decors to your bike and outfit.
This slow-paced but fun ride is perfect for all ages. Get the family and friends together to pick a theme for your bike and clothing for this year's Cairns Christmas Lights Ride. For more information and for registration, visit: http://www.active8change.com.au/
Besides family friendly and festive events, Cairns is the home of Koala Court. The Cairns holiday apartment not only gives you easy access to these events but also a great family accommodation in Cairns.
Koala Court offers studio, one, two and three bedroom apartments as well as amenities and leisure facilities you can use during your stay. Book your stay with us today! http://koalacourt.etourism.net.au/
Image Source : Carols by Candlelight