Saturday 23 November
Lockyer Valley Mayoral Christmas Carols, Gatton Shire Hall, North Street, Gatton. 6pm – 8.30pm P: 0429 871 444
In partnership with Council, the Lockyer Valley Ministers Association presents this family celebration of Christmas! Free Children's activities from 6pm - jumping castle, face painting, petting zoo, along with food and market stalls - then Christmas Carols from 7pm. Prizes for best dressed nativity scene characters.
Friday 29 November
Hatton Vale Christmas Concert & Markets, Hatton Vale State School, Hatton Vale. 4pm - 8:30pm P: 0423 881 630
Come and join us under the stars! Bring your own chairs, picnic rugs and bean bags ready to enjoy the concert. Everyone welcome, a variety of food and market stalls will be available. Start your Christmas shopping early.
Santa Claus is coming to town – well to the Laidley Christmas Carnival at least! Bring the whole family to Patrick Street, Laidley from 5.30pm. Enjoy a range of twilight market and food stalls, rides, entertainment, face painting and more. Try your luck on the ham wheel or have your photo taken with Santa.
Saturday 30 November
Dance Force Concert, Gatton Shire Hall, North Street, Gatton. Matinee 12.30pm, Evening 6pm P: 0409 621 563
With amazing routines from classical, jazz, tap, hip hop, contemporary and acrobatic students.
Act 1 – A Day at the Circus, Act 2 – One Hit Wonders. Tickets available from 4 November or purchase at the door.
1 - 26 December
2019 Spirit of the Lockyer Christmas Lights and Decorations Competition. 7pm – 10pm P: 5466 3426
WINNERS ANNOUNCED! A full list of competition entrants are available here.
Friday 6 December
Stockyard Creek Christmas Event, Stockyard Creek Hall, Stockyard Creek Road, Stockyard. Starts at 6.30pm P: 0426 017 485
Come and enjoy a community Christmas barbecue and catch up with Santa Claus.
Flagstone Creek State School students will provide entertainment.
Saturday 7 December
Mulgowie Christmas Markets, Mulgowie School Road, Mulgowie. 8am – 11am Phone
Come along to the Mulgowie Christmas Markets. The market boasts abundant local produce, arts and crafts, plants and gift ideas so come and do some Christmas shopping. Santa will be popping in to say hello to everyone.
For more information check out the Mulgowie Markets Facebook page.
Christmas Dance (with Santa Claus), Glenore Grove Hall, 9 Brightview Road, Glenore Grove. Starts at 7.30pm P: 5465 7795
Prizes to be won, a supper will be provided. Enjoy a night of live entertainment by Joytimes!
Sunday 8 December
Starlite Dancers Christmas Concert, Gatton Shire Hall, North Street, Gatton. Starts at 2pm P: 0437 013 198
Annual End of Year Concert for the Starlite Dancers - There's No Business-Like Show Business.
Showcasing students of all ages. Tickets available online https://www.trybooking.com/book/event?eid=562460&bof=1
Thursday 12 December
Christmas Card Making, Lockyer Community Centre, 14 Crescent, Gatton. 1pm – 2.30pm P: 5462 3355
Craft session - join us for some fun and creativity. Cost $6.50 per person, including materials and refreshments. Limited numbers only! Book now.
Friday 13 December
Forest Hill Christmas Festivities, Victoria Street, Forest Hill. 5pm – 10.30pm P: 0488 075 954
Forest Hill's Christmas celebration! There will be food stalls, rides, entertainment, face painting also three ham and turkey wheels operating. Santa and family are booked in to arrive with a parcel for each child under 13. Fun and enjoyment for young and old.
All night ride arm bands $12. Free off-street parking. For more information check out the Forest Hill Christmas Festivities Facebook page.
Saturday 14 December
Carols at the Bluff, Spring Bluff Railway Station, Spring Bluff. 4pm – 6.30pm P: 4688 6883
Enjoy a family night of carols; refreshments available at the Spring Bluff Café. BYO chair, blanket or picnic.
Santa will also make an appearance on the night.
Junction View Christmas Celebrations, Junction View Hall, Junction View. Starts at 6pm P: 5462 9112
Come along and enjoy the festivities. Santa is coming!!!!
Sunday 15 December
Community Christmas Carols, Ma Ma Creek Community Centre, Gatton Clifton Road, Ma Ma Creek.
Starts at 10.30am P: 5462 3794
Enjoy a family fun day celebrating Christmas! Live entertainment from Toowoomba Male Voice Choir.
Luncheon to follow – please bring a plate to share.
Plainland Christmas Market, Porters Plainland Hotel, 66 Laidley Plainland Road, Plainland
7am – 12 noon P: 0404 161 455.
Come along and enjoy the local farmers' market. Bring the kids, the dog and the whole family.
If you are still looking for Christmas gifts, you won't want to miss this market!
Thursday 19 December
Community Christmas Morning Tea, Lockyer Community Centre, 14 Crescent Street, Gatton. 10am – 12pm P: 5462 3355
Join the Lockyer Community Centre for a free morning tea and photos with Santa!
There will be give away bags, raffles to be won and $1 lucky dips!
Friday 20 December
Lockyer Valley Christmas Carnival, North Street, Gatton. 5.30pm – 9.30pm P: 5466 3426
Christmas rocks into Gatton with a bang! Enjoy the night with roving carollers, local dance groups and musicians, face painting, rides, market stalls and the ham wheel.
This year there will be new rides on offer including a Ferris Wheel, Merry Go Round, inflatable slide and more There will be food and drinks on offer from the many community groups on site. Market stalls will have lots of Christmas goodies on sale from t-shirts to jewellery as well as toys, LED flashing balloons, Nature Oz Bushfoods, polished stones and more.
Check out Santa's arrival as he leaves Gatton Auto at 5.25pm, travelling down Railway Street in a red 1028 A Model Ford, led by the Lockyer Valley Town Crier, Ron Johnstone. Santa will arrive at the stage just after 5.30pm with a jolly Ho, Ho, Ho for all.
Be entertained by Dance Force, Move and Groove, the Lockyer Valley School of Highland Dancing along with local musician Boyd Ridley and Christmas favourite, the Island Vibes band.
Ride wristbands are still only $5 each and will go on sale at 5pm from the marquee beside the stage. Santa will arrive at 5.30pm. Don't miss all the fun and excitement!
Saturday 21 December
Christmas Raffle Dance, Glenore Grove Hall, 9 Brightview Road, Glenore Grove. Starts at 7.30pm P: 5465 7795.
Prices and raffles to be won, supper will be provided. Enjoy a night of entertainment by Commodore!
Carols in the Car Park, Hatton Vale Community Uniting Church, 143 Zischke Road, Hatton Vale. 6pm – 8pm P: 5418 6270Enjoy a night of Carols plus live performances from Rheanna Leschke and Alison Barlow. BYO chair – limited seating available. Free entry and parking. For more information check out the Hatton Vale Community Uniting Church's Facebook page.