Christmas Wonderland
Palmerston CBD

Unwrap the magic in Palmerston's CBD with the return of Christmas Wonderland. It’s back for 8 jam pack festive nights and it’s set to be better than ever with new additions; Santas Grotto, Christmas craft activity and the Makers Market run by Tactile Arts.

But not to worry the fan favourites will still be a Goyder Square where kids and adults alike, can enjoy a range of interactive activities; see spectacular light installations, ride the popular Express Train, catch falling snow and walk through the Trussmass tree.

Festivities will open on Saturday 16 December and close Saturday 23 December from 5pm – 9pm.

Full list of activities and attractions  

Christmas Wonderland – Goyder Square

🎄 13.2m Christmas Tree (trussmas)
☂️Lawn area cover
🚂 Express train and twinkle tunnel
🎅 Santa’s house - live entertainment stage  
❄️ Snow tent
🌟 Light installations: fairy truss, tulips galore, twinkle tunnel, candy canes, field of spider lights
🎵 Interactive musical RBG floor
🌟 Nutcracker garden
📷 Christmas twirly boot, Baby reindeer, Elf, candy cane, giant candlesticks displays

Christmas Crafts – Palmerston Recreation Centre

We'll be running a Christmas craft activity, where families can enjoy time together. There will be various options including bauble decorating, colouring in and Santa stocking crafts. 

Christmas Makers Markets – Palmerston Recreation Centre

We’ve teamed up with Tactile Arts this year, Check out 30 craft stalls, perfect for Christmas gifts for others or a sneaky treat for yourself. 

Santa’s Grotto – City of Palmerston Library 

Pop into the Library community room, see the Big Man, and get that family photo. Please note that Santa will be in intervals, but families are welcome to take photos while he is taking a break.