Santa will arrive at Macquarie Mall in spectacular fashion on December 1 highlighted by Liverpool’s annual Christmas Tree lighting ceremony, plus free sleigh and pony rides.
The mall will come alive with carollers, arts and craft workshops, markets, food stalls and lights and colour the whole family can enjoy.
Celebrations begin at 5pm with Santa and Liverpool Mayor Ned Mannoun on hand for the Christmas tree lighting in the mall at 7.30pm. Festivities will run until 10pm.
Mayor Mannoun said illuminating the tree will coincide with light installations along Macquarie Street bursting into life to reveal all the fun in the heart of Liverpool.
Photos with Santa will be popular along with sleigh rides and pony rides as Liverpool celebrates Christmas.
Festivities on 1 December include:
Liverpool City Council Mayor Ned Mannoun and Santa Claus officially lighting the spectacular Christmas Tree in Macquarie Mall at 7.30pm.
Entertainment: Live music from 5pm, including an appearance from the St Luke’s Choir and carollers singing your favourite tunes. Plus a free screening of The Grinch (2018 animated version).
Meet and Greet with Santa Claus who’s come all the way from the North Pole to hear what children want in their stockings. He’s there from 5pm-10pm. There are also special storytime sessions with Mrs Claus.
Market stalls will have stocking fillers, or other presents for under the tree. There will be handmade jewellery, candles and soap as well as all sorts of festive goodies.
Food stalls will offer delicious ideas for dinner and dessert from sweet to savoury. Certain to thrill all tastebuds.
Light installations will illuminate Macquarie Mall and Macquarie Street in brilliant fashion to create an exciting atmosphere.
Kids workshops and activities from 5pm will include:
- Gingerbread decorating
- Christmas craft
- Letters to Santa
- Face painting and
- Balloon twisting