Planning a visit to Canberra or Queanbeyan region during Christmas? Then you must also plan to get indulged in the local ways for celebrating the festival in this region. Canberra, the fascinating capital of Australia possesses different cultural attractions to relish. You will discover a myriad of ways to celebrate the event of Christmas – be it shopping gifts and food or entertaining kids during their school holidays.
You may also choose to escape to the coast to Batemans Bay, which is serene and located an easy drive out of the capital. You can visit during the day or choose it as a destination for a weekend or longer stay. You can take delight in the beachside caravan parks here, enjoy the places to dine out, relish ice creams and more. You can also take delight in many water sports or bushwalks in the area.
During Christmas, Canberra and Queanbeyan get busier therefore, make sure to book well in advance.
What all you can enjoy in Canberra or Queanbeyan while staying in an accommodation near Canberra? Let’s find out:
The Christmas Markets of Canberra
The Canberra Christmas Markets are the ideal place to find and buy gifts, handicrafts and food stuff. You can also discover several unusual items and gift items for the people who are special or gifting whom is a difficult task! These markets are held over a weekend in December at Exhibition Park, Canberra. The best part is the minimal entry fee and a diverse selection of stalls that will excite you. It is a perfect way to begin the Christmas season with family and a great way to prepare for the Christmas Day and holidays ahead.
Captivating Canberra Christmas Lights
Did you know? In 2011, the Richards Family in Canberra won an entry in the Guinness Book of Records for adding the most Christmas Lights to their house! And such an event attracted numerous locals who visited the house to see the twinkling lights and the beautifully decorated Christmas tree in the centre of it all. You can discover many houses in all suburbs of Canberra and Queanbeyan decorated with amazing Christmas lights and many of them actually compete with each other for the best display. You will also find Christmas trees and fairy lights creating the true Christmas spirit.
Carols by Candlelight
Every year carols by candlelight are held in Canberra at Commonwealth Park. The local musicians who perform the carols are renowned and everyone is encouraged to sing along. When the night starts falling, the candles are lit and torches brighten up the park and the nearby water begins glistening while the stars keep twinkling! It is an amazing event to relish. Your entire family can take delight in this festive event and it is a great opportunity to dance and sing.
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