Where to Find The Best Christmas Carols in Brisbane
Nothing puts you in the Christmas spirit faster than a few carols. Local events where the whole family can join in are being held almost every day throughout the festive season in Brisbane. We’ve grabbed the details of all of the Christmas carol locations across Brisbane that are worth going to and added it to this list so that you won’t miss a single opportunity to deck the halls this year.
Please remember to click through for more details as we all know too well that along with Summer comes Summer storms and weather may cause events to be cancelled.
The Best Christmas Carols in Brisbane
Events over Multiple Days
Carols by Twilight| South Bank Parklands, CITY (15th -23rd December)
Pack a picnic rug and enjoy everyone’s favourite Christmas carols in the warm summer air as the sun goes down.
Sunday 18th November
Carols by Candlelight | John Paul College, 5.30pm – 8pm SOUTHSIDE
Come along to John Paul College for their annual Carols by Candlelight and Christmas Markets. The Christmas markets will run from 4.00 pm – 6.30 pm and Carols will commence at 6.30 pm.
Saturday 24th November
Carols @ Multicap | Eight Mile Plains, 4.30pm-7pm SOUTHSIDE
Soak up the festive atmosphere at Carols @ Multicap with entertainment, food and a visit from the man in red!
Jimboomba Christmas Carols | Jimboomba State School, 5.30pm – 8.30pm SOUTHSIDE
On the night you’ll be entertained by Jimboomba’s local talent as you sing and dance along to performances plus free give away prizes,food and drinks, a visit from Santa and the grand finale fireworks display. This will be a FREE event the whole family can enjoy together.
Get ready for the whole family to have fun at the annual The Hills Community Carols featuring food, rides, face painting, Christmas carols and a visit from Santa.
Rotary Mt Gravatt Carols by Candlelight | Mt Gravatt Showgrounds, 5pm – 8.30pm SOUTHSIDE
Join in the fun including face painting, entertainment and food from 4.30pm with Santa and Carols commencing at 7pm.
Sunday 25th November
Caboolture Christmas Carols | Caboolture, 3pm -8pm
Join Santa on a special festive night with free craft workshops for the kids, a Santa village, giant snow globe, twilight markets, performances by local community groups and firework lighting up the sky.
Friday 30th November
Lighting of the Brisbane City Christmas Tree | King George Square, 6:30pm – 8pm BRISBANE CITY
Christmas celebrations in the city kicks off with the official lighting of the beautiful Brisbane City Christmas tree.
Saturday 1st December
Burpengary Christmas Spectacular | Burpengary Community Centre, 3pm – 8pm NORTHSIDE
Enjoy the annual festive family event that provides an evening of Christmas magic with Christmas carols, food and drink stalls, a visit from Santa and so much more.
The Hills Community Carols | George Willmore Park, 4pm – 8pm NORTHSIDE
Carols in the Parklands presented by Scouts Queensland| Roma Street Parkland, 6pm-9pm CITY
Bring your Brisbane Kids along to Roma Street Parkland for the annual festive family event, Scouts Qld Christmas Carols featuring everyone’s favourite Christmas carols.
Christmas in the Park | Calamvale District Park, 4pm – 8pm SOUTHSIDE
Christmas in the Park will kick off at 4pm with babies first Xmas and a visit from the man himself- SANTA!! Then Christmas carols with Blonde Chocolate and a little disco under the stars till 6pm; followed by a movie in the park plus food stalls, fun and more.
Wakerley Christmas Carols | Wakerley Park, 4.30pm-9pm
Enjoy an afternoon of tasty treats, live music, arts & crafts and rides leading into an evening of Christmas carols and a fireworks finale.
Bribie Island Carols in the Park | Bribie Island, 4.30pm – 8.30pm NORTHSIDE
Enjoy kids activities and carols which will include a guest singer and children’s entertainers and fireworks that will bring the event to a spectacular finish, lighting up the sky!
Sunday 2nd December
Community Christmas Show | Indooroopilly Shopping Centre
Hosted by insta-famous local mum Rosie Luik, join Indooroopilly Shopping Centre for a Christmas cracker of a concert with carols, dances and a whole heap of Christmas fun including feature performances from local schools.
Centenary Carols in the Park | Peter Lightfoot Oval, 4.30pm – 8pm SOUTHSIDE
Meet the camels and sheep that form part of the live nativity scene as well as browse the market stalls, buy your glow products for the carols, visit Santa on his sleigh and watch the fireworks.
North Lakes Christmas Carols | North Lakes, 3pm – 8pm NORTHSIDE
Sing along to your favourite Christmas carols and enjoy the giant snow dome, firework’s, jumping castle and a visit to Santa at his very own Santa village where you can even send him a letter.
Christmas by the Brook | Kallangur State School, 5pm – 8.30pm NORTHSIDE
Start your Christmas season with this magical night of free entertainment! Sing carols with local talent, free jumping castle, face painting and rides.
Centrepoint Church Christmas Carnival and Carols | Chermside 4.30pm – 8pm NORTHSIDE
So much more than Carols with free rides and fun for the whole family.
Rotary Light Up Carols Under the Stars | New Farm Park, 5.30pm-7.30pm NORTHSIDE
Come along to New Farm Park for the Rotary Light Up Carols – Under The Stars where you will find Community Christmas Carols & Santa on stage, candles, wands, glow sticks and Lions Christmas cake.
Thursday 6th December
Christmas in Nundah Village | Nundah, 6pm – 8pm NORTHSIDE
Enjoy carols, Christmas lights a visit from Santa in a Queensland Police Car.
Friday 7th December
Brookfield Bush Christmas | Brookfield, 4pm – 8pm | NOTHSIDE
Everyone is invited to a great evening of children’s entertainment, live music, and of course, a visit from Santa Clause
Christmas in the Village | Samford, 5pm – 10pm NORTHSIDE
Get ready for a jam-packed night in Samford Village with carol, kids activities, community food stalls and plenty of festive fun. Kids are encouraged to dress up for the fancy dress parade with gifts for the kids in Christmas costume.
Saturday 8th December
The Lord Mayor’s Christmas Carols | Brisbane Riverstage, 4pm – 9pm CITY
Have a Merry Little Christmas at Brisbane’s signature carols event full of dancers, colour and fun as some of Australia’s most talented singers perform Christmas carols live on stage.
Bray Park Community Christmas Carols| Bray Park, 4pm – 8.15pm NORTHSIDE
Wander around and enjoy the free family entertainment including petting zoo and jumping castle, market stalls and grab a bite to eat before the carols begin at 7pm.
Carols in the Parklands | Yarrabilba Shaw Street Oval, 5pm – 8pm SOUTHSIDE
Sing along to your favourite Christmas carols and enjoy a festive treat from the food vans and markets stalls and don’t forget a photo with Santa at his photo booth before the fireworks finale.
Christmas Lights Family Concert | Carindale, 6pm – 9pm SOUTHSIDE
A Christmas spectacular with carols, singing, dancing and loads of fun for the whole family.
Sandstone Point Community Carols| Sandstone Point Oval, 4.30pm – 7.30pm | NORTHSIDE
The magic of Christmas will come to life in the Sandstone Point Community Oval with kids activities, carols, a Santa photo booth and fireworks.
Carols in the Park | Pine Rivers Park, 4pm – 8pm NORTHSIDE
A fun afternoon for all the family including; jumping Castles, face painting, kids activities, animal farm, food trucks, sing along carols, an exciting finale and much much more!
Sunday 9th December
Scarborough Christmas Carols | Scarborough Beach Park, 3pm – 8pm NORTHSIDE
Visit Santa in his special village by the sea and enjoy an evening full of Christmas cheer with Christmas carols, activities, workshops, fireworks and more.
Carols on the Oval |Belmont State School, 4pm – 8.30pm SOUTHSIDE
Make the most of the pre- carol fun including live music, markets, face painting, baby animal farm, and jumping castles before the carols start at 7pm and conclude with spectacular fireworks.
St John’s Christmas Carols & Craft Fair | St John’s Anglican Church, Bulimba, 2pm – 7pm NORTHSIDE
Browse a wide range of different stalls including a gingerbread stall followed by carols at dusk in the church gardens. The choir will delight you will traditional favourites and will certainly make you feel Christmassy.
2018 Technicolour Christmas Show and Markets | Newmarket, 9am – 3.30pm NORTHSIDE
Bring your Brisbane Kids along to A Christmas celebration hosted by the Multicultural Community Centre and International City Church where there will be food, games, crafts, Santa, carols, market stalls and more.
Christmas Lights Family Concert | Carindale, 10.15am and 6pm shows SOUTHSIDE
A Christmas spectacular with family fun from 9am, shows at 10.15am and 6pm with carols, singing, dancing and loads of fun for the whole family.
Carols in the Park | Nundah, 3.30pm – 8.30pm NORTHSIDE
A free community festival followed by community Christmas carols. At the community festival, there will be free activities including a rock climbing wall and jumping castle before carols and a sausage sizzle at 6.30pm.
Christmas Celebration @ North Brisbane Salvos | Taigum, 4pm – 8.30pm NORTHSIDE
Bring your Brisbane Kids along to the biggest free Christmas party around at the Salvation Army Taigum. There will be free rides, pony rides, Santa photos, jumping castle, animal farm, face painting, fairy floss and more. At 7:15pm there will be carols on the lawn.
Carols under the Stars | Sunnybank, 5pm – 8pm SOUTHSIDE
There will be a free Christmas fair from 5pm including: – Rock climbing wall – Giant slide – Jumping castle (for the big kids too!) – Petting zoo – Face painting – Family photo booth – Youth chill out zone – Toddler play area, Food stalls from 5pm until 7pm and Christmas Carols from 7pm featuring fun sing-along arrangements of your childhood Christmas favourites!
Saturday 15th December
Christmas by Starlight | Redland Showgrounds, 3pm – 9pm SOUTHSIDE
Enjoy a jam-packed afternoon of entertainment, activities, rides, rock climbing and carols with a line-up of local, national and international acts for Redland’s biggest Christmas event.
City of Logan Christmas Carols | Griffith University Logan Campus, 4.30pm-9.30pm SOUTHSIDE
Griffith University Logan Campus will host your all-time favourite Christmas Carols, pop up food trucks serving delicious food, free photos with Santa, fireworks and other amazing performances at this year’s Christmas Carols featuring Australian Idol winner Stan Walker, the Grinch Children’s Show, Renata’s Kids Christmas Show, Leah Lever, Freedom Train, community choirs and MC Terry Hansen.
Mango Hill Christmas Carols | Mango Hill Village, 4pm – 9pm NORTHSIDE
Spend the afternoon at Danzy Buchnan Park with free picnic games, rides, face painting and entertainment before Santa arrives, the carols begin and fireworks light up the sky.
Carols In The Park | Mitchelton Rugby League Club, 5.30pm – 8.30pm NORTHSIDE
The festive evening will include entertainment suitable for the whole family with free rides and activities for children, a special appearance by Santa, food stalls, carols and fireworks at 8pm.
Christmas in the Grove | Ferny Grove, 5pm – 8pm NORTHSIDE
Enjoy free rides, amusements, entertainment, and kid’s activities. The Christmas Show begins at 7pm with Christmas carols, a visit from Santa and a fireworks finale.
Beachmere Community Carols| Beachmere, 4pm – 7pm NORTHSIDE
The north of Brisbane Xmas carols event will commence at 4pm, bringing 3 hours of joy and festive fun to the bayside including a special concert performances by community groupsand a special guest appearance by the jolly man in red himself, market stalls, treasure hunt and more.
Sunday 16th December
Pine Rivers Park Christmas Carols | Strathpine, 3pm – 8pm NORTHSIDE
Pine Rivers Park Christmas Carols brings families all the joyful entertainment with an extra sprinkling of Christmas magic including Christmas Carols, Santa’s Village, markets, craft and workshops.
Bracken Ridge Christmas Carols | Norris Road State School, 4.30pm – 9pm NORTHSIDE
Head to Norris Road State School for the annual Bracken Ridge Christmas Carols and sing along to the carols, browse the Christmas markets stalls and watch the fireworks finale.
Saturday 22nd December
Sandstone Point Christmas Carnival | Sandstone Point, 12pm – 8pm NORTHSIDE
Soak up the festive spirit as the whole family is entertained with live music, Christmas Carols, markets stalls, kids rides, fireworks and of course a visit from Santa.
Wynnum Christmas Carols By The Bay | George Clayton Park, 1pm – 9pm SOUTHSIDE
Enjoy lots of Christmas fun the whole family will love in a gorgeous setting by the beautiful Bay.
Joy to the World Christmas at the Shed | The Shed Burpengary, 4pm – 8pm NORTHSIDE
Attend a festive family event with Christmas Carols, a petting zoo, jumping castle, face painting for the kids, twilight markets, FREE sausage Sizzle 6pm and a visit from Santa.
Make sure that you don’t miss any of the other fun and family-friendly Christmas events in Brisbane; take a look at our Brisbane Kids Guide to Christmas.
If you know of a Christmas Carols we haven’t listed on the website then please email us [email protected] and we will add it to the website OR you could save us a lot of time and simply submit it via the register event button on the front page of the website (top right hand side).