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Events and Activities

Palmerston has a rapidly growing reputation as a place where events and activities are recognised as a valuable part of our vibrant and diverse community.

Council delivers a number of annual events and activities that enables people living, working or visiting our city to experience and participate in.

COVID-19 information 
When attending events please observe physical distancing and hygiene requirements as advised by the Chief Medical Officer at all times.

  • Maintain social distancing of 1.5m 
  • 'Check in' using the NTG app or use the manual sign-in sheets 
  • If you are sick or not feeling well, please stay home for your safety and the safety of the community

The City of Palmerston encourages residents to continue to do the following for the safety of themselves and those around them;

  • Avoid touching your face and cough and sneeze into a tissue or into your elbow.
  • Hand washing with soap and water for 20 seconds or use hand sanitiser. 
Community Christmas Lights Competition

Community Christmas Lights Competition

When: 17 November 2021, 9:00am - 31 December 2021, 11:59pm
Location: City of Palmerston Municipality
Admission: Free to Enter
Let's make Palmerston sparkle this Christmas by participating in our very first Community Christmas Lights Competition. Registrations open on 17 November at 9.00am and close...
Urban Jams

Urban Jams

When: 10 December 2021, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: Palmerston Recreation Centre
Admission: FREE
A new series of FREE events for Palmerston Youth.
positive pets palmerston

Positive Pets Palmerston - Paws, Parks and Ponds Walking Group

When: 15 December 2021, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Location: Palmerston City
Admission: FREE
Join our friendly Rangers on a walk around Palmerston. Council is currently conducting a fortnightly walking group which provides an opportunity for you to socialise...
Palmerston Christmas Wonderland

Palmerston Christmas Wonderland

When: 17 December 2021, 5:00pm - 24 December 2021, 9:00pm
Location: Goyder Square, Palmerston
Admission: Free
City of Palmerston will sparkle again this year with the return of Christmas Wonderland to Goyder Square! Grab your family and friends, don a tinsel...
DQST

Drag Queen Story Time - Christmas Edition

When: 18 December 2021, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Location: City of Palmerston Library
Admission: FREE
The City of Palmerston library in collaboration with drag territory bring you Drag Queen Storytime! Young and old are invited to wear their FESTIVE, sparkly...
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Christmas Craft Week

When: 20 December 2021, 10:00am - 24 December 2021, 11:30am
Location: Palmerston Library
Admission: Free
Join us in the library for a week of free activities. All activities start at 10am. Monday 20 December Monday Movie: The Grinch Friday 24...
Urban Jams

Urban Jams

When: 11 February 2022, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: Palmerston Recreation Centre
Admission: FREE
A new series of FREE events for Palmerston Youth.
Urban Jams

Urban Jams

When: 11 March 2022, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: Palmerston Recreation Centre
Admission: FREE
A new series of FREE events for Palmerston Youth.